Revised Edition

I'm excited to announce the launch of my revised edition of Unexpected Answers. The ebook and Kindle edition is available now to order on Amazon through the link below. The paper-back version will be launched shortly. Keep an eye open for that! I love the new cover that my daughter Sue and I created. There is… Continue reading Revised Edition

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Hursley Park Book Fair

My daughter and I had a great time at the Hursley Park Book Fair on 23rd & 24th June. We met up with other authors, sharing ideas and information. Promoting 'Unexpected Answers' is such a learning curve, it's good to know that others are in the same boat. Photographs from Hursley Park Book Fair


‘Meet the Author’ Event

I had a great time last Saturday, 9th June with my 'Meet the Author' Event at The Olive Tree Coffee Lounge in Grove Road, Eastbourne, hosted by the owners, Joanna and Jeremy. (Check out their Facebook page - link below) I told why I had written 'Unexpected Answers', showed photographs of the families featured in the… Continue reading ‘Meet the Author’ Event



  On Saturday 19th May, I will be with my book at the Paws and Claws Book Fair in Lewes Town Hall, BN7 2DQ. Only 50p entry. Open from 10am until 4pm. Refreshments are available. I have a few complimentary tickets for two. Please contact me on dee_rivers@yahoo.com if you would like one. There will be 40 dealers, including me with… Continue reading LEWES BOOK FAIR

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UK Southern Book Show

MARCH 4TH 2018. This is the date of my very first Book Show. It's the UK SOUTHERN BOOK SHOW in The Pavilion Theatre, Worthing Pier. The show opens at 9am and closes at 6pm. This is a fantastic opportunity not only for me to be able to showcase Unexpected Answers but for visitors to come… Continue reading UK Southern Book Show

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INSTAGRAM rivers_dee

Today I have uploaded my first photo post on Instagram. After much huffing and puffing, sighing and gritting of teeth, I finally managed to download the Instagram app onto my mobile. Why is everything so tricky? Anyway, my user name is rivers_dee so I hope you will take a look and follow as I add… Continue reading INSTAGRAM rivers_dee

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DAVIES FAMILY: William (Will) & Annie Bedelia Davies Daughters - Annie Mary Eugene  (Midge) Veronica (Ronnie died age 7) Gertrude (Grit) Theresa Mary Veronica Sons Frank, James and Young William   RIVERS FAMILY: William Halford & Ruby Rivers Daughter Beryl Helen Sons Derek (stillborn) and Raymond   HARD FAMILY: William (Bill) & Mary Hard aka Halford… Continue reading WHO’S WHO