Beach Combing – my new novella

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Tuesday 16th July 2013

IMG_2006I’ve always loved the seaside. It’s probably down to my teenage years, when my family lived a ten-minute walk from the beach and life was an endless round of walks, picnics and chilly dips in the sea.

So when Endeavour Press asked me to write a novella of 20,000 words with a seaside setting I jumped at the chance. And so Beach Combing was born.

The e-book is available for free this week – so do download it here and let me know what you think.

It’s the tale of an impoverished student called Lara Rawlinson who reckons she’s got her long summer holidays all mapped out. Lara has clinched a job working for film star Jago Dunlop, but as Jago swans around film-sets and throws lavish parties at his clifftop mansion, Lara is left entertaining his young son Alfie.

Then one day, sunbathing on the beach, Lara decides to book a surfing lesson and meets instructors Ed and Ollie. Ed is kind-hearted and thoughtful while Ollie is charismatic and charming – but Lara can’t fathom out why the pair are at loggerheads one minute and the best of friends the next…

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