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George by Sean Smith MAN WEEK on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

29 Nov 2017

  George by Sean Smith MAN WEEK on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke Celebrity biographer Sean Smith tells us amazing facts and stories about George Michael, one of the most successful popstars of all time. #GeorgeMichael #pop #celebrity Buy the book: https://www.harpercollins.co.uk/9780008155636/george Never miss a podcast: http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/

Graeme Macrae Burnet, The Accident on the A35, Author of the Week on MAN WEEK with Donna Freed

Graeme Macrae Burnet, The Accident on the A35, Author of the Week on MAN WEEK with Donna Freed Returning to Radio Gorgeous’ Man Week is Man Booker Prize Shortlisted author Graeme Macrae Burnet. In his third novel, he himself returns to the scene of the crime (or lack there of) in the drear town of…

Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed

Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons GORGEOUS READS, with Donna Freed   Nicola Upson weaves fact and fiction throughout her Josephine Tey mysteries; she incorporates what is known of the real life Golden Age crime writer and casts her in the role of detective. Upson’s triumph is to not only resurrect historical crimes cleverly and enjoyably but…

The Accidental Apostrophe by Caroline Taggart on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

03 Nov 2017

The Accidental Apostrophe by Caroline Taggart on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke  How often do you write everyday? Do you write emails, texts, or good old fashioned letters? If you do, then Caroline Taggart is here to take us through how to write properly and make more sense. #Grammar #Writing #books Follow: @CiTaggart  Buy the book and…

Kate Griffen, Kitty Peck and the Daughter of Sorrow Author of the Week with Donna Freed

30 Oct 2017

Kate Griffen, Kitty Peck and the Daughter of Sorrow Author of the Week with Donna Freed  The third of four in the Kitty Peck Mysteries finds our plucky heroine (a la Vanity Fair’s Becky Sharp from the gutter) in charge of the Paradise empire of music halls and various other criminal enterprises inherited from Lady Ginger….

The Real Rock Follies by Annabel Leventon With Josephine Pembroke

20 Oct 2017

The Real Rock Follies by Annabel Leventon With Josephine Pembroke Rock Bottom were a trio of solo singers from the theatre world who took on the world of rock. Then their original idea was stolen and the long process of suing and healing took place. Annabel tells Josephine the moving story in detail. Buy the…

Elizabeth Kostova The Shadow Land, with Donna Freed AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous

Elizabeth Kostova The Shadow Land, with Donna Freed AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous From the #1 bestselling author of The Historian comes an engrossing novel that spans the past and the present—and unearths the dark secrets of Bulgaria, a beautiful and haunted country. www.elizabethkostova.com #Bulgaria #TheShadowLand #historicalthriller For more amazing women go to www.radiogorgeous.com 

Sarah Franklin, SHELTER Author of the Week with Donna Freed

16 Oct 2017

Sarah Franklin, SHELTER Author of the Week with Donna Freed Set in the Forest of Dean in the spring of 1944, Shelter is the debut novel from Sarah Franklin, 2 time judge of the Costa Short Story Award, founder & host of Short Stories Aloud and lecturer in publishing at Oxford Brooks . The Forest…

Sarah Ward, A Patient Fury CRIME FICTION – Gorgeous Reads with Donna Freed

15 Sep 2017

Sarah Ward, A Patient Fury CRIME FICTION – Gorgeous Reads with Donna Freed   A Patient Fury is the third of Sarah Ward’s D.C Childs crime thrillers set in atmospheric Derbyshire. She likes to exploit the contradictions and traditions of the small village life in Derbyshire but even more than that, she revels in the…

Reinvent Yourself – Strip Naked & Redress with Happiness by Maria Hocking Josephine Pembroke on Radio Gorgeous

14 Sep 2017

Reinvent Yourself – Strip Naked & Redress with Happiness by Maria Hocking GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke    Have you ever honestly searched your soul, stood still and felt solitude? Maria Hocking invites us to change our mind set and open our heart to positive change in our lives. Maria tells us the about the…

Natasha Pulley, The Bedlam Stacks STEAM PUNK NOVEL with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

13 Sep 2017

Natasha Pulley, The Bedlam Stacks STEAM PUNK NOVEL with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, Natasha Pulley continues in the high fantasy, steampunk style with her second novel The Bedlam Stacks. She sees the Victorian age as a perfect place for magic, and in Bedlam, she emerses us in Peru,…

Barbara Bourland, I’ll Eat When I’m Dead FASHION THRILLER with Donna Freed Gorgeous Reads

  I’ll Eat When I’m Dead FASHION THRILLER with Donna Freed Gorgeous Reads Barbara Bourland’s bust out debut novel has been described as The Devil Wears Prada meets American Psycho. If that doesn’t nab you, listening to her sparkling, febrile mind at work will. You’ll be pleased to know that the sequel is in work as…

Let’s Talk About Lymphoedema, Gemma Levine WELLBEING with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

Let’s Talk About Lymphoedema, Gemma Levine, WELLBEING with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous  Portrait photographer Gemma Levine developed secondary lymphoedema as a result of surviving breast cancer. She soon realised that she wasn’t the only one who knew extremely little about this chronic condition. Known for her work with Henry Moore and her portraits of Princess…

Far to Go and Many to Love by Lesley Blanch with Josephine Pembroke

04 Sep 2017

Far to Go and Many to Love by Lesley Blanch with Josephine Pembroke  A bohemian, a lover of the East, a free spirit, an artist, a traveller, a wit, journalist and author. Lesley Blanch wrote for Vogue and championed wild, daring, women who loved to travel. We meet her god daughter Georgia de Chamberet who…

The Orphans Annemarie Neary Author of the Week with Donna Freed

09 Aug 2017

The Orphans Annemarie Neary with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK  Two young children, siblings, abandoned on a beach on Goa; the disappearance blights and drives both their lives but in different directions. She needs to bury the past. He won’t let it lie. www.annemarieneary.co.uk @AnnemarieNeary1 #thriller #TheOrphans #radiogorgeous LOVE interviews?Never miss the latest authors 

Grace Victory – NO FILTER with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

Gorgeous Lives: Grace Victory, No Filter with Donna Freed  Body image campaigner, blogger, youtuber and ‘Internet’s Big Sister, Grace tells Donna how it was that she came to find her voice and her vocation as a brilliant role model by telling her story with no filter. As she says: Empowered women empower women. @gracefvictory www.graciefrancesca.com…

Shari Lapena, A Stranger in the House AUTHOR with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

07 Aug 2017

Shari Lapena, A Stranger in the House AUTHOR with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous  While it was her goal to write a thriller and if it turned into an international bestseller so much the better but now the pressure is on: we want another one. Happily, Shari thrives under pressure and has produced another page turning,…

Karen Dionne, The Marsh King’s Daughter GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed

06 Aug 2017

  Karen Dionne, The Marsh King’s Daughter GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed  A notorious child abductor- the Marsh King – escapes maximum security prison and disappears into the marsh. Only his daughter knows the extent of his ability to survive in the wild and she also knows, he is coming for her and her daughters….

Cara Alwill Leyba – Girl Code GORGEOUS ENTREPRENEUR with Josephine Pembroke

12 Jul 2017

Cara Alwill Leyba – Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur Cara is a social media phenomenon with 70,000 followers on Instagram she gives out solid advice to women worldwide. Cara tells Josephine how she worked at MTV and took a risk leaving her job to become a full time…

Caz Frear, Sweet Little Lies with Donna Freed GORGEOUS READS

 Caz Frear, Sweet Little Lies with Donna Freed GORGEOUS READS  Winner of the Richard and Judy Search for a Bestseller Competition, Caz has been catapulted into a career as a writer. Called a “blistering debut…” her police procedural has vivid characters and a twisting plot. The great news is that her DC creation, Cat Kinsella…

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