This post was originally published at Novelicious.com and is now at WritingTipsOasis.com. WritingTipsOasis.com acquired Novelicious.com in June 2022.
Shirley Benton is a fab new addition to our chick lit reading lists and her last book LOOKING FOR LEON got a great review from Kira on Novelicious last year.
Shirley's next book is called CAN WE START AGAIN? and it's released next Thursday (5th July).
Here is the blurb (I LOVE that there is a character called Alvin)…
Is it ever too late for a second chance? Tammy and Alvin had mapped out their entire lives together, including a pre-parental plan – a list of everything they wanted to do as a couple before they had children. But no amount of planning could have anticipated the heartbreaking problems that lay ahead problems that shattered their once-perfect relationship and led to a traumatic break-up. Then, after years of trying to move on, Tammy's world is turned upside down when Alvin comes back into her life asking for a second chance – with a difference. He proposes that they spend time together, doing the things they had once so eagerly planned, in a bid to remember why they felt they'd have children together some day, and ultimately recapture what they had. Still in love with Alvin, Tammy finds herself powerless to say no, even though their problems are still simmering in the background and threatening to boil over at any moment. Still, what they once had is surely worth trying to save. But can something that's broken ever truly be whole again?