A real page turner, you’re hooked from the very start. Jilted by email three days before her wedding. Tess is a mess. Afraid of life and the world, She finds refuge in hiding from life’s stressful events by upping sticks, leaving London and moving to a small village that proves to hold more than just a respite from her recent past, but slowly become home.â€¨â€¨
Miles Rattenbury, caught Tess’s eye for all the wrong reasons. Rude, aloof, all hard muscle and emotionally impenetrable, he was precisely the sort of man that played around. Exactly the type that Tess currently despised. Thrown together due to the close proximity of village life. Tess and Ratty tentatively walk the tightrope of forming a friendship, but is that all they both really want?
New home, new friends, new love. Can starting over be that simple? Tess Riddell reckons her beloved Freelander is more reliable than any man - especially her ex-fiance, Olly Gray. She's moving on from her old life and into the perfect cottage in the country. Miles Rattenbury's passions - Old cars and new women! Romance - He's into fun rather than commitment. When Tess crashes the Freelander into his breakdown truck, they find that they're nearly neighbours - yet worlds apart. Despite her overprotective parents and a suddenly attentive Olly, she discovers the joys of village life and even forms an unlikely friendship with Miles. Then, just as their relationship develops into something deeper, an old flame comes looking for him ...Is their love strong enough to overcome the past? Or will it take more than either of them is prepared to give?
Closing date: 03/07/2018
Since launching back in 2009 Choc Lit has received some impressive quotes for their publishing efforts and for the authors, including:
“I've been consistently impressed by the standard of the books they publish”.
‘Impressively accomplished’ Single Titles
‘If Turning the Tide and Trade Winds are anything to go by, I can see myself going through their entire selection box’ The Nut Press
‘a good book to snuggle up inside with’ News of the World
I love all of Sue Moorcroft’s books.” Katie Fforde
Publication date: 30/11/2009
Publisher: Choc Lit
|Publication date:||30th November 2009|
|Genres:||Relationship Stories, Sagas and Romance,|
Sue Moorcroft is a working writer. She writes novels, short stories, serials, articles, courses and "how to" books. (Yes - she works jolly hard.) Her novels are Starting Over and All That Mullarkey (Choc Lit) and Uphill All the Way (Transita) in paperback. As a long-serving committee member of the Romantic Novelists' Association, Sue is the editor of Loves Me, Loves Me Not, a short-story anthology published to celebrate the association's 50th Anniversary. Sue was born in Germany, part of an army family. Her childhood included living in Cyprus and Malta, as well as the UK. She has worked in ...More About Sue Moorcroft