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Has it really been a year?

A year has passed since I gave notice to leave my safe, full-time, permanent position as a customer service executive, to concentrate on bringing up my young daughter and focus on building my writing career. This morning, I’ve been looking back on what’s passed in this last year as I head towards the end of… Continue reading Has it really been a year?

Book reviews · Reading

Book Review: What’s a Girl to Do? By Aimee Duffy

The first novella in a thrilling, pulse-racing new erotic romance series, Indecent Proposals. Three best friends, Shey, Eloisa and Georgia take on the most powerful and eligible men of the New York dating scene.Perfect for fans of bestselling erotic romance authors Sylvia Day and E.L. James!‘I’m not coming over.’ Shey replied confidently.‘Then maybe you could return the favor now.’Wait, he didn’t mean…‘Slide your hand beneath your panties and tell me how ready you are for me.’Oh my god, he did.Single Manhattanite Shey Lopez doesn’t do one night stands, or have relationships she can’t control. Especially if giving in to playboy Calvin Jones means losing her heart in the process.However, Mr Won’t-Take-No-For-An-Answer always gets what he wants and there’s only so many times a girl can resist such a enticing proposal…Praise for Sinfully Summer, Aimee’s scandalously sexy HarperImpulse debut…‘Sexy, fun and as hot as the summer sun.’ The Book Geek Wears Pajamas‘A great summer read!’ Lost to Books‘Sensual, sexy, heart stopping.’ Contemporary Romance Reviews

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The Summer Sun Award – With a Twist

I have the hilarious Shehanne Moore to thank for this additional nomination of The Summer Sun Award – so as I’ve already gracefully accepted I decided to post on behalf of the heroine of my work in progress – Emmeline Sweetman of The Gateway (temporary title). Thank you Shehanne for so kindly nominating me for… Continue reading The Summer Sun Award – With a Twist

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Book review: The Family Trap by Joanne Phillips

The Family Trap by Joanne Phillips My rating: 5 of 5 stars Having enjoyed Joanne’s debut novel, ‘Can’t Live Without’, I was keen to read this sequel and have to say I wasn’t disappointed. The story is cleverly written in the first person with a good mix of emotional conflict and lots of humour thrown… Continue reading Book review: The Family Trap by Joanne Phillips


Time for a quickie

I apologise in advance for the innuendos in this post. It’s my fourth wedding anniversary to my husband today and I blame him for the tone. Earlier today, he informed me that next year, I’d get wood. Of course I’d like to know why I have to wait twelve months for it.  Why am I… Continue reading Time for a quickie