Author Archives: Angela Petch

About Angela Petch

Bit of a story dreamer, written four novels - a fifth to be published on April 7th 2021. I love my little family and in no particular order afterwards: Italian culture, food, wine, walking everywhere I can and especially in the Apennines, East Africa, tennis when I can, reading, reading and more reading. So much to discover still before I die.

All the brave women…

I continue to read around my writing all the time. Research is never finished. In the town of Pieve Santo Stefano, also known as “the city of the diary” on its signpost, is a wonderful archive of ordinary people’s lives. … Continue reading

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Desert Island Books with… Angela Petch

Originally posted on A Little Book Problem:
Welcome to another instalment of Desert Island Books, where I transport some poor soul to a remote atoll with nothing for company except one luxury item and five books of their choosing, so they had…

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When the going gets good…

This Monday is the last in my #motivation series. Thank you so much for following me. It’s my turn today to talk about how I go about writing my books. It is invariably a place or a person that sparks … Continue reading

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Beginnings…

Having chatted to authors in the past few weeks who are already published, I’m turning to my friend, Sue Sharp, at the beginning of this new week and at the beginning of her writing journey. Her first book is due … Continue reading

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Monday – Lunedì – the day of the moon…

How apt that this Monday, my guest should be publishing her debut novel: Under the Light of the Italian Moon I’m delighted to introduce you to an Italian/American lady who has spent many years recording the true story of her … Continue reading

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First Monday of the month…

A pinch and a punch? March 1st? I think not. I’m starting gently this week. My lovely author friend this Monday is Carol Thomas , fellow Apricot Plotter and published by Ruby Fiction. She’s had a rough time recently and … Continue reading

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Monday blues – and greens, brocades, gold, silver…

My guest this week is Kathryn Gauci. She frequently posts beautiful images of costumes, interiors, textiles and antiques which take me to another place. So, I wasn’t surprised to learn that this author has a background in textiles. I read … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday, so good to me…

as the song by the Momas and Papas goes. Today on #Motivation Monday is the turn of Angela Barton. Feast your eyes on these covers: I am proud to say that Angela has used part of my review for some … Continue reading

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Inspiration behind starting. Jane Cable on #MotivationMonday

Another Monday in lockdown and I talk to another author about the inspiration behind a new story. Meet friend and author, Jane Cable. I love all her books. Every book starts with an empty page. It sounds obvious when you … Continue reading

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Five on Friday with Angela Petch @Angela_Petch

Originally posted on Jill's Book Cafe:
This week I’m delighted to feature author Angela Petch. Angela is an award-winning and bestselling writer of fiction – plus the occasional poem. Every summer she moves to Tuscany for six months where…

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