In the News: Reaching the Edge

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LM Somerton - Divine Magazine featured author for June

How did you feel when your first novel was accepted for publication?

Disbelieving – I thought it was a mistake. Then euphoric. Then nauseous because I was convinced that no-one would like what I wrote.

L.M. Somerton - Interview for Reaching the Edge

You live in a small village in the English countryside, so how much do these surroundings affect your inspiration?

I haven’t used my village as a setting yet, though it has potential! I do use places that I’ve been — often my favourite parts of the country. I used Cumbria in Mountain Rescue and Exmoor in The Portrait, both very special to me. The Edge series is set in London and North Yorkshire, so full of contrasting landscapes…

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