How can a family vacation go from idyllic to illicit all in the span of a single week? THE LEMON GROVE starts off with scenes of British couple Jenn and Greg enjoying their annual vacation spot on the island of Mallorca in Spain. Their relaxing respite is altered with the arrival of Jenn’s moody teenage step-daughter Emma and her beautiful new beau Nathan. This young couple’s presence changes the restful routine and charges the atmosphere with the allure of youth. Forty-something Jenn soon finds herself drawn to Nate and her desire quickly turns into an obsession. Jenn is torn between her loyalty to her husband of many years and the lust for a much younger man.
The recklessness of the affair and the flawed nature of the characters make THE LEMON GROVE an unputdownable read. THE LEMON GROVE is an exotic and erotic escape. The shocking and thought provoking story speaks to the frailty of fidelity and the complicated nature of female sexuality.
If you want to find out more about this novel and the author, you are welcome to join a live Twitter chat with the author on March 12th. Read on for more details on how you can participate and also find out ways to enter THE LEMON GROVE book giveaways!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Helen Walsh was born in Warrington, England and moved to Barcelona at the age of sixteen. Working as a fixer in the red light district, she saved enough money to put herself through language school. Burnt out and broke, she returned to England a year later and now works with socially excluded teenagers in North Liverpool. Helen Walsh is the author of the novels Brass, Once Upon a Time in England, and Go To Sleep.
Helen Walsh will participate in a special author reading at the International Festival Of Authors in Toronto, Ontario on Thursday, March 13, 2014 starting at 7:30 PM. Click here for IFOA event details.
BOOKALICIOUS TWITTER BOOK CLUB
#TheLemonGrove RT Contest – February 10th
#TheLemonGrove Chat – March 12th
I am thrilled to announce that Bookalicious Twitter Book Club members and friends can participate in a Twitter chat to talk with Helen Walsh about her novel THE LEMON GROVE! You can join the chat by following the hashtag #TheLemonGrove and tweets from host @BookaliciousCA and author Helen Walsh as @lemongrovenovel on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 from 9:00 - 10:00 pm ET. But wait, there’s more good news! Twenty lucky Bookalicious Twitter Book Club members will each receive a free copy of THE LEMON GROVE and join #TheLemonGrove chat with our special guest author Helen Walsh! To enter the draw for a copy of THE LEMON GROVE you must be a Bookalicious member to participate. Sign up here to join the Bookalicious Twitter Book Club. To be eligible for a free copy of THE LEMON GROVE you need to leave a comment below with your Twitter @handle and RT a @BookaliciousCA #TheLemonGrove contest tweet on Monday, February 10th until 11:59 pm ET. Mark #TheLemonGrove chat date March 12th in your calendar and I will tweet you then!
BOOKALICIOUS BOOK GRAB GIVEAWAY
Three lucky Bookalicious reader will win Helen Walsh’s THE LEMON GROVE courtesy of Random House of Canada! To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment in the "Click Here To Spill It" bubble below. You have until March 14th, 2014 to enter the BBGG. You must be a YMC member, and please be sure you've registered your email address in our commenting system so we can contact you if you win.
Yummy Rules and Regulations
You must be a YummyMummyClub.ca member to win. Click here to sign up. It's free and filled with perks. One comment per member. Entries accepted until March 14th, 2014. Contest open to Canadian residents (excluding Quebec). Winners will be picked using www.random.org. See full contest rules.
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Author photo credit: Jenny Lewis
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