Reviewed by Amanda Keats There is fine line for most people between love and hate when it comes to family members. They upset, they infuriate, they judge and they always have something to say about your life – whether you want to hear it or not. But they are your family and you put up with it because when you really need them you know they will be there for you. This … [Read more...] about Review – The Promise of Happiness by Erin Kaye
Archives for April 2011
In her wonderful novels Hester Browne not only advises you on becoming the kind of lady who would turn the head of any prince (The Finishing Touches) but also how to deal with him afterwards (What the Lady Wants). If you haven't read any of Hester's books you're missing out! They're completely original and beautifully written. We're pleased to … [Read more...] about 10 Hester Browne Book Sets to Giveaway!
I was lucky enough to attend the Melissa Nathan awards last year and what an absolutely wonderful event it is. This year's shortlisted authors have been announced and they are... FOURSOME, Jane Fallon (Penguin)GETTING OVER MR RIGHT, Chrissie Manby (Hodder)MAJOR PETTIGREW'S LAST STAND, Helen Simonson (Bloomsbury)OSTACLES TO YOUNG LOVE, David Nobbs … [Read more...] about Shortlist for The Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2011
I notice that the Romantic Novelists Association announced their shortlist today for the Joan Hessayon Award. This award is made annually by her husband Dr David Hessayon in honour of his late wife and the winner will be announced on 18 May 2011. Joan Hessayon was a long-standing member of the RNA and a great supporter of the New Writers' Scheme, which supports fresh … [Read more...] about RNA Joan Hessayon Shortlist
Eve Carpenter, a broke, ex-popstar has had three years of hell thanks to the taxman and her greedy mother. She agrees to take part in a tv reality show and ends up paragliding into the Thames and being rescued by the lean, mean and moody Will Harper, who also happens to be a major in the army. In this alternative world, England is in the middle of a civil war and rather … [Read more...] about Review – The Untied Kingdom by Kate Johnson