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Meet hte Author: TK Orbelyan

  I am happy to be welcoming author, TK Orbelyan to Books, Life and Everything today. His latest psychological thriller, Fangs of Deception was published by i2i Publishing on February 1st 2023.   Welcome to Books, Life and Everything !    Would you like to start by telling us a little about yourself and how you started as a writer? I have been an avid researcher for years, ever since I began realising that the world we live in is based on an intricate web of lies. In recent years I have worked as an editor and investigative journalist, but the transition to becoming a writer – especially of novels – arose when I realised that the truth about what is really going on in the world could be more easily conveyed through interesting easy-to-read novels rather than fact-heavy journalistic articles. In addition, the platforms that tend to publish factual articles of this kind typically have readerships who are already fairly aware of the true nature of reality, whe

The Plus One Pact by Portia Macintosh #Review

Today's romcom is published by Boldwood Books on May 21st. The Plus One Pact by Portia Macintosh is well worth a look. I love being involved in a Publication Day Push for a book!  

 What if your plus one could be the one...?

Cara has officially run out of men. Her most recent dates have gone from bad to worse, and when her dating app informs her there is no one left in her area to choose from, she is at a dead end.
But with a summer of events ahead of her, she needs to find a solution, fast; someone to keep her company at the never-ending weddings, family gatherings and gender reveal parties that she can’t face going to alone. So when she meets handsome, confident, Millsy on a night out she may be in luck. They could not be more different in personality, but he too has a summer of events ahead and is desperate to get his family off his back about finding a ‘nice girl’. What if they made a pact to help each other out and be a plus one for the summer? Just as friends of course...? 

A brand new romantic comedy from bestseller Portia MacIntosh, perfect for fans of Zara Stoneley, Sophie Ranald and Mhairi McFarlane.

My Thoughts

What a heart -warming story this turns out to be!  You kind of know from the start that Millsy is going to be a little different but I really enjoyed going through the different situations which Cara found she had to go through before she realised what was in front of her eyes.  There are some witty moments along the way as Cara recognises what her true feelings are. I especially enjoyed the arch look which was taken on the fashionable types who Cara met. 

    Family is important in this story and making sure that you appreciate everyone in your family. I enjoyed the older members of the family and Millsy's reactions to them. Dogs seem to be pretty important as well and they seem able to sum up a character pretty quickly. There are plenty of touching moments and some sharp ones where the fashionable types give us plenty to smile about.

In short: Can friendship survive love?

About the Author

Portia MacIntosh has been ‘making stuff up’ for as long as she can remember – or
so she says. Whether it was blaming her siblings for that broken vase when she
was growing up, blagging her way backstage during her rock chick phase or,
most recently, whatever justification she can fabricate to explain away those
lunchtime cocktails, Portia just loves telling tales.

After years working as a music journalist, Portia decided it was time to use her
powers for good and started writing novels instead.
Bestseller Portia writes hilarious romcoms, drawing on her real life experiences to show what it’s really like being a woman today – especially one who doesn’tquite have her life together yet. 

You can follow Portia here: Website  |  TwittInstagram
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Book link: Amazon UK 

 Thanks to Portia Macintosh, Boldwood Books, and Rachel of Rachels Random Resources  for copy of the book and a place on the tour. 

Check out the rest of the tour!



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