Silver for you!
I am a voracious reader. And I have to say, it’s a terrible thing. I know it’s not terrible to read, but all sense goes out the window (and all housekeeping goes on hold) once I am into a good book.
And this week not one but TWO great books have landed in my lap… and what’s a girl gonna do, but, you know… READ!
So the floors have gathered dust, the lawn has grown and folding has stagnated… thanks to two Aussie writers – who (thanks to fate and the wonders of the internet) I consider my friends in real life also.
…which arrived in the mail on Friday. Which I started reading Monday. And which I finished at lunchtime Tuesday. Yes, I know. She has already chastised me for reading so fast something that took her many months to write.
The thing I LOVE about Fleur’s characters is their REALNESS. They feel like people you know – with foibles and fabulousness and flaws, and goodness and all weakness mixed in. And while she is categorised as a Romance Writer, I think her scope is much, MUCH broader. She is a storyteller in the real sense – with layer upon layer of well-researched intrigue leading you through her storylines.
Silver Clouds is set on the edge of the Nullabour... an epic setting for anything, and handled beautifully by a writer who clearly knows and loves the place. Tessa, the character whom we follow from London to the outback, escapes from a mistake which threatens her career, then works her way though a maze of obstacles to find her true calling and I admit to falling for her leading man in this yarn… but you will have to read it to understand why.
Now for the extra exciting news… I delighted to announce that (with Fleur’s very generous support) I will be giving away TWO spanking new, signed copies of Silver Clouds.
All YOU need to do is answer the following question Comments below…
IF you needed to escape, even just for a little while, where would you choose to go?
I will draw the winners next Monday at 8pm – you can enter as often as you like. (Bonus entries for sharing this link on Facebook and re-tweeting on Twitter too). Please note also that readers from all corners of the world are eligible to win!
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