As it is now high summer and everyone is taking time out for holidays at Famous Five Plus we are going to share our web site with some wonderful authors in our special Sunny Days special feature.
Today we welcome, Christina Courtenay
Q: Which is your favourite month of the year and why?
A: August - it’s the month of my birthday and that of my older daughter, plus it’s the month I was married, so there’s lots to celebrate. It’s also the best month for visiting
as the lakes will still be
warm enough to swim in (hopefully), it’s crayfish party season and also the
month when you can go out into the deep forests and pick mushrooms and berries,
something I really enjoy. Plus, at the
end of August autumn isn’t far away and I love autumn! Sweden
Christina Courtenay lives in Herefordshire and is married with two children. Although born in
England she has a Swedish mother and was brought
up in .
In her teens, the family moved to Sweden Japan
where she had the opportunity to travel extensively in the Far
Christina is the current chairman of the Romantic Novelists’ Association. She writes historical romance, time slip and contemporary YA romance and is published by independent publisher Choc Lit. Three of her novels have been shortlisted for the RNA’s Romantic Novel Awards (RoNA’s) in the Best Historical category and in 2012 her third novel Highland Storms won this award. Her fourth novel The Silent Touch of Shadows won the 2012 Romance Reader Award for Best Historical Read at the Festival of Romance last year.
Christina is a keen amateur genealogist and loves history and archaeology (the armchair variety).
First impressions, how wrong can you get?
When Rain Mackenzie is expelled from her British boarding school, she can’t believe her bad luck. Not only is she forced to move to
, she’s also sent to the local
high school, as a punishment. New England, USA
Rain makes it her mission to dislike everything about Northbrooke High, but what she doesn’t bank on is meeting Jesse Devlin…
Jesse is the hottest guy Rain’s ever seen and he plays guitar in an awesome rock band!
There’s just one small problem … Jesse already has a girlfriend, little miss perfect Amber Lawrence, who looks set to cause trouble as Rain and Jesse grow closer.
But, what does it matter?
New England sucks anyway, and Rain
doesn’t plan on sticking around…
– http://www.amazon.co.uk/New-England-Rocks-Choc-ebook/dp/B00DRLAILU/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372971005&sr=1-1 UK
Kindle US - http://www.amazon.com/New-England-Rocks-Choc-ebook/dp/B00DRLAILU/ref=sr_1_1_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372971137&sr=1-1&keywords=new+england+rocks
New England Rocks, paperback out on 7th August:-
Throughout, July and August we will be inviting more fabby guest, so please come back soon!