Clair Louise Coult
My name is Clair Louise Coult, I live near Sheffield, England with my husband and 3 children. I'm a creative person at heart, if I'm not knitting, sewing, writing or taking photographs then I'm singing, playing my guitar or baking the best cupcakes in the world.
I've been into alternative/indie music since I was 15 years old. I have 9 piercings, 1 tattoo and I'm always dyeing my hair silly colours. I'm a bit of a petrolhead, I love motor racing (especially F1) and I'm also a gadget geek. I live on the internet and I'm lost without my computer, tablet and phone. I love my family and friends, my pets, trees, Fender guitars, Japanese stuff and shoes. I really like shoes.
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With her mother in a mental hospital and her father preoccupied with his pregnant girlfriend, Susan Blake is lost and lonely. She finds an unlikely friend in Paul, a New Age traveller, and he introduces her to the colourful and exciting British alternative scene of the 1990's.
Contains strong language, drug use, sexually explicit scenes, sexual abuse and violence.
When Alison closes up her fashion boutique for the night, a chance encounter with Peter, the security guard, changes her life forever.
Peter is used to people looking straight through him, but when Alison engages in conversation he's faced with the dark realisation that she is just like him.
A short ghost story with a heartwarming twist.
Unknown Pleasures are back from their US tour and Angel is glad to have Miles home until her world is rocked by a shocking discovery. She's pregnant, but Miles isn't the father. A singer goes missing, a body is found and Angel wonders if her nightmares hold the key to what happened.
Angel's Shadow is the third book in the Heaven Knows trilogy.
The Last Bite
Seren has a new job in a new town. Gabriel is the devilishly handsome Goth club DJ. They both have ulterior motives but what will happen after midnight? A short story by the author of Being Isobel and The Heaven Knows Trilogy.
Tracey Smith needed an escape. Living in a council flat with her seven year old son and abusive boyfriend, her life was far from perfect. She needed a real man, someone big and strong who would worship the ground she walked on. Then she saw Shay Donovan's photograph...
Another Perfect Angel
Angel is finally with Miles, the man of her dreams, but the course of true love never runs smoothly. Miles is hiding a secret from his past and how will Angel cope when she finds herself unexpectedly pregnant with his child? It seems like the world is scheming against them with an ex causing trouble and a stranger threatening to steal her fortune. Is their love strong enough to conquer all?
Heaven Knows This Time
Heaven Knows This Time follows the story of an ordinary teenage girl, Angela Blackman, as she finds new friends, first love, becomes involved in the alternative music subculture and faces the extraordinary challenges that life brings her.
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- Whores: not intended to be a factual account of the gender war
on March 09, 2013
This is not a novel for the faint hearted. It's a hard hitting and graphically explicit account of a time when women's rights are not so much being eroded as being totally annihilated. Contraception, abortion and even basic women's health care is illegal. Women are treated little better than walking incubators and the gender criminals who dare to fight the law are hunted, tortured and made a public example of to deter any other women from daring to challenge legislation.
The book throws you straight into the action as the police storm an illegal abortion clinic. The violence is graphic but not in a gratuitous way. The underground resistance use equivalent force to fight for their rights as the police do to uphold the draconian laws.
The story is told from different perspectives which gives balance and completeness. Whatever your opinions on women's rights, the authors unique insight on the subject will get you thinking outside the box and perhaps questioning your own morals. You soon come to sympathise with the plight of the underground resistance. How could any government make it a crime to treat breast cancer or end a molar pregnancy? How could any sane human being uphold such laws?
It's not an easy read, the violence is graphic, the language explicit and the subject matter challenging, but the story is compelling and you won't be able to put it down.
Disclaimer: I received a free copy of the book in exchange for my honest review.
- Body Parts For Hire
on July 20, 2013
Awesome read! Keeps you guessing at every turn. Dark and gruesome with a novel twist.