Just Don’t Mention It: The Blog Tour

Jun 25th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 11 min read

Every year, I spend the last two weeks of June and the first of July in Scotland. I spend some much-needed quality time with my sister, brother-in-law and nephews; I enjoy a short break from the stresses of London life and collect inspiration for my next piece of writing; I work at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, something I look forward to without fail every...

Going Beyond A Darkened Shore with Ginny Cuthbert

Jun 18th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

Like many readers, I hate finishing good books. It’s not just about not wanting the book to end, but also because I can never pick what to read next. What on earth is going to be better than what I’ve just read? How can anyone create characters to rival those I’ve just spent the past week with? Will any villain be able to live up...

Introducing: Christina Hodgson and Valentina

Jun 11th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 17 min read

Back in May 2017, Cristina Hodgson released her debut novel, A Little of Chantelle Rosewhich was met with positive reviews all round. Now, a little over a year later, she’s releasing the second in the series, Valentina. It’s such an honour to bring this exclusive interview and excerpt to you now. But, I do, it’s time we get to know the woman behind the words!...

The Wicked Deep and the Beauty of Simplicity

Jun 4th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

I’ve been thinking about simplicity a lot lately. Luxury is always alluring, but there’s something about simplicity that is far more beautiful. Far more intimate. Think about it: How many days have you’ve spent curled up with a good book in the sunshine with an iced tea or by a fire with a hot chocolate, and just basked in its perfection? How many hours have...