Goodbye Poldark!

Rena George Cornwall, Fiction, Poldark, Uncategorized 2 Comments

Poldark has come to an end. We left Ross and Demelza sharing a passionate embrace as a spectacular expanse of ocean glinted in the background. These weeks have been an emotional rollercoaster for viewers of the BBC series as our charismatic couple were plunged into one disastrous event after another. And now we must all wait until next year to discover what happens next. The end of the current ten week series reminded me that I have not posted on …

Poldark Series Two – Get Ready!

Rena George Cornwall, Poldark 4 Comments

HE’S BACK! Poldark fans prepare to book your place on the sofa in front of the TV. Our favourite Cornish heart throb, Captain Ross Poldark, is getting ready to saddle up and gallop across those Cornish moors again, his dark curls streaking out behind as a ship in full sail battles with the tossing sea in the background. OK, that was a spot of dramatic license, but you get the picture. The important news is Series Two of the BBC’s …

Dangerous Cargo Review

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My Latest Read – Dangerous Cargo by Pauline Rowson Genre; Crime Thriller The body of a man washes up on the Isle of Wight and starts alarm bells ringing in the hierarchy of marine intelligence. As far as they knew, this man had died 50 years ago. So what was going on? Anxious to discover the truth, the National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS) get former Royal Marine Commando, Art Marvik, to investigate. Marvik’s investigations catapult him into a trail of …

Memories of a TV Detective

Rena George Scotland, TV Detectives 3 Comments

I have wanted to visit this village since it appeared in a scene from Case Histories. Remember that wonderful BBC crime series featuring Kate Atkinson’s Edinburgh detective Jackson Brodie? I became a crime writer because I love great detective stories, mysteries and thrillers, and Kate’s books are amongst the best.   …But back to South Queensferry. The little houses were still there in their elevated position above the cobbled street just as they were in Case Histories – and the …

It’s Cornwall, It’s Mystery, It’s Murder!

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The follow excerpt is from my very first book in the Loveday Ross Cornish Mysteries Series. I thought you might enjoy coming with me to have a look around Loveday’s stamping ground in Marazion, Penzance and Truro. Cornish Folk magazine office is right there in Lemon Street, plus the pub where Loveday, Merrick, and DI Sam Kitto all hang out. And above is a picture of Penzance, where Loveday does her shopping. Enjoy the read…. A CORNISH REVENGE By Rena …

Three Romances for Mother’s Day – and they’re *Free*

Rena George Free Books, Romantic Fiction, Scottish Romance 3 Comments

We’ve been celebrating Mother’s Day in the UK since the 1600s. It’s rather comforting to know that we have been publically loving and cherishing the special person who is Mum for as long as this. Here we traditionally treat our mothers with gifts of flowers, boxes of chocs, maybe breakfast in bed, or Sunday lunch in a nice restaurant. Other counties have different ideas about the tradition. In Spain the celebration happens on December 8, where Mother’s Day is a …

A Spot of Highland Romance

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Escape to the beautiful Scottish Highlands and indulge yourself in an uplifting romance. Here’s the first chapter of –   Highland Heart Back teaching in Balcreggan, the Highland village where she was brought up, Rowan Fairlie has everything. She’s amongst the people she cares most about. And Simon Fraser, the handsome young owner of Balcreggan Estate, wants to marry her. Life surely couldn’t get much better? But there is a problem! She doesn’t love him. Rowan is far more intrigued …

Eight Top Tips To Stay Organised!

Rena George Being organised, Writing 3 Comments

This is a ‘list’ post. You may have noticed I love my lists. There’s my ‘to do’ list, which I jot down daily and systematically work through. Everything doesn’t always get done, and the things that don’t are simply put on the next day’s list. There’s my characters’ list – one that’s always on the go, and constantly being added to when I’m writing. And then there is the list of things I need to research, and the list of …

Inspiration for a Novel

Rena George Crime Fiction, The Loveday Mysteries 4 Comments

It happened years ago when we were sailing up the beautiful River Fal in Cornwall. A bend in the river, and suddenly there it was – an exquisite white house sitting high on the bank. Immediately my writer’s mind was whirring. I could imagine the vast airy rooms inside it, the high vaulted ceilings…the people who lived there. The woman would be an artist and her work would hang everywhere in the house. The man would be a rich Cornish …

Get Your FREE Cornish Murder Mystery!

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Thoroughly Enjoyable Murder Mystery. Highly Readable. It hasn’t been published yet, but it’s here exclusively for you. Just click the link below to download my new novel in the Cornish crime series. Please feel free to tweet, Facebook and share this post with your friends! A Cornish Malice The latest Loveday Ross Murder Mystery By Rena George Silas Venning, wealthy owner of a Cornish yacht-building yard, is found hanged in a remote wood. It looks like suicide, except his widow, artist …