I’m ‘Staying in With’ Linda Hill today – relaxing while we chat all things eighties music, slippers, cocktails… oh, and books!
Having been a recipient of a Romantic Novelists AssociationMedia Star award in the past, I’m delighted to feature contenders for this year’s Joan Hessayon Award here on Linda’s Book Bag. Today I’m delighted to welcome Laura R. Leeson to stay in with me to chat about The Valentine Retreat which has been shortlisted for the award.
First, let’s find out more about The Joan Hessayon Award:
The Joan Hessayon Award
Sponsored by Dr. David Hessayon OBE in honour of his late wife, Joan, who was a novelist, RNA member and supporter of its New Writers’ Scheme, the award showcases a variety of debut novels within the romantic fiction genre. The novels are judged by a panel of published authors from the RNA and publishing industry professionals. Previous winners include Jo Thomas, Charlotte Betts, Lorna Cook and Caroline Day.
The New Writers’ Scheme provides support to unpublished writers of…
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