Morton S. Gray

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Morton lives with her husband, two sons and Lily, the tiny white dog, in Worcestershire, U.K. She has been reading and writing fiction for as long as she can remember, penning her first attempt at a novel aged fourteen, the plot of which closely resembled an Errol Flynn film. As with many authors, life got in the way of writing for many years until she won a short story competition in 2006 and the spark was well and truly reignited.

She studied creative writing with the Open College of the Arts and joined the Romantic Novelists’ New Writers’ Scheme in 2012. After shortlisting in several first chapter competitions, she won The Choc Lit Publishing Search for a Star competition in 2016 with her novel ‘The Girl on the Beach’. This debut novel is

Wendy Clarke – The Day That Changed My Life

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The Day that Changed My Life

I’d love to say I’m one of those writers who was born with a pen in their hand, but it wouldn’t be true. In fact, I took up writing quite late in life. Despite loving creative writing at school, it had never occurred to me that I might one d

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Janice Preston strikes again! Every time I read one of her titles, I am captivated by her characters, plot and lyrical language. Scandal and Miss Markham is lovely from start to finish. I found myself wanting to be the lovely Dorothea Markham, bold a ...more
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Our past is always out there. Waiting. Perhaps to bring a comforting memory in times of need. Or perhaps to relive a nightmare we’d thought long buried and gone.

Ellie has built a new life for herself and her son. One that" Read more of this review »
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"Ellie Golden had finally found her place in Borteen; a place of comfort and stability. Owner of her own gallery, she spent her time painting and creating ceramic pieces to sell. She and her son Tom had escaped an abusive life with her ex husband, mov" Read more of this review »
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"I liked this book it keeps you guessing all the way through and it full of twists a great first book and i cant wait to see what she fetches out next i would recommend this book its a super read"
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