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The Girl In The Portrait Chapter 2

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Joann says lightly, ‘What happened?’

‘It’s what didn’t happen. I could have stopped it,’ Mark says.

‘I blame you?’ Her voice rises.

‘I blame myself. It was my first reaction.’

‘And there obviously wasn’t a second reaction?’

‘No.’

 

‘Is red ok?’

‘Red or white I don’t mind as long as it has alcohol in it. Something smells nice and spicy.’

‘It’s just chilli and rice. I made it mild just in case. Here, let me take your coat.’

The Girl In The Portrait Chapter 1

Elie

The beach is long and sandy, curving like a crescent moon. Stone steps descend from wooden doors that sit in a protective wall hiding the gardens of large houses and cottages along the length of the beach. When the tide is out, as it is today, it stretches at least a hundred yards from the shore.

The Girl In The Portrait

My new novel, The Girl In The Portrait will be published on Amazon shortly. Here is the book description.

A story of the secrets we keep, and the power of forgiveness to heal even the most damaged souls.

London, 1905, The Quartet, a group of classical musicians are about to embark on a tour of Greece. When a celebrated artist paints The Quartet’s portrait, no one foresees the drama that is to follow.

Writing The Homecoming.

If you have ever wondered what inspires me to write my novels and what influences my writing process then watch the video below.

The Boy Who Hugs Trees (First Three Chapters)

Here is your chance to read the first three chapters of The Boy Who Hugs Trees.  The novel will be published very soon so this is an exclusive opportunity to be the first to read it, well some of it at least.  I'd really appreciate if you could leave your comments below this post.

Brief Description: Everyone has secrets but some can change your world forever. Emily has a secret; 30 years ago the choices she made changed her world forever. And now, it resonates in the present, threatening to reveal its truth.

Enjoy. I hope you like it.

Read the first three chapters

The Boy Who Hugs Trees

Here is the description of my new novel, The Boy Who Hugs Trees. It will be released on Amazon sometime during October or early November, date to be confirmed.

Everyone has secrets but some can change your world forever.

Emily has a secret; 30 years ago the choices she made changed her world forever. And now, it resonates in the present, threatening to reveal its truth.

The Homecoming

The Homecoming is about Louis Satriani and his discovery that the life he shares with his partner is a lie. He is forced into a journey of self-discovery. It also explores the theme that events and choices people make in the past can often resonate in the present and influence the future. At its essence, The Homecoming is a love story where the two main characters try to overcome their conflicts in the face of adversity.   

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