“… there was something, something pretty terrible… Not just plain terrible. This was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it…” – Dorothy Parker (on turning fifty), The Middle or Blue Period. I thought TERRIBLE WITH RAISINS would be a fabulous title for my first novel. I still do.

Terrible With RaisinsSo do other people – although I’ve had one or two cavils about the cover (someone thought it was a cookery book). Thoughts?

It’s about turning fifty years old – although you can be any age either side of fifty to read it. It’s more about a love affair with a Greek Island and a life lived intensely between mothers, daughters, lovers and loved ones… Take a little look at this somewhat brashly coloured video by clicking on it…

A minor character from TERRIBLE WITH RAISINS is the lead in JIGSAW ISLAND, the novel due to be released this summer.

TERRIBLE WITH RAISINS is available in paperback only from AMAZON until July, when the e-Book will be available from Unbound Publishing. For a taster, go to tab on the menu above – and some reviews for it here: REVIEWS TWR


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  1. Claudette says:

    Will check it out! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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