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Lizzie Chantree

Meet the author with Lizzie Chantree I’m thrilled to have friend and fellow author Lizzie Chantree here today, introducing her latest book, The Little Ice Cream Shop by the Sea. Lizzie is an entrepreneur herself and her novels always feature feisty businesswomen making their way in the world – and finding love along the way. …

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Feeling pensieve …

One of my favourite ideas in the Harry Potter series was the pensieve, where you could syphon off thoughts and leave them swirling mysteriously in a rather beautiful stone bowl. In the novels, these were memories of significant events which helped Harry lurch on towards the final battle with his nemesis when the plot had …

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Happy ever after …..

I’ve always been a hopeless romantic. As a child, in all my favourite stories, the princess glided away to a happy ending with her prince. In my teens, I graduated to Jilly Cooper’s jolly super romances. At university, I discovered the guilty pleasures of Mills and Boon as a way to take the mind off …

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