Meet the Author

Caedis Knight

I am delighted to be joined today by Caedis Knight, the author duo behind the brilliant Blood Web Chronicles. Thank you so much for taking the time to talk to me ladies, and a very happy birthday to you, Jacqueline.

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First off, how did the idea of forming a writing duo come about? Whose idea was it and how did you know that you would be a good fit working together?

N J Simmonds: We’ve known one another since 2017 when we met at YALC. Jacky and I became good friends and spoke on the phone often. Then one day she told me about her idea to write a paranormal romance together and when she explained roughly what it would be about I couldn’t say YES fast enough!

Jacqueline Silvester: I’ve wanted to write about vampires, witches, werewolves and shifters for a long time – and I love discovering stuff about tech and the dark web – but the book ideas I had for such a long series were too intimidating to tackle alone. It wasn’t until I got to know Natali and her writing better that I thought about us possibly working together.

Can you tell us about your writing process? It must be tricky living so far apart and not being able to travel very much to meet up at the moment.

JS: I live in Berlin and Natali lives in Delft, Netherlands, so sadly we can’t meet up every day and write. That would be so much fun!

NJS: Although we’d probably get no work done, we’d laugh too much.

JS: True. I did manage to make it to her house in September for ten days of edits and that was brilliant. We worked from 8am until midnight non stop and although exhausting we got a lot done!

NJS: In general we speak every day on the phone and chat on FB messenger. We already planned and plotted the full six book and accompanying novella series last year, so our meetings are about the plot of each book and structure issues. We also add things to our World Lore shared doc like photos and character details so we’re literally on the same page. Then we write a paragraph per chapter and add it to a Word doc, then pass it back and forth writing a chapter at a time. We keep editing one another’s words until it all sounds like Caedis and not us, and when the first draft is done we then copy it on to a Google shared doc for structural edits which we go through together, and the rest we do over email. We have got into a great rhythm. No issues yet.

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So far, we have visited Los Angeles and Moscow, and I know there are some beautiful locations still to come. How did you go about choosing the locations, and were there any you wished you could have included that just wouldn’t have worked?

NJS: Jacky has lived in 6 countries and I have lived in 4, she speaks 5 languages and I speak 2, and between us we have visited every continent and about 50 countries…so we have plenty of location ideas to work with. We decided to set all the novels only in the cities we have lived, all in Europe (bar LA) and all cool but gritty places. So we know exactly what we have coming up.

JS: Although we MAY write the odd novella or spin-off series based somewhere hot and exotic. Somewhere we HAVE to go to and research some day…

NJS: Count me in!

Having had the pleasure of seeing just a few of the photographs that inspired some of the characters that we have met so far, I can imagine that you enjoy this particular part of the writing process. Have you had any disagreements about who to base any characters on, or which characters are going to be the good guys and bad guys?

JS: Well we have slightly different tastes in guys, so sometimes I’ll say ‘yeah, I wouldn’t fancy him though’ and Natali will say ‘It doesn’t matter, the readers will!’ Although luckily we do agree on which girls we want to include pretty easily.

NJS: Jacky likes to send me ‘research’ Tik Toks and photos and I rarely disagree. I insisted on making Jackson English…like a hot, buff, black James Bond, luckily Jacky liked that too. To be honest I wasn’t visually excited about Lukka until we started writing him, then we both fell in love with the wild boy.

JS: He was based on Russian rapper Eldzhey. I’ve always liked him and I was adamant he was making an appearance.

NJS: To be honest most characters derive from the city the book is based in, that influences their looks, ethnicity and personalities somewhat, but we have a World Lore shared document where all the photos of each character go in plus Pinterest boards for each book. We do spend a lot of time looking up hot gorgeous people and sharing photos back and forth haha.

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Let’s talk about Jackson – just how long are you going to make us wait to find out more about this particular para?

NJS: Oh, Jackson is a slow burn. You’ll get more and more of him as the series progresses. By the end you’ll know ALL about him…and so will Saskia.

JS: Yep, we have big plans for Jackson.

Do you have a release date for the next instalment yet? Can you share anything about it, or is it all top secret?

JS: We’ve just revealed the cover and title of the second book in the series. WITCHES OF BARCELONA is out 31st March 2021. We chose the week after Women’s day on purpose as it’s a hugely feminist/matriarchal book. Saskia is bisexual, so this time you get to meet some very hot girls too – plus you get an insight into the Mage Association as well as meet her mother, who we saw briefly in SIRENS OF LOS ANGELES.

NJS: I’m very excited about this book as I was raised in Barcelona and my family is Catalan. Expect lots of dark, gritty, witchy fun.

JS: And more crazy shifters!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Caedis Knight (Jacqueline Silvester and N J Simmonds)

Caedis Knight is the pen name of two established fantasy authors, Jacqueline Silvester and N J Simmonds.

Silvester began her career in screenwriting and lived all over the world before going on to pen her highly successful YA series, Wunderkids.

Spanish Londoner Simmonds’ background was originally in marketing before writing her fantasy series The Indigo Chronicles, along with various Manga stories and writing collaborations.

Together, they created Blood Web Chronicles – their first paranormal romance series set in Europe. Great friends and avid travellers, you can find them whizzing between one another’s homes in Germany and the Netherlands, or having Zoom calls to excitedly plot Saskia’s next humorous sexy adventure.

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For more information on the Blood Web Chronicles, check out my reviews of VAMPIRES OF MOSCOW and SIRENS OF LOS ANGELES – both books are on sale now, and the next book in the series, WITCHES OF BARCELONA is available for pre-order now. I will be reviewing this book just as soon as I can get my hands on it in 2021, so keep your eyes peeled!

Book Review

Scavenger Art – Lexi Rees

I am delighted to be a part of the blog blitz for Lexi Rees’ latest creative offering, Scavenger Art. Many thanks to Lexi for providing me with a copy of the book, and to Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources for inviting me to take part in the blitz.

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Scavenger hunts are fun.

Drawing is fun.

Put them together for ★ SCAVENGER ART ★

This unique art-based activity book includes 52 scavenger hunts designed to

✓ encourage curious minds
✓ spark creativity
✓ practise mindfulness
✓ develop drawing skills

Perfect for ages 6 to 12.

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REVIEW:

Scavenger Art is a fab book containing 52 scavenger hunts to keep creative kids happy throughout the year. As always with Lexi’s workbooks, it is beautifully presented in a way that will appeal to kids of all ages, complete with colourful illustrations by Molly O’Donoghue for added inspiration.

Featuring scavenger hunts such as “Mugs and Jugs,” “Badges and Buttons,” “Seeds and Pips,” and “Creepy Crawlies,” this really is a book for all seasons, with projects for both inside and outside of the house. With so many ideas of things to hunt down and draw (and space to draw them), Scavenger Art will provide hours of entertainment for children, no matter what their interests are.

I just know that my friend’s sons would absolutely love this book, so that’s another Christmas present ticked off my list.

I am a big fan of all of Lexi Rees’ activity books, and Scavenger Art is no exception. It is another one that I will be adding to my list of recommendations for all my friends and their children.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Eteranal Seas - Lorraine-16Lexi Rees was born in Scotland but now lives down south. She writes action-packed adventures brim full of witch-doctors, fortune-tellers, warriors and smugglers, combining elemental magic with hints of dystopia. She also writes fun activity books for children.

Her fantasy adventure, Eternal Seas, was awarded a “loved by” badge from LoveReading4Kids. The sequel, Wild Sky, is available now.

She’s passionate about developing a love of reading and writing in children and, as well as her Creative Writing Skills workbook, she has an active programme of school visits and other events, is a Book PenPal for three primary schools, and runs a free online #kidsclub and newsletter which includes book recommendations and creative writing activities.

In her spare time, she’s a keen crafter and spends a considerable amount of time trying not to fall off horses or boats.

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Book Review

Red House – Joss Stirling

I am returning to Oxford today as I review Red House, the third book in the fab Jess Bridges series by Joss Stirling. As always, many thanks to Joss and One More Chapter for providing me with a copy of the book, which I received via NetGalley.

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The compelling new mystery featuring Bridges and George has them taking on a haunting new case that will leave them doubting their judgement, and even their own eyes and ears …

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REVIEW:

My three day Joss Stirling review bonanza ends today with Red House, the third book in the Jess Bridges series. Now, the blurb for this one doesn’t give much away, so I went into it knowing that I loved the character, but without much clue as to what they were getting themselves into this time. I was particularly interested to see how Jess and Leo’s paths would cross, and luckily I didn’t have to wait to find out.

Red House finds Jess house-sitting in, you’ve guessed it, a mysterious red house. I must confess that Joss Stirling’s descriptions of this house made it sound far too creepy to be somewhere that I would willingly stay, but I am a huge Alice in Wonderland fan, so I would love to explore the garden attached to the house.

I think of the three Jess Bridges mysteries so far, Red House is my favourite, partly because of the completely baffling crimes that are uncovered, but mainly because this time around we find out more about the backgrounds of Jess, Michael and Leo, discovering more about each of their pasts. It felt like we were getting to them all more personally now that the previous books and thoroughly introduced them on a professional level, and I loved this.

I am so in love with this series, and I really hope we won’t have to wait too long for book four!

Book Review

White Horse – Joss Stirling

Let’s give a very warm welcome back to Joss Stirling, as today I am reviewing White Horse, the second book in her Jess Bridges series. Many thanks to Joss, and to One More Chapter, for my copy of the book, which I received via NetGalley. If you didn’t see yesterday’s review of book one in the series, Black River, you can read it HERE.

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A thrilling new whodunnit series, fast-paced and funny, featuring a detective as sharp as his suits and a heroine who’s trouble.  

3000 years ago Iron Age people carved a White Horse on the Downs near Uffington Castle and now someone has dumped a body there. Laid out like a ceremonial killing, Detective Inspector Leo George isn’t convinced that the murder is what it appears.

He suspects the young female victim may have been a member of the Children of the White Horse, a secretive valley commune, but none of the cult members are talking. That is until he discovers his friend, Jess Bridges, is undercover in the commune, attempting to persuade a wayward young woman to leave the cult.

Leo is confronted by the fact that Jess is heading right into the heart of a mystery that has less to do with ancient gods than it does modern vices, and there is nothing old about spilling blood…

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REVIEW:

White Horse picks up just shortly after the events of Black River, and see Jess heading to a village next to the Uffington White Horse and Wayland’s Smithy, two places I have always wanted to visit – by the end of this series, I can see that I will have quite the road trip planned.

Although I had expected Leo George to appear in this book, I was pleased to see Michael making a return as well. I love his and Jess’s dynamic, and seeing their interactions in this book really made me smile. Watching Jess and Leo’s friendship develop over the course of the book was really lovely too, and I can’t wait for what I suspect is to come.

White Horse is focused around commune living at the foot of the eponymous white horse, and I found the dynamics within this group fascinating. It was obvious that there was more to them than met the eye, but I will confess that it took me a long time to work out what that was. As a former Religious Studies student, I can quite understand Michael’s desire to study them and other communes and cults of a similar nature.

When a series starts with a book as good as Black River, there is always the concern that the rest of the series won’t live up to expectations, but that certainly isn’t the case with White Horse. Come back tomorrow when I will be talking about Red House, the third book in the series.

Book Review

Black River – Joss Stirling

Earlier this year, I took part in the One More Chapter readalong, for Black River, the first book in the exciting new Jess Bridges Mystery series by Joss Stirling. Today I am sharing my review of this great book with you all. Many thanks to Joss, and to One More Chapter, for my copy of the book, which I received via NetGalley.

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Black River is a book that makes me very happy indeed! I love a good crime series, and as I read this book, I knew that I had found a brand new one to immerse myself in. In fact, as soon as I had finished reading this book, I leapt straight into the next two (so glad they were released so close together as I am not a patient person when it comes to waiting for books!)

Jess Bridges is quite simply a brilliant character. She is chaotic and headstrong, and throws herself into her work wholeheartedly – although sometimes without fully thinking about the consequences. I love her dry, often self-deprecating humour, and her unconventional relationships with her exes and/or their families.

Jess has various men in her life for one reason or another, and whilst I liked each of these characters, it was Leo George who stole my heart. He is exactly the kind of policeman that you would want investigating if you were the victim of a crime. His garden sounds idyllic, and I loved that Joss Stirling included this to give us a glimpse of the man behind the uniform, so to speak.

Black River is a book that makes me long to visit Oxford again to explore its streets and investigate some of the locations described in the book, although the chances of you catching me wild swimming are very slim!

I absolutely loved this book, and the two that follow it – I will be reviewing both of these in the coming days, so watch this space!

Book Review

Scars Like Wings – Erin Stewart

Today’s review is for the heart-breaking YA novel, Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart. Many thanks to Erin and to Simon & Schuster for providing me with a copy of the book which I received via NetGalley.

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Relatable, heartbreaking, and real, this is a story of resilience–the perfect novel for readers of powerful contemporary fiction like Girl in Pieces and Every Last Word.

Before, I was a million things. Now I’m only one. The Burned Girl.

Ava Lee has lost everything there is to lose: Her parents. Her best friend. Her home. Even her face. She doesn’t need a mirror to know what she looks like–she can see her reflection in the eyes of everyone around her.

A year after the fire that destroyed her world, her aunt and uncle have decided she should go back to high school. Be “normal” again. Whatever that is. Ava knows better. There is no normal for someone like her. And forget making friends–no one wants to be seen with the Burned Girl, now or ever.

But when Ava meets a fellow survivor named Piper, she begins to feel like maybe she doesn’t have to face the nightmare alone. Sarcastic and blunt, Piper isn’t afraid to push Ava out of her comfort zone. Piper introduces Ava to Asad, a boy who loves theater just as much as she does, and slowly, Ava tries to create a life again. Yet Piper is fighting her own battle, and soon Ava must decide if she’s going to fade back into her scars . . . or let the people by her side help her fly.

“A heartfelt and unflinching look at the reality of being a burn survivor and at the scars we all carry. This book is for everyone, burned or not, who has ever searched for a light in the darkness.” –Stephanie Nielson, New York Times bestselling author of Heaven Is Here and a burn survivor 

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Scars Like Wings is a heart-breaking book in which we meet Ava, a teenage girl struggling to deal with the physical and emotional scars of surviving the catastrophic fire that killed her family. Erin Stewart delicately and beautifully captures not just the pain of the countless surgeries, masks and compression suits, but also the guilt and grief that eats away at Ava, and her writing reduced me to tears on more than one occasion.

Alongside Ava, we have Piper, a larger than life character who pushes Ava to start living again, and who seems to have everything worked out, but who, in reality, is free-falling. The friendship that these two girls forge quickly becomes something that they both need more than anyone can possibly understand, because at the end of the day, the only person who can truly understand is the one who has lived the same experiences and battled the same demons.

This book is a story about becoming comfortable in your own skin, in the truest sense of the phrase. It is about discovering your new normal after your life has been unimaginably and permanently altered. It is devastating and raw and beautiful, all at the same time, and as I sit here I am struggling to fully explain how it made me feel. This truly is a book that everyone needs to read for themselves, because nothing I can say will ever do it justice.

Book Review

Amari and the Night Brothers – B.B. Alston

Today I am joining the blog tour for Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston. Many thanks to B.B. Alston and Egmont Books for providing me with a copy of the book, and to Dave at The Write Reads for inviting me to be a part of the tour.

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Quinton Peters was the golden boy of the Rosewood low-income housing projects, receiving full scholarship offers to two different Ivy League schools. When he mysteriously goes missing, his little sister, 13-year-old Amari Peters, can’t understand why it’s not a bigger deal. Why isn’t his story all over the news? And why do the police automatically assume he was into something illegal?

Then Amari discovers a ticking briefcase in her brother’s old closet. A briefcase meant for her eyes only. There was far more to Quinton, it seems, than she ever knew. He’s left her a nomination for a summer tryout at the secretive Bureau of Supernatural Affairs. Amari is certain the answer to finding out what happened to him lies somewhere inside, if only she can get her head around the idea of mermaids, dwarves, yetis and magicians all being real things, something she has to instantly confront when she is given a weredragon as a roommate.

Amari must compete against some of the nation’s wealthiest kids—who’ve known about the supernatural world their whole lives and are able to easily answer questions like which two Great Beasts reside in the Atlantic Ocean and how old is Merlin? Just getting around the Bureau is a lesson alone for Amari with signs like ‘Department of Hidden Places this way, or is it?’ If that all wasn’t enough, every Bureau trainee has a talent enhanced to supernatural levels to help them do their jobs – but Amari is given an illegal ability. As if she needed something else to make her stand out.

With an evil magican threatening the whole supernatural world, and her own classmates thinking she is an enemy, Amari has never felt more alone. But if she doesn’t pass the three tryouts, she may never find out what happened to Quinton. 

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Amari and the Night Brothers is released on 21st January, so get you pre-orders in now!

REVIEW:

You know how sometimes you read a book and after just a few pages you just know that it is going to be truly magical? Well, Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston is one such book. As I was reading, I found I was hit with the same sense of anticipation as when I picked up Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone for the first time – that tingly feeling that you are discovering something great. Having the privilege to enter Amari’s world before the book is even released made it feel even more special, and I have spent the last couple of weeks telling all my friends to get their pre-orders in!

The premise of this book, centring around the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs, and it’s summer programme for potential agents, is an intriguing one and I was sucked in instantly, unable to put the book down in my eagerness to uncover all the secrets of the Bureau and the supernatural beings it worked with.

Amari is a character that I think a lot of young people will find very relatable. Despite being so completely out of her comfort zone, her devotion to her family drives her on to succeed no matter the costs to herself, and I love this determination and strength of spirit.

There are hints of the Magisterium series  in B.B. Alston’s style of writing – another favourite series of mine, and I read Amari and the Night Brothers from cover to cover in one day. I just loved every page and can’t wait to find out what happens next!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

B. B. Alston lives in Lexington, SC. Amari and the Night Brothers is his debut middle grade novel. When not writing, he can be found eating too many sweets and exploring country roads to see where they lead.

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Book Review

Solo: A Down to Earth Guide for Travelling the World Alone – Aaron Hodges

Join me on a journey around the world today with Solo: A Down to Earth Guide for Travelling the World by Aaron Hodges. Many thanks to Aaron for providing me with a copy of the book, and to Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources for inviting me to take part in the book birthday blitz.

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Feeling alone? Trapped? Lost?

Time for an adventure!

The bad times won’t last forever, and for more than five years, Aaron Hodges has journeyed the globe alone, visiting everywhere from Istanbul to Argentina. Honest and insightful, SOLO is packed with his personal travel tips and humorous stories. Learn about the ups and downs, the triumphs and the pitfalls of venturing off the beaten path. Follow his guidelines for exploring the world alone and be inspired to take the trip you’ve always dreamed of.

Discover the world of solo travel.

Go Solo!

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Solo is a fab guide for the lone traveller. Written with a slightly self-deprecating tone, the short, snappy chapters mean that it makes for a quick but entertaining read. I particularly liked the fact that Aaron’s account of his travels is realistic. It is not sugar coated but at the same time it is not over-dramatised for sales. It is just an honest account of his own experiences.

I enjoyed the whistle-stop tour of the backpacker highlights from each region that Aaron has visited, although I am more a comfy hotel beds in private rooms than dormitories with a bunch of strangers kind of girl.

As I read, I started to gain the confidence that maybe I could do this alone, chronic illness and all – after all, I am 40 years old and almost every one of my friends is married with kids, while I remain resolutely single with a great long list of places I want to see. Whilst a fear of flying combined with a potential need to access health care where I can at least partially communicate with staff might keep me closer to home than the far flung places that Aaron visited, this book has maybe given me more confidence to at least think about travelling on my own in Europe.

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Solo Author photo tajAaron Hodges was born in 1989 in the small town of Whakatane, New Zealand. He studied for five years at the University of Auckland, completing a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Geography, and a Masters of Environmental Engineering. After working as an environmental consultant for two years, he grew tired of office work and decided to quit his job in 2014 and see the world. One year later, he published his first novel – Stormwielder – while in Guatemala. Since then, he has honed his skills while travelling through parts of SE Asia, India, North and South America, Turkey and Europe, and now has over a dozen works to his name. Today, his adventures continue…

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Book Review

The Chocolate Box – Isabella May

I have the privilege of kicking off the blog tour for one of my favourite authors today, as Isabella May returns with The Chocolate Box. Many thanks to Isabella for providing me with a copy of the book, and to Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources for inviting me to be a part of the tour.

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Ellie Sanchez wants revenge. Spurned during her school days at prestigious Monty’s academy when she was plain Eleanor Finch, and played second fiddle to her idol, Barnaby Westwood, and his show-off sister, Clementine, Ellie will stop at nothing to turn the tables now she’s all grown up. The siblings and their snubbing have been the catalyst for everything that’s gone wrong in her life, from parental neglect to her divorce.

When the Westwood travel merchandise company advertises for a new HR manager, Ellie decides her unique combo of karma and Law of Attraction has finally come good. And she’ll be bagging herself a cherry-on-the-cake, second, and richer, husband in the process – once Barnaby sees how much she’s changed, anyway. 

Fast forward two years and he STILL doesn’t recognise her! 

Fast forward two years and the company is in a financial mess.

Last Chance Saloon-style, Ellie coerces the siblings and their older sister, Brooke (the perpetual spanner in her works) to a rustic gîte in Normandy for a spot of team-building… over a very ‘special’ box of artisan chocolates.

Cue ALL the fireworks in the cocoa bean version of Jumanji…

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REVIEW:

As ever, it is impossible to review a book by Isabella May without first taking a moment to admire the delectable cover. Isabella’s covers always make my mouth water and send me scurrying to the fridge or snack cupboard before I settle down to read – and believe me, with this book, perhaps even more so than her previous books, you are going to want a decent supply of chocolate on hand for this one. In fact, I finished reading the book over a week ago and I still can’t stopping eating chocolate!

Setting aside talk of chocolate, for now at least, there is so much to love about this book that I am not too sure where to start. Of all the colourful characters in The Chocolate Box, Brooke was my favourite, somehow remaining sweet natured, despite being constantly being beaten down by her spoiled siblings Barnaby and Clementine. I found Ellie a slightly harder character to warm to at first. Her obsession with Barnaby makes her seem more than a little crazy and uncaring of who she tramples on to get to him. However, it didn’t take long for her to find her own place in my heart as the secrets of her past came to light.

Throughout the book, there are interesting interview snippets with Jock and Julie which hint at the drama to come as the full story unfolds. Jock and Julie are a fantastic double act deserving of their own book, which I am sure they could fill with wonderful stories.

Now, back to chocolate, or specifically, the eponymous Chocolate Box. Simply reading the  delicious descriptions of the decadent chocolates in the fabulous box from Chez Chocolat made my mouth water, although I think I might be less keen on some of the side effects that came with them. Never in the history of chocolates has one innocent looking box been the cause of so much mayhem!

Once again Isabella May has crafted a colourful cast of characters in a magical book that looks at how the way we treat people can have far reaching consequences. Filled with emotion, humour and a sprinkling of the mystical, The Chocolate Box is a wonderful, if potentially fattening, read.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Isabella Doorstep Pav Pose (1) (1)Isabella May lives in (mostly) sunny Andalusia, Spain with her husband, daughter and son, creatively inspired by the mountains and the sea. Having grown up on Glastonbury’s ley lines however, she’s unable to completely shake off her spiritual inner child, and is a Law of Attraction fanatic, as well as a Pranic Healer.

After a degree in Modern Languages and European Studies at UWE, Bristol (and a year working abroad in Bordeaux and Stuttgart), Isabella bagged an extremely jammy and fascinating job in children’s publishing… selling foreign rights for novelty, board, pop-up and non-fiction books all over the world; in every language from Icelandic to Korean, Bahasa Indonesian to Papiamento!

All of which has fuelled her curiosity and love of international food and travel – both feature extensively in her cross-genre novels, fused with a dollop of romcom, and a sprinkle of magical realism.

You can follow her Foodie Romance Journey series on social media.

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