Talking for the first time about my new memoir, Daffodils, at Newcastle City Library with Madeleine Black, 28th April 2022.

Telling Grandad Colin’s true life sea survival tale (from debut novel How to be Brave) at Hull Central Library during Maritime Week, 27th October 2021.

Talking about sensitive issues in fiction at Newcastle Noir 2021.

Reading from How to be Brave for Maritime Tales Week at the Maritime Museum in Hull.

This Is How We Are Human came out during the tailend of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021 so the launch was in my house with Fiona and Sean, who inspired the story. But I got to see it in Waterstones…

I had to launch new book, I Am Dust, online in 2020 due to Covid-19 and lockdown…

Crimefest – May 2019

The Orenda Roadshow – March 2019

The London launch of The Lion Tamer Who Lost – December 2018

One of the happiest moments of my life. Can you tell?

The Hull launch of The Lion Tamer Who Lost – October 2018

The Orenda Roadshow – February 2018

Not Broken Event with Madeleine Black at Leeds Waterstones


Hull Launch of Maria in the Moon – 20th October 2017


The 2017 #OrendaRoadshow at London Piccadilly Waterstones


Crimefest 2017

Newcastle Noir 2017

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Reunion of some of the How to be Brave lifeboat families


Launch of The Mountain in my Shoe in London with Michael J Malone


Hull Book Launch of How to be Brave


And with husband, daughter, and publisher Karen


With my sisters, nieces, daughter and brother-in-law at the Hull launch

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With Tracy Fenton (founder of TBC) at London Book Launch


Hull launch of The Mountain in my Shoe, with family and friends


With writer Brian Lavery and my son, Conor, at my first book fair

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Humber Mouth Festival with Brian Lavery, Cassandra Parkin and Nick Quantrill

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York launch of The Mountain in my Shoe with Helen Cadbury


Signing in Waterstones with family and friends

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Being interviewed on Estuary TV


John Prescott enjoys the book!


York Waterstones signing with some of the amazing TBC members!


My London Book Launch


At my first book group, the Lovely Willerby gang

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With the Royal Chelsea Pensioners, talking about How to be Brave


And here’s the book on Grandad Colin’s grave.  Rest in peace, brave man.

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