Author: Susan Alison

My Corgi Mum/Mom is the Best Corgi Mum/Mom: Full colour booklet for dog lovers

  I hope this finds you all feeling spring-like! This month’s new book is, as promised, a full-colour picture book(let) for corgi lovers – this has been much requested from those who want lots of corgi pics in one place and it concentrates on that whole mother/pup relationship just in time for Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday, which, in the UK is March 22, and in the US is May 10. There are two versions – one for ‘Corgi Mums’ and one for ‘Corgi Moms’.                         Corgi Mums can be found here Corgi Moms can be found here                             Next month’s new book is a romantic comedy. I am working hard on this right now and dithering over what the title of it should be. It’s currently called: ‘Staking Out the Goat’, but it might not end up being called that. It is set in the same world as my very first novel, ‘White Lies and Custard Creams’ which (somehow) went on to become a bestseller. But you don’t need to have read the one in order to read the other. Although set in the same world (with Mooch the Pooch!), they are standalone novels. I will leave you with one of the pages from...

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Etsy shop is closed for now

Due to unforeseen circumstances I’ve had to close my Etsy store at . This is temporary, but, at the moment, I cannot say when it’s likely to be open again. Do check back with me here on my blog, and/or sign up for my newsletter (any page on my website) to find out what’s what with regard to new books and when my shop will be re-opening. Thank you! SharePinTweetShare Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+...

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RISE for Wildlife – Anna Vanover – Help wildlife, win a print!

I am resurrecting my newsletter and sent out the first stirrings of it last night – one of the (fabulous) replies I received was from the wonderful artist Anna Vanover whose pic to the right represents her reading one of my novels (no – it does – really).   What a great pic! What a great thing she is doing with her page, too – RISE for Wildlife – raising dosh for wildlife rehabilitation – where, on donating, one of these limited edition prints becomes yours! This is an opportunity not to be missed!   SharePinTweetShare Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+...

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Terror Waits For Me – by Susan Alison

I knew he waited for me out there. His patience was endless. He would stalk me until I was exhausted, until I lost my concentration; when the opportunity arrived for him to strike, he would leap out and I’d be mincemeat. I winced with the imagined pain his newly sharpened weapons would inflict. I sensed him watching me. He was well camouflaged in the shadows. He could see me, but I couldn’t see him. The air shimmered in the heat. My throat was dry and sore with thirst; my eyes had dried out from not blinking enough – they felt like hot pebbles in their sockets. I mustn’t let my guard down or he’d have me. Cautiously I edged forward through the undergrowth. Tough grasses twisted around my ankles, trying to ensnare my feet, trying to trip me and make me fall, as if they were on his side. Once down I wouldn’t stand a chance. I must keep my balance, keep moving forward, keep my head. I must not give way to terror. I’d be lost if I did. Clouds of insects swarmed and buzzed around my face. They landed in my eyes and my mouth. They made my scalp itch, but I couldn’t scratch. It would make too much noise. Some of them, I was sure, flew up my nose and were now crawling around inside my...

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The Newsletter Returns!

This post is to say that I’m starting up my newsletter again. It’s about time! I am hoping to send out a newsletter at least once a month to announce news of books – novels and artwork, large print, illustrated doggerel etc. If you wish to sign up for my newsletter – and it would be fab if you did – please use box below. SUBSCRIBE! You have Successfully Subscribed! We do not use your details for anything other than the newsletter, and you can unsubscribe whenever you want – although we hope you won’t want to. I’m planning to make this a year full of new books!   SharePinTweetShare Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+...

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About Susan


Susan Alison paints pictures and writes stories for a living, and her cafetiere is always hot.

Dogs tend to enter into the pictures, and the prose, quite a lot, Susan living under the paw as she does.

Monty and Rosie (and Jeff-Dog now, too) are her Border Collies - they keep an eye on her artwork to make sure she keeps earning kibble, and every now and then they round it up and post it to her artwork blog.

Colouring books in A4 and pocket size are on their way. 'Corgis Rule!' is already out; the next one will be 'Carousing Cats'. There are more romantic comedies to come, and the third book in the urban fantasy series: 'Hounds Abroad'; also illustrated short stories, and doggerel, exist for your reading entertainment.

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