Tell us about the location you chose for your SUNLOUNGER 2 story… I chose Gran Canaria for the logical reason it was my last (sunny) holiday destination and fresh in my mind. Logic aside, it also holds a special spot in my heart. My husband and I welcomed in the new millennium on our honeymoon in Maspalomas. Thirteen years later, we went back to the same beautiful resort on a family holiday. A little less romantic with three kids and two grandparents in tow, but just as fabulous!
Have your books featured any exotic destinations? They’ve all been set in the UK – so far. Nowadays I’m using the stunning scenery of North Wales for my inspiration, and I don’t have to travel far to be inspired!
If you could live anywhere in the world… I love where I live now in Wales, but if I could have a second home anywhere in the world, it would have to be a penthouse overlooking Central Park in New York.
Destination you’ve returned to the most times? Gibraltar. Most recently my husband and I took our three children over to meet family members who haven’t been able to make it to the UK to see us, and we’re already overdue another visit! Maybe next year…
Favourite cuisine from around the world? I once spent a few days in Singapore. The food there was fantastic. I’ve never had a gastronomic experience quite like it. Tip: eat everywhere the locals eat.
Favourite holiday cocktail? Long Island Iced Tea. Not that I drink it much when abroad, but it always evokes an image of distant shores and sophisticated travel. Maybe it’s all in the name rather than the ingredients?
What was your best and worst holiday romance? Fortunately I haven’t had a bad experience. My best holiday romance was being unofficially proposed to on Broadway, New York. (Long story. A couple of months later I was officially proposed to up the Eiffel Tower. I was allowed to broadcast it then. And Paris in the springtime was incredible.) But those few days in New York were fabulously romantic. We did such cheesy things, like eating breakfast outside Tiffany’s and going for a carriage ride around Central Park. Bliss…