The Vet!

Miss Penny speaking. What an experience! I am still quaking in my boots, and you know what I think of boots, although they do keep my paws warm—don’t tell Susan. Sorry, back to quaking. On Tuesday we went for a car ride, I’m not too keen on the car either, but in view of Susan’s recent and long absence, I’ll put up with the car as long as we are together. I was okay until we drove up to…the Liston Animal Hospital. As soon as I saw the sign, I knew I was in trouble.

First, I started shivering, I was ignored and plonked on this wobbly ‘thing’ to get weighed, 3.4 kg, Good, nice and trim I thought but I increased the quaking, and got a few ‘Ahs’, but not enough for us to leave. So, I quaked some more. Then, a nice man with a kind face called my name. At last, someone cared. Well, was I fooled. He took us into this room and put me on a cold steel table and started prodding me and sticking his fingers in my mouth. Everyone laughs at my teeth, I have too many. As if that wasn’t enough he’s talking to Susan as though I’m not even there. Then, he sticks needles in me and Susan didn’t stop him. Can you believe that? Now, I am shaking so hard, I thought I might lose some of my teeth until finally we left and drove home. Susan said it was for my own good so I don’t get sick and this happens every year. Well, we’ll see about that! Susan says to tell you, she has some book news coming soon and my website will be up very soon. About time!

When Love Ends Romance Begins – Book 1 of The Lavender Cottage Series.

Grateful for a fresh start Katie puts the pain of divorce behind her and moves to a quaint English village and marina where she opens Lavender Cottage B&B and meets handsome Piers Bannister. Click here

All books available at Coles Bookstore Billing Bridge, Chapters/Indigo    All online retailers

Prelude to Sophie’s War – A captivating historical novel of love and loss

Prelude to Sophie’s War  is now available through international distributor for overseas fans. An alternative to Amazon, check out your local bookstore and make a request.

Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

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Save Some For Me  – And what about you?

Could you survive an abusive man and raise five children alone?

This was a brave, insightful, revealing, and well written book of what must be one of the hardest experiences any person can go through. The courage and grace with which you tell this story is a truly affective reading experience…….  Judge’s commentary: Writer’s Digest  

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Available in paperback or e-book.

Remember Ruins in Silk? The prequel to The Sackville Hotel Trilogy.

Well, it is also the prequel to Prelude to Sophie’s War, young Sophie in Ruins in Silk has grown up, left The Sackville Hotel and her story continues in London as she trains to be a nurse.

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The Sackville Hotel Trilogy – Ebook Box Set                  New cover

She defies Edwardian protocol. Avoids marriage – for a while – but loves twice. Anna’s epic story of a strong woman’s determination and courage spans two continents and three decades.

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Classic trilogy, historical, family saga, from the drawing rooms of the Edwardian era to ruthless spies of the 60s Cold War. More details 

The Blue Pendant              Anna’s Legacy                 Sarah’s choice

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Susan Jennings

Susan A Jennings: Author teacher and founder of Just for Writers providing workshops, retreats and groups for writers and founding member of The Ottawa Story Spinners a local writers group, who have published five volumes of the Black Lake Chronicles a collection of eclectic stories and articles. Susan likes to be involved in the local writing community and is currently the Past-President of Ottawa Independent Writers. Originally from the UK Susan is a long-time resident of Ottawa. She writes and publishes, short stories and cozy mysteries. Several of her short stories are e-published and the Blue Heron Mysteries, Books 1&2, which is a collection of Hannah Wilton (amateur sleuth) mysteries are available on Kobo and Amazon as e-books. Her new historical fiction, The Blue Pendant will be available as a paperback and e-book late November or early December

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