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Tagsto-read (77), for-pleasure (53), crime-thrillers-and-just-good-books (49), writing-and-publishing-help (20), ibbclub (16), written (11), travel-related (10), silver-years-or-hen-lit-reads (8), romance-humorous (7), planning-to-read (5) — see all tags

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About meI 'm very lucky to have the indulgence of time and space to enable me to write. I took a sabbatical from work to accompany my partner on his bucket list travels and adventures, and never went back. I really thought I would struggle with all the free time, so decided to write to keep myself occupied. Now writing has consumed my time and I am never sure where we will be or when, hence my novels could be classed 'international' as they may have been written across a few countries. We are still travelling, although we do pop back to the UK for a few months every now and again.

I love the fact that no matter what our age we can use new technology to connect to the rest of the world and enhance our lives. Back in the UK I have my friends and family and with emails, phones, skype or face-time, we are never out of touch for long. Even my mother at eighty-six uses face-time to catch up with me. I have the world at my fingertips and only twenty-four hours away from anywhere.
Being a 'mature aging gracefully' woman, I feel akin to the problems of aging and relationships. I spent many years on my own before finding my truly remarkable and very patient partner who I happily gave up my whole world for. My stories are about mature relationships with mature people. People who have character and humour, who have a history; people just like us.

I like to call it Hen Lit, not Chick Lit, but it is not just about falling in love. They are about real relationships.
I hope you enjoy my stories. Please check my web page or social media pages if you would like to contact me. I love emails and try to answer every one as soon as possible.

About my libraryI have always read a lot. I have memories of Enid Blyton and the Secret Seven, Little Women and Jo's Boys. Over the years my tastes have changed and now I read a lot of thrillers, mysteries and detective books, but due to now being embedded into the writing world, I also have taken the opportunity to read a wider variety of genres such as YA, Paranormal and true travel books. I always leave a review, because I now know how Indie authors struggle to get a response to their work.

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Homepagehttp://www.AllysonRAbbott.com

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Real nameAllyson R. Abbott

LocationSpain

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJan 17, 2015

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