Anyone who loves a saucy romp with good old-fashioned boo-able villains and lots of light-hearted banter, will enjoy joining Tarkers, Chris and Orry (who stole the show!) for a ride or two in the country!
It’s publication day for Alexa Milne Christmas story, A String of Lights. She dropped by the blog to tell us more.
Tell us about A String of Lights and the inspiration behind it.
The inspiration for this story came from a strange source. We had our bathroom turned into a wetroom a little while ago and one of the blokes who worked on it also worked for another man who went around the country putting up Christmas lights in towns and cities. I’d never thought of it being a specific job before and it gave me the title – A String of Lights. So Devlyn, my first MC, was born working for Sid. But I needed another MC.
Strangely, I often get inspiration from the programme, Countryfile. The idea for my novel My Highland Cowboy also came from a report on Countryfile. This time they had a story about someone restoring a rundown estate. So Henry was born as a secret lottery winner who bought such an estate on Exmoor, set about its restoration, and wanted Christmas lights in his village. Hence, Dev and Henry meet. As in all Christmas stories, something happens to keep them together. Spoiler – it isn’t snow!
Can love burn bright in the darkest days of war?
Here it is! We’re so excited to share with you the gorgeous cover of our first WW2 Ellie Curzon novel, Under a Spitfire Sky.
Pre-order now – published in February 2021!
The great mixture of characters and creatures really make this story. There are werewolves, banshee’s, sequin wearing frogs and a reanimated talking stuffed alligator. This is a very short story but so worth the read!
Five out of five.
I thought I’d give Jack and Robert’s story another read when I recently read two of the contemporary entries in Curzon & Harkstead’s Captivating Captains series. I love them just as much now as I did two years ago.
Padme’s Library featured The Captain and the Cavalry Trooper for Veteran’s Day.
Find out where the inspiration for How to Make the Perfect Man came from over at Love Bytes reviews!