Hester Browne's latest novel THE FINISHING TOUCHES is a real gem. Perfectly pitched, charming and witty. Each chapter begins with a modern etiquette tip. I loved these so much that I asked Hester to give us some more of her tips for modern etiquette. Here they are... Old-style glamour, new-style world by Hester Browne 1. Turn off your phone. It’s the … [Read more...] about Guest Post from Hester Browne!
Thanks to lovely Hester Browne has given us her top 5 writing tips. 1. Don’t base characters on real people, or attempt to exact revenge for any heartbreaks, personal slights, or family feuds. At best, the writing will be too painful for anyone else to read; at worst, it will be published, and you’ll have to deal with it. 2. Read as much as you can, in as many … [Read more...] about Top 5 Writing Tips from…Hester Browne
If you haven't read a Hester Browne novel, then I totally recommend that you do. She writes like a dream, and her stories are consistently original and entertaining. So...we are very, very pleased to have had a little chat with Hester about writing, reading and red lipsticks! Here you go, then... 1 - What is your average writing day like? Every day … [Read more...] about Novelicious Chats to…Hester Browne!
REVIEWED BY LAURA STANNING If you’ve read some of my other reviews, you’ll know that I’ve read Hester’s previous books and thoroughly enjoyed them. So I was slightly nervous when The Finishing Touches arrived on my doorstep. Reading the back of the book I was definitely optimistic - it sounded delicious. “Every girl should know what the finishing touches … [Read more...] about Review – The Finishing Touches by Hester Browne
The Little Lady Agency Reviewed by Laura Stanning Melissa Romney-Jones is dark-haired, shy, slightly chubby, under-confident and pushed around by her obnoxious family. And to add insult to injury, she’s just been made redundant. Searching for a way to pay her long-suffering flatmate Nelson the rent she owes him, and with her vile father demanding repayment on the … [Read more...] about Review – The Little Lady Agency by Hester Browne