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Pub Dec 2012

Laugh out loud funny and a must read for anyone dreaming of the good life running gites in France

London, Dec 3 2012 - - Since moving from Big Six publisher Transworld to Little Digital publisher Blackbird Digital Books, travel author Susie Kelly's books have been dominating the UK Kindle Top 100 French Travel. All 5 of her Blackbird titles are in the Amazon French Travel Bestsellers Top 10
and she is frequently at No. 1.

" 'Laugh out loud funny and a must read for anyone dreaming of the good life running gites in France.' The Good Life France "

Her new book, Swallows And Robins, The Guests In My Garden, the true story of the world's worst housewife's attempts to run two holiday homes in remotest France was published in POD (Print On Demand) paperback and ebook on December 3rd 2012 and is available for online purchase worldwide. One early reviewer compares her love/hate relationship with her guests to Basil Fawlty, another suggests a TV adaptation starring Alison Steadman.

'This is another Susie Kelly great read that often had me laughing out loud as we meet the various builders, her local friends, the good guests and the bad who popped into her life over a four year period.' French Village Diaries

INTERVIEWS: Susie is as entertaining in person as she is in print and would make an engaging interviewee and lively guest on any talk show. She lives in the wilds of SW France but is available for phone, studio down-the-line and email interviews.


BOOKS AS PRIZES: The perfect giveaway - ebook prizes are freely available for blog/magazine/newspaper competitions. Paperback prizes by negotiation.

CONTACT: Stephanie Zia
TEL.: (+44) (0) 7816-491189
TWITTER: @blackbirdebooks



Launching in January 2010, London-based Blackbird Digital Books was one of the first ebook publishing companies in the UK. Author-led, it shares all royalties 50/50 and gives authors complete freedom to come and go. Ex-Piatkus Sarah Ball, chose to keep her children's book with Blackbird but recently returned to mainstream publishing with her romance fiction novels when the offer came. The main theme of the brand is STRONG, ADVENTUROUS WOMEN living life to the full. Blackbird loves birds and animals, travel, history, romance, natural health and environment, resourcefulness, humour, the surreal and magic.

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