Christine Bryden

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Christine M.Bryden is a prolific writer of Romances under her pen name of Minnie Adams and Children's stories as C. M.Bryden. After a busy working life and child rearing, she likes nothing more than living in Cornwall with her husband and family. Cornwall features in many of her stories as it's a magical place for any writer or artist to live and work. It must be the clean fresh air, as well as the scenery and the friendship of the people that inspires her to write. All her stories have been inspired by personal happenings or those of her closest friends.

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Second Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Christine Bryden. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A compilation of four short and sweet stories, all guaranteed to capture your heart and show you how, even during the hardest times humans can triumph when given a second chance.
Spring's Promise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,350. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Christine Bryden. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Zoe Makepeace has visions of being a television presenter, After spending a year in Chicago doing an internship, and having a disastrous affair, she returns home to Cornwall. On the return journey she meets Gavin Trelawney and falls in love, as he does with her, but this is a classic case of a romance where nothing goes right for our star crossed lovers.
An Arranged Marriage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Christine Bryden. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A modern Romance that starts with blackmail. No marriage! No rescue!

Books

Henry Moon. The Useless Magician.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Henry Moon is an old magician getting near to retirement. Unfortunately for Henry, Mrs Moon has no desire for him to retire and keeps encouraging him to do what she thinks he does best but, before he finally hangs up his cloak and hat, Henry wants to find the one elusive 'best trick' ever. When he finds what he's been looking for that's when things go terribly wrong.
Wanda, The Christmas Fairy.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This is the story of a fairy that has been part of a family's Christmas celebrations for over fifty years. There are many secrets in a fairy's life and Wanda's is no exception. This Christmas, after she has done her stint on top of the family's tree, she returns to fairyland for her usual holiday, but this time she returns and not alone! An enchanting story for young and old.
Tales from Fairyland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
A charming collection of fairy tales that will appeal to all ages, for those that can read and for those who do the reading. They will make you smile and some will make you laugh out loud. Enjoy the author's version of what goes on in Fairyland.
Andy & The Alien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This is the story of a young boy who finds what he thinks is an alien on Bodmin Moor, and what happens when he rescues it from off a gorse bush where it appears to be stuck fast.
Martha, the Seaside Cat & Other Stories.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Martha, the Seaside Cat & Other Stories is a collection of stories set in Cornwall. These stories are about a black cat, Martha, and her life with Polly, her daughter, and Ginger their friend, and the adventures they have in this lovely seaside village. The stories are magical and innocent and will appeal to all ages, young and old.

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Minnie Adams
Latest book: Second Chance. Published January 20, 2015.