Dawn Brookes

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Dawn Brookes, author; buy to let property investor; avid reader.


I have recently released my debut novel 'A Cruise to Murder'. My second memoir called Hurry up Nurse 2: London calling which is based at the London Chest Hospital in Bethnal Green, was released last year. So far it has been well received and I am delighted with the reviews.

The first book: Hurry up Nurse: memoirs of nurse training in the 1970s has turned out to be an increasingly popular memoir. Having ironed out some errors in the early release, it has been well reviewed by the majority of people across the Amazon platforms. The positive feedback inspired me to finish the second one.


Dawn grew up in Leicester, England and initially trained as a nurse there. She later moved to Lo

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Plotter, Pantser or Planter? You may have heard the term plotter and probably pantser and I’ve been mulling these writing styles over in my head and while doing so I’ve come up with a combination of the two, planter! What on earth is she talking about? All will become clear… Plotters In terms of writing, […]
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