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Penny Hampson

A Curious Case

November 28th, 2021

It’s not long until my next paranormal mystery/romance, A Plethora of Phantoms, is released. Set in present day Bath, the story features a Regency period dressing case. The idea came to me when I spotted this beauty on the internet. As you can see, the case is cleverly designed to hold everything that a well-heeled […]

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Plagued by unruly spirits, who’s Freddie going to call?

November 15th, 2021

This winter will be an exciting time for me and not just because of Christmas. My new contemporary mystery/romance, A Plethora of Phantoms published by Darkstroke will be released on 20th December. It’s up for pre-order now. In case you’re thinking that horror isn’t your thing, I can assure you that you’ll find a lot […]

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Foodie Heaven? Head to York

September 23rd, 2021

Last week I went up to York for the Romantic Novelists’ Association Afternoon Tea. It was an extra special occasion for me as I was one of the eleven finalists for the 2021 Joan Hessayon Award, for my book, The Unquiet Spirit. Deciding to make the most of things, the husband and I travelled up […]

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News Flash!

March 7th, 2021

This is just a brief post to let you know about my latest publications. When I got the rights back to A Gentleman’s Promise, I decided to bring out a new edition. I hope that readers will find that this is a much improved version of the tale I originally told back in 2018. It […]

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Who is the Black Sheep?

December 28th, 2020

I’ve recently enjoyed re-reading another of Georgette Heyer’s Regency novels, Black Sheep. It tells the story of Abigail (Abby) Wendover, a genteel, single lady of twenty-eight years, who lives with her considerably older sister, the invalidish Selina. Also living with the sisters is their orphan niece Fanny, a wealthy heiress, whose unwise infatuation with a […]

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Looking for a great free read? Look no further!

October 17th, 2020

My spooky mystery novel, The Unquiet Spirit is available to download free this weekend (October 17-18). So if you enjoy cosy mysteries, with a hint of danger and a sprinkle of romance (there might even be a ghost or two!) why not take a chance and download it today? Here are some of the nice […]

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When is a Romance Not a Romance?

October 12th, 2020

After a stressful week I was looking for some escapism, so I settled on a book I haven’t read in years – Georgette Heyer’s A Civil Contract. Like most of Heyer’s other Regencies, this story is not a typical romance (yes, it’s true, in my opinion she doesn’t write typical romances). A Civil Contract is […]

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Today’s the Day!

August 21st, 2020

At last, it’s finally here! Today is launch day for The Unquiet Spirit. As you will see, it’s available not only as an ebook, but also a paperback. I was very excited when my first copy arrived in the post. The Unquiet Spirit has also received some lovely reviews.‘Atmospheric and haunting right from the beginning’‘The […]

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It’s Nearly Time…

August 14th, 2020

I’m getting very excited about the release of my latest book. That’s right, The Unquiet Spirit will be available on Amazon on Friday 21st August – although you can pre-order it now. A creepy mystery, aiming to send shivers down your spine, I hope you enjoy it because I certainly enjoyed writing it, Unlike my […]

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