A bestselling author who set up Tring Writers’ Circle is celebrating the launch of her fourth romantic fiction novel.
Escape to the Riviera, the fourth book by Tring-based Jules Wake is published tomorrow, Thursday, by Avon, an imprint of Harper Collins.
It follows the story of Carrie, whose life is turned upside down when she bumps into A-list superstar Richard Maddox in St Tropez.
Back in the day, Carrie enjoyed a whirlwind romance with Richard that twisted so fast they actually got married.
But as Richard’s career blossomed in Hollywood, their lives took separate paths.
Now, many years later, Carrie leads a settled life with the steady, solid and super sensible Alan.
She’s happy enough, so what is there to worry about?
Only the slight matter of never having got around to divorcing Richard...
A former public relations executive, Jules now works part time as a school business manager and has lived in Tring for 19 years.
She is married to Nick with two teenage children, Ellie and Matt.
She is also press officer for the Romantic Novelist Association, working alongside bestselling authors Katie Fforde, Nicola Cornick, Elaine Everest and Eileen Ramsay to promote romantic fiction in the UK.
In 2006, she established the Tring Writers Circle, for aspiring writers to learn from and support each other.
Jules said: “When I set up Tring Writer’s Circle nine years ago, I had no idea it would lead to this.
“The support from Avon for the latest book has been fantastic and I can’t wait to get the reaction from the readers.”
Escape to the Riviera will be on sale in WH Smith, Waterstones and Foyles as well as online retailers, follows Talk to Me, From Italy With Love and From Paris With Love This Christmas.