I was always among the last to be picked for the netball team and knew all the best places to stop for a nice sit-down on the cross-country running route. How I became a writer Encouraged my by English teacher, Mrs. Pocock, I published my first short story in Just Seventeen when I was fourteen years old. I continued to contribute short stories to Just Seventeen to help pay my way through university.

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Beschreibung bei Amazon Largely writing romantic comedies, the British author hailing from London Chris Manby is a writer of bestselling novels worldwide. With a large amount of wit and good humor, she manages to convey her many themes and ideas in a clearly accessible and straightforward format.

This has allowed her to rise to the forefront of her field, making a name for herself as one of the leading figures within her genre. Creating a style that is quite unlike any other, she really makes the most of her fun and engaging premises, along with her well drawn characters as well.

Producing iconic characters over the course of her career too, she has established personalities that feel wholly grounded in her approach. Setting herself apart from the rest within her field as well, she is singular in how she approaches various topics, always making sure that she says what it is that she wants to say.

Creating a number of series too, she has produced long-running narrative arcs that always ensure that her readers continue to come back for more. Early and Personal Life Born in the United Kingdom, Christine Manby would always excel at literature, with a clear gift for writing from an early age.

Encouraged by her teachers, she would continue to write, something which she would carry on throughout her education at St Edmund Hall in Oxford. Studying Experimental Psychology, she would begin to find herself as a writer, learning all the tools of the craft. Currently living in London she continues to writ regularly, maintaining a strong presence both online, as well as off.

Going on to contribute a number of other stories to the magazine Just Seventeen, she would continue to see her name in print. This would see her through university too, as she would later go on to work at a company specializing in audio-books. This would see her quickly become a household name, writing under the respective names of both Chrissie Manby, and her own Chris Manby. Keeping the reader constantly hooked, it allows for them to really care about Lizzie Jordan as an individual and wholly rounded personality.

Getting to the heart of the character, Manby fully fleshes her out, making it easy for the reader to relate to her as a person. The setting of the book is also painted vividly too, with Manby creating an interesting and realistic world for her characters.

Following the character of Lizzie Jordan, it sees her getting by, having been out of university for just five years now. Living with her accountant boyfriend in their small flat, she aims to simply get by as a low-level typist, all whilst her friends seem to succeeding elsewhere.

Having remained in correspondence with him through email though, she has taken to building a fantasy life for her, one filled with multimillion pound business deals and high-society parties. Will she be able to cover up the reality of her life from him? Can she keep the truth from coming out? A Proper Family Adventure Originally released through the Hodder publishing outlet, this was initially published on the 16th of July in Continuing on from before, it manages to develop them and their world even further, having already established them as characters in the previous titles.

Providing a fun and cozy story, this takes the reader once again into the world of the now much beloved Benson family.

Taking the reader on a journey alongside each of them, it provides a clear window into them and their lives aboard a cruise ship. With the characters themselves having already been well established, it really manages to develop them even further. In the process, it also provides a hilarious set of antics and adventures along the way, keeping the reader constantly amused at all times throughout.

After finally winning the lottery following years of wishing it were true, Granddad Bill gives everyone of his family a generous nest-egg. Along with this he also proceeds to take them on a holiday in the Mediterranean, as the Benson family proceed to go on a cruise. This leads to Chelsea Benson taking her boyfriend Adam along for the ride, but it appears that they have hit a rough patch in their relationship.

Can they each emerge triumphant? What will become of a proper family adventure? We recently conducted a poll among visitors and the Memory Man series was voted the 8th most favourite series by all readers. If you ARE an avid reader of it then great news — a new book is coming out very soon!!! Pre-order now. Please Note The links beside each book title will take you to Amazon, who I feel are the best online retailer for books where you can read more about the book, or purchase it.

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