An extract from ‘Deck the Halles’, my festive and fun romcom coming soon

An extract from ‘Deck the Halles’, which is coming very soon, promise! It’s the sequel to Fa-La-Llama-La.  Noelle’s pre-Christmas preparations aren’t going as planned. She’s been called in at the last moment to find a venue for a national llama show, and has already had to deal with two family crises. And now here’s a… Continue reading An extract from ‘Deck the Halles’, my festive and fun romcom coming soon

An extract from ‘Deck the Halles’, my imminent Christmas novel

My sequel to ‘Fa-La-Llama-La: Christmas at the Little French Llama Farm’ will soon be ready. ‘Deck the Halles: Next Christmas at the Little French Llama’ sees our heroine Noelle called on at the last minute to help organise a national llama show in the local agricultural halles, so her partner, famous Australian author Nick, decides… Continue reading An extract from ‘Deck the Halles’, my imminent Christmas novel

Wedding Bells at the Dog and Duck by Jill Steeples: a seasonal treat

This book makes for perfect reading at this meteorologically challenged time of year as it takes us from the cold, snowbound days of Christmas into joyous, warm springtime and then summer. Ellie Browne, landlady of the Dog and Duck, and her partner Max, owner of the country mansion Braithewaite Manor, are our central characters. There’s… Continue reading Wedding Bells at the Dog and Duck by Jill Steeples: a seasonal treat

Christmas at the Dog & Duck by Jill Steeples: festive romantic comedy at its best

I was pretty certain I was going to like this book even before I started reading it. First up, it’s a Christmassy romcom that manages not to have ‘little’ in the title! The author could have jumped on the bandwagon with ‘Christmas at the Little Village Pub’ or similar, but thank goodness she doesn’t! ‘Little’… Continue reading Christmas at the Dog & Duck by Jill Steeples: festive romantic comedy at its best

Children’s Christmas Story – Caitlin and the Christmas Angel

Enjoy the story and please feel free to substitute ‘Caitlin’ with the name of the little angel in your household!   Caitlin and the Christmas angel The Christmas tree looked lovely — except for the silly gold star that mum insisted on putting at the top every year. Caitlin sighed. A proper Christmas tree should… Continue reading Children’s Christmas Story – Caitlin and the Christmas Angel