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About the author:
Stephanie Zia writes fun, sexy novels for the older woman. She left school at 15 and joined the BBC as a Russian Section junior secretary, ending up as a production assistant, researcher and director on TV arts documentaries. Author of 2 Piatkus commercial fiction novels and 2 Hamlyn non-fiction books, Stephanie has written for a variety of magazines and newspapers. From 2005-11 she was the cleaning guru for The Guardian newspaper's popular Space Solves column. Stephanie started Blackbird Digital Books in January 2010 to produce her first ebook Done & Dusted, her collected Guardian columns. She now enjoys publishing other authors as well as her own works.
Ten Good Reasons To Lie About Your Age
Widow Sally Lightfoot is trying to follow the sensible advice listed in her self-help book but she misses her husband so much nothing is working. A year later, a friend from Sally's rock chick past sexes up her list considerably. Remember their free love days of the 1970s? Sally must get out there and lose her 'wididity', her born-again virginity, before it's too late. Set on the beautiful traffic-free island of Hydra, Leonard Cohen's old 1960s stomping ground, this is a story of hope and learning to love yourself, to find that inner you that sometimes is lost when we make others' lives more important than our own. A must-read romance for Leonard Cohen fans everywhere.
"Insightful and delightful, full of thoughtful dialogue and exceptional clarity. Sally feels real, like a neighbor or a friend and that makes the story take on a presence of its own. You will get lost in the story and not want to put it down until it is finished." LESLIE WRIGHT, HUFFINGTON POST BOOKS
"The portrayal of the bereaved Sally as she starts to properly live again is extremely touching and warm. And there's a gorgeous love interest too." LOUISE VOSS, BESTSELLING KINDLE NO 1/TOP 100 AUTHOR
"This is the best book ever. That's the only way to describe it!" RITA REVIEWS
"An awesome read." GIGGLESILLY REVIEWS
"Laughter feels good late at night. So does empathy. Last night I finished it before my cats got fed!" ELIZABETH BACON-SMITH, US Amazon
"Those who have already been there (and those convinced they never will) can laugh at Sally's foibles." BIG AL, BOOKS & PALS
"One minute this book has the reader laughing out loud, the next we are sobbing. Romantic, hilarious, engaging and highly perceptive." JACQUI LOFTHOUSE, The Writing Coach.
- Publication Date:
- 1461176360 / 9781461176367
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Contemporary Women