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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.


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.


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

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

Amazon US   Amazon UK   Other Amazon stores

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

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!

Reading a book

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!
Happy reading!
Alannah Foley

aka the ‘Pyjama Writer’

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Smashwords Summer/Winter SALE – 2014

Get discounted/free copies of all Alannah's ebooks this month
If you haven’t yet bought the Campervan Capers ebook,
why not get it at 50% OFF for THE REST OF JULY?

All my books are discounted or free in the Smashwords Summer Sale
so why not pop on over to the Foley’s Forum blog for more info?

Get a FREE COPY of Tales from Corny Cove for the rest of July - more info on the Foley's Forum blog

As you know, Campervan Capers is now released in paperback with CreateSpace, and this will shortly be joined by my latest novel-length book, Tales from Corny Cove, which is set on a campsite on Cornwall’s picturesquely rugged north coast. The ebook’s retail price will shortly increase, so why not get it for FREE in the Summer Sale?

No eReader?  NO PROBLEM!
All my Smashwords ebooks are available in formats to read on computer screen, print off at home, as well as for just about every eReader out there!

Enjoy your discounts/freebies!

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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!).

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.

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 Foley



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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…
The Campervan Capers book is now available in print.
Check out the Foley’s Forum website for more info.


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WELSH LEEK Grows Beyond 200 Barrier

Reblogged from the Foley’s Forum website…

Back in February, my free travel ebook, Campervan Capers 2broke the 200 downloads barrier.  And recently, so did The Welsh Leek Conspiracy, which I published about a year ago.

The Welsh Leek story is a light-hearted travel tale adapted from the Campervan Capers book and is another free-to-read download.

As with all of my ebooks, you don’t even need an eReader to read them, so if you like a good travel tale, why not click on the link above to find out more.  There’s even a short trailer for each of the above-mentioned works.

In case you missed the blog a few days ago, I’ve just announced the publication of Campervan Capers as a print book.  So if you like The Welsh Leek Conspiracy, why not check it out via the link above?

As always – enjoy!

For information on Alannah’s other works, plus free-to-read samples,
visit her website at:

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READ an eBook WEEK 2 !

Fancy getting a copy of Campervan Capers

Then click to check out the latest on
The Foley’s Forum Blog

Available in formats for
eReaders, computer screen reading or
to print at home.


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Campervan Capers Book – Summer Sale Ending !

Smashwords’ Summer Sale
finishes at the end of July!

So if you still haven’t checked out Campervan Capers
– or any of Alannah’s other books –
now’s your chance
to get them at a DISCOUNT or for FREE!

Sample 20-30% of all books
for FREE.

Click to visit the Foley’s Forum blog for more info.

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Campervan Capers Book – Summer Discount !

If you haven’t got round to sampling or purchasing
the Campervan Capers book,
now’s your chance!

For the entire month of July,
all of Alannah’s books will be discounted!

Click to visit the Foley’s Forum blog for more info.

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