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.

Ordinary people, extraordinary events…

I haven’t found a lot of time to read recently. My latest book is going through labour pains but I’ve taken a pause and our local library is open again. Joy! So, I picked up a book that is quite … Continue reading

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I went for a walk early on Saturday morning. Walking is my go-to tonic. Lately, I’ve been feeling a little confused, frustrated. Anxious about what to do next. And a couple of health issues have dragged me down as well. … Continue reading

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Angela Petch – My Garden In Tuscany

Originally posted on Morton S. Gray – Author:
This week I’m joined by Angela Petch who has written a series of books set in Tuscany for Bookouture. Her latest release is The Tuscan House. Angela is talking to us today…

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The Tuscan House – Angela Petch

Originally posted on On The Shelf Books:
Corbello, Italy, 1947. A woman and a little boy stagger into the ruins of an old house deep in the forest, wild roses overwhelming the crumbling terracotta walls. Since the war, nowhere has…

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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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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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