Waiting for Sunshine
Mix Tape is about love, loss, family, friendship, and the power of music to change your destiny. If that all sounds a bit grandiose - it’s not! It’s a feet-on-the-ground romance, which acknowledges the pain and...
Wendy Holden Daily Mail
This fantastic, moving, beautiful novel about the power of first love comes with a great post-punk soundtrack, a fabulous period northern setting, and bursts of glorious Adelaide sun.
This grown-up love story is gorgeously written and romantic.
Gorgeous novel about first love
Deftly written romantic novel.
’This tender tale of second chances, in part a love letter to music, is a nostalgic delight … and comes with a fabulous playlist.’
This nostalgic story, which will evoke memories for anyone who ever made a mix tape, is beautifully written and a joy to read.
A nostalgic tale of devastating but enduring love.
A wonderfully musical story about modern relationships and lost loves.
This beautifully-written novel puts a complex relationship under the microscope. It is first and foremost a tale of love, messy, devastating, soul-saving and ,most of all, enduring. However it also pays homage to the power of music.
I was born in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, and grew up in the small working class town of Hoyland. I went to the local primary then secondary schools, and afterwards to Leicester University, graduating in 1981 with a BA in English, which was truly the only school subject I could possibly have taken to degree level.