Blurb A birthday. A lighthouse. And the love of her life... Bobbie Hannigan's life is perfectly fine, but that doesn't stop her from wanting a bit of adventure. To throw caution to the wind and buy a lighthouse. Armed with her new purchase, she decides to turn it into a music venue with the help of local musician, Ross Mason, the first boy she ever kissed. Determined to keep things professional, Bobbie tried to forget the past, but the happily-ever-after they're working towar
I was recently asked why I only give 4 and 5 star reviews on Amazon. The answer is quite simple - if a book doesn't grab me I rarely keep reading it to the end. And because I haven't finished it, I don't think it's fair to give it a review at all. Life is too short to read books that you don't engage with, so behind all the 4 and 5 star reviews you see on my public profiles, believe me, there are quite a few that I've started reading behind the scenes and have abandoned afte
Blurb It’s 1988. The era of young love, with Scott and Charlene melting hearts in Neighbours, and a new princess for the Royal Family. With Bros, Madonna and Wet Wet Wet in the charts, and children hoping for Ghostbusters’ toys in their stockings. But it’s not all fun for Belinda. If her life was a board game, she’s losing at snakes and ladders. Once she’d been working her way up one of those ladders but, thanks to her snake-like polytechnic lecturer, she’s toppled from the r
Blurb One man in need of an overhaul. Two women determined to drag him there. Neville Watkin’s life is so rubbish surely things can’t get any worse. Yes they can, because his wife leaves him, he loses his job, has a car crash and ends up in hospital. Feisty Laura, the other party in the car crash, befriends him and sets out to turn his life upside down. For reasons he struggles to understand, Caroline, her equally feisty mother, seems to like him. Rather a lot. All in all th
Blurb Escape to the countryside with a heart-warming new novel from Katie Ginger, author of Snowflakes at Mistletoe Cottage. Amelia loves her life in Paris. But with the surprise inheritance of her childhood home, Meadow Farmhouse, she has no choice but to return to the small village of Meadowbank to restore her great-aunt’s old farmhouse. However returning to Meadowbank means she has to confront her past, including old flame Adam. When Amelia discovers a locket hidden in the
Blurb The perfect summer escape on the French Riviera. Sun, sea and secrets… After a disagreement with a billionaire, architect Jess Milton is ‘let go’ from her job. However fortune intervenes – an elderly client asks Jess to dog-sit overweight, but loveable dog Brutus in St. Tropez. Fed up with the mega-rich, Jess is reluctant to visit the playground of billionaires, but an all-expenses-paid trip and the promise of sunshine seals the deal. Little does Jess know how much time
Blurb Needing an escape, Dora swapped city living for life as a shepherdess on her grandad’s Yorkshire farm. More than a decade later Dora is still there, now farming the fifty acres and caring for the one hundred rare sheep by herself. She never hears the call of the city, but instead relishes the peace and simplicity of life on the Moors. When Dora’s glamorous but quarrelsome sister Cass, her teenage nephew Thor and his handsome tutor Nat, turn up for an unexpected and unre
I'm being interviewed by the lovely Kim Nash! I'll be chatting to Kim Nash, aka Kim the Bookworm, on Tuesday 16th March at 8pm - why don't you join us? We'll be nattering about all things books and writing.
I'm so excited to announce that , my gorgeously heartwarming new novel, Waste Not, Want Not, is out on 6th May and available to pre-order now http://lrd.to/WasteNotWantNotInApplewell *Warning, contains characters you will fall in love with! George can't throw anything away. But he's in danger of throwing away this opportunity to be loved... George Nightingale is a hoarder with a house full of junk. For years he's kept it a secret, rarely leaving his house and keeping social i
Blurb The perfect house, the perfect husband and the perfect life... or is she just faking it?
Life has been a bit of a rollercoaster for Ella. Growing up as the 'less successful' identical twin to her 'perfectly successful' sister, Emma, has left her feeling isolated, inadequate and let's face it... a little bitter.
When Emma unexpectedly reaches out to Ella in a time of need, Ella suddenly finds herself with the opportunity to fill in for her sister and experience how the