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Book of the week - Behind her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough My colleague Jackie Kabler recommended this book as she wanted to know what i thought of the ending. So immediately it piqued my interest. This is a Sunday Times bestseller - kudos or what. "When a vulnerable woman is drawn into the lives of an enigmatic couple, she finds it hard to differentiate between reality and what truly lies beneath a seemingly perfect exterior." The characters are very well delineated and the psychology of one of them is fascinating, given my recent blogs about emotional manipulators (see here). Get it on Amazon here.
Book of the Week - Meet me at Number Five by Lisa Hill A hint of Jilly Cooper with a pinch of Dick Francis thrown in... or so says one of the many reviews on Amazon for this debut novel from fellow Choc Lit author Lisa Hill. Lisa won the annual search for a star novelist comp and now her new book is out to great reviews. What if finding happiness was a race against time?Grace Cavendish knows a thing or two about horses – but what she doesn’t know is that her husband, top horse racing trainer Charlie Carrisbrook, is having a literal ‘roll in the hay’ right under her nose. When…
Free Short Story - the Jolly Lodger. Inspired by a tale I heard... This is a short story I began when on a writing holiday. One of the ladies there told me about something that had happened to her friend, which, whilst not identical, inspired this tale. Enjoy - and see if you can guess the ending! Debs x The Jolly Lodger - copyright Debbie Flint 23rd June 2017 ‘How’s Roger the jolly lodger?’ Andrea asked me, her eyes sparkling as brightly as her latest diamond rings. She loved a bit of bling. ‘Any new developments after his last visit?’ ‘No, none,’ I replied. ‘Just the long chat I told you about. And…
Book of the Week - Chris James's 12 Day Mind Body Plan. & Jack Reacher Short Ok so here we are, Summer just starting, and thinking of either a) getting body bikini ready, or b)recovering post holiday! So along comes this fabulous plan from Yoga and Health guru Chris James. This book ties in with his 12 day Ultimate Lifestyle plan which he sold on QVC - and is still available if you're quick. That's a box of helpful supplements you can take together with a structured schedule of what to do alongside them food wise. This book goes a whole lot further. The 12 Day Cleanse product range started its life in a shoe box,…
book of the week - C L Taylor' crime novels - first, The Accident Writing previously as Cally Taylor, with several feel good romances amongst others, this talented author has made a huge name for herself in crime fiction and become a Sunday Times Best Seller. The Accident is the first one made into audiobook and my pick of the week for my long journeys to and from my job in London and my writing retreat/guest house, Retreats for You in Devon. I love a good crime series and this is the first of FOUR! With the new one due out later in the year. ‘A rollercoaster of a suspense novel with multiple twists’…