Kelly Matthews, a wealthy rock star, is robbed and betrayed by her sadistic husband and flees to France. There, the re-occurring nightmare she suffered as a child becomes terrifyingly real. She’s confronted by memories of another life, in the war torn Haute Savoie, of 1943.
Vilified by the world’s press, and hounded by her husband, before she can ever hope to reclaim her future, she must lay to rest a ghost from her turbulent past…
Targeted Age Group:: Adults of all ages
How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
It’s not really that different. It’s always about applying your mind to the task in hand and giving it your best shot.
(I would also like to make it very clear that I am NOT the Joyce Weaver who has posted a link to a book about swingers on Goodreads and her book seems to have been linked to mine, making it look as though I am the author of a sleazy book about group sex, which I am NOT! And I may consider legal action if that book is not removed or dissociated from me ASAP..)
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
You just have to apply yourself, If the subject your writing about captures your imagination and takes off and flies with you, all well and good. Go with it, if not, try another subject that makes your heart sing. At the end of the day, you need to enjoy the writing process. It should never become a hard slog. If it does, you can guarantee, the reader wiill find it a hard slog too.
Joyce Weaver is married with two grown up sons and lives in North Yorkshire. In her teens, she completed a four year City & Guilds course in Baking and Confectionery at Leeds Polytechnic. Whilst there, she won many prizes for her achievements including the Leeds Master Baker’s prize and the JW Fawcett Trophy. She gained a distinction in Food Technology. Many years later, she discovered that she was allergic to wheat, yeast and dairy products,among a whole host of other things.
She recovered from severe chronic fatigue syndrome after radically changing her diet and receiving pioneering desensitization treatment for multiple food and chemical allergies.
She was inspired to write The Gourmet Rotation Diet for Allergy Sufferers, in order to help other people to some extent, to take control of their own health.
A Gathered Radiance is her first novel. Its sequel, The Feral Spy, is now out on Kindle and her third book is a work in progress.
When she is not writing, she works in the family business doing the accounts and general administration.What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I was watching a programme about regression therapy on BBC Two ages ago and it was absolutely fascinating and I just thought what if…