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Free Short Story - the Jolly Lodger. Inspired by a tale I heard... This is a short story I began when on a writing holiday. One of the ladies there told me about something that had happened to her friend, which, whilst not identical, inspired this tale. Enjoy - and see if you can guess the ending! Debs x The Jolly Lodger - copyright Debbie Flint 23rd June 2017 ‘How’s Roger the jolly lodger?’ Andrea asked me, her eyes sparkling as brightly as her latest diamond rings. She loved a bit of bling. ‘Any new developments after his last visit?’ ‘No, none,’ I replied. ‘Just the long chat I told you about. And…
Book of the Week - Chris James's 12 Day Mind Body Plan. & Jack Reacher Short Ok so here we are, Summer just starting, and thinking of either a) getting body bikini ready, or b)recovering post holiday! So along comes this fabulous plan from Yoga and Health guru Chris James. This book ties in with his 12 day Ultimate Lifestyle plan which he sold on QVC - and is still available if you're quick. That's a box of helpful supplements you can take together with a structured schedule of what to do alongside them food wise. This book goes a whole lot further. The 12 Day Cleanse product range started its life in a shoe box,…
book of the week - C L Taylor' crime novels - first, The Accident Writing previously as Cally Taylor, with several feel good romances amongst others, this talented author has made a huge name for herself in crime fiction and become a Sunday Times Best Seller. The Accident is the first one made into audiobook and my pick of the week for my long journeys to and from my job in London and my writing retreat/guest house, Retreats for You in Devon. I love a good crime series and this is the first of FOUR! With the new one due out later in the year. ‘A rollercoaster of a suspense novel with multiple twists’…
books of the week - Jane Lovering - Starstruck/Can't buy me Love Regulars of this blog will know I'm a big fan of Jane Lovering's witty, quirky writing style and larger than life, flawed but compelling characters. Fellow Choc Lit author jane now has over xxx books out on Amazon and whilst I await the arrival of the latest on audiobook, I'm delving back into the backlist with StarStruck. Am loving this tale of two hotties - Gethryn the Welsh TV soap super stud and Jack, aka The Ice Man, the script writer and show runner behind the top TV series that heroine Skye encounters on her trip to a sci fi…
a book first - my novel in French! Donne-moi ma chance, eh! Well it turns out that's 'Take a Chance on Me' in French - well, the equivalent anyway. Last week I got my very first delivery of these paperbacks, and was duly chuffed. Not only had my publisher Choc Lit sold the French rights, another first, but now it's available in French! So it was a very special event, with this big 'first' coming true. The very first time my own novel has been published in another language! I know there may not be that many people who read French, but this is available in Canada apparently……