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BOOK CLUB with Sylvia Kent & Author Vivien Brown

Michelle was joined by Guest Author, Vivien Brown and Co Host Sylvia Kent for this month’s BOOK CLUB.

Sylvia talked Billericay Readers, Brentwood Writers Circle and her 60 Seconds of History feature, this month its about the founding of BRENTWOOD GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

Our Guest Author, Vivien Brown, has written 7 novels and around 150 short stories as well as articles for professional childcare and nursey, plus two ebooks and a how to crack a cryptic crossword.

 

INTERVIEW VIVIEN BROWN

 

BOOKS – Vivien Brown (wordpress.com)

 

INTERVIEW SYLVIA KENT 

 

BOOKS BY VIVIEN BROWNBE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR

Coming soon!

Former actress Madi needs to escape from her lonely London life. She is estranged from her son and is recovering from cancer, and she has the strangest feeling she is being watched.

Prue feels suffocated by her claustrophobic village life, especially after being humiliated in the most public way.

A house swap for a month seems like the perfect answer.

Two strangers… Two very different lives… A chance to escape…

But one of them is walking into danger.

ebook 26 September 2020

pre-order from Amazon here

Paperback 24 December 2020

Be Careful What You Wish For cover

***

NO SISTER OF MINE

Two sisters, both emerging into womanhood, but they couldn’t be more different; Eve, the mature and sensible one. Sarah, headstrong and eager for a taste of life.

Eve is struggling to recover from a bad experience with a boy at a party and embarks on university life determined that nothing like that will happen to her again.

Sarah can’t wait to grow up, she’s sick of Eve’s lectures and is determined to make a grab at life despite being barely out of school.

When Eve brings a new face home for the holidays, Sarah does something that will change both of their lives forever. Something that Eve can never forget – or forgive. But life won’t keep them apart forever and decades later, one of them will have to choose whether to put the past behind her, or to hold on to hate forever…

NO SISTER OF MINE cover

REVIEWS:

Vivien Brown writes a hugely engrossing and entertaining gripping family drama that contains issues of hate, love, hidden truths, deceit, suspense and lies… (Bee, Netgalley reviewer)

Sibling rivalry abounds in this unputdownable tale… I found the book utterly compelling  (Vikbat, reviewer)

Great book, lots of twists and turns. Never thought it would end this way. You won’t want to put this one down  (Nancy, Amazon reviewer)

ebook published in the UK and USA 17 January 2020.

Paperback 2 April 2020.

Buy from Amazon UK: here

***

FIVE UNFORGIVABLE THINGS

When your marriage is in crisis and tragedy strikes, how do you cope? … and just how much can you be expected to forgive?  There are moments in any marriage when mistakes are made, but what if they are truly terrible mistakes? Ones that change lives.…

Kate had wanted to make a family, not break one. All she’d wanted was a child, and IVF offered her that chance. How was she to know the devastating consequences of that decision? Years later, secrets and betrayals come to the surface as her daughter Natalie prepares to marry, but why is Natalie in a wheelchair and why is her father not there to give her away?

5UT cover

REVIEWS:

Beautiful story… about how a family will stay together no matter what. The struggles, the mistakes and finally the forgiveness  (Nicola S, Netgalley reviewer)

Absolutely loved this book beyond words!… Vivien Brown balanced the heartache and tragedy with joy and unconditional love that brought this family together, perfectly!  (Jennifer and Mary, blogging as ‘Two Girls and a Book Obsession’)

Have the tissues handy, as this is one book that makes you feel for the characters. I would not be surprised if this was chosen as a book club selection  (Cristie, Amazon reviewer)

This author knows how to pull the readers in and keep them hooked  (Grace J, Amazon reviewer)

A heartbreaking but ultimately heartwarming tale of secrets and forgiveness, and love and family   (Vicki Bowles, book blogger)

Out now in ebook and paperback.

Available from Amazon UK. Click here 

 ***

LILY ALONE

What sort of mother would leave her daughter alone? Would you leave a very young child at home on their own – knowing that terrible things can happen in the blink of an eye? Lily, who is not yet three years old, wakes up alone with only her cuddly toy for company. She is hungry, afraid of the dark, can’t use the phone, and has been told never to open the door to strangers. In the flat downstairs, a lonely and elderly woman keeps herself to herself but wonders at the cries coming from upstairs. Lily’s grandmother frets that she can no longer see her granddaughter since the child’s parents separated. Lily’s father hasn’t seen her for a while. He’s been abroad, absorbed in his new job and his new girlfriend. A young woman lies in a coma in hospital – no one knows her name or who she is, but in her silent dreams, a little girl is crying for her mummy… And for Lily, time is running out.

LILY ALONE final coverREVIEWS:

So gripped was I by the tension that I was loath to put it down and join the real world…  (Andrea Giuliana, Amazon reviewer)

I was hooked from the start…   (Roberta Grieve, novelist)

Nail-biting… Vivien carefully constructs this web of intrigue  (Shirley Blair, Fiction Editor, The People’s Friend magazine)

Uplifting. Thoroughly enjoyed it... (Judy Laycock, Amazon reviewer)

Lily Alone is a truly gripping read, not just for its central plot of a child in danger, which keeps you on the edge of your seat, but also for Vivien Brown’s skilful development of character   (Karen Byrom, Fiction Editor, My Weekly magazine)

Available now: ebook, paperback and downloadable audio book

TO BUY LILY ALONE from Amazon UK.   Click  here   

TO BUY the paperback from Amazon.com (USA).   Click here

Vivien Brown – author of women’s fiction (wordpress.com)

 

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BOOK CLUB with Sylvia Kent & Author Vivien Brown

Michelle was joined by Guest Author, Vivien Brown and Co Host Sylvia Kent for this month’s BOOK CLUB.

Sylvia talked Billericay Readers, Brentwood Writers Circle and her 60 Seconds of History feature, this month its about the founding of BRENTWOOD GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

Our Guest Author, Vivien Brown, has written 7 novels and around 150 short stories as well as articles for professional childcare and nursey, plus two ebooks and a how to crack a cryptic crossword.

 

INTERVIEW VIVIEN BROWN

 

BOOKS – Vivien Brown (wordpress.com)

 

INTERVIEW SYLVIA KENT 

 

BOOKS BY VIVIEN BROWNBE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR

Coming soon!

Former actress Madi needs to escape from her lonely London life. She is estranged from her son and is recovering from cancer, and she has the strangest feeling she is being watched.

Prue feels suffocated by her claustrophobic village life, especially after being humiliated in the most public way.

A house swap for a month seems like the perfect answer.

Two strangers… Two very different lives… A chance to escape…

But one of them is walking into danger.

ebook 26 September 2020

pre-order from Amazon here

Paperback 24 December 2020

Be Careful What You Wish For cover

***

NO SISTER OF MINE

Two sisters, both emerging into womanhood, but they couldn’t be more different; Eve, the mature and sensible one. Sarah, headstrong and eager for a taste of life.

Eve is struggling to recover from a bad experience with a boy at a party and embarks on university life determined that nothing like that will happen to her again.

Sarah can’t wait to grow up, she’s sick of Eve’s lectures and is determined to make a grab at life despite being barely out of school.

When Eve brings a new face home for the holidays, Sarah does something that will change both of their lives forever. Something that Eve can never forget – or forgive. But life won’t keep them apart forever and decades later, one of them will have to choose whether to put the past behind her, or to hold on to hate forever…

NO SISTER OF MINE cover

REVIEWS:

Vivien Brown writes a hugely engrossing and entertaining gripping family drama that contains issues of hate, love, hidden truths, deceit, suspense and lies… (Bee, Netgalley reviewer)

Sibling rivalry abounds in this unputdownable tale… I found the book utterly compelling  (Vikbat, reviewer)

Great book, lots of twists and turns. Never thought it would end this way. You won’t want to put this one down  (Nancy, Amazon reviewer)

ebook published in the UK and USA 17 January 2020.

Paperback 2 April 2020.

Buy from Amazon UK: here

***

FIVE UNFORGIVABLE THINGS

When your marriage is in crisis and tragedy strikes, how do you cope? … and just how much can you be expected to forgive?  There are moments in any marriage when mistakes are made, but what if they are truly terrible mistakes? Ones that change lives.…

Kate had wanted to make a family, not break one. All she’d wanted was a child, and IVF offered her that chance. How was she to know the devastating consequences of that decision? Years later, secrets and betrayals come to the surface as her daughter Natalie prepares to marry, but why is Natalie in a wheelchair and why is her father not there to give her away?

5UT cover

REVIEWS:

Beautiful story… about how a family will stay together no matter what. The struggles, the mistakes and finally the forgiveness  (Nicola S, Netgalley reviewer)

Absolutely loved this book beyond words!… Vivien Brown balanced the heartache and tragedy with joy and unconditional love that brought this family together, perfectly!  (Jennifer and Mary, blogging as ‘Two Girls and a Book Obsession’)

Have the tissues handy, as this is one book that makes you feel for the characters. I would not be surprised if this was chosen as a book club selection  (Cristie, Amazon reviewer)

This author knows how to pull the readers in and keep them hooked  (Grace J, Amazon reviewer)

A heartbreaking but ultimately heartwarming tale of secrets and forgiveness, and love and family   (Vicki Bowles, book blogger)

Out now in ebook and paperback.

Available from Amazon UK. Click here 

 ***

LILY ALONE

What sort of mother would leave her daughter alone? Would you leave a very young child at home on their own – knowing that terrible things can happen in the blink of an eye? Lily, who is not yet three years old, wakes up alone with only her cuddly toy for company. She is hungry, afraid of the dark, can’t use the phone, and has been told never to open the door to strangers. In the flat downstairs, a lonely and elderly woman keeps herself to herself but wonders at the cries coming from upstairs. Lily’s grandmother frets that she can no longer see her granddaughter since the child’s parents separated. Lily’s father hasn’t seen her for a while. He’s been abroad, absorbed in his new job and his new girlfriend. A young woman lies in a coma in hospital – no one knows her name or who she is, but in her silent dreams, a little girl is crying for her mummy… And for Lily, time is running out.

LILY ALONE final coverREVIEWS:

So gripped was I by the tension that I was loath to put it down and join the real world…  (Andrea Giuliana, Amazon reviewer)

I was hooked from the start…   (Roberta Grieve, novelist)

Nail-biting… Vivien carefully constructs this web of intrigue  (Shirley Blair, Fiction Editor, The People’s Friend magazine)

Uplifting. Thoroughly enjoyed it... (Judy Laycock, Amazon reviewer)

Lily Alone is a truly gripping read, not just for its central plot of a child in danger, which keeps you on the edge of your seat, but also for Vivien Brown’s skilful development of character   (Karen Byrom, Fiction Editor, My Weekly magazine)

Available now: ebook, paperback and downloadable audio book

TO BUY LILY ALONE from Amazon UK.   Click  here   

TO BUY the paperback from Amazon.com (USA).   Click here

Vivien Brown – author of women’s fiction (wordpress.com)

 

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BOOK CLUB with Sylvia Kent & Author Vivien Brown

Michelle was joined by Guest Author, Vivien Brown and Co Host Sylvia Kent for this month’s BOOK CLUB.

Sylvia talked Billericay Readers, Brentwood Writers Circle and her 60 Seconds of History feature, this month its about the founding of BRENTWOOD GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

Our Guest Author, Vivien Brown, has written 7 novels and around 150 short stories as well as articles for professional childcare and nursey, plus two ebooks and a how to crack a cryptic crossword.

 

INTERVIEW VIVIEN BROWN

 

BOOKS – Vivien Brown (wordpress.com)

 

INTERVIEW SYLVIA KENT 

 

BOOKS BY VIVIEN BROWNBE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR

Coming soon!

Former actress Madi needs to escape from her lonely London life. She is estranged from her son and is recovering from cancer, and she has the strangest feeling she is being watched.

Prue feels suffocated by her claustrophobic village life, especially after being humiliated in the most public way.

A house swap for a month seems like the perfect answer.

Two strangers… Two very different lives… A chance to escape…

But one of them is walking into danger.

ebook 26 September 2020

pre-order from Amazon here

Paperback 24 December 2020

Be Careful What You Wish For cover

***

NO SISTER OF MINE

Two sisters, both emerging into womanhood, but they couldn’t be more different; Eve, the mature and sensible one. Sarah, headstrong and eager for a taste of life.

Eve is struggling to recover from a bad experience with a boy at a party and embarks on university life determined that nothing like that will happen to her again.

Sarah can’t wait to grow up, she’s sick of Eve’s lectures and is determined to make a grab at life despite being barely out of school.

When Eve brings a new face home for the holidays, Sarah does something that will change both of their lives forever. Something that Eve can never forget – or forgive. But life won’t keep them apart forever and decades later, one of them will have to choose whether to put the past behind her, or to hold on to hate forever…

NO SISTER OF MINE cover

REVIEWS:

Vivien Brown writes a hugely engrossing and entertaining gripping family drama that contains issues of hate, love, hidden truths, deceit, suspense and lies… (Bee, Netgalley reviewer)

Sibling rivalry abounds in this unputdownable tale… I found the book utterly compelling  (Vikbat, reviewer)

Great book, lots of twists and turns. Never thought it would end this way. You won’t want to put this one down  (Nancy, Amazon reviewer)

ebook published in the UK and USA 17 January 2020.

Paperback 2 April 2020.

Buy from Amazon UK: here

***

FIVE UNFORGIVABLE THINGS

When your marriage is in crisis and tragedy strikes, how do you cope? … and just how much can you be expected to forgive?  There are moments in any marriage when mistakes are made, but what if they are truly terrible mistakes? Ones that change lives.…

Kate had wanted to make a family, not break one. All she’d wanted was a child, and IVF offered her that chance. How was she to know the devastating consequences of that decision? Years later, secrets and betrayals come to the surface as her daughter Natalie prepares to marry, but why is Natalie in a wheelchair and why is her father not there to give her away?

5UT cover

REVIEWS:

Beautiful story… about how a family will stay together no matter what. The struggles, the mistakes and finally the forgiveness  (Nicola S, Netgalley reviewer)

Absolutely loved this book beyond words!… Vivien Brown balanced the heartache and tragedy with joy and unconditional love that brought this family together, perfectly!  (Jennifer and Mary, blogging as ‘Two Girls and a Book Obsession’)

Have the tissues handy, as this is one book that makes you feel for the characters. I would not be surprised if this was chosen as a book club selection  (Cristie, Amazon reviewer)

This author knows how to pull the readers in and keep them hooked  (Grace J, Amazon reviewer)

A heartbreaking but ultimately heartwarming tale of secrets and forgiveness, and love and family   (Vicki Bowles, book blogger)

Out now in ebook and paperback.

Available from Amazon UK. Click here 

 ***

LILY ALONE

What sort of mother would leave her daughter alone? Would you leave a very young child at home on their own – knowing that terrible things can happen in the blink of an eye? Lily, who is not yet three years old, wakes up alone with only her cuddly toy for company. She is hungry, afraid of the dark, can’t use the phone, and has been told never to open the door to strangers. In the flat downstairs, a lonely and elderly woman keeps herself to herself but wonders at the cries coming from upstairs. Lily’s grandmother frets that she can no longer see her granddaughter since the child’s parents separated. Lily’s father hasn’t seen her for a while. He’s been abroad, absorbed in his new job and his new girlfriend. A young woman lies in a coma in hospital – no one knows her name or who she is, but in her silent dreams, a little girl is crying for her mummy… And for Lily, time is running out.

LILY ALONE final coverREVIEWS:

So gripped was I by the tension that I was loath to put it down and join the real world…  (Andrea Giuliana, Amazon reviewer)

I was hooked from the start…   (Roberta Grieve, novelist)

Nail-biting… Vivien carefully constructs this web of intrigue  (Shirley Blair, Fiction Editor, The People’s Friend magazine)

Uplifting. Thoroughly enjoyed it... (Judy Laycock, Amazon reviewer)

Lily Alone is a truly gripping read, not just for its central plot of a child in danger, which keeps you on the edge of your seat, but also for Vivien Brown’s skilful development of character   (Karen Byrom, Fiction Editor, My Weekly magazine)

Available now: ebook, paperback and downloadable audio book

TO BUY LILY ALONE from Amazon UK.   Click  here   

TO BUY the paperback from Amazon.com (USA).   Click here

Vivien Brown – author of women’s fiction (wordpress.com)

 

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BOOK CLUB with Sylvia Kent & Author Vivien Brown

Michelle was joined by Guest Author, Vivien Brown and Co Host Sylvia Kent for this month’s BOOK CLUB.

Sylvia talked Billericay Readers, Brentwood Writers Circle and her 60 Seconds of History feature, this month its about the founding of BRENTWOOD GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

Our Guest Author, Vivien Brown, has written 7 novels and around 150 short stories as well as articles for professional childcare and nursey, plus two ebooks and a how to crack a cryptic crossword.

 

INTERVIEW VIVIEN BROWN

 

BOOKS – Vivien Brown (wordpress.com)

 

INTERVIEW SYLVIA KENT 

 

BOOKS BY VIVIEN BROWNBE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR

Coming soon!

Former actress Madi needs to escape from her lonely London life. She is estranged from her son and is recovering from cancer, and she has the strangest feeling she is being watched.

Prue feels suffocated by her claustrophobic village life, especially after being humiliated in the most public way.

A house swap for a month seems like the perfect answer.

Two strangers… Two very different lives… A chance to escape…

But one of them is walking into danger.

ebook 26 September 2020

pre-order from Amazon here

Paperback 24 December 2020

Be Careful What You Wish For cover

***

NO SISTER OF MINE

Two sisters, both emerging into womanhood, but they couldn’t be more different; Eve, the mature and sensible one. Sarah, headstrong and eager for a taste of life.

Eve is struggling to recover from a bad experience with a boy at a party and embarks on university life determined that nothing like that will happen to her again.

Sarah can’t wait to grow up, she’s sick of Eve’s lectures and is determined to make a grab at life despite being barely out of school.

When Eve brings a new face home for the holidays, Sarah does something that will change both of their lives forever. Something that Eve can never forget – or forgive. But life won’t keep them apart forever and decades later, one of them will have to choose whether to put the past behind her, or to hold on to hate forever…

NO SISTER OF MINE cover

REVIEWS:

Vivien Brown writes a hugely engrossing and entertaining gripping family drama that contains issues of hate, love, hidden truths, deceit, suspense and lies… (Bee, Netgalley reviewer)

Sibling rivalry abounds in this unputdownable tale… I found the book utterly compelling  (Vikbat, reviewer)

Great book, lots of twists and turns. Never thought it would end this way. You won’t want to put this one down  (Nancy, Amazon reviewer)

ebook published in the UK and USA 17 January 2020.

Paperback 2 April 2020.

Buy from Amazon UK: here

***

FIVE UNFORGIVABLE THINGS

When your marriage is in crisis and tragedy strikes, how do you cope? … and just how much can you be expected to forgive?  There are moments in any marriage when mistakes are made, but what if they are truly terrible mistakes? Ones that change lives.…

Kate had wanted to make a family, not break one. All she’d wanted was a child, and IVF offered her that chance. How was she to know the devastating consequences of that decision? Years later, secrets and betrayals come to the surface as her daughter Natalie prepares to marry, but why is Natalie in a wheelchair and why is her father not there to give her away?

5UT cover

REVIEWS:

Beautiful story… about how a family will stay together no matter what. The struggles, the mistakes and finally the forgiveness  (Nicola S, Netgalley reviewer)

Absolutely loved this book beyond words!… Vivien Brown balanced the heartache and tragedy with joy and unconditional love that brought this family together, perfectly!  (Jennifer and Mary, blogging as ‘Two Girls and a Book Obsession’)

Have the tissues handy, as this is one book that makes you feel for the characters. I would not be surprised if this was chosen as a book club selection  (Cristie, Amazon reviewer)

This author knows how to pull the readers in and keep them hooked  (Grace J, Amazon reviewer)

A heartbreaking but ultimately heartwarming tale of secrets and forgiveness, and love and family   (Vicki Bowles, book blogger)

Out now in ebook and paperback.

Available from Amazon UK. Click here 

 ***

LILY ALONE

What sort of mother would leave her daughter alone? Would you leave a very young child at home on their own – knowing that terrible things can happen in the blink of an eye? Lily, who is not yet three years old, wakes up alone with only her cuddly toy for company. She is hungry, afraid of the dark, can’t use the phone, and has been told never to open the door to strangers. In the flat downstairs, a lonely and elderly woman keeps herself to herself but wonders at the cries coming from upstairs. Lily’s grandmother frets that she can no longer see her granddaughter since the child’s parents separated. Lily’s father hasn’t seen her for a while. He’s been abroad, absorbed in his new job and his new girlfriend. A young woman lies in a coma in hospital – no one knows her name or who she is, but in her silent dreams, a little girl is crying for her mummy… And for Lily, time is running out.

LILY ALONE final coverREVIEWS:

So gripped was I by the tension that I was loath to put it down and join the real world…  (Andrea Giuliana, Amazon reviewer)

I was hooked from the start…   (Roberta Grieve, novelist)

Nail-biting… Vivien carefully constructs this web of intrigue  (Shirley Blair, Fiction Editor, The People’s Friend magazine)

Uplifting. Thoroughly enjoyed it... (Judy Laycock, Amazon reviewer)

Lily Alone is a truly gripping read, not just for its central plot of a child in danger, which keeps you on the edge of your seat, but also for Vivien Brown’s skilful development of character   (Karen Byrom, Fiction Editor, My Weekly magazine)

Available now: ebook, paperback and downloadable audio book

TO BUY LILY ALONE from Amazon UK.   Click  here   

TO BUY the paperback from Amazon.com (USA).   Click here

Vivien Brown – author of women’s fiction (wordpress.com)

 

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