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Phillipa Ashley's Christmas Playlist

Phillipa Ashley’s Christmas Playlist

When is it too soon to start playing festive tunes? After Bonfire Night? December 1st? Christmas Eve? What about June? For me, writing a Christmas novel begins on New Year’s Day and I’ll already have been thinking about the plot while the previous festive title is on the shelves. My… Read More
Four Cosy Christmas Must-Reads for 2021

Four Cosy Christmas Must-Reads for 2021

This Christmas, snuggle up with a mug of hot chocolate and your soft blanket to enjoy one of these four cosy Christmas must-reads of 2021. At Avon, we publish a wide range of women’s fiction, romance, historical fiction and saga, and there’s something for everyone… Read More
Avon's 19 Memories of 2019

Avon’s 19 Memories of 2019

What a year 2019 has been for Avon. To celebrate we thought we would share 19 of our many memories to commemorate 2019. Sleep by C.L. Taylor has had a stellar year! Not only was it the author’s first-ever Richard & Judy Book Club Pick, but… Read More
The Love Solution

Finding The Love Solution

Today is publication day for The Love Solution, a fun rom-com with a difference, which has been published under my pen-name, name Ashley Croft. This is a… Read More
A Perfect Cornish Summer - Phillipa Ashley

A Perfect Cornish Festival

The light was mellow, the sun drowsily warm as we drove down the hill towards the sleepy little Cornish fishing village of Porthleven. We planned on a stroll round the famous double harbour, maybe a drink in the pub if we could find one open late on a Sunday afternoon… Read More

The Joy of Cornwall

Writing about why Cornwall is the perfect setting for joyful fiction has left me a little stumped. Not because I don’t have anything to say about this most inspiring of counties, but because I have too much. Cornwall has inspired eight of my novels now, including the Cornish Café and… Read More