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Caroline James

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Caroline James always wanted to write but instead of a taking a literary route she followed a career in the hospitality industry, which included owning a pub and a beautiful country house hotel. When she finally glued her rear to a chair and began to write the words flowed, and several novels later she has gained many best-seller badges for her books. When she’s not writing, Caroline likes to climb mountains, eat anchovies and sip gin. She also runs a consultancy business. A member of the Romantic Novelists Association and the Society of Women's Writers & Journalists, Caroline writes short stories and articles, contributing to many publications.

Caroline's hilarious novel, The Best Boomerville Hotel has been depicted as 'Britain's answer to
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Caroline James I don't deal with it, it is hateful. Simply glue the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair and write - anything. It will come back.
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MEET THE AUTHOR – CAROL THOMAS

Today, I am joined by Carol Thomas – a successful author of women’s fiction/romance, who also writes for children. Her new book Being a A Friend at Christmas is now available and is absolutely delightful. A book that I will be putting in all the Christmas presents for the little ones in our family this year.





The book is beautifully illustrated, by Carol, and I am delighted to chat to this very

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Joanna 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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