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FREE Campsite Tales

Tales from Corny Cove

Apologies, but I’ve been a bit slack… because yesterday I put a post up on my main Pyjama Writer blog then immediately shot out the door to enjoy a day of sunshine riding my bike, only realising this morning that I hadn’t shared my news on this blog.  (Some people are just plain selfish, aren’t they?)

Basically, I wanted to share a special treat where my loyal subscribers (err… that’s you, in case you were wondering!) can pick up a bunch of stories for free in the ‘new improved’ Tales from Corny Cove series.

WHY IS THIS RELEVANT to you on the Campervan Capers blog?  Because the stories are set on a campsite – but more on that in a moment…

Originally intended to be published as 5 separate novelettes, I instead released Tales from Corny Cove in 2014 as a single novel-length book.  Well, I’ve recently put the stories through the mangle…  They’ve been reworked and have shiny new covers, and I’m now re-releasing them as a series of 5 separate novelettes as well as a box set.

ARE YOU LIVING YOUR DREAM?

Well, Henry and Margaret Mooney are!  They’re the two main characters in the Tales from Corny Cove series.  And when Henry was facing redundancy, they decided to sell everything and travel in their campervan to the south of England in hot pursuit of their dream.

Eventually, they ended up running a campsite on the picturesque coast of Cornwall only to discover that there were a few nightmares along the way.

DARE I SAY MORE…?

Suffice to say, if you like easy, light-hearted reads with a feel-good ending, why not pick up the five novelettes in the Tales from Corny Cove series and join Henry and Margaret as they get to grips with a host of bothersome campers as well as the obnoxious red-bearded farmer next door?

Yesterday, the Tales from Corny Cove box set of tales was free on Amazon, so apologies that you’ve missed that.  But all is not lost!  Because the good news is that each of the FIVE novelette tales will be free on each of the FIVE days of this week – in turn from Monday to Friday (ie starting today, 16th May!).  Just click a link below to pick up each title on the relevant day

Individual tales

Monday 16th May – TALE #1 – BEASTLY ENCOUNTERS

Amazon US   Amazon UK   Other Amazon stores
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Tuesday 17th May – TALE #2 – FLY IN THE OINTMENT
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Wednesday 18th May – TALE #3 – CORNISH HOSPITALITY
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Thursday 19th May – TALE #4 – NO BED OF ROSES

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Friday 20th May – TALE #5 – HARVEST THE SUN

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Meditating frog

O-oh!  I’ve been meditating in a cave all week and missed all this!

Well, the good news is, with all that meditation, you probably won’t be quite as stressed out about missing out on the above as you might normally be.  But if your brain is ready for some new input after all that retreat time, know that the box set is at a low introductory discount price which I’ll be holding for a limited period after this launch…

All you need to do is hit the link below for the Tales from Corny Cove box set to reach your country’s Amazon store:

Tales from Corny Cove box set

TALES FROM CORNY COVE
Box Set – Tales #1-5

Amazon US

Amazon UK
All Other Amazon stores

NOTE!  The box set includes some bonus ‘behind the scenes’ insights into the tales which you won’t find in the individual novelettes!

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One of my goals over the coming months is to continue to put out more fiction as well as build a readership of folk who enjoy my work.

One of the ways to do that is to encourage readers like yourself to spread the word.  So if you have a moment, please share this blog to pass on the news.  Or perhaps post a link on your favourite social media network.

Well, here’s hoping you enjoy your visit to Corny Cove where Henry and Margaret are waiting for you in the ‘new improved’ Tales from Corny Cove series!
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Happy reading!
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Alannah Foley

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FREE Campervan Cosy Mystery

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I’ve mentioned my latest cosy mystery series (sorry, that’s ‘cozy’ if you’re in the States!) before on the blog, so I won’t go over old ground.  Suffice to say that the first book in my Campervan Bushman Mystery Series, Killer Climate, is FREE on Amazon this weekend.

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WHERE CAN I GET IT?

Find out all the info on Amazon – just click here to pick up the link to a store in your own country.

REMEMBER!  SHARE the good news on your FAVOURITE social network!

COMING SOON…

There’ll be news of more fiction coming your way shortly…  Yep, Tales from Corny Cove has been going through a re-edit and the ‘new improved’ version will soon be launching under new cover as a series of light-hearted, easy-read novelettes. All the tales have a feel-good ending and are set in an idyllic holiday location – on a campsite on the coast of Cornwall in the south of England.

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I’ll be promoting the tales for FREE for a very limited time, so if that sounds like your bag, why not subscribe to the blog so you don’t miss out?

In the meantime, happy reading and I hope you enjoy the cosy mystery!

Alannah Foley
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Campervan Mystery – FREE TODAY

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Just in case any of you campervanners out there might enjoy reading some campervan-related fiction, I thought I’d let you know that the first book in my new Campervan Bushman Mystery Series is on Amazon FREE TODAY – so why not pick it up before the promotion expires?

Here’s all the info in case you are totally in the dark on this one (pretty much a copy & paste job from my main blog to save time!)…

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

As with all the planned books in my Campervan Bushman Mystery Series, Killer Climate has an edge of humour, a sense of adventure and a hint of romance.

I kinda like to describe the star of the series, Scott Chevalier, as a bit like a young Crocodile Dundee, only with a campervan & surfboard.

You can read the full blurb on the Campervan Bushman page on my website, or the Amazon page for the book – link coming up.

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WHERE DO I GET IT?

Just click here to pick up the link to an Amazon store in your own country.  It’s available till midnight (Pacific Time).

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GET THE SERIES PREQUEL – FREE!

If you think Killer Climate and the Campervan Bushman series might be for you, then why not download the series prequel, WIPEOUT, for free by joining other eager readers on my hassle-free New Releases mailing list?  Just click here to get started.  Easy peasy!

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Hope you enjoy the read!

Alannah Foley
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Campervan Mystery – OUT NOW!

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As per my brief blog a couple of days ago, my first mystery, Killer Climate, which features a campervan-driving ‘hero’ has now been released…

If it’s up your alley, why not check out it?  There were a couple of bonuses attached to this launch, and if you’re lucky, you might just manage to pick them up before they expire – but you’ll have to be super quick!

Click here for more info on The Pyjama Writer Blog.

Enjoy!

Best wishes.

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A Campervan Mystery Series – Launching Soon!

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I might not be busy writing blogs for the Campervan Capers site these days, but I’ve been well & truly occupied writing, editing and getting my latest book ready for release on Amazon in a couple of days…

And, guess what!  The book I’ll be launching this Sunday (6th December) features a main character who drives a campervan!  In fact, his campervan lifestyle is one of the things which led my ‘hero’, Aussie Scott Chevalier, into hosting a British TV show called The Campervan Bushman.

If this sounds like something that might tickle your fancy, why not click here to check out today’s post on The Pyjama Writer Blog to find out more?

See you there!

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PAPERBACK out NOW – Tales from Corny Cove

Tales from Corny Cove by Alannah Foley
TALES FROM CORNY COVE
Life in a Cornish Paradise…
What could Possibly Go Wrong?

My latest book is out now in paperback and I’m posting news of this on the Campervan Capers blog because I think it’s bound to appeal to a few campervan lovers.

The tales are set down on the beautifully rugged Cornish coast, where Henry & Margaret have moved to run a campsite in the hope of ‘living the dream’.

A reminder that the Smashwords Summer Sale is on till the end of July, in which you can get the digital version for FREE.

For all the info, visit the Foley’s Forum blog.

 

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PREVIEW & FREE eBOOK… Tales from Corny Cove

Tales from Corny Cove - due for release 6 July 2014I recently blogged a brief message about my forthcoming book, which I thought would be of interest to those of you into campervanning, beautiful landscapes, holidays, or who just love Cornwall.  So in this blog, I thought I’d tell you a bit more…

The novel-length book is called Tales from Corny Cove (Life in a Cornish Paradise…  What could Possibly go Wrong?) and it’s set on a fairly remote cliff-top campsite in Cornwall, England, overlooking the golden sands of Corny Cove beach.

The main characters, Henry & Margaret, move down south to ‘live the dream’, only to discover that this involves dealing with a few nightmares, too.

Set during the course of a typical British holiday season, the interwoven tales are full of twists, turns, and tickles, with the bespectacled Henry having a hard time from the likes of ‘Rusty’ Gates, the obnoxious red-bearded farmer next door, and campers like the brutish Mr Botherham and unruly Mrs Gladstone.

As you can imagine, with delightful picturesque landscape on the one hand, and a host of bothersome characters on the other, life at Corny Cove can be both a blessing and a curse.

Beastly Encounters - Free eBook - Tale #1 from Tales from Corny CovePREVIEW & FREE eBOOK available NOW!
I’ve recently been posting up-to-the-minute news about the book on my Foley’s Forum blog.  In a nutshell, I’ve been posting Sneak Peeks, you can preview the first 20% of Tales from Corny Cove on Smashwords prior to its release on 6th July (2014!), and you can also get the first tale, Beastly Encounters, as a free ebook.  So why not download it now?

Remember!  You DON’T need an eReader to read any of my books.  Printable & screen-readable versions are available, as well as formats for your favourite eReader (including Kindle, iPhone & iPad!).

SHARE & LIKE!
Everyone loves to hear about free stuff, so why not share the above links with people you know?  On each Smashwords book page, you can also click a button to LIKE it on Facebook, Tweet it, or pass on the good news via other social media networks.

WHAT’S NEXT?
I hope you’ll celebrate the launch of the ebook version on Smashwords on Sunday 6th July.  It will then be distributed to the likes of major outlets such as Apple, Barnes & Noble and Kobo.  Shortly thereafter, I’m looking to publish in digital on Amazon and in print with CreateSpace.  You can subscribe to the Foley’s Forum blog to ensure you don’t miss out on any news & offers.

CAMPER LOVE by Jamie Tinney - click to preview it on AmazonDID YOU MISS…?
Camper Love is the latest release from Summersdale Publishing – a photo-book which I’ve been invited to review.  So if you’re into VW campers, check out my last blog which gives you the low-down on the book, as well as a few luscious Dub pix.

I know the weather is fickle here in England, but I hope those of you who live here have been getting out and enjoying the recent sunshine – be it in a camper, or just sitting out in the garden and mopping up the rays!

HAPPY SUN-WORSHIPPING!  (While it lasts!)

Alannah
Alannah Foley

 

 

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CAMPER LOVE… VW Book Review

CAMPER LOVE by Jamie Tinney - click to preview it on AmazonFEAST YOUR EYES ON THIS!
This is just ONE of the luscious photos
in the recently-released photo-book…

CAMPER LOVE by Jamie Tinney

Published by Summersdale, this hardback is “a celebration of the coolest van on earth” – the VW camper, that is!!!

Rather than being full of lengthy prose, Camper Love has a delightfully simplistic beauty, blending high quality photography with inspirational quotes.

CAMPER LOVE by Jamie Tinney - click to preview it on Amazon
Photos of VW campers range from pristine Dubs overlooking refreshing ocean views, to ‘vans seeking an exquisite escape to the countryside, right on down to a neglected rust-bucket rig that a VW enthusiast would still look upon with rose-tinted specs. I have to say, I was drooling with envy at how clean some of the ‘vans were – put mine to shame! But then I got to wondering whether the owners were fastidious, or just good at Photoshopping out all the dirt!  Hmm…

Another inspiring VW pic… The only downside of its pristine beauty is that it puts some of us to shame that our campers aren’t quite as clean!

In my view, Camper Love is best browsed at your leisure on a road trip with a hot cuppa, when you can kick back and open it at random to be greeted by an inspiring photo and thought-provoking quote to ponder. I think my favourite quote was by Lovelle Drachman: “Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures”.

CAMPER LOVE by Jamie Tinney - click to preview it on Amazon

Camper Love would make a great gift book for any VW campervan lover.  If your appetite has been whetted by the pix in this blog (which were loaned to me by Summersdale for this blog – so please respect the copyright!), why not preview & purchase it on Amazon?  Full details are also below.

Now then, after looking at that little lot, I think I’d better go and give the old camper a bit of a wash-down and vacuum!

 

CAMPER LOVE by Jamie Tinney
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Camper-Love-Jamie-Tinney/dp/1849535922

Published in hardback from 2 June 2014
£12.99
ISBN 978-1-84953-592-2
Summersdale publishers
Dimensions: 180 x 240
Pages: 124

COMING NEXT on the blog…

Tales from Corny Cove - due for release 6 July 2014
Beastly Encounters - Free eBook - Tale #1 from Tales from Corny Cove
News on my forthcoming book,
Tales from Corny Cove,
and the first tale from the book
released as a free ebook!

 

HAPPY DUBBING!
I hope you’ll enjoy checking out Jamie’s new VW camper book!

Alannah
Alannah Foley

 

 

 

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Sneak Peek at the New Book

If you’re into campervanning,
or love Cornwall,
you might just be interested in
my forthcoming book
set on a Cornish campsite:
TALES FROM CORNY COVE

“Tales with twists, turns & tickles…”

Click for a sneak peek at the first tale
on the Foley’s Forum blog…

And remember to
pass on the good news!

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FREE Books for Summer!

Campervan Books by Alannah FoleyFANCY a FREE Campervan Book?

 If you haven’t got round to reading the Campervan Capers book yet,
now’s your chance!

All my ebooks, including Campervan Capers
will be FREE till the end of July on Smashwords.
And you don’t even need an eReader to read them!
All details on the Foley’s Forum blog.

By the way…
DID YOU KNOW…?
The Campervan Capers book is now available in print.
Check out the Foley’s Forum website for more info.

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