WIN 1 of 20 copies of Losing the Plot by Elizabeth Coleman, thanks to Allen & Unwin.

Funny, charming and captivating, with a plot within a plot, and a girl who is looking for love in all the wrong places.

‘I loved it! It’s got a kind of Bridget Jones feel and such a page turner. Great fun but with such beautiful heart. I’ve already cast the film/series in my head!’ Rebecca GibneyVanessa Rooney is a thirty-something dental hygienist who finds herself a single mum with a hole in her heart where her husband had been.
Somehow she finds the courage to fulfil her childhood dream of writing a romance novel but soon discovers that her novel has been plagiarised by her idol, celebrity author Charlotte Lancaster.Vanessa reluctantly sues Charlotte with the help of suburban solicitor Dave Rendall, who’s nursing some unfulfilled dreams of his own. When gun QC Marcus Stafford agrees to join their legal team, Vanessa feels like her perfect man has stepped right out of the pages of her book and into her life.As all hell breaks loose publicly and privately, Vanessa confronts a painful past and realises what Dave already knew – that she’s an intelligent, funny, amazing woman and Marcus Stafford is, well, a tosspot.

Vanessa finally understands that what she wanted wasn’t what she needed, but has this realisation come too late?

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  • Starting Fresh, it’s about embracing myself and then be ready to find love once I love the person I am.



  • Turn up the heat in Australia!



  • The Right Pick. Because after 54 years he was.



  • “Before I knew it” I met my husband on a blind date when I was 15 & married when I was 19 .Its what you did in the 1970’s we just grew together in love & life .



  • How to build a GODDESS…..the hard way!
    by Shelly Harris
    A story of how not to lose your self worth and finding it again.



  • Married for Life!
    I met the perfect man. I’d never want anyone else.



  • I think “Unexpected Love” would be a great title for a romance novel about my life. Having lost my first love in a car accident, I didn’t expect to meet anyone else but I met my husband and we have been married for 32 years



  • ‘A wild woman’ because life and love is a wild and wonderful adventure and taking on every challenge with fierce determination is the mission.



  • Chaos Theory. Sometimes chaos has a way of working out….



  • If I were to have a romance novel about my life, I would love to have it titled, “Thank you. Sincerely, self. ” Why? Because I would like to dedicate,share and inspire this to everyone and to myself too. It would be a story about my life and honestly I owe everything I have now to myself because I know I’ve been very strong in every life’s trials and struggles. I am a warrior and I want everyone to know that they can be one, too! ^_^



  • Love At Last
    After many a chance at romance, nothing really lasted and then the right man happened by and lasting love along with friendship and affection just happened for the rest of our lives.



  • ‘Dream love’
    I dreamt my husband into life, I wrote everything down that I would love in a man, I dreamt about him & meet him shortly after!



  • Reckless I fall in love hard and quickly and always with the wrong kinda guys



  • ‘love life and life’s loves’ would be the title as I have met the love of my life but sometimes our other things in life that we love are not always the same and can lead to very interesting times in our life.



  • “Never Repeat a Mistake” –friends found many of my dating mis-adventures hilarious – particularly when I went through a period of accepting any blind date offered. No matter how bad it got, I always (accurately) maintained that at least I never made the same mistake twice. But I made many…


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