Gert Loveday is the pen name of sisters Joan Kerr and Gabrielle Daly. Gabrielle’s background is in nursing, medical research and music, while Joan is a widely-published poet and short fiction writer. Since 2006 they have written several comic novels together. You can read more about how they came to be Gert on this interview with Guy Savage of 'His Futile Preoccupations' http://swiftlytiltingplanet.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/gert-loveday-interview/ 'Writing is Easy', and 'Crane Mansions' are available on all digital platforms. Gert Loveday writes with authority on peculiar diets, exercise regimes, body makeovers, extreme fashion, gurus, pigeons, religion, poetry, politics, the health bureaucracy, gourmet cooking, reality TV and literature from the Norse Sagas to Jeffrey Archer, with a sharp eye for character foibles and the pricking of pomposity. Gert Loveday - Fun With Books is her playground, where she posts book reviews, her own and others' writing, literary gossip and all kinds of wordy fun and games
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The Art of the Possible
by Gert Loveday
Meek Dr Frank Owlbrother takes on feral Oldies, political skulduggery, a sinister Russian professor and the seductions of reality TV in a quest worthy of his Norse saga hero Hauskuld Priest of Whiteness.
Crane Mansions - A novel about the redeeming power of cake
by Gert Loveday
Dr Crane: Visionary. Pigeon expert. Philanthropist. Cake lover. Crane Mansions has been his home since childhood. But there are forces outside his control, all desperate to uncover the secrets surrounding his world. Why is he so taken with the foundling Millie Lord, and who is Millie really? Will Millie's past catch up with her, and can she escape it? And what about a lovely slice of cake?
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