Roberta Franklin

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I was born in Germany, studied English Literature and History at LMU Munich, and in 1998 I came to Greece where in 2000 I gave birth to my daughter Marianna. I've worked as a journalist, as social hostess on a cruise ship, as an insurance agent, teacher of foreign languages and translator. Since 2016, I've been sharing my time between Piraeus and London.
In 2016, my first novel was published: "The Professor and the Bird", an adventure-romance. The sequel's already on the way while I'm working on a new project - an internet romance. Inspired by real life...

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Nora Page’s ‘Old Lady Sleuth’ cosy mystery “Better Off Read” certainly is one of the best in the genre that I’ve read so far.

Our heroine here is Cleo Watkins, aged 75, who’s trying to save the library of Catalpa Springs, Georgia, which has been damaged by a storm. The arrogant young Mayor Jeb Day, though, prefers tourist fishing piers and boat... Read more of this blog post »
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