Tuesday, 16 June 2015


Genre: Contemporary women’s romance fiction
Release Date: 30th March 2015

How do you cope when your worst nightmare comes true?
Jess happily marries the love of her life. She wants to feel safe, secure and loved. But gradually it becomes clear that her beloved husband is not the man she thought him to be. She survived civil war and injury in Africa, but can she now survive the biggest trauma of her life?

This is the second novel in the Drumbeats trilogy but can be read as a standalone. However, Drumbeats is so amazing you should just read it too!
Walking in the Rain
Before I Die

Want to read Drumbeats first? Buy-link on Amazon for the first in the trilogy:

And, for a taster, the book trailer video for Drumbeats:


About Julia Ibbotson
Julia Ibbotson is an author and academic, and lives in the middle of the English countryside in a renovated Victorian rectory with her husband, an orchard, a kitchen garden and far too many moles. Their four children are now grown up and they have four gorgeous grandchildren. She was a school teacher for many years before becoming a senior university lecturer, researcher and writer. She loves reading, travelling, choral singing, theatre, walking, swimming and gardening, as well as cooking for family and friends. Her books include a memoir/recipe book, The Old Rectory: escape to a country kitchen, and a children’s book (9-14 year olds),S.C.A.R.S, a fantasy story of dragons, knights and a boy who slips through the fabric of the universe into a parallel medieval world threatened by the evil Myrthor, the heart of darkness.

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Pinterest page: includes boards with pics and images that inspired each book

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A signed paperback of Walking in the Rain
(Open Internationally)

1 comment:

  1. Many thanks, Rachel, for featuring my book Walking in the Rain today!