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What makes us tick?

What is it that makes us into the people we turn out to be? It’s the eternal question. Is it all down to the particular cocktail of genes we inherit, half of them from our mother and the other half … Continue reading

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Words about The One of Us

There’s the old saw, usually directed at children, that goes: ‘The greatest gift of all is encouragement’. Like most maxims, it contains a large kernel of truth. After all, who doesn’t enjoy a little praise? And it applies to adults … Continue reading

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Realistically speaking

It goes without saying that fiction reading is a matter of taste, of personal preference. Some like to read pure escapism, be it thriller, mystery, fantasy in all its forms, comedy or romance. Others prefer quite the opposite: total realism, … Continue reading

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Nature or nurture?

What happens when identical twins, born to a teenage mother who’s unable to cope and abandons them, are separately adopted after their less-than-ideal start in life and brought up in decidedly disparate family circumstances? Yes, I know, it would be … Continue reading

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Another Spring

Another Spring is an eclectic collection of sometimes heart-warming, sometimes poignant, unashamedly emotional tales. Two are slightly altered, borrowed chapters from my full length novels Convergence and Forebears, one is a taste of my upcoming novel The One of Us … Continue reading

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