Born in Liverpool, Di started her working life as a librarian, and has worked in a variety of jobs since, but she says none were as much fun as the one that allowed her to write and get paid for it. That was a few years ago, and since then she's been working towards her dream of writing full time, a dream that first occurred to her at seventeen.
Like her characters, she loves her family and friends, beautiful shoes, anything sparkly, the ‘occasional’ drink, parties, and a good belly laugh. She's addicted to shopping, chocolate, bubble bath and anything else that smells nice, and the sort of TV programmes you’d never publicly admit to watching.
Di has lived in England, Canada, the Unites States, but now calls New Zealand home. She lives in a lovingly renovated home overlooking Auckland’s beautiful Waitemata Harbour, with her trusted friends Bronson Boxer and Dolce Dane. She says they keep her fit and exercised, scare the burglars away, sit loyally by her side throughout late night writing sessions, and hang on her every word when she reads final drafts aloud.
Di loves her life, but not so much that there’s not room to live a load of other lives, through the hearts and minds of her characters, all of whom she adores, and some of whom she's fortunate enough to call friend.
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by Di Jones
Tessa Taylor is a regular girl; a college student with small problems and big dreams. She's got a happy family life, great friends, and a hot boyfriend. Her dream to make it big as an actress is her driving force, but even though she's a successful acting student in DC, she's struggling to get any type of work in Los Angeles. And Los Angeles is where all the auditions are.
Taking the Lead: Adventures of a Hollywood Dog Walker
by Di Jones
Taking the Lead: Adventures of a Hollywood Dog Walker is more than just a walk in the park. It’s a humorous and heart-warming romantic comedy, infused with a touch of adventure, which will appeal to dog lovers and chick-lit readers alike. If must love dogs is more than a catchphrase to you, you won’t want to miss this first book in the L.A. Lights series.
Grief Is A Hungry Business
by Di Jones
This collection of five short stories explore the themes of love and loss.
Included in the book are sample chapters from novels Transplanting Holly Oakwood, and Meeting Miss Mollie.
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