These four attractive women in their prime meet by chance at a London gym and decide it would be fun to set up a wine club; an opportunity to get together each week in Hazel’s beautiful house and gossip over a good glass of Cabernet. Any talk of vintages and bouquets is swiftly replaced by confessions and secrets. On the surface they have it all, but the dynamic of the group reveals the disillusionment and dissatisfaction that lurks beneath the polished veneer.
Jacqui, Hazel, Sonia and Paula begin a search for sexual fulfillment and adventure, never imagining how their lives, and the lives of those closest to them, will change.
If only someone had warned them that when secrets are shared they can become weapons…
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What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Try to write every day, read out loud what you’ve written so you can hear what your work sounds like outside of the confines of your head, use a good editor and proofreader, start marketing your book before you publish.
Ruth Allen was born and brought up in London. After a brief adventure abroad in her late teens, she settled down to married life. The years simply sped by, and once her children had left home she filled her days with hobbies, time at her local gym and regular Wine Club meetings with female friends and neighbors. After her divorce, Ruth began a new adventure…
Ruth’s debut novel Living Lives: Living Lies is drawn from the many hours she spent listening to her friends talk about their lives, loves and in some cases the lies they told to keep their fragile marriages together.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
Inspiration came from talking to friends who wanted to read a book that had a great story line and believable characters, which also included scenes of a sexual nature, but did not dwell in the realms of submission and domination.