Caroline James

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Caroline's latest novel, The Best Boomerville Hotel is published by Ruby Fiction and is being described as 'Britain's answer to the Marigold Hotel, fabulous!'

Caroline James was born in Cheshire and wanted to be a writer from an early age. She trained, however, in the catering trade and worked and travelled both at home and abroad.

Caroline's debut novel, Coffee, Tea, The Gypsy & Me shot to #3 on Amazon and was Ebook of the Week in The Sun newspaper. Her second novel, Coffee Tea The Chef & Me has been described as wickedly funny: 'AbFab meets MasterChef in a Soap…'

Coffee Tea The Caribbean & Me was a Finalist at The Write Stuff, London Book Fair 2015 and the judge’s comments included: “Caroline is a natural story-teller with a gif
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Happy New Year lovely readers and followers. I hope that the start of 2019 brings lots of love, good health and happiness your way and that this will be a very special year for all.

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2019 began for me with family celebrations in beautiful Scotland with a party on New Year’s Eve in Inverness, followed by walks beside the famous Loch – Loch Ness. We didn’t catch sight of the monster but...

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"This book was a joy to read at a very unhappy time in my life, I needed cheering up after losing my much loved little dog.
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Jo Lambert Re: The Camomile Lawn - loved Mary Wesley back in the '90s. Got very addicted to her books and have read every one. Amazing lady who got her publishing deal at the grand old age of 75!

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