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Marie Laval

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Originally from Lyon in France, Marie studied History and Law at university there before moving to Lancashire in England where she worked in a variety of jobs, from PA in a busy university department to teacher of French in schools and colleges. Writing, however, was always her passion, and she spends her free time making up stories. She writes contemporary and historical romance. Her titles include A SPELL IN PROVENCE, ANGEL HEART, THE LION'S EMBRACE and DANCING FOR THE DEVIL, published by Accent Press. Her new romantic comedy, LITTLE PINK TAXI, is published by Choc Lit.

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Marie Laval To write every day, even if it's just a few lines. It's important to keep in touch with your characters.
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I am delighted to welcome fellow ChocLit UK / Ruby author Jan Banyam today. Jan's debut novel A MOTHER'S SECRET was released in April 2020. Today she is telling us about her inspiration for writing the novel.
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"Book 76 of my Goodreads Challenge 2019

Love the books of this author and this one is just as good. A modern take on the Cinderella and Prince Charming tale but with art and Russian gangsters featuring strongly."
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"A Paris Fairy Tale is the second book by Marie Laval that I've read. I enjoyed Little Pink Taxi, but this book is my favourite of the two.

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