“Don’t miss this unique chance to discover the real dark heart of Rome.” That’s what the tourist advert said and boy, they weren’t kidding. OK, I was looking for something different. I’d already done The Roman Forum, The Trevi Fountain, the Piazza Venezia, The Monument to Vittorio, the Colosseum (both above and below it),… Continue reading I SEE DEAD PEOPLE… By I. Beacham
I’ve enjoyed writing all my books, but this one has been an absolute pleasure. Writing Soul Survivor has given me a chance to bring two women romantically together from diverse professional backgrounds; the international journalist and an English rural vicar. The former vocation is one I’ve always greatly admired. I have viewed the media in… Continue reading WRITING ‘SOUL SURVIVOR’ BY I BEACHAM
“I need you to blog,” she says in her usual relaxed BSB editorial voice. I think ‘fine’. I’ll go mow the lawn and hope something relatively cerebral, adroit and, with just a hint of conceptualism - that much sought after topic will leap out to me as I behead the grass and leave all its… Continue reading Save the Shoe Leather by I. Beacham
UK author I. Beacham blogs about her trip to Women's Week in Provincetown, Massachusetts. I’ve just got back from Women’s Week at Provincetown on Cape Cod and ‘she’ who must be obeyed (the one who runs the BSB UK Fest in Nottingham) suggested (this means ‘Do it’) I string a few words together and… Continue reading AUTUMN LEAVES AND SUNNY DAYS IN PROVINCETOWN
There are all kinds of great things going on at Bold Strokes, including Women's Week in Provincetown, MA, where you can catch up with loads of BSB authors. But if you can't get to the States, check out the Virtual Living room: 4 of our UK authors will be taking part in a Spotlight Weekend.… Continue reading Author Chat!
My first novel with Bold Strokes Books was Sanctuary, an angsty, deeply emotional romance set amidst the fashion industry and with two driven, powerful women competing. My latest book, The Rarest Rose, is also a romance but perhaps that is where the similarity disappears. It’s a gentler contemporary love story that hinges around a haunting,… Continue reading ECHOES OF HISTORY AND SPIRITS PAST