Claire, Arabella and Judy are working in Macy’s Department Store, having left Arkansas and their tragic family behind. Patrick, Ricky and Liam, who work in Shoes, Hats and Trousers ask them out to The Red Box; they think all their dreams have come true. But The Red Box is a strange club, where good girls do bad things. Claire finds love, but will she stop mothering her sisters for long enough to realise? Can Judy and Liam get past his “moment” with Ricky? And will Arabella agree to date with the mysterious owner of The Red Box? One thing’s for sure, “It was wow, totally wow, it was wicked, it was great.”
Archive for June, 2011
Two sisters, one good and kind, the other headstrong and wild, live on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius with their father, who must marry them off in order to keep his farm in the wake of an eruption. But Cirius the gladiator has been blinded, so Cassiopeia must marry the poet Demetrius while headstrong Mathilde must pretend to be her sister and marry Cirius, despite her love for Valerian the Gothic Warrior. In order to stop the wedding, Cirius rides Tarquin the horse up the mountainside, but will he return in time to stop the sham wedding or will he lose his love forever?
Medea is the world’s greatest female explorer – only Table Mountain has evaded her climbing skills. But when she reaches the top with her faithful friend Matthew and their guide Tunsten, she not only discovers that she has been followed by borderline-agraphobic Bobby and his sister, but that the gods demand a sacrifice from her. When she decides to give up her ambition and stay with Bobby, the gods are appeased. But will Matthew find love with Bobby’s sister, and what are Tunsten’s feelings towards the mystical Lumbago?
Penny Grand is in love with Bobby who works on the pier, but her parents don’t want her to marry into poverty, having come from it themselves. When Bobby’s father dies, he has to fight for the woman he loves, but can they convince her parents that love is more important than hotels, or money? And what will the seagulls have to say about it?
An epic tale set in Valhalla and the pages of a story book, with god Eric the Bloody Handed, his mortal lover and their son. And a forgetful Valkyrie.
Since the chemical “happening” when Mr Rochester lost his home and family and livelihood, strange things have been happening in Winchester. Mr Rochester runs for mayor following the disappearance of the last mayor – but when he turns up – undead – and bites Sally – there seems to be a zombie apocalypse in the offing. But with the help of gobstoppers and two hats, Mr Rochester might just be able to remind the zombies of when they were alive…
Mr Faversham has just bought Swindon Zoo. Haunted by memeories of his service in the Great War, he hatches a secret plan to hunt down and kill all of the animals. And yet he’s developed feelings for zookeeper Betty, also the object of desire for his right hand man, Tarquin. Everything changes when Tarquin kills a man to defend Betty’s honour – after all, no one kills and stays in Swindon Zoo…
Arabella Ryvita has invented a great new cheese at the Windlesham Cheese Factory and named it after her short, nice, handsome love William. But when he doesn’t test the cheese properly it gives her mother cheese asthma and William is sentenced to death. Thanks to help from Death Row exchange inmates from Alabama, he escapes from prison, but will he be able to convince everyone that the new cheese can do more than just be spread on Ryvita? And will Arabella choose love over cheese, or like her mother before her choose cheese before love?
Lord Amon and Crusus are both in love with “Girl”. But Lord Amon is also the keeper of the temple of Osiris and needs a sacrifice. Osiris sees and forgives all – but can’t help when it comes to hearts. “Girl” has to choose, but she’s torn between the man who wants to kill her and the man who never uses her name, but can take her on the Nile and show her the camel zoos of her youth. In the end, it doesn’t matter how many humps you have, as long as you’re the one.
Lord Barry has moved to Barry Island and is determined to marry a local girl. Both Sally and Mr Jones will do anything to save Barry, even if it means giving up on their secret love. But Gordon still speaks of the old ways, and Mr Jones can still use the old magic. And what is love if not the oldest magic in the world?