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Talli Roland Reveals New Short Story – Christmas At Cranberry Cottage

Christmas At Cranberry CottageTalli Roland is treating us to another Christmas short story this year and this one is sweetly named ‘Christmas At Cranberry Cottage’

The story of ‘Christmas At Cranberry’ is –

Home is where the heart is . . .

With a whirlwind lifestyle travelling the world, the one thing Jess Millward relies on is Christmas with her gran in cosy Cranberry Cottage. When her grandmother reveals the house is directly in the path of a new high-speed railway, Jess is determined to fight.

Can Jess save the cottage from demolition, or will she have no home to come to this Christmas?

With a delightful cover, this charming book is an absolute bargain at only 99p, be sure to snap this up.

You can pre-order Christmas at Cranberry Cottage: A Warm, Uplifting Short Story about the Real Meaning of Home from Amazon and will be available for your Kindle from 7th October 2015.

Win A Kindle Fire With Talli Roland

Talli Roland is releasing two books in the run up to Christmas, ‘Marriage to Measure’ (Serenity Holland, Book 3) and a Christmas novella, Married by Midnight. Both books are available now on Amazon to pre-order.

Marriage to MeasureMarriage to Measure (Serenity Holland, Book 3)
Notting Hill Press
Release date: 10th December 2014
Special pre-order price: 99p/99 cents

When Serenity Holland proposes to her long-time boyfriend Jeremy, she’s certain ‘forever’ is a perfect fit. As the wedding train steams forward, though, Serenity starts to wonder if they really are an ideal match. From a crusty old ring to a dilapidated house she’s left to renovate on her own – not to mention the appearance of Jeremy’s clingy ex-fiancée – engagement feels more like disengagement.

Even worse, wedding planning’s like a bad hangover as Serenity juggles the wishes of family and friends with her bossy mother-in-law-to-be, resulting in a Frankenwedding nothing like the simple ceremony she envisioned.

Can Serenity knit her relationship back together and fashion a celebration that suits, or will ‘I do’ become ‘I don’t’?

You can pre-order Marriage to Measure (Serenity Holland Book 3) from Amazon.

Married by Midnight: A Christmas StoryMarried by Midnight: A Christmas Story
Notting Hill Press
Release date: 14th November 2014
Price: 77p/99 cents

Christmas is coming and so is the biggest day of Kate’s life.

While choosing a vintage dress for her Christmas Eve wedding, Kate finds a cryptic note pinned to the inside of a 1930s gown. As doubts about her own ceremony loom, Kate is determined to track down the dress’ owner and determine what became of her – and the marriage.

Will Kate find the answers she’s seeking to propel her down the aisle, or will her discovery prompt her to call off the wedding for good?

You can pre-order Married by Midnight: A Christmas Story from Amazon.

Kindle Fire Giveaway!

Build A Man (Serenity Holland, Book 1) was Talli’s self-published novel, and sInce then, she’s sold almost 500,000 copies of her books, as well as signing with Lake Union, an imprint of Amazon Publishing. To say thank you for all the support from her readers, she is giving away a Kindle Fire HD 8GB in a contest open to Europe, Canada, the US, and the UK. There are different ways to enter and you can enter multiple times, too – just head here to see how: http://tinyurl.com/lywwf6f. The contest is open and ends the day Marriage to Measure is released which is 10th December 2014.

Talli Roland Rereleases The Pollyanna Plan

The Pollyanna PlanTalli Roland is re-releasing her bestselling novel ‘The Pollyanna Plan’ for the second time.

Lake Union Publishing (an arm of Amazon Publishing) will be re-releasing the book on 11th March, complete with a shiny new cover and also making it available in print and audio (Amazon.com; Amazon UK).

‘The Pollyanna Plan’ spent over two months in the top 100 on the Amazon UK Kindle charts, and it was selected as a Top Book of 2013 by Amazon’s editors.

The story of ‘The Pollyanna Plan’ is –

Is finding true love as easy as an attitude change?

Thirty-something Emma Beckett has always looked down on ‘the glass is half full’ optimists, believing it’s better to be realistic than delusional. But when she loses her high-powered job and fiancé in the same week, even Emma has difficulty keeping calm and carrying on.

With her world spinning out of control, and bolstered by a challenge from her best friend, Emma makes a radical decision. From here on in, she’ll behave like Pollyanna: attempting to always see the upside, no matter how dire the situation.

Can adopting a positive attitude give Emma the courage to build a new life, or is finding the good in everything a very bad idea

You can pre-order The Pollyanna Plan from Amazon and will be available to buy from 11th March 2014.

Last Christmas By Talli Roland

Last Christmas‘Last Christmas’ is a short Christmas ebook by Talli Roland.

Eager to banish the ghost of Christmas past – when her boyfriend dumped her on the streets of Paris – Lucy is determined to make this the best Christmas ever. She rallies friends and family for an epic celebration that just happens to fall on the same day as her ex’s festive wedding. Furious at how she’s been treated, Lucy can’t help relishing the party v wedding smackdown.

But when the wedding is threatened and only Lucy can help, can she find the spirit inside to save the day, or will this Christmas be even more disastrous than the last?

As I sat on a cold bus, one freezing morning, I snuggled up with Talli Roland’s short festive novella ‘Last Christmas’ and as I sped through each chapter, I felt a warmth flow through my freezing limbs as I enjoyed this Christmas tale.

Lucy is the lead character of the story and is still reeling from the heartache of last Christmas when she poured her heart out to her ex-boyfriend, only to have it thrown back in her face. Fast forward a year later, Lucy is still heartbroken whilst her ex boyfriend Robert is eagerly planning his wedding for Christmas Day. Lucy’s friend and work colleague Mimi, decides enough is enough that they will throw a Christmas party that will rival the wedding reception and as the days loom closer to the party and the wedding, Lucy wonders whether she will regret the party.

Lucy is a lovely character, that I immediately warmed to, I liked her bubbly personality and sweet nature. I particularly liked how excited she was about her upcoming party and how she secretly enjoyed her guest list rivalling that of her ex’s wedding, I thought she was such fun and I enjoyed joining her as she prepared for the celebrations.

Mimi, Lucy’s outspoken friend was a great character, blunt and witty, she pushed Lucy into feeling more confident about herself and helped her arrange the perfect Christmas party with her infectious festive spirit, it was hard not to get into the party mood with these two ladies and with the addition of the handsome and charming James, a perfect gentleman, it was easy to consume this story in one sitting.

I have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed this fresh story, fun and lively from the first page, ‘Last Christmas’ is a captivating and merry tale that will take definitely entertain you on a winter evening.

You can buy Last Christmas from Amazon.