You can’t judge a book by its cover, yet we do it all the time.
We favour some colours, images, fonts and authors above others because we’re so time poor, we need to peruse and pounce.
Cover clues may be subtle or obvious, and they’re all about genre. Amber Jakeman writes feel-good fiction, emotionally satisfying reads with uplifting endings. Her historical and contemporary romances, on the sweeter side, often feature international elements.
In the world of indie publishing, there’s a new publisher on the block. Lorikeet Press has taken flight, publishing Amber Jakeman’s works and other feel-good fiction.
From the House of Jewels series, Book One, House of Diamonds has just been released for critical review, with a launch date coming up in February, in time for Valentine’s Day.
A fresh start. An instant enemy. But Stella is determined.
Sparkles fly when former office manager Stella Rhees, 30, flees a failed affair with her old boss, Damian. Determined to run her own show, she pursues her dream of creating and selling her own jewellery.
The problem? She’s opened her jaunty stall directly outside the famous Huntleys House of Jewels at the very moment handsome James Huntley the Third, 33, asks her to move so he can stage a publicity stunt. Feisty Stella won’t budge.
Despite a mutual physical attraction, Stella and James become instant enemies, their rivalry fanned by a social media war.
In this delightful first book of the House of Jewels series, will this dazzling couple ever work out how to put a Huntley engagement ring to its proper purpose?
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Here’s a shout-out for Kylie Sek of Cover Culture who designed the cover. It’s the icing on the cake.
And to all the VIPs who’ve shown an interest in Amber’s work—thank you!