Village life is supposed to be quiet…
Josie Beaumont is a free spirit. She changes jobs about as often as she changes her relationship status. Frequently! The only constants in her life are the comfy old shoes that she refuses to part with.
When unemployment looms again, she’s intrigued by a job opportunity at a dog kennels in rural Devon. As someone who thrives on change, a move to the sticks doesn’t faze her at all. She’s expecting life in the country to be quiet and uneventful.
What she’s not expecting is Sam.
The charming, sensitive neighbour makes life much more interesting. In fact, when she gets involved in the local community, things really aren’t as dull as she anticipated. But just when she finally feels settled, she’s offered the job of her dreams back in London. It’s time to move on.
Or is it?
Being part of a small community has stirred something in Josie and she begins to question what she really wants. Can she turn her back on her new life and say goodbye to Sam? Or is she ready to hang up her running shoes and stay put? Maybe she’s finally found something worth sticking around for…
The summer that changed everything…
Lizzie Beaumont has it all: a great career, a wealthy fiancé, and the wedding of her dreams just months away. But when her fiancé puts work before her again, she sets off for a week in the picturesque town of Hope Cove. She’s hoping for time away from the chaos to find herself.
Instead, she finds Max.
When the gorgeous guy next door asks her for decorating help, Lizzie finds herself all too eager to please. The week she expected to drag suddenly flies by, and before she knows it, she has to return to her other life. The life with the impending marriage and the fiancé she loves.
Or does she?
One week with Max has left her questioning her life choices. Is her fiancé the man of her dreams, or just the man who asked? Now Lizzie must decide what her life will be. Will she go for the safe and predictable route, or take a chance on a man she hardly knows? No matter what she does, someone’s heart is going to break. She just doesn’t want it to be hers.
Finalist in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2017
Love and loss in the Australian Outback…
Twenty-one-year-old Libby Taylor needs a change of scene. Struggling to deal with the death of her mother, she becomes fixated on an old photo album. In particular, pictures of the man she believes to be her father. Unable to ignore the niggling questions any longer, she sets off to Australia in search of answers.
Soon, she’s travelling the same route her mum travelled more than twenty years earlier. As she relaxes into the lively backpacker scene, thoughts of finding her father begin to fade. Maybe all she needed was a break from reality. She never expected to have such an amazing time.
She also didn’t expect to find love.
But when her path crosses repeatedly with the lovely Andrew, sparks begin to fly. With his encouragement, she decides to continue the search for her father.
Finally, in a dusty outback town, she discovers the familiar faces from the photographs. As the past begins to unfold, Libby learns the heartbreaking truth about her father, and the secret her mum kept for more than twenty years.
A heart-warming story of love, loss and friendship.
One senseless tragedy; one family torn apart…
Perfect couple Lucy and Adam have it all: a home in the picturesque village of Havendon, budding careers and a sparkling future. Life is exactly as it should be.
But when tragedy strikes and Adam becomes the guardian to his two young nieces, their idyllic life is turned upside down.
Adam and Lucy’s relationship is about to be pushed to the limit. And this devastated family must find a way to pull together in the most testing of times…
Red Ribbon Winner, Wishing Shelf Awards 2016
Don’t believe everything you see in the media…
Twenty-six-year-old Lucy Mitchell isn’t the sort of person who’d take part in a reality TV show. But when she loses her job and is offered a free trip to Spain, it sounds too good to pass up.
Yes, she’s being filmed for a TV show, but it’s on a beautiful Spanish island. What’s the worst that can happen?
Surprisingly, her little holiday couldn’t be any more perfect; she makes fantastic new friends and even indulges in a behind-the-scenes romance with a hunky cameraman.
Then everything begins to unravel and she finds her week in the sun may in fact come at a very high pric
People-pleaser Marie has a lot to contend with:
• Her fiancé Brian is a workaholic who mysteriously snubs his family
• Her best friend Grace is being demanding and unreasonable
• Her wedding plans are non-existent
• She’s accidentally acquired a personal trainer
Despite all this, Marie manages to stay upbeat. Thankfully she has her Fat Club friends to keep her entertained with things like wedding crashing and piggyback races.
All she needs to do is fix her friendship with Grace, solve everyone’s problems and have a perfect wedding! Once she figures out what the perfect wedding is…
All she wants for Christmas is for everyone to stop talking weddings!
Things are never simple in Marie’s life, and planning her wedding is no exception. Everyone has an opinion! And since she’s reluctantly agreed to host Christmas for her quirky friends and family, Marie doesn’t have time to think about the wedding.
Juggling her friends’ bizarre demands for Christmas Day starts to feel like a full-time job, and pulling off the perfect Christmas dinner seems like mission impossible. On top of all that she has to worry about the special ingredients in her mum’s cheesecake!
Join Marie and her misfit friends for a hilarious and heart-warming Christmas
Finalist in The Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards 2015!
Finding new friends shouldn’t be so difficult…
When newly single Marie decides to shake up her social life she knows exactly what she wants: stylish, sophisticated friends and no romantic complications.
But a chance encounter brings some unlikely characters into her life, throwing her plans way off course. She just can’t seem to get rid of this bunch of misfits!
And then there’s Brian, whose good looks and charm might just distract Marie from her ideas about staying single…
This wonderfully quirky British rom com is sure to leave you smiling.