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Pippa Roscoe | A Ring to Take His Revenge
Author Guest / September 12, 2018

A RING TO TAKE HIS REVENGE started out as a very different story. One that didn’t quite work the first time round. But with my editor’s careful guidance I found my way towards the right story for Antonio and Emma. Of all the changes that I made, Emma was the one who took me by surprise the most. In her, I found a survivor. Someone who had battled to be where she is when she meets Antonio. After a double mastectomy at the age of 17, she is on the road to reaching her living list goals, but Antonio is about to make her realise that she isn’t done fighting yet, because now she must reach for what she wants for herself. Cancer is something that affects so many of us, whether personally or through family members, friends, or loved ones. And it’s different for every single person. I would not claim to have represented everyone’s struggle with it, nor do I believe that there is a right or wrong way to take that fight to where it needs to go. You do what you have to do. My mother was sixty when she was diagnosed and it rocked us….

Pippa Roscoe | 12 Hours to Fall In Love
Author Guest / April 11, 2018

Ever since I first saw the 24 series on tv, sitting cross legged in front of a tiny 11 inch tv screen, I was captivated by the idea of real time story telling. Okay – clearly I had to suspend my disbelief… not that Kiefer Sutherland’s character could pull of the amazing death defying struggle against the baddies, but that he could cross LA in less than five minutes! But still. The idea of a narrative unfolding as I watched was something thrilling, new and utterly enthralling. And then I read the wonderful HIS UNTIL MIDNIGHT by Nikki Logan – set in Hong Kong, the hero and heroine meet once a year in December over several years, until one night, and one incredible gourmet meal, the hero must decide whether he will fight for the heroine, or lose her forever. Apart from the fact I am a massive ‘foodie’, I loved the way this story unfolded over those series of ‘one nights’, and loved the way it played with time. And I couldn’t shake the thought… could I combine my love of 24 and real time story telling with my passion for romance? Could I really do that within a…