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Review for In a Kingdom by the Sea

Review for In a Kingdom by the Sea

Always lovely to wake up to a good review. #GuestReview for In a Kingdom by the Sea by Sara MacDonald @HarperFiction @MacDonaldSara @fictionpubteam @HarperCollinsUK #InaKingdombytheSea June 13, 2019 ~ donnammaguire A sweeping, evocative story of love, secrets and betrayal, set against the stunning backdrops of Karachi and Cornwall. Perfect for readers who love Santa Montefiore, …

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IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA – out now in ebook

IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA – out now in ebook

First review today: thank you Jane Hunt!   BOOK REVIEW, FAMILY DRAMA, HISTORICAL FICTION, LITERARY FICTION, ROMANCE, SAGA In a Kingdom by the Sea – Sara MacDonald – 5*#Review @HarperFiction @MacDonaldSara @fictionpubteam @HarperCollinsUK #FamilyDrama #Secrets #Romance #Historical #LiteraryFiction #Cornwall #Karachi #PublicationDay Posted on June 6, 2019 A sweeping, evocative story of love, secrets and betrayal, …

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New book coming

New book coming

My new book is finally finished and about to go out into the world. It comes out first on Kindle on the 7th June and the paper back is out on July 25th. It is exciting and scary at the same time. Writers spend so much time with their characters in it hard to let …

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Storm Ophelia

Storm Ophelia

As I write, the wind is wuthering around the house and through the bent, protesting trees, making a noise like a wailing child.   The sea is a frothing mass of white waves, crashing against the rocks and spewing up in great dramatic arcs. I cannot capture the power of the elements on my mobile …

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New books and Bookshops

New books and Bookshops

Jane Johnson gave a great talk last night at Waterstones Truro.  Her fabulous new book Court of Lions is out. The talented staff at Waterstones gave her the most beautiful window display I think I have ever seen. It was a lovely event. History, intrigue, little Morrocan rose-almond pastries, wine… welcoming staff… and books… As …

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My World

My World

* I have a special Kindle promotion this month for COME AWAY WITH ME! You can buy the digital version for 99p. This runs from today July 6th until 31st of August The sea is as green as if I were on a Greek island. The sun is bouncing off the surface like sparklers down …

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May, London, and the process of making books

May, London, and the process of making books

Last week I made a flying visit to London to meet my new editor at HarperCollins. I was given a wonderful welcome and shown around the new enormous sixteen storey HarperCollins building on a beautiful clear sunny day. ( Getting in and out was akin to airport security) The Shard loomed exotic, almost within touching …

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Moving House and Book deals

Moving House and Book deals

I have finally moved house and a whole new world has opened up for me. I can walk straight out of my front door down through the fields to the coastal path. The sea shimmers blue through the emerging leaves of the trees that edge my garden. I watch the small crabber down on the …

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Books Books Books

Books Books Books

I am moving house and as I pack a frightening amount of books into boxes I have been reflecting on our enduring and intimate relationship with them. I shuffle through the pile I know I will probably not read again. I find an inscription from a long ago friend or a dead aunt and memories …

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