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Guest Author - Rachel Dove

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I'm delighted to welcome Rachel Dove, on my blog today. Rachel is the winner of the Mills & Boon Prima Flirty Fiction competition. Congratulations, Rachel!



Rachel is a mum of two from Yorkshire. She has always loved writing and has had previous success as a self published author. Her winning book, The Chic Boutique on Baker Street, is out now!

I asked Rachel to tell us more about herself.

How did you get started writing?

I was always doodling in my notebooks from an early age, and I wrote a few stories and half a novel. I got serious in my early twenties when I enrolled on a short course, and went on to do others, such as the Writers Bureau.

Can you tell us a fun fact about yourself? 

I have a bit of a photographic memory for figures. I memorise numbers for everything, and they always stick. Comes in handy!  

What’s your top writing tip for new writers?

Study your market, look at what's out there, read lots, learn lots. Always keep writing. 

Good advice, Rachel!

You can find out more about Rachel, here:


Twitter: @writerdove




About the book:

The Chic Boutique on Baker Street

You won’t be able to resist this heart-warming romantic story set in an idyllic Yorkshire village, full of lovable characters and laugh-out-loud moments…as Amanda finds her way to a second chance at life and love. This is the reading escape you’ve been looking for!




The perfect escape to the country…

Recently single and tired of the London rat race Amanda is determined to make her dreams of setting up an idyllic countryside boutique come true, and the picturesque village of Westfield is the perfect place tomake a fresh start. 

Local vet Ben is the golden boy of Westfield, especially to resident gossip Agatha Mayweather, who is determined to help Ben get his life back together after his wife left.

When a chance encounter outside the ‘chic boutique’ sets sparks flying between Amanda and Ben, Agatha is itching to set them up. But are Amanda and Ben really ready for romance?

Sounds  a must-read! If you want to find out what happens to Amanda and Ben you can buy the book here:

Buy Links


Also available from ASDA, WHSmith, and Waterstones.  


Thanks for dropping by to tell us about your book, Rachel.

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