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Jon Teckman was born in Northampton in 1963. He served as an advisor on film policy to both Conservative and Labour governments before becoming Chief Executive of the British Film Institute in 1999. He now lives in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire with his wife Anne and sons Joseph and Matthew. Ordinary Joe is his first novel.
July 2015 Debut of the Month. Shades of Notting Hill – Joe snares the interest of famous film star Olivia Finch - is he going to be dazzled by stardom the chance of a fling with one of the most lusted after women of her age or.... Is he going to come down to earth and realise what he stands to lose. Follow Joe as he navigates the Hollywood machine, juggling life and love asking the big question would you resist an advance from a mega-star and what would happen next? ~ Sue BakerLike for Like ReadingFunny Girl, Nick HornbyDivas don't Knit, Gil McNeil
A brilliant, fast-paced comedy about what happens when all of your dreams become true. What would you do if... ...you were happily married ...with two gorgeous children ...and the most gorgeous film star in the world walked up to you ...And it wasn't a joke. ...Could you resist? Joe West, accountant, father and husband is just your average guy who has just walked into that dream scenario. Except the dream sours fast and suddenly everything he holds dear is on the line. Sometimes life is crazier than the movies.
A brilliant, fast-paced comedy about life behind the scenes in the film business, and how to survive when your greatest fantasy comes true and threatens to wreck your perfectly ordinary life.After the movie, when the credits roll up you might see his name flash past: 'Joseph West' and think nothing of it. Not an actor, not a director, Joe is just one of the money men, kept at arms distance from the talent. Until one night in New York the talent comes calling.Olivia Finch is lit from within, an actress who was born to it but can't stand the superficiality anymore. Now all she wants is a real conversation with an ordinary guy - and Olivia Finch always gets what she wants. Cue Joe, married, ordinary accountant, Joe.And then cue a snowball of deception, acting and confusion that puts Joe in the limelight, his marriage in trouble and a dead body on the ground in this hilarious caper.