Can a holiday romance lead to long-term love? When Sophia moves to Tuscany to join the hot Italian-stallion she’s fallen head over heels in love with, she dreams of an idyllic life filled with passion, pasta, sunshine and her favourite … Continue reading →
Nell Newbery has trust issues. It’s hard to trust when you’re the daughter of a fallen financial scion who bilked people out of billions. Nell’s done everything in her power to keep away from men who see her as their … Continue reading →
Sometimes the best holidays are the ones you least expect…
After a long and turbulent year, Sarah is dreaming of the five-star getaway her sister has booked them on. White sands, cocktails, massages, the Caribbean is calling to them. Continue reading →
I’ve always thought the answer was gratuitous sex scenes amongst shallow characters, but others have told me it’s an insignificant plot.
I Googled the answer and (palpitations!) it brought up chick lit. Chick lit! Surely not! Other answers are a formulaic book written for scandal or simply a badly-written book. It seems no one really knows the true answer. Maybe it’s an easy-reading book that you’ve enjoyed?
When I brought up this question with a group of writers, a gentleman answered: ‘Any book written by a female.’
Yeah, I know, idiot. So the question is still out there—what constitutes a trashy novel?
Meanwhile, my own trashy, chick lit novel (with no gratuitous sex scenes or insignificant plot) is only 99c to buy all through March. Feel free to check it out:
A Proper Charlie
What’s a girl to do when she discovers her boss is a wanted man?
She’s losing her job. She’s losing her boyfriend. She can only afford to eat spaghetti hoops on toast. She’s called Charlie… Charlotte, ginger, ginge, Duracell or carrot. Yet with all these odds against her, she pushes forward to take the lead story on her paper at London Core.
Too bad no one knows.
Too bad she’s the office general assistant and not a real journalist. Too bad it’s on missing prostitutes and Charlie thinks pretending to be a ‘tart with a heart’ will get her that story. She doesn’t just get a story. She becomes the starring role!
‘I’m not angry, moody or resentful. I just don’t like people.’ – Valerie Anthrope. ‘Oh no, I’ve Fallen in Love! comes a warm, tear-jerking story of strong women, bad-turned-good men and the power of friendship. Valerie’s life has been one of … Continue reading →
A Proper Charlie is a contemporary romance and sums up what the genre is all about: fun, ‘finding yourself’ and relationships. Charlie Wallis is a ditzy redhead but her heart is in the right place. Without a family, she was … Continue reading →
I always thought the answer was gratuitous sex scenes amongst shallow characters, but others have told me it’s an insignificant plot. I Googled the answer and (palpitations!) it brought up chick lit. Chick lit! Surely not the light-hearted books I … Continue reading →