Tuesday, 1 April 2014

A is for After

Hello, I bet you didn't expect to see me here!

Before I jump into the A-Z post, I just want to extend a huge thanks to everyone for your support of my new book launch yesterday! It was an absolutely insane day but I wouldn't change anything - I've said it before and I'll say it again - writers really do ROCK!

And... on that note, let's get this A-Z thing started!

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My A-Z Theme is based on my books, the Game On series. You won’t need to have read them to follow this story, since it’s slightly removed from the full plot, like a side story. What it will do is give you a glimpse into my characters, and a chance to get to know them a little bit, PLUS, during the story, you will get a mini tour of parts of the UK! The posts will come from two of my main characters, Leah Walker and Radleigh McCoy. (The first post is a little bit of an introduction, the story will start properly tomorrow, so I hope you guys stick with me!)

A – After 
(Leah)

Radleigh McCoy became someone I’d never forget from the moment I met him. Granted, I thought the reason he’d always be memorable was because I’d be in jail for his murder after he frustrated me one time too many, but there you have it!


We made it, in a sort of, let’s-keep-fighting-until-we-can-find-a-way-to-be-together kind of way. And after a brief trip home to L.A to pack and explain to his family what had happened over the past two days (namely us getting our crap together!) he’d be coming to stay with me in Cornwall. Yup, Radleigh McCoy, soccer superstar, would be switching sunny California for… well… the rainy countryside of the UK. Honestly, I wasn’t sure how he’d cope without his big house, his car, and a city that pretty much has everything anyone could ever want.


But I was eager to see where the next chapter in our story would take us. You know, after the drama.

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And as a bonus - here's a teaser from Game On for you! 



(I know this was a short one, but I hope you come back tomorrow for more!) 

48 comments:

  1. Well, this is a surprise!! But I loved the voices last time you did a Game On theme, so I'm glad you're taking it further. Happy April :-)

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  2. Now that's an interesting introduction to your characters.

    J.L. Campbell writes at The Character Depot
    and the Jamaican Kid Lit Blog.

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  3. I think I'd choose England over LA. LA is good for visiting, but I wouldn't want to live there.

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    1. Suzi, I'd take England over LA, as well.

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    2. I agree! I mean, I live in the UK, obviously, but I wouldn't like to live in L.A, either!

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  4. Oh looking forward to a story taking place in Cornwall! My in laws live in Cornwall, I love it down there. I've moved to the other side of the world (Hong Kong) so it's always lovely to read stories that take place back home!

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    1. Wow, you're a long way from home! I hope you enjoy this little reminder of the UK!

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  5. Congrats on your book launch!
    I'd definitely choose England over LA any day!
    I don't mind short and it was good teaser! <3

    Jamie Dement (LadyJai)
    My A to Z
    Caring for My Veteran

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  6. I love Radleigh he's a great character! I love your theme, can't wait to see what else your characters have in store for us.

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  7. She suckered him in! You women have a way of doing that.

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  8. Hehehe! I can't wait to see where the next chapter takes them too! :)

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  9. Short ones are okay, because then we have more time to read other blogs as well :P Just sayin'.

    Loved GAME ON, and this little snippet was fun to read!

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    1. I was actually thinking along the same lines with short posts. It's hard to get around to everyone when the posts are too long!

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  10. Happy A2Z! Well done. :) I think I'm going to like this characters!

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  11. Fun! I can't wait to learn more about your characters and story.

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  12. Hope you enjoy the Challenge! Nice start. I have been in Cornwall during the summer, and it was hot enough!

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    1. Thanks, Nick! Good to see you here!

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  13. I love your snippets...been reading them on FB too. :)

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  14. Looking forward to seeing what else you have planned for this month's challenge. Great job! Keep it up. :)

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  15. Lol! "I’d be in jail for his murder..." Oh my. Now that's a line. LOVE IT. And I totally need to start reading your books. They're in the TBR list, but my time stopper has been on the fritz. It's so frustrating functioning in real time. At least I have my cheese.

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    1. Don't worry, I understand the nightmare that is TBR lists lol! Thanks for stopping by!

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  16. Congrats on your book release!

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  17. Best of luck on the release! I picked up my copy yesterday...your marketing ploy worked!

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  18. Hehe! I love those teaser lines from Game On.

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  19. A great start to the A-Z.
    I loved the tease.

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  20. Happy A to Z! I love reading the teasers that you so kindly share with us!

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  21. I'd be in jail for his murder - great line and great start to the A to Z! :)

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  22. All the best for your book launch! Love Cornwall, visited there many times over the years. So yeah, give me Cornwall over LA any day!
    Loved the intro and Happy A to Z-ing. :)

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  23. Good luck on your book launch, nice to connect and follow on AtoZ
    http://aimingforapublishingdeal.blogspot.co.uk/
    Twitter: WriterBizWoman

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  24. I'd be insulted he would think that pick up line would get anything more than an eye roll. Congrats on your latest book and successful Facebook launch party. Welcome to A-Z!

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  25. I will get around to reading Game On eventually - it's been on my Kindle forever! I love this snippet anyway, looking forward to reading more :)

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  26. Great introduction! I love your chipper and fun writing style -- easy to read and your words flow well! Visiting from A to Z, http://houserevivals.blogspot.com/

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  27. I am a bit late and trying to catch up. Good start to the challenge.
    doreenmcgettigan.com

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