Write Naked by Jennifer Probyn- A helpful and inspiring guide to writing by a New York Times best-selling author. Not all books on writing hit the mark with me – but this one did
A Bouquet of Love by Various authors .published Serenity Press. An anthology-based around Serendipity bridal boutique. Ten authors give us their own inimitable take on romance. They made me laugh, they made me cry.
The Forever House by Veronica Henry-
A delight of a book that ticked all my ‘must -haves’.,Simply enchanting I liked the characters so much and wanted to live in The Forever House myself, with its romantic name of Hunters Moon.
Escapism, romance, nostalgia, and even estate agents’ selling secrets. A peek into another lifestyle which is far more glamorous than my own I didn’t want to close the pages. A captivating read! *****
Champagne for Breakfast By Maggie Christensen.
A mid-life romance
The Little Teashop of Lost and Found by Trisha Ashley.
Another delight An abandoned baby girl is left near Haworth in Yorkshire – home of the Bronte sisters. Alice is adopted and then left with a chilly stepmother when her lovely dad dies.
The book centres on Alice finding herself through baking and buying a tea shop near Haworth in an attempt to find her past. The tea shop is a dump and she has spent almost all her money., but of course a feisty heroine always has a plan and a potential man, if she wants one. *****
A Desirable Marriage By Hilary Boyd.
What turns a long-term marriage on its head? The declaration that the husband has fallen in love, with another man! Who could resist reading that?