REVIEWED BY DEBS CARR Last Dance With Valentino is written as a diary and moves back and forth from 1916 when the protagonist, Jenny Doyle (also Lola Nightingale) first meets Rodolfo Guglielmi (later known as Rudolph Valentino) at the estate of Mr and Mrs de Saulles who have employed her father, an unreliable artist to paint Mrs de Saulles portrait. Jenny … [Read more...] about Review – Last Dance With Valentino by Daisy Waugh
Archives for July 2011
You can listen to Anna’s podcasted novel over on her website www.annabellwrites.com and follow her on twitter @annabell_writes For those who don’t read the column regularly, last year I put on iTunes an audiobook that I recorded chapter by chapter, releasing it every few weeks as a podcast. I decided that I wanted to put myself out there, and I guess in that way it is no … [Read more...] about The Secret Dreamworld of an Aspiring Author by Anna Bell – Self Publishing = Self Defeat?
Jenny Colgan's latest novel is the delicious MEET ME AT THE CUPCAKE CAFE. 1. Can you tell us a little about your average writing day? Yes, it’s quite regimented. We live in France because that’s where my husband works. We’re up, get my two boys to school, then hand over the baby to a nice lady who comes round and does the housework and looks after … [Read more...] about Novelicious Chats To… Jenny Colgan
REVIEWED BY KIRA SLAUGHTER ‘He’s not mine is he?’ That’s the question I fear the most. You see, I have a secret. My son is not fathered by my boyfriend, but by one of the most famous people that ever lived. And he doesn’t even know it. Meg is terrified. She lives in the South of France with her doting boyfriend Christian and their beautiful son Barney who has just turned one. … [Read more...] about Review – Baby Be Mine by Paige Toon
REVIEWED BY DEBS CARR It’s wartime in the East End of London and Queenie Dove is only six when she firsts steals something. Okay it’s only a pint of milk from someone’s doorstep, but she soon realizes that her need to provide for her brother and younger sister is something that develops into a habit and, let’s face it, how else is she going to get all the necessities … [Read more...] about Review – Lucky Bunny by Jill Dawson