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Jules Wake - Author

About the Author

Bred but not born in Yorkshire, Jules Wake considers herself an honorary Yorkshire woman and, despite living in the Chilterns, still misses proper hills.  She’s always wanted to be a writer and blames this on her grandmother taking her at a young age to the Brontë’s parsonage in Haworth.

Jules' earliest known declaration that she planned to be a writer came at the age of ten. Unfortunately the urge to actually get her backside into gear and write a book didn't revisit her for quite some time after that.

After reading English at the University of East Anglia, she found herself in the glamorous and deeply shallow world of PR, which she rather enjoyed, and spent a number of years honing her fiction writing skills on press releases.

After a twenty year career in the glamorous world of PR, working on luxury brands, she switched profession to give her more time and energy to write. By day she works in a junior school and by night writes romantic comedy and happy ever after stories which are the sort of books she's always enjoyed reading.

Upon completing a creative writing course and finding no local writing group, she set up the Tring Writers’ Circle.  As a result it was incumbent upon her to set a good example and actually write, which was rather fortunate as with a genuine allergy to cleaning, she finds writing offers the perfect displacement activity.

Talk to Me is Jules’s debut novel was published by Choc Lit in 2014, and her second, From Italy With Love, published by HarperImpulse was released earlier this year in May and reached the top of the Amazon Kindle Charts. Her third novel, From Paris With Love This Christmas, published by HarperImpulse came out last October. Her next book Escape to the Riviera will be published by Avon in June this year.

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She's currently working on Will & Lisa's story, who appeared in From Paris With Love This Christmas.

Featured books by Jules Wake

Other books by Jules Wake

A Girl's Best Friend A feel-good countryside escape to warm your heart

A Girl's Best Friend A feel-good countryside escape to warm your heart

Author: Jules Wake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Welcome to your new cottage in the country - complete with grumpy vet, village gossip and a very muddy dog . . . City girl Ella wants to take refuge in the country, lick her wounds and work out what she's going to do with the rest of her life. She certainly doesn't want to have a four-legged house guest or anything to do with village life. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of Wilsgrave have other ideas. Settling in to her godmother's house for a few months of R&R, Ella finds herself the reluctant babysitter of a badly behaved Labrador - and her plans of staying mainly indoors scuppered. But as she's forced into wellies and into the village's way of doing things, Ella meets people who make her think again about what she really wants out of life and love, starting with her new furry best friend . . . A gorgeously romantic tale set in an idyllic countryside village, from the author of ebook bestseller Covent Garden in the Snow. Perfect for fans of Trisha Ashley and Katie Fforde. What everyone's saying about A Girl's Best Friend: 'I loved this book! Thank you so much to Jules Wake for yet another brilliant story' NetGalley Reviewer 'Enjoyable and charming, and perfect for anyone who needs a quick escape to the country' Amazon Reviewer 'It seems Wake can write the perfect Summer, Christmas and now, Springtime books . . . light-hearted, warm and witty - it made me just want to stick my own wellies on, get outside for a walk and appreciate the outdoor life!' NetGalley Reviewer 'Packed full of lovely characters, wagging tails, and self re-discovery' Amazon Reviewer 'I was hooked from the first page and I loved it so much that I struggled to put it down! . . . Funny, heartwarming and lighthearted . . . a joy to read' NetGalley Reviewer 'I love getting lost in a Jules Wake book . . . A heart-warming tale of finding yourself, and falling in love with life again' Debbie Johnson, author of Coming Home to the Comfort Food Cafe

Covent Garden in the Snow The Most Gorgeous and Heartwarming Christmas Romance of 2017!

Covent Garden in the Snow The Most Gorgeous and Heartwarming Christmas Romance of 2017!

Author: Jules Wake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/2017

`A delicious Christmas delight' - Sunday Times bestseller Katie Fforde The perfect Christmas romance for fans of Karen Swan. Tilly Hunter has fabulous friends, her dream job as a make-up artist with a prestigious opera company and Felix, her kind and caring husband to be. It looks set to be the most perfect Christmas yet! But when a monumental blunder forces her to work closely with new IT director Marcus Walker, it's not only the roast chestnut stalls on the cobbles of her beloved Covent Garden that cause sparks to fly... Super serious and brooding, Marcus hasn't got a creative bone in his sharp-suited body. For technophobe Tilly, it's a match made in hell. And yet, when Tilly discovers her fiance isn't at all what he seems, it's Marcus who's there for her with a hot chocolate and a surprisingly strong shoulder to cry on ... He might just be the best Christmas present she's ever had. Everyone is raving about Covent Garden in the Snow... `Had me laughing from the first page!' Rachel's Random Reads `Buy this book, put up a do not disturb sign and enjoy indulging in every page - you won't be disappointed!' Gem's Quiet Corner `A romantic and hilarious novel with a beautiful and snowy Christmas atmosphere' Chicklit Club `Oh I absolutely loved Tilly! What a fun, festive book, and a beautiful cover' LoveReading.com

Covent Garden in the Snow: The most gorgeous and heartwarming Christmas romance of 2017!

Covent Garden in the Snow: The most gorgeous and heartwarming Christmas romance of 2017!

Author: Jules Wake Format: eBook Release Date: 20/10/2017

'A delicious Christmas delight' - Sunday Times bestseller Katie FfordeThe perfect Christmas romance for fans of Karen Swan.Tilly Hunter has fabulous friends, her dream job as a make-up artist with a prestigious opera company and Felix, her kind and caring husband to be. It looks set to be the most perfect Christmas yet!But when a monumental blunder forces her to work closely with new IT director Marcus Walker, it's not only the roast chestnut stalls on the cobbles of her beloved Covent Garden that cause sparks to fly...Super serious and brooding, Marcus hasn't got a creative bone in his sharp-suited body. For technophobe Tilly, it's a match made in hell.And yet, when Tilly discovers her fiance isn't at all what he seems, it's Marcus who's there for her with a hot chocolate and a surprisingly strong shoulder to cry on ... He might just be the best Christmas present she's ever had.Everyone is raving about Covent Garden in the Snow...'Had me laughing from the first page!' Rachel's Random Reads'Buy this book, put up a do not disturb sign and enjoy indulging in every page - you won't be disappointed!' Gem's Quiet Corner'A romantic and hilarious novel with a beautiful and snowy Christmas atmosphere' Chicklit Club'Oh I absolutely loved Tilly! What a fun, festive book, and a beautiful cover' LoveReading.com

From Rome with Love Escape the Winter Blues with the Perfect Feel-Good Romance!

From Rome with Love Escape the Winter Blues with the Perfect Feel-Good Romance!

Author: Jules Wake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

`Charming...romance, wit and a fabulous all is lost moment' Sue Moorcroft, bestselling author of The Christmas Promise If you can't stand the heat... Rome is the city of love and seduction, right? Not if you find yourself staying in a beautiful apartment with your childhood-friend-turned-arch-enemy, Will Ryan...no matter how hot he is! Romance is the last thing on Lisa's mind. She's got more important things to focus on, like hunting down her estranged father. Except when her search falls at the first hurdle, Will doesn't just help her get back on track, he also shares the romantic sights - and exquisite tastes - of the Eternal City, and Lisa starts to wonder if it's not just Rome seducing her. Only, as Lisa and Will dig into the past, neither of them is prepared for the long-buried secrets they reveal. Secrets that will turn both their world's upside down ... `A perfect mix of Italian food, the city of Rome, romance, hidden family secrets, friendship and fabulous descriptive storytelling' Rachel's Random Reads

From Rome with Love: Escape the winter blues with the perfect feel-good romance!

From Rome with Love: Escape the winter blues with the perfect feel-good romance!

Author: Jules Wake Format: eBook Release Date: 13/01/2017

'Charming...romance, wit and a fabulous "e;all is lost"e; moment' Sue Moorcroft, bestselling author of The Christmas PromiseIf you can't stand the heat...Rome is the city of love and seduction, right? Not if you find yourself staying in a beautiful apartment with your childhood-friend-turned-arch-enemy, Will Ryan...no matter how hot he is!Romance is the last thing on Lisa's mind. She's got more important things to focus on, like hunting down her estranged father. Except when her search falls at the first hurdle, Will doesn't just help her get back on track, he also shares the romantic sights - and exquisite tastes - of the Eternal City, and Lisa starts to wonder if it's not just Rome seducing her.Only, as Lisa and Will dig into the past, neither of them is prepared for the long-buried secrets they reveal. Secrets that will turn both their world's upside down ...'A perfect mix of Italian food, the city of Rome, romance, hidden family secrets, friendship and fabulous descriptive storytelling' Rachel's Random Reads

Escape to the Riviera: The perfect summer romance!

Escape to the Riviera: The perfect summer romance!

Author: Jules Wake Format: eBook Release Date: 30/06/2016

Despite early ambitions, my path to being a published novelist took a diversion when after reading English at the University of East Anglia, I ended up in the glamorous and deeply shallow world of PR, and I spent a number of years honing my fictional writing skills on press releases.In my head I'm a winning contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, a competitive skydiver and a domestic goddess. Unfortunately in reality I can't dance, or sky dive and dust bunnies gather in every corner of my house but in my fun, romantic comedy, my heroines can be anything they want.

From Paris With Love This Christmas

From Paris With Love This Christmas

Author: Jules Wake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2015

`A delicious Christmas delight' - Katie Fforde `All the best things about Christmas wrapped into one gorgeous, romantic read' - Phillipa Ashley The gorgeous, Christmassy feel-good follow up to the Summer best-seller `From Italy With Love'. Just until Christmas... That's what Paris socialite Siena keeps telling herself. She'll hide away in her sister Laurie's cottage near London to escape her hot-tempered fiance. However, when Jason - gorgeous but a bit of a Grinch - picks her up from the airport, he reveals that Laurie hasn't lived there for months, complicating Siena's holiday getaway. At first, Jason and Siena don't see eye to eye. But after a weekend in the most romantic city in the world, experiencing all it has to offer - from the magic of a fir-lined Champs-Elysees, lit up by thousands of sparkling fairy lights, to the swoosh of skates on ice at the Eiffel Tower - Siena shows Jason her Paris, and a whole other side to herself. Suddenly Siena's December deadline seems far too close... This Christmas, jet off to Paris with Siena and Jason and experience the magic of the holiday season.

From Italy With Love

From Italy With Love

Author: Jules Wake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2015

'This epic road-trip is full of glamour, romance and sizzling sexual tension, but at its heart is a truly heart-warming tale of self discovery - you'll not want to miss a moment of it.' - Chick Lit Love Home-loving Laurie thinks she's happy - she has a safe, reliable boyfriend and working in her local library is what she thought she always wanted. That is until she inherits a vintage Ferrari from her eccentric Uncle Miles and the conditions of the inheritance are far from simple. To keep the car Laurie will have to drive across Europe with the gorgeous but unreliable Cameron Matthews as her guide... and Cam's motives for helping are not all that altruistic. Cam isn't particularly thrilled about escorting his late pal Miles' dull mouse of a niece on this wild goose chase but all he has to do is get Laurie safely to Italy and he's sure the Ferrari is his. But Uncle Miles had a few tricks up his sleeve and the route he's planned takes Cam and Laurie on a road trip they'll never forget. From sampling the delights of the Loire Valley to the breathtaking beauty of Lake Garda, this is one journey that has more twists and turns than either of them could ever have imagined...

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