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  1. Free Comedy Romantic Suspense eBook & a Fab Deal

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    Hello again. Long time no blog!

    Despite 'all', I hope your summer is ticking along nicely...

    We’re having the usual July weather here in Scotland -- plenty of rain. The jokes run something like this...

    I love summer in Scotland. This year it was on a Monday. 

    But, mustn’t grumble, until the end of June, we had lots of lovely sunshine. And it’s the school holidays -- although this year most children have been home since April. Much as they are all little darlings, it can’t have been easy for many mums and dads.

    Not a mum myself, I have four step-grandchildren between the ages of one and six.  Judging from telephone reports and Facebook comments, homeschooling has been fun and frustrating in equal (or unequal!) measure.

    Observing from the safe sidelines, hubby and I are not sure who has been educating who. The other day, out of nowhere, our four-year-old granddaughter announced, in a Shakespearean tone, ‘Tonight, I will feast.’ It tickled me. 

    Anyway, I digress, let’s get on with this month’s goodies. 

    Over the Sea to Die, third in my Izzie Firecracker series, is free this weekend. It’s a romantic comedy sprinkled with plenty of tongue-in-cheek suspense. Oh, and with a touch of the paranormal. It begins in London then moves to the fictional Scottish Isle of Scree and is face-paced and fun. 

    I lived on The Isle of Skye for ten years so there are definitely a few parallels.

    Or you might prefer Second Chances and Zany Romances -- the  Izzie Firecracker four-book series in one bargain volume. It usually retails for £4.99 or your country’s equivalent. But for a few days, I’ve reduced it to 99p via a countdown deal.

    The rain just stopped, and the sun has popped its lovely head out of the clouds.  Time to grab a cuppa and my Kindle and retire to the sun lounger for a wee while. Bliss. 

    I won't leave it so long between blog posts next time.

    Stay happy and healthy.

    Jan xx

  2. A Friday Freebie and a Bargain New Release for You!

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     It's Friday. Hurrah!

    Good news. I have a freebie and an introductory-price new release for you.

    Until Tuesday (March 10, 2020, 11:59 PM PDT) Over the Sea to Die is free on Amazon. It’s the third novel in the fun, zany Izzie Firecracker series and is mainly set on the fictional Isle of Scree.  I spent ten years on Scotland’s Isle of Skye so much was inspired by real events, albeit tongue-in-cheek and satirical...

    Beautiful Coco, who oft wails on a cold and windswept beach, Bible in hand, is based on a woman who moved to Skye expecting paradise. However, it was too remote for her city soul, and she had a nervous breakdown. All ended well. Does it end well in the book? Please read it for free and see!

    Skye is rarely ‘remote’ these days, and if you’re planning a visit, go out of season lest you wish to be stuck behind a long line of camper vans.  May and June are usually the best and sunniest weather of the year. I often wore t-shirts and cardigans in May, raincoats and sweaters in August! 

    What else?  Oh, yes, my latest release is Awful Wedded Husbands, a  romcom with hints of mystery and magic -- set in the 1970s -- my teenage years.  I look back fondly to when I ate masses but was as skinny as a string bean. If only. 

    The intro price for Awful Wedded Husbands is just 99p. 

     NB. The first half of Awful Wedded Husbands was initially published as Nice Girls Don’t Sleep Naked.  

     

    Keep happy.

    Janet xx

  3. FREE today and tomorrow -- The Cat That Saved Christmas -- Meeow!

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    Hello! 

    I hope you are well, happy and not too frazzled in this crazy month.

    Today I have a FREE eBook for you, The Cat That Saved Christmas. It's a short and sweet festive tale, part rom-com (about escaping from the wrong man) and part Christmas miracle...

    Here’s the blurb…

    In London, just before Christmas, Clara is smug about her perfect life and relationship.

    But the illusion melts faster than a snowman in the rain. Devastated, Clara flees to the Isle of Skye to lick her wounds.

    There, far from festive cheer, she experiences festive drear.

    As she falls deeper into the doldrums of despair, can a furry friend help? Because she has given up men. And not just for Christmas. 

    Where does the cat come into it?

    Wait and see, I don’t want to spoil the tale (tail).

    You can read it via your Kindle Unlimited membership OR it’s FREE on Amazon today and tomorrow (18th & 19th) Pacific Standard Time. Get it here. 

    Talking about Kindle Unlimited, I just enrolled most of my books and joined a fab Christmas promotion called Under The Mistletoe: A Bundle of Holiday Shenanigans.  It’s a fun selection of holiday-themed books and I’ve already downloaded a few onto my trusty Kindle. Can’t wait. 

    It’s such a  wonderful selection, and you can check it out here. The Christmas novella I penned last year, The Christmas Castle Ghost is in the happy bundle. 

    I won’t take up more of your time; I’m sure you have a zillion things to do…

    But snatch some time to yourself, check out the books, choose your faves and enjoy over a festive hot chocolate. Perhaps with swirly cream on top. 

    I'll be back in touch soon, maybe with another fun and festive offer!

    * NB. The free eBook (The Cat That Saved Christmas)  is a limited-time offer for 18th and 19th December 2019 PST.

    Best wishes and loads of happy vibes,

    Janet xx