October 19, 2011


First of all, a brief – but important! - message:

Thank you all for helping to make my earlier novel, Soul Stealer, a psychological suspense thriller reach the top 30 psychological thriller category of Amazon UK’s eBooks!
Now, those readers who have already downloaded Soul Stealer will know that the protagonist, Alice, a London-based journalist, travels to various parts of Britain in her search for the truth in this story of the secretive, shadowy world of identity theft, betrayal and revenge.

This thriller tells the story of one person’s change of identity to escape “things” and the relentlessly chilling, life-changing consequences for those left behind, especially those searching for the truth behind subterfuge and ... murder. Does the character in SOUL STEALER escape justice too? Well, … but you really don’t want me to give away the ending, do you?!

But what I can reveal is the background – and inspiration - to the novel that is set in the season of autumn. And something about the main places that Alice visits: the Peak District, Derbyshire; Stonehenge in Wiltshire, SW England, and Lake Vernwy near the Welsh/Shropshire border. Here then are some images (if only these could have been included on Kindle!). So, follow Alice’s journey – as “seen” through her eyes!
1. Stonehenge - Autumn Equinox:
More images:
Sarsen stone in the inner circle: 2. Lake Vyrnwy, near Welsh/Shropshire border:
Firstly, Lake Vyrnwy Hotel, which overlooks the lake and where Alice spends a night:
and the lake itself:
And the jetty where Alice takes a contemplative walk:
3. The Peak District, Derbyshire:
Eastern Peak District Moors in heather, near Curbar (top of page):
Nearby Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, residence of Duke & Duchess of Devonshire (below): More Peak District autumnal scenes:
Like its predecessor, THE DE CLERAMBAULT CODE, SOUL STEALER is available on Amazon both in paperback and as an eBook (at just 86p for UK readers – a steal!) with all profits to charity (see sidebar or click HERE for reviews and further shameless self-promotion!)

So, download now onto your Kindle, iPad or palm of your hand. I don’t mind!


EG CameraGirl said...

Gorgeous journey! Thanks!

LV said...

Best wishes on being such a successful writer. Enjoyed taking a little trip through your pages.

Vicki/Jake said...

BEUTAMUS!!! And shame on me for not knowing what a published writer you are!! I'm going to visit Amazon...I can do paperbacks:)Can't wait to read them

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KM said...

Beautiful trip! :)

Pat said...

What a dream it would be to sit by that lake and view the surroundings in autumn...breathtaking!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Lola and Nora,

Loved seeing where Alice went on her trip and what beautiful photos.
Such a wonderful part of the world.

Hope that you are both enjoying your week

Pondside said...

Lovely illustration...in advance, no less! Gorgeous scenery.

bichonpawz said...

Once again....Congratulations on the book!!! Excellent!! We just love all of this gorgeous scenery!!
xoxo Chloe, LadyBug and the mama

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful backdrop for your book!

Unknown said...

What lovely locations to visit in fall! I am so glad your book is doing so well.

Unknown said...

What lovely locations to visit in fall! I am so glad your book is doing so well.

21 Wits said...

Okay, now this is so unfair, you have got the most lovely of fall and surrounding land....al around you...and I know this not just by your lovely and stunning photos, I've been to England and Stonehenge and how amazing is that, is that snow there too? Now that is a first for me seeing that there, but I imagine it does snow there. I remember seeing such a great farm of was it sheep on our way there...they had like the best field ever to romp in! Great post of this!

Gattina said...

These pictures are absolutely gorgeous ! So beautiful. I just have seen this part of the UK in "Escape to the country" !!

Cathy Kennedy said...

The pictures are breath-taking! I wish you loads of success in your newest book. I shall see if it's listed on Amazon here in the US. The description sounds intriquing. Thanks for sharing and thanks for dropping by my blog!

”Autumn Is Here” Poem…Alphabe-Thursday & T2Q

Susan Anderson said...

Wow. Sheer magnificence.


Visits With Mary said...

Beautiful pictures, we don't have pretty autumns like that here in the SE coast of Texas..sigh...

Dana @ Bungalow'56 said...

Congrats on your thriller debut! Enjoyed the beautiful locales.

storybeader said...

looks really neat! And thanks for the tour. I've never seen Stonehedge with snow! That was a real treat! What beautiful autumn photos. {:-D

Caroline said...

Congrats on being a great author!!! :) What gorgeous pictures you have posted. I would love to visit beautiful places like these one day. Maybe that's why I love to read. :) Just to be able to "travel" in through the books. :) Thanks for stoppin' by Aprons and Old Lace.

Beth said...

Congrats on the book! Your pictures are amazing.

Annesphamily said...

Gorgeous shots here! I am feeling like autumn is finally here! Thank you for sharing and enjoy your weekend!

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Congrats! I think this book sounds so suspenseful! Love all of the pics! What a wonderful Fall setting. Going to have to visit amazon. I think it would be fun for me to read. Like I said, not reading nearly enough anymore. I do like a good mystery. Use to love Mary Higgins Clark.

Splendid Little Stars said...

What beautiful photos! great to show us some settings!
Congratulations on the success of your book so far!

Jenny said...

How wonderful to see the settings from your book!

And what lovely (albeit slightly spooky on a few of them) settings they are!

Such lovely color and so much excitement around all your talents!




KDL said...

I can see why those images might inspire a novel(or two!) Congrats on the success of your story. That is excellent. Love the stonehenge pictures, especially the equinox. Cool! Thanks for stopping by The Simple Life, too!

Unknown said...

you've taken me into a colorful and wonderful journey:)


Robin said...

Stunning images, and I've just purchased the Kindle edition of your book so that I can read the story they've inspired! I can't wait to read it, I love psychological thrillers.

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Liz said...

This is beautiful.

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Felisol said...

Congratulations with your new book If it's half as good as these four seasons pictures, it must be "thrilling".
This is also part of why I prefer English movies and TV series to American.
They are more whole, they are part of the nature and wonderful architecture from Stonehenge to the mystic Gothic castles, where the Americans only use close ups and fake back drops.
I still prefer books to Kindle though. It's something with opening a crisp, new book that is a thrill in itself.

Kim, USA said...

Wow awesome landscape. Me too love the feel of books ^_^

Johnny Dog

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

WOW!! Some AMAZING photos!!

Simply stunning!!

Thanks so much for your visit!!
I really enjoyed mine here seeing such beauty!