Today’s book review of a short story collection is brought to you by yours truly, Morgen Bailey.
Synopsis: Whether approaching thirty, hitting forty or heading for ninety, birthdays can be fraught affairs. Birthdays are a source of inspiration, desperation and clever deception in this entertaining short story collection from best-selling novelist Jane Wenham-Jones. With laughter, tears, cake and champagne – these five birthday tales will leave you longing to blow out some candles of your own…
Jane Wenham-Jones is a well-known author and journalist who regularly appears on radio and TV. She is a columnist for Woman’s Weekly Fiction Special and her local paper the Isle of Thanet Gazette as well as being the agony aunt for Writing Magazine. She has published four novels: Raising The Roof, Perfect Alibis, One Glass Is Never Enough and, most recently, Prime Time as well as two non-fiction books – Wannabe a Writer? and Wannabe a Writer We’ve Heard Of? She lives with her family in Broadstairs, Kent, where two of her novels are set. Her latest book – 100 Ways to Fight the Flab – was published in 2014. For more info see www.janewenham-jones.com and http://www.wannabeawriter.co.uk . Jane also blogs at http://janewenhamjones.wordpress.com and has recently made a TV pilot for aspiring authors which can be watched on www.wannabeawritertvshow.com.