Debbie Wastling


Debbie Wastling hails from Yorkshire, UK, and is a writer of British historical novels and now lives in Los Angeles. She started writing in High School when she wrote her first produced play, going on to direct over 75 musicals and plays and write new music. Lately, grant writing has been her forte for arts education. This novel, the first in a series, brings her grandparents' romance to the page and tells of trains, flappers, and 1920s music, which she hopes will make your heart dance and sing.

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The Soundtrack of Their Lives
Series: British Family Saga Series, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: English. Originally Published: July 1, 2024 by Debbie Wastling. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Alice and Amos Bell marry in 1925, when flappers and jazz prosper. Their struggles increase during the Depression, then WW II. Amos Bell cannot deal with stormy relationships with his children or his wife. Their world overflows with music, and dancing. As Alice's illness declines Amos' infidelity dramas explode, with the German bombs dropping on Yorkshire being the least of their troubles.
The Flying Scotsman Sings
Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2023 by Debbie Wastling. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » 20th Century
This witty, caustic yet compassionate novel explores the meeting of two unlikely young people in 1923 – Amos Bell train driver of the Flying Scotsman and an opera singer, Madame Neil-Gregory.