The Reading Group: December
a FREE short story
By Della Parker
A scrumptious free first taste of a fabulous, feel-good new series! Perfect for fans of The Lemon Tree Cafe and The Vets at Hope Green.
A FREE teaser to the wonderful THE READING GROUP, coming soon in November 2018.
Read it here first!
Grace knows that the holiday season is going to be different this year. No turkey, no tinsel, no gorgeously wrapped gifts under the tree . . . how on earth is she going to break it to her little boys that Christmas is effectively cancelled? And can she bear to tell anyone her embarrassing secret? Enter the Reading Group: Grace's life might have turned upside down but there's no problem they can't solve.
Meet the Reading Group: No topic is off-limits: books, family, love and loss . . . and don't forget the glass of red!
'Brims with laughs, love, family and friendship. You will love this heartwarming read!' Trisha Ashley.
Della Parker lives in a Dorset village with her two large hounds. Under the name Della Galton, she has been published in every major UK women's magazine - including Bella, Candis, My Weekly, Take A Break,The Lady, Woman's Weeklyand Yours - and has sold more than 1,500 of her short stories to date!
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01 Dec 2016
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A delightful, heartwarming series which promises plenty of love, laughter and tears — Lancashire Evening Post
Della's writing is stylish, moving, original and fun: a wonderfully satisfying journey to a destination you can eagerly anticipate without ever guessing — My Weekly
Della's a real favourite with our readers - her stories are beautifully crafted, with real characters, believable situations and observant dialogue that always rings true — The People's Friend
Della is one of our best writers — Gaynor Davies, Woman's Weekly
The perfect introduction to the series. I loved how in just a few pages, the author had me engrossed in the story, caring for a few of the characters already and picking up on some hints of where things will go for some of them in later novellas . . .This was a truly heart-warming read. — Reviewed the Book
Della is always worth reading! — Take A Break
I love serialised novels; they give me quick bursts of a story that I can fit in when I don't have time to sit down and get engrossed in a full book and I'm delighted to have discovered a new author in Della Parker — One More Page
Della has created wonderful characters that you can identify with and her writing totally immerses you into each individual story. While they include serious issues for each character, Della adds humour throughout that makes each story more enjoyable — Bloomin' Brilliant Books
Each story is entertaining and uplifting, full of laughs and romance and characters who feel more like friends than strangers — Reviewed the Book