This post was originally published at Novelicious.com and is now at WritingTipsOasis.com. WritingTipsOasis.com acquired Novelicious.com in June 2022.
Hurrah! The fourth and last novella is finally out to conclude this gorgeous romance series, based around Primrose Terrace, by Cressida McLaughlin, a colleague of ours here at Novelicious HQ. To say we are proud of her is an understatement. And I have to say I've thoroughly enjoyed it. I really have.
First we had Wellies and Westies which was Part 1, then I recreated Waffles with Chocolate Sauce and Sprinkles from Sunshine and Spaniels for Part 2. For Part 3 we had Homemade Doggy Treats from Raincoats and Retrievers (and quite possibly my favourite Feasting column – my dog certainly thinks so!) and now we have Part 4, Tinsel and Terriers. With an essential glass of bubbly.
Don't you just love a book that concludes with Christmas? And because it concludes at Christmas there is an abundance of prosecco around to fuel the festivities.
In each novella Cressida has described the seasons well, something that is central to the book as Cat is a dog walker – she sees and feels the seasons every time she steps outside her door on Primrose Terrace. As each novella was released during the same season, which I was experiencing in my real life, it really helped to enhance the time of year for me. Tinsel and Terriers starts in October but soon the excitement on the Terrace gets going and we are racing towards Christmas Day. And, as I sat by the fire last night, glass of prosecco in hand, dog at my feet, I began to get rather excited about the big day, too.
In Tinsels and Terriers, once more, Cat decides to play a part in the community of the street and get everyone into the Christmas spirit. Will it all work out as she's planned? And which man will she be spending Christmas Day with?
If you fancy having a look inside Primrose Terrace and reading about Cat's adventures for yourself, then the novellas are now available as a full length book. The four parts are all together in A Christmas Tail, which is out now.
So, all that's left to do is raise my glass of prosecco to Cressida McLaughlin and say cheers and congratulations! (Even my dog wanted to get in on the celebrations). Can't wait to read what you're writing next.