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Gilli Allan

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I write award winning contemporary romantic fiction with an edge. I refuse to prettify or romanticise the tricky business of relationships and love. My philosophy is that life is not a fairy tale. It can be confusing and difficult. Sex is not always awesome; it can be awkward and embarrassing, and it has consequences. You don't always fall for Mr Right, even if he falls for you. And realising you're in love is not always good news. It can make the future look daunting.
All three of my recent books, published by Accent Press - TORN, LIFE CLASS and FLY OR FALL - have received Chill with a Book AWARDS.
I went to art school and originally worked as an illustrator in advertising. I began writing when my son was small and was published immediatel
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"THIS IS A LTTLE TREASURE OF A BOOK AND WELL WORTH READING"

 The title of the post is the concluding sentence of my wonderful, new 5 star review on Amazon. My grateful thanks to 'fiction reader' whoever you are.



"This is an unusual book that crosses genres but is all the more satisfying because of it. The two main characters are quirky and don’t immediately strike the reader as likely romantic partners.Jane is a rather nervous events organiser and Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.74 · 174 ratings · 64 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Torn

3.49 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Life Class

4.35 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Buried Treasure: is Not Alw...

4.33 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2019 — 4 editions
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Fly or Fall

4.36 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Just Before Dawn

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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Desires and Dreams

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