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What’s Hope Street all about?

If you’ve enjoyed The Somerley Series, I think you’ll love the residents of Hope Street. Welcome to Hope Street. You’ll find it in the market town of Somerley, where I’ve set The Somerley Series. I’ve started a new series because I wanted to write about characters who live in the same street. They’re all friends…

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What’s The Somerley Series about?

Writing as Marcie Steele, I have three books that have been published before. However, I’ve changed all three to make them into a series set in the same place, the fictional market town of Somerley. It’s also where the new series, starting in January 2020, is set, so the two series will complement each other….

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Why did I write The Man Across The Street?

Hello, and a happy 2020! It’s taken me a while to catch up after 2019, but now I’m raring to go and have begun to draft out the next book in The Hope Street Series. One of the questions I’ve been asked is why I created the series, so I thought I’d share some insight…

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December 24th – ‘Tis the season to feel festive with friends

Christmas is made for friends, don’t you think? Whether it’s hooking up to go shopping with your bestie, having a few cocktails on a girls’ night out, swapping Secret Santa presents over a long lunch, or just having a giggle watching ‘Home Alone’ with a mug of hot chocolate, the fun is endless. And even…

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December 23rd – People from the publishing world share their book gift hopes

I’ve asked some professionals from the world of publishing which books they’re really wishing to get as a gift this Christmas. Here’s what they said…   Miranda Jewess Senior Commissioning Editor, Viper Books I would love to get a copy of Alex Michaelides’ book The Silent Patient, because I’m so embarrassed, but I haven’t read…

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December 22nd – Authors make a Christmas wish for books they hope to receive

Marcie’s quizzed some more authors and asked them to reveal which books they’d like to get in their stocking this Christmas. Here’s what they said. . .   Ian Rankin I’m hoping to get the latest le Carré – I’ve been a fan for several decades and I hear good things about his latest. My son…

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December 21st – Advent authors reveal which books they would like to see under the Christmas tree

Here, six more authors share which books they would like to see wrapped up under their Christmas tree this year and here’s what they said. . .   Beth O’LEARY Ooh, I would love a copy of JoJo Moyes’ new novel, The Giver of Stars. It’s such a stunning hardback and I just know I’m…

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December 20th – Which books would the Advent authors like to find under the Christmas tree?

I asked six authors what book they would like to see wrapped up under their Christmas tree this year and here’s what they said. . .   Marcie Steele   I loved The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary so much that I’m looking forward to her new book, The Switch. I’d love to read that over the…

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December 19th – Marcie Steele’s Christmas Advent featuring Tracy Bloom

Today’s guest on Marcie’s Christmas Advent is Tracy Bloom. Hi Tracy. Please tell me about your latest book. It’s not my latest book but I wrote No-one Ever Has Sex on Christmas Day which is very festive! What was the idea behind it?  It’s a lot to do with the craziness of a family Christmas….

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December 18th – Marcie Steele’s Christmas Advent featuring Deborah Carr

Today’s guest on Marcie’s Christmas Advent is Deborah Carr. Hi Deborah. Please tell me about your latest book. Mrs Boots is Book 1 in the Mrs Boots series. This first book is the story of how Florence Rowe, an independent 23-year-old woman working in her father’s stationers in Jersey was determined never to marry, until she…

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