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A romantic short story, a hot French hero, and some delicious French #recipes

Today is the release of my romance short story/novella Come Date Me in Paris. Hooray! Come Date Me in Paris¬†is now available on Amazon for just 99p/99c. It includes some delicious French recipes, a delicious French hero (c’est vrai!) and a poodle who steals the show. It’s a feel good story for the summer, perfect…… Continue reading A romantic short story, a hot French hero, and some delicious French #recipes

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An exciting new summer anthology…coming soon! #WRWbuzz

A few weeks ago I wrote¬†about how I’d joined a new, international group of authors called World Romance Writers. I’m very excited to say that our first anthology, entitled Letterbox Love Stories, will soon be released, just in time for the summer holidays. Our stories are the perfect holiday read, with each one set in…… Continue reading An exciting new summer anthology…coming soon! #WRWbuzz

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Sex and shopping in 19th century Paris: Zola’s gripping classic novel, The Ladies’ Paradise

A few weeks ago I mentioned how much I enjoyed the BBC series The Paradise, and how I was looking forward to reading the novel on which it is based, Emile Zola’s Au Bonheur des Dames (The Ladies’ Paradise). I’ve just put the book down with a satisfied sigh, and what a gripping read it…… Continue reading Sex and shopping in 19th century Paris: Zola’s gripping classic novel, The Ladies’ Paradise