Author Archives: Angela Petch

About Angela Petch

Bit of a story dreamer, written two novels - a third in progress. 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.

The long and the short of it…

It’s been a special week for me, seeing my revised Tuscan novel, The Tuscan Secret released by Bookouture and I’m so grateful for all the support I’ve received.But, I don’t like blowing my own trumpet, so let’s meet and congratulate … Continue reading

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ANGELA PETCH – THE TUSCAN SECRET @Angela_Petch @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Review #NetGalley #TheTuscanSecret

Originally posted on Stardust Book Reviews:
#BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Review #NetGalley #TheTuscanSecret Release Date: 26th June 2019 / Publisher: Bookouture Il Mulino. An old crumbling mill, by a winding river, nestled in the Tuscan mountains. An empty home that holds memories…

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Write Away in Tuscany 2019

  Once upon a time there was an old watermill along the river Marecchia in Eastern Tuscany, lost in the Apennines. It had perched on its rock for centuries in countryside where wild boar and deer still graze and where … Continue reading

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Ne’er cast a clout till May is out…

That old saying has been so true. I was glad of my thick Aran sweater over the last weeks here in Tuscany. I guessed June would come in like a bride and she has. The clouds are now billowing like … Continue reading

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Returning to Italy…

“Ciao”, or “salve”, as the expression goes nowadays. It is really cold here in Tuscany at the moment. As I write, I am wearing two jumpers – one of them a thick Aran faithful, plus my cosy socks. Not many … Continue reading

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A change

They say a change is as good as a rest. It’s hard work packing up to leave the country for six months. And to drive one thousand miles from West Sussex to Tuscany. But we enjoy it, despite the laden … Continue reading

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Daisy, Daisy, give me your cover do!

I’ve just met another Italophile via social media and this post is an antipasto for a future Italian feast with Daisy James. For the time being, just let me tell you that her new cover was revealed yesterday and I’m … Continue reading

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Chatting with Carol Thomas again…

    It’s so good to be sitting with Carol again in the holiday sunshine and talking about writing. She’s released another book recently and I love the catchy title. First of all, tell us a little about “Maybe Baby”. … Continue reading

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My Top Twelve Tips for Healing Insomnia

Originally posted on Watching the Daisies:
Does fibromyalgia cause insomnia or does insomnia cause fibromyalgia?  I do not have a definitive answer. However, I do know that insomnia can wreak havoc on health and well being. I first succumbed to fibromyalgia in…

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Chopping, changing and other challenges…

  On Friday, to my delight, the new cover for my first Tuscan novel was released by Bookouture. As hackneyed as it sounds, this is a dream come true for me because I have a two-book contract with this amazing … Continue reading

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