Emma Clark Lam
Author & Blogger
FORBIDDEN LOVE AND DANGEROUS PASSIONS IN THE TROPICS
A jealous husband, a wife torn between duty and her desire for a more fulfilling life. Maggie has made bad choices along the way, but does she deserve a second chance? In the exotic world of 1970s Jakarta, she's about to risk everything to follow her heart...
NAMED BY ELLE MAGAZINE AS 'BEST HOLIDAY READING' FOR IBIZA
Maud, a young actress in war-torn London, has a passionate love affair with a naval officer. Forty years later, an orphaned teenager in Ibiza sets out to unravel a family scandal - what happened to Maud and why will no one talk about her?
Since 2012, I have published two historical novels on Amazon’s Kindle platform. My third book, set on the estate of a Russian oligarch, is on submission, while I'm busy working on another about New York in the lead-up to September 11.
Back in 2017, I won a place on the Curtis Brown Creative writing course, which improved me as a writer. Scribbling away makes me happy, as does walking my dog in the local countryside. When someone tells me they can’t put down one of my books, that makes my day!
My blog An Author's Notebook views the world through a literary eye. Posts range from a wry look at family life to travel diaries, interviews and general thoughts about the times we live in. The blog attracts 10K page views a month.
Before I turned to fiction, journalism was my thing - BBC News Online and the financial press. I continue to work as a freelance writer and journalist. Click here for a full account of what I've done. Or you could just read a book, preferably one of mine...
Emma is such a talented writer and her books are easy to read as they flow so smoothly that you quickly become engrossed in the story.
I particularly loved the wartime sections of A Sister for Margot and how these were interwoven with the modern settings. Intelligently plotted, engrossing period detail and thoughtfully portrayed characters.
The Puppet Master transports you into an exotic, high-society world... Heartbreaking, spell-binding and beautifully written.
Mrs E.J. Wildgoose,
I feel like life goes on behind a screen these days - in that vein, here are two films we enjoyed at the weekend. Click here to read about fleeting moments on the TV.
IMAGINE A WORLD
I've been creating my own worlds during lockdown 3. For starters, I've been imagining what it was like to be caught up in the September 11 attacks. Read about my latest novel
My book on the toxic impact of childhood trauma. About half of us have experienced adversity - we can also overcome it with the right support. Read more
My short story, Moonlight Jasmine, is shortlisted in the Henley Literary Festival's 2015 Short Story Competition. Read about Connie's secret
THE SARAH EFFECT
The murder of a young woman in London has unleashed a wave of emotion over sexual harassment. Have we been conditioned to put up with anti-social behaviour? Read more
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