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Re-released Editions Now Available

Re-released Editions Now Available

The re-released editions of eight of my books are now available on Amazon! …

Book Availability

Book Availability

Just to keep everyone in the loop, Pegasus Publishers and I are parting ways, so the following books that were previously available to purchase through Pegasus and associated online bookstores will no longer be available as of tomorrow, the 30th of January 2019…

New to Google Books!

New to Google Books!

Happy New Year to one and all! I hope 2019 treats you well and brings you much happiness! I also have some exciting news – seven of my Ebooks are now available on Google Play Books…

I’m a “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” Winner!

I’m a “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” Winner!

I am officially a winner of the “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” Contest! …

I’m a Finalisist in “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading”!

I’m a Finalisist in “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading”!

I am a finalist in the 2018 “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” Contest hosted by The Authors Show! …

Five Star Review for “Daughter Departed”!

Five Star Review for “Daughter Departed”!

My novel ‘Daughter Departed’ has received a five star review through the Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews and Rewards Contest…

“Light and Shadow: The Story of Luna Lake” is Now Available on Amazon!

“Light and Shadow: The Story of Luna Lake” is Now Available on Amazon!

My new novel ‘Light and Shadow: The Story of Luna Lake’ is now available on Amazon!…

Five Star Review for “Heart Strings”!

Five Star Review for “Heart Strings”!

My novel ‘Heart Strings’ has received a five star review through the Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews and Rewards Contest…

“Ebony Rose” is Now Available on Amazon!

“Ebony Rose” is Now Available on Amazon!

My new novel ‘Ebony Rose’ is now available on Amazon!…

The “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” Contest

The “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” Contest

Please vote for me in the “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” 2018 Contest hosted by the Authors Show…

New Books Coming!

New Books Coming!

Keep your eyes peeled in September and October for two new magical realism novels that will introduce my Light and Shadow series…

Happy Reading Week!

Happy Reading Week!

Happy Reading Week! Today I was fortunate enough to visit Carmel School in Dianella to present as a guest speaker…

Happy Thirtieth!

Happy Thirtieth!

Mini milestone – I have officially written 30 novels!

‘Twelve Lifetimes’ is finally complete!

‘Twelve Lifetimes’ is finally complete!

Well, I finished writing ‘Twelve Lifetimes’. I always find it very strange when I finish writing a book…

Ask Me Anything – Monday March 19

Ask Me Anything – Monday March 19

I will be hosting an AMA on amafeed.com on Monday the 19th of March…

‘Daughter Departed’ available now!

‘Daughter Departed’ available now!

It’s my birthday! Do you know what that means? Daughter Departed is now available on Amazon …

The ‘2018 Top Female Author’ Award Contest

The ‘2018 Top Female Author’ Award Contest

Guess what? I have been nominated for ‘2018 Top Female Author’ presented by The Authors Show! …

‘Daughter Departed’ available on March 4th

‘Daughter Departed’ available on March 4th

I have another special announcement! My birthday is coming up, so I thought I’d give you all a special little gift to celebrate! …

Pre-order ‘Heart Strings’ now!

Pre-order ‘Heart Strings’ now!

HEART STRINGS will be available in two weeks, but you can pre-order your copy now on Amazon Kindle…

‘Heart Strings’ available on Valentine’s Day

‘Heart Strings’ available on Valentine’s Day

Special announcement! Get ready to fall in love this Valentine’s Day with my next novel HEART STRINGS…

Happy 2018!!

Happy 2018!!

I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas and happy holidays, and I wish you all a wonderful New Year! I’m very much looking forward to what’s to come in 2018…

The Authors Show!

The Authors Show!

Just a quick note to let you know that I was interviewed by Linda from The Authors Show and my interview is available to listen to now at www.theauthorsshow.com…

‘Heart Strings’ and other things…

‘Heart Strings’ and other things…

It’s been a minute since I’ve written a blog – sorry! I’ve been busy writing, and planning, and rewriting, and editing a couple of stories, new and old…

“A pirate dead?”

“A pirate dead?”

I recorded a little excerpt from my novel, A Lady Born, A Pirate Bred, ‘Chapter Four: Sirena’s Secret’…

Linger

Linger

Well, June has been busy so far! Here’s a little snapshot of what I’ve been up to…

… A Book By It’s Cover

… A Book By It’s Cover

One question I’ve been asked a lot over the years is whether I have much of a say in what the covers of my books look like…

‘Foresight’ now available as a paperback

‘Foresight’ now available as a paperback

Surprise! You can now buy my story Foresight as a paperback novel on Amazon. For those who are unfamiliar with the novel, here’s the blurb…

Dreaming of Reality

Dreaming of Reality

Hello, lovelies! My new story Dreaming of Reality will be available on the 4th of April 2017…

March forth!

March forth!

Hello, lovelies! Woh, time is absolutely flying! You’ll be pleased to know that I’ve been quite busy lately, so I have a little bit to catch you up on…

Happy 2017!

Happy 2017!

Hello, lovelies! Happy 2017 to all! I hope everyone is off to a wonderful start to the year! …

Hello, Hope

Hello, Hope

Hello, lovelies! Finding Hope is officially available today! …

Find Hope in December

Find Hope in December

Hello, lovelies! Just a quick little note to let you know that my next novel, Finding Hope, is due for release on Thursday the 1st of December 2016…

Christian and Layla in Fremantle Gazette

Christian and Layla in Fremantle Gazette

Hello, lovelies! This past Tuesday, I was honoured to have the Fremantle Gazette feature an article on my new novel, Christian and Layla…

Mistry by Moonlight now available on Amazon Kindle

Mistry by Moonlight now available on Amazon Kindle

Hello, lovelies! Just a small note to let you know that Mistry by Moonlight, my first novel (and the first novel of The Mistry Trilogy), is now available on Amazon Kindle…

From Knowing Nora to Finding Hope

From Knowing Nora to Finding Hope

Hello, lovelies! The 27th of August marks the one-year anniversary of the release of Knowing Nora. So, as a kind of anniversary gift, I’m here to tell you that the sort-of sequel Finding Hope will be (hopefully) available to buy by the end of the year—I expect around the end of November 2016…

Together at Last!

Together at Last!

Hello, lovelies! Christian and Layla is officially available! A super South Coast welcome to the Almanbury couple who join my collection today. All together at last!…

Fall in Love this Thursday

Fall in Love this Thursday

Hello, lovelies! Get ready to fall in love this Thursday, the 25th of August, when Christian and Layla is officially released! Christian and Layla is fundamentally about love – about falling in love, about first love, about following what you love, and about being in love…

Christian and Layla available 25th August 2016

Christian and Layla available 25th August 2016

Hello, lovelies! In the spirit of sharing and caring, I just wanted to let everyone know that my next book, Christian and Layla will be available to buy at the end of next month! Christian and Layla follows the story of Christian Turner and Layla Thomas as they fall in love as fourteen-year-olds, and plan…

Happy 3rd Anniversary, Mistry by Moonlight!

Happy 3rd Anniversary, Mistry by Moonlight!

Hello, lovelies! It has been three years today that my very first book, Mistry by Moonlight, came out. Fast forward to today, and I’m waiting for book eight and nine to be released. It’s been an absolute whirlwind, but I wouldn’t change a thing…

The New Kids in Town

The New Kids in Town

Hello, lovelies! As you probably know, there is always something happening in South Coast. So, I thought I’d stop by and tell you about the couple of new faces I’ve added to my South Coast Collection…

Welcome to clairemerchant.com

Welcome to clairemerchant.com

Hello, lovelies! Welcome to clairemerchant.com, my official website for all things South Coast, books, and author-Claire related. This website will be a safe place, a South Coast if you will, where you are welcome any time you like. I will keep you updated my blog here, and you will also have access to links where…