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October 22, 2018

This is my interview with the lovely Katherine of Katherine's Book Universe blog. It was originally published here: 

https://katherinesbookuniverse.wordpress.com/2018/09/12/blog-tour-moonlight-on-the-thames-by-lauren-westwood/

Where did the idea for the plot come from?

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October 2, 2018

We’re writers, we’re readers. We all know the importance of book reviews. And we all want more of them. But can we honestly say that we do our bit when it comes to leaving that all important few sentences and star rating? 

I’m guilty of reading books without leaving a r...

September 3, 2018

Sometimes, it can be fun to be a tourist in your own city. If you're like me, you may spend a lot of time just getting from point A to point B without really appreciating what's right there in front of you. This is certainly the case for Nicola, the main character in m...

August 31, 2018

In four days, my fourth novel, Moonlight on the Thames will be released. This is a very exciting time, but also a nerve-wracking one. Authors are like parents, we want people to like our offspring, and also be liked ourselves at the school yard gates. But no one sees t...

August 15, 2018

My new novel, Moonlight on the Thames, to be published by Aria on 4thSeptember 2018, is first and foremost, a love story. I hope that you will fall in love with Nicola and Dmitri, and enjoy reading their story as much as I enjoyed writing it. The book is also, however,...

August 8, 2018

In my last post, I addressed the ‘Alpha’ heroine, who may be a little bit difficult to like at first, but then again, she’s on a journey of self-improvement. What, then, is the right kind of hero for her? 

In my new novel, Moonlight on the Thames, Nicola Taylor is that...

August 6, 2018

We’ve all lounged in a beach chair reading it: the heroine – a woman down on her luck, down on herself. The kind of woman we instantly care about, because we’ve all been her at one time or another. Enter stage left the hero: handsome, mercurial, wealthy, complicated, d...

April 15, 2018

Originally published: https://connect.chicklitclub.com/wp/2018/03/10/the-story-behind-the-story/

"And that singular anomaly, the lady novelist
I don’t think she’d be missed
I’m sure she’d not be missed!"
– W.S. Gilbert, The Mikado.

What would you do if someone dropped a...

March 8, 2018


How are you planning to celebrate International Women’s Day? 

I have three young daughters. Like all moms, I wish the best for them and want them to have happy lives. I am very proud of them and glad they are still young enough not to have experienced limitations. I wi...

February 21, 2018

As a writer, I’m often asked where I get my inspirations from. The simple answer is that inspirations come from everywhere! For me, usually a book will start out with just a simple idea or image. For my new book Finding Dreams, I was inspired when a real-life film scou...

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