What books will Ella Hayes take to her desert island?

Ella Hayes put her career change down to a “mid-life moment”. After decades of hauling cameras about filming everything from moths mating to athletes competing in the 1993 Barcelona Paralympics, in 2017 she started a master’s degree in Writing Practice and Study at Dundee University. It was a wise decision as, in that same year…

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Welcome this month’s castaway, romance author Andrea Bolter…

…to my desert island. In a homage to the British radio programme, Desert Island Discs, which has been running for 70 years with guests as different as politicians, scientists, astronauts, actors, writers and musicians, and First Lady, Michelle Obama, – named by broadcasting experts as the “greatest radio programme of all time” – she’ll be…

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So, you’re stranded on a desert island, Susan Meier…

Forget Desert Island Discs – we’re all about the books! In the second of my occasional series of Desert Island Books blogs, I have enormous pleasure in introducing US author, Susan Meier. Susan, born in Pennsylvania, comes from a large family and puts that down to her understanding about sharing, and how love encompasses more…

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Waiting for the reviews. The nail biting nervousness of a blog tour…

…the romance {oh, the romance!)… I absolutely have to share this review of Christmas Reunion in Paris from “Being Anne” This is my first ever blog tour and I’m happy to sat that I’ve had some wonderful reviews – they are all in my twitter feed – but  I was  nervous about this one. Anne…

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Guest Blogging at Liberta Books

Guest Blogging… I’m guest blogging over at Liberta Books, today about the ups and down of writing Christmas Reunion in Paris, and I’d love it if you could come and join me. Blog Tour Itinerary And the blogtour starts on Tuesday, October 13. I’m so excited!  

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A weekend in Paris? It would be rude not to…

Read all about it! I’m blogging over at the Mills and Boon website this week about my weekend in Paris. Here’s a link = A weekend in Paris!

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Christmas Reunion in Paris – a second chance love story

And you can download it today in Australia! It would be so much easier if English language editions of a book came out on the same day everywhere. But no. If you are in the UK or North America, you could have read this two weeks ago, but it’s finally available in the southern hemisphere…

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What Music was I Listening to When I Wrote Christmas Reunion in Paris? Here’s my playlist

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Two new Manga titles for July!

Manga Magic I am so excited! I absolutely love the Japanese manga editions of my books – they have a special place on my bookshelf – but it’s always a joy to see them translated into English by Harlequin Comics. The first is The Bachelor’s Baby. This is the story of Amaryllis (Amy) Jones and…

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What I’ve been doing in lockdown…

The novella… First, I have been writing. My novella “Past Echoes” was finally finished mid-May and will be published in this anthology by Liberta Books at the end of June, along with stories by Sarah Mallory, Lesley Cookman, Sophie Weston, Joanna Maitland and Louise Allen. Who’s there? Lovers, vampires… A body? Little Piddling is a…

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