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Leaving home

I had a dream last night in which I, a person of zero acting talents, had been given a role in a Noel Coward play. It only occurred to me, however, when I arrived at the theatre for the opening night (with a baby in tow no less), that I hadn’t so much as looked at my lines. I’m sure there are several ways in which that little nightmare could be interpreted, but I choose to believe it is closely related to the publication of Impersonation.

Ruth reads a physical description of herself in a book

I feel as if I have let my protagonist, Ruth, leave the safe place in which she has been living since I thought her up, and venture out into the wider world. And I know she does not easily feel comfortable there.

But I can’t stop her. She has gone, and  is now standing on the sprawling literary stage that is Amazon. All I can do now is wait and see how she performs. To find out for yourself, check out the first chapter here.


Publication day

Yep, that’s right, today is publication day. Ruth Morton has stepped out into the world via the pages of Impersonation. But what awaits her?

“I caught a glimpse of myself today…I saw my description in the pages of a book, in the words of a man I have never met.”

When Ruth receives a new novel from her book club, she is immediately intrigued. ‘The Ruthlessness of One Man’ claims to be about a real-life London commuter and, as Ruth delves further into the dark tale, she makes a sinister discovery.

She is that commuter.

As Ruth reads on and becomes convinced that the author, Mr Walden, intends her to be more than just his muse, she must unravel the story to uncover just what he has in store for her, both on paper and in reality. Ultimately, she only has the book itself to piece together Mr Walden’s identity and motive. But can she do it in time to stop herself from becoming the victim of a twisted literary plot?

Impersonation is available in Amazon’s Kindle store, and as a paperback later this month.