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Christina Jones - Author

About the Author

The only child of a Schoolteacher and a circus clown, Christina Jones has been writing all her life. As well as writing novels, Christina contributes short stories and articles to many national magazines and newspapers. Her first novel was chosen for WH Smith’s Fresh Talent promotion, and Nothing to Lose, was short-listed for the Thumping Good Read Award, with film and television rights sold.

After years of travelling, Christina now lives in Oxfordshire with her husband Rob and a houseful of rescued cats.

Featured books by Christina Jones

Other books by Christina Jones

Marigold's Magical Mystery Tour

Marigold's Magical Mystery Tour

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/09/2018

Marigold Fox - twenty-something history graduate and driver at Carnival Coaches - lives with her parents, Merv and Babs, the licensees of The Pedlars Pickle, the only pub in the village of Pedlars Puddle. Pedlars Puddle, standing on a tributary of the River Pud, is home to more than its fair share of eccentrics. Marigold loves being a coach driver, loves the day-trippers she takes to various beauty spots, and loves her life on the move . Love, though, seems to have passed Marigold by. However, like buses, within a few days of a scorching summer, three rather gorgeous men appear in Marigold's life. Will any of them be The One - or is Marigold just going to enjoy her magical mystery tour of finding out?

Only One Woman

Only One Woman

Author: Christina Jones, Jane Risdon Format: eBook Release Date: 21/11/2017

One boy, two girls, and a journey through the heady, mad, rock'n'roll 1960s. June 1968: Renza is preparing to leave school and England. Her family are moving to Germany and she can't wait till the four gorgeous boys who make up pop band Narnia's Children move in next door. She falls head over heels for lead guitarist Scott, but after a romantic summer of love together, Renza has to go December 1968: Stella meets Scott at a local dance where Narnia's Children are playing. Scott's the most beautiful boy she's ever seen, and she falls for him hard As the colourful, exciting final year of the sixties dawns, both Renza and Stella realise there can be only one woman for Scott

Only One Woman

Only One Woman

Author: Christina Jones, Jane Risdon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2016

Two women, one love story. June 1968. Renza falls head over heels for heartthrob guitarist Scott. But, after a romantic summer together, they are torn apart when Renza's family moves away. December 1968. On the night she believes to be her last, Stella meets Scott at a local dance. He's the most beautiful boy she's ever seen and if this one night is all they have, she'll take it. As the colourful and final year of the sixties dawns, the question is: can there be only one woman for Scott?

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days

Author: Christina Jones Format: eBook Release Date: 16/11/2015

Mitzi Blessing is back!It's high summer in Hazy Hassocks and to welcome the new vicar,theBaby Boomersare putting on a charity show in the village hall. With Trilby Man overseeing the event,Mitzi making the refreshments, and YaYa Bordello in charge of the show-stopping finale - what could possibly go wrong?

Honeysuckle House

Honeysuckle House

Author: Christina Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2015

After nearly 25 years of marriage, Rosie's life seems to be falling apart. Her husband, Leon, tells her he's leaving her, her three children are very unhappy and unsettled, and even her beloved home, Honeysuckle House, is at risk. Without Leon and the painful disruption to everyone's lives, the family is also finding it hard to cope with the running of the family restaurant, Cookery Nook. However, although Rosie could never have imagined it, Leon's leaving isn't the end, but a new beginning for everyone...

Dancing in the Moonlight

Dancing in the Moonlight

Author: Christina Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2015

Rosa Brennan loves her job as stable jockey at the Victoriana Grange racing stables in rural Berkshire, where wealthy Jersey-based owner Kit Pedersen keeps his string of top-class horses. But her happiness and the entire future of Victoriana Grange is suddenly thrown into jeopardy by the arrival of the beautiful and arrogant Claudia Rochelle who is determined that Kit should move his horses elsewhere. When Kit and Rosa meet for the first time sparks fly - but Rosa is determined that Kit mustn't take his horses away - while Claudia, sensing a growing attraction between Kit and Rosa - is equally determined that she will win...

Lavender Lane

Lavender Lane

Author: Christina Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2015

Bob and Amy Phillips and their four grown-up children run Lavender Cabs in the small Berkshire market town of Appleford. Everyone is involved. The business has grown - through three generations - into a thriving taxi and garage business. But when Bob is taken ill, he and Amy decide to retire to Devon, but to do this they would have to sell the business which would throw the entire family's lives into turmoil...

Nothing to Lose

Nothing to Lose

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2015

A story of love, heartbreak, and happiness, as two determined young women work against overwhelming odds. When Jasmine's beloved granddad dies, she is left an odd bequest in his will - his bookie's stall at Ampney Crucis dog racing stadium. Despite her snobbish parents' disgust, Jasmine is determined to make a success of the business. In London, single mum April works all hours for the dodgy Gillespie family, dreaming of the day her daughter's dad will return. When April helps collect a debt for the Gillespies, she is left with a manic greyhound named Cair Paravel - but her landlord's not going to like that ... When the prestigious Frobisher's trophy comes up for grabs, the Gillespies will stop at nothing to have the race held at their venue -but Jasmine and her friends are determined to have it at Ampney Crucis ...

Forever Autumn

Forever Autumn

Author: Christina Jones Format: eBook Release Date: 20/04/2015

After a heartbreaking deception, Stephanie Gibson decides to move to the south coast and work as a nanny for the large and scatty Matthews family. They're friendly and eccentric and Stephanie soon settles in. However, when she finds herself falling in love again, spectres from the past loom up.Has Stephanie made another mistake, and will she ever be able to trust anyone again?

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/03/2015

When Posy planned her wedding, she assumed that she would be at the altar, not skulking in the last pew wishing premature death on the bride. Lola planned her happily-ever-after for twenty-eight years. When a sudden death makes her homeless and jobless, she must leave the fancy biscuit trade without so much as a custard cream for the journey. The village of Steeple Fritton appears to be their only salvation. They have to utilise their assets or go under. But when the assets are a showman's traction engine, an ailing pub and a village full of eccentrics, the new life plan is not immediately obvious to either of them.

Stealing the Show

Stealing the Show

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/03/2015

'Fun, charming and romantic, this feel-good read is a real treat' Closer - praise for Christina Jones Nell Bradley's family all work flat-out to keep Bradleys' Mammoth Fun Fair in business. They're expecting her to take the traditional showman's route and make a suitable match with Ross Percival, who, with his state-of-the-art hydraulic touring rides, will bring traditional Bradleys into the twenty-first century. But Nell doesn't love Ross, and still harbours dreams of an old-fashioned steam funfair, so when she discovers a dilapidated antique roundabout with carved horses for sale, she buys it and arranges to have it renovated without her family's knowledge. But what she hadn't realised is that the horses come with their own very sexy restorer...

Running the Risk

Running the Risk

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/09/2014

Georgia Drummond and her grandmother, Cecilia, run a small but successful transport company. When gorgeous Rory Faulkner walks into her life - both personally and professionally - Georgia is delighted. Then things start to go very wrong: the business loses clients and a series of accidents looks more and more suspicious. Is there any connection between Rory's arrival and the problems? Is Rory who he claims to be? And is Georgia prepared to lose the man she loves and run the risk to find out?

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/09/2014

Maddy Beckett lives in the horse-racing village of Milton St John. Recovered from a disastrous love-affair and running her own small business, she's happy being single until she meets and falls for the gorgeous Drew Fitzgerald. Everything about Drew is perfect - until his cool and impossibly elegant wife appears on the scene. Maddy loves Drew, but doesn't know if she loves him enough to become the other woman ? Morally, it's out of the question, but physically ...? Has their relationship got what it takes to go the distance ...?

Walking on Air

Walking on Air

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2014

Billie Pascoe is determined to escape from her past mistakes, her present job, and her very uncertain future. Attempting to flee her problems, she opens a warehouse on the edge of a run-down air field - despite not knowing a thing about how to run a business. Her status as the world's biggest areophobe doesn't help either, but the biggest problem of all takes the form of Jonah Sullivan, the gorgeous pilot and plane-owner who walks into her life at the worst possible moment. Billie soon discovers exactly what Jonah has mind for her warehouse - and while she's not exactly sold by the idea of becoming a wing-walker, she soon learns how far her courage extends for love...

Honeysuckle House

Honeysuckle House

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/04/2014

After nearly 25 years of marriage, Rosie's life seems to be falling apart. Her husband, Leon, tells her he's leaving her, her three children are very unhappy and unsettled, and even her beloved home, Honeysuckle House, is at risk. Without Leon and the painful disruption to everyone's lives, the family is also finding it hard to cope with the running of the family restaurant, Cookery Nook. However, although Rosie could never have imagined it, Leon's leaving isn't the end, but a new beginning for everyone...

Lavender Lane

Lavender Lane

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/12/2013

Bob and Amy Phillips and their four grown-up children run Lavender Cabs in the small Berkshire market town of Appleford. Everyone is involved. The business has grown - through three generations - into a thriving taxi and garage business. But when Bob is taken ill, he and Amy decide to retire to Devon, but to do this they would have to sell the business which would throw the entire family's lives into turmoil...

An Enormously English Monsoon Wedding

An Enormously English Monsoon Wedding

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2013

Life simply couldn't be better for Erin Boswell. At twenty-seven, she is engaged to the simply divine Jay Keskar - and every minute of her day currently revolves around planning the wedding of her dreams. Until, that is, Jay's parents announce that they want to 'discuss' things - and this is when Erin's wedding heaven turns into her wedding hell . . . Tavish and Deena are Indian and have very firm beliefs about the form of wedding their only son should have. Of course, they say, Erin will be wearing a sari. And of course all the Indian pre-wedding ritual ceremonies - including tilak, mehendi, sangeet - will be observed. As Bollywood comes to Berkshire, can East eventually meet West in perfect harmony? And if not, will Erin and Jay's dream wedding even take place?

Never Can Say Goodbye

Never Can Say Goodbye

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2012

It looks, Frankie thought happily to herself, like a proper fabulous frock shop! Francesca Meredith has always had a penchant for vintage dresses. So when she inherits a retro dress shop in the quaint Berkshire village of Kingston Dapple, it's better than winning the lottery. Life is just perfect for Frankie, but it's about to get complicated when she sees a masculine vision setting up shop outside her door - heart-throb florist Dexter Valentine. As Frankie tries her best to make 'Francesca's Fabulous Frocks' into a success, Dexter's philandering proves the ultimate distraction. That is, until the village medium insists that Frankie's shop is haunted and Frankie starts witnessing some very strange shenanigans. Will Dexter think she's crazy? Will Frankie's terribly ordinary life return to normal ever again? Does she even want it to. . .?

Moonshine A magical romantic comedy

Moonshine A magical romantic comedy

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2010

For Cleo Moon, some things just never go according to plan... Newly single and unemployed, Cleo Moon ups sticks and moves to the gloriously rustic hamlet of Lovers Knot. With its host of mad but delightful neighbours, she very soon feels at home, especially when she finds The Most Beautiful Boy in the World slumped on her doorstep - the drop-dead-gorgeous and achingly-upper-class Dylan Maguire. But when she is given the taxing task of organising the annual Harvest shindig, things become a little more complicated for Cleo. Dusting off an old book on winemaking she decides to concoct a new harvest tipple, and by the time she's uncorked the first bottle, nothing in Lovers Knot will ever be the same again...

Hubble Bubble Be careful what you wish for

Hubble Bubble Be careful what you wish for

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2004

Hubble bubble, toil and trouble, Casserole burn and intrigues double 'Mitzi Blessing is on the scrapheap: forced into a very early retirement, a lifetime of organising the church flower rota and making cricket teas seems to loom gloomily ahead of her. With her two daughters seemingly happily settled, Mitzi is determined not to dwindle quietly into serene old age and sets about organising and revitalising Hazy Hassocks, the small rural community she has lived in all her life. However, with the discovery of her grandmother's cookery book in the attic,life for Mitzi and her friends and family starts to get very interesting. Full of old-fashioned recipes with enchanting names like Wishes Come True Pie, Mischief Night Cake, and Powers of Persuasion Pudding - Granny's dishes provide a nourishing meal, but they also seem to have some very surprising side effects indeed.

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