A Christmas novel? …well, maybe next year.

Rena George Cornwall, Cosy Crime, Crime Fiction 2 Comments

It’s some time since I produced a writerly blog post, so just in case you thought I had laid my pen aside forever, and reached for my knitting instead, well…err…no. I’ve actually been quite industrious, which makes my current dilemma all the more frustrating. Way back at the beginning of the year I had everything planned out. I would write a sequel to Danger at Mellin Cove – my first Pocket Novel and now in large print in libraries – …

Quirky Cornwall

Rena George Cornwall 6 Comments

Apart from my featured image of the glorious St Michael’s Mount, in Cornwall, I’ve resisted posting pictures of the scenic harbours, stark ruins of tin mines on brooding Cornish moors, and the pretty villages we saw on our recent trip there. Instead I thought for a change that you might like to see a few of the county’s more unusual attractions. Not sure how to caption this one! We probably all know a village where the old red phone box …

A Free Cornish Romance

Rena George Cornwall, Crime Fiction, Short Story Markets 8 Comments

* Free Romantic Novel! I’m delighted to tell you that my first published Pocket Novel ‘ Danger at Mellin Cove’ continues to be a pleasing seller on Amazon’s kindle site. It also gives me a buzz when I look for the large print edition in my local library and find it’s out on loan. So if you fancy curling up this weekend with big handsome Cornish fisherman, Jem Pentreath, and sharing his romantic adventures in 18th century Cornwall with feisty …

What’s in a Review?

Rena George Cornwall, Crime Fiction, Pocket Novels, Reviews 8 Comments

This week I became an Amazon best seller!! (Hooray!!  – jump up and down and toss bonnet in the air!) My Loveday Ross Cornish Mystery Series collection reached 39 in the top 100 Fiction / Drama category, earlier this week, with an overall best selling ranking of 15,168. I can’t believe it. However…despite the welcome sales, the only review I currently have for this collection is from an American reader on the Amazon.com site. He gave it a 4 Star …

Poldark Returns!!

Rena George Cornwall, Poldark 14 Comments

Just got back from holiday in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, so I’ve only just caught up with this … wait for it … the BBC is only planning a remake of POLDARK!! Readers of this blog will know how totally besotted I was with the old TV series, not to mention the gorgeous Robin Ellis, whose portrayal of the dashing, leather-booted Captain Ross Poldark, was epic. His book, Making Poldark: Memoir of a BBC/Masterpiece Theatre Actor. It’s an affectionate behind …

A Cornish Revenge

Rena George Cornwall, Crime Fiction 4 Comments

Revenge – a dark, powerful emotion!  No wonder it is such a popular theme in so many crime and romantic suspense novels. I Googled it, and here are three quotes I came up with … * “Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.” —Francis Bacon. * “Revenge is like a boomerang. Although for a time it flies in the direction in which it is hurled, …