Autumn Leaves: Chick-lit Anthology

Autumn Leaves: Chick-lit Anthology

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Autumn Leaves: Chick-lit Anthology by Carla Caruso, Samantha Bond, Laura Greaves, Georgina Penney

Sometimes the end is just the beginning…
Leaving Princess Kate by Samantha Bond
Mark and Kate were the perfect couple, living the perfect life in their fairytale cottage, until it all went terribly wrong. Now Mark is certain Kate is going to leave him – but not if he leaves her first…

Stolen Kisses by Carla Caruso
Shy journalist Misty wasn’t happy about leaving the bright lights of the city to follow an ageing rock band on tour. Then she met handsome photographer Jesse, and now leaving him is the last thing on her mind…

Run to You by Laura Greaves
Melissa signed up for the New York City Marathon in an effort to run away from her troubled past. Can she leave her broken heart behind when new romance beckons?

Rebound by Georgina Penney
Samantha left Peaceful Bay without a backwards glance – but now she’s back in town, broke, unemployed and living with her OCD mother. Even worse, her childhood nemesis, Craig, is enjoying every minute of her downfall…

Just Friends by Katie Spain
Nathan is the man of her dreams, but even on their wedding night she knows she should leave him. Is their love enough to make it work?

Deluge by Sandy Vaile
Carly left Elliot more than a decade ago, and the pain still runs deep. Now an act of God will force them together - but can it reconcile their hearts?

Six of Australia’s leading chick lit authors present a moving and hilarious collection of autumnal stories that show the seasons may change, but true love is perennial.

What if leaving one life behind meant the best was yet to come?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151832632
Publisher: Carla Caruso
Publication date: 03/17/2015
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 73,275
File size: 610 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Carla Caruso was born in Adelaide, Australia, and only 'escaped' for three years to work as a magazine journalist and stylist in Sydney. Previously, she was a gossip columnist and fashion editor at Adelaide's daily newspaper, The Advertiser. She has since freelanced for titles including Woman's Day and Shop Til You Drop. These days, she writes romantic comedies in between playing mum to toddler twins Alessio and Sebastian with husband James. Visit or

Samantha Bond is a novelist, reviewer and co-contributor to the anthology, Autumn Leaves.

Author of chick lit novels THE EX-FACTOR and BE MY BABY (published by Penguin) | Co-creator of chick lit anthology AUTUMN LEAVES (available on Smashwords) | Journalist | Frock hoarder | Crazy dog lady | #notnecessarilyinthatorder

Georgina Penney first discovered romance novels when she was eleven and has been a fan of the genre ever since. It took her another eighteen years to finally sit in front of a keyboard and get something down on the page but that's alright, she was busy doing other things until then. Some of those things included living in a ridiculous number of towns and cities in Australia before relocating overseas to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam and currently, Scotland. In between all these travels, Georgina managed to learn to paint, get herself a Communication and Cultural Studies degree, study Psychotherapy and learn all about Hypnotherapy. In the early days she even managed to get on the IT roller coaster during the early noughties boom, inexplicably ending the ride by becoming the registrar of a massage and naturopathy college. There was also a PhD in the mix there somewhere but moving to Saudi Arabia and rediscovering the bodice ripper fixed all that. Today she lives with her wonderful husband, Tony in a cozy steading in the Scottish countryside. When she's not swearing at her characters and trying to cram them into her plot, she can be found traipsing over fields, gazing and hairy coos and imagining buff medieval Scotsmen in kilts (who have access to shower facilities and deodorant) living behind every bramble hedge.

Katie Spain is a journalist and features writer for News Corp’s SA Weekend Magazine and lifestyle reporter for The Advertiser newspaper. She grew up on a dairy farm in South Australia but found her writing groove (and a serious shoe addiction) in London where she worked in digital music and West End theatre journalism. She dabbled in Sydney’s world of commercial radio before heading back to Adelaide to concentrate on cumulating keyboard strokes. Mostly, she writes about local treasures and ordinary folk with extraordinary lives but also has a thing for food, wine, good times and the odd creative side project involving wet paint. A travel bug at heart, she scours the globe for ultimate writer’s retreats and her very own bestseller. She likes wearing glitter, strange hats and ridiculously bright clothes and will continue to do so until she’s old and grey. She also has a thing for social media and manages all things Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest for SA Weekend Magazine.

I'm a motorbike-riding daredevil who isn’t content with a story unless there’s a courageous heroine and a dead body. I’m a voracious reader who loves speed and adventure. Home is amongst the vineyards in South Australia with my family and a rambunctious Hungarian Vizsla dog. By day I'm a quality coordinator (read list making word nerd) and in my spare time I enjoy motorbike riding, cooking (read eating) decadent desserts, and devising horrible things to do to my fictional characters.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Antology of Short Stories,nice cover, well written stories. Liked "Run to You" and "Deluge" best. I would have started the book off with a different story. "Leaving Princess Kate" didn't make me want to read the rest of the book.Good story but negative undertones.