Michael J Holley


Michael J Holley is the author of three comedy novels; Cast in the Summer of Love, The Great Corporate Escape and The Christmas Number One.

His stand-alone stories tend to be funny, plot-driven adventures littered with interesting characters from the real world. They are almost as good for escaping as a hacksaw baked into a Victoria Sponge.

After being born in Southampton, he had spells in Liverpool, Manchester and Stockholm before he realised that an international career in accountancy was finally threatening to destroy his best years. Thankfully, three years ago he upped and moved his family to the Isle of Wight, and ever since has been a full-time writer.

His website, which focuses on indie-publishing, has received over 100,000 views, he has published a guide to self-publishing and is regularly running self-publishing courses across the country.

Having been the taller half of the rhythm section for the indie-rock band Aura4, Michael still enjoys listening to proper music and playing in bands. He also loves watching and playing football, swimming, reading (of course) and drinking good coffee.

You can follow him on Twitter (@mjholleywriter),
Facebook Page (Michael J Holley)
or, visit his website www.michaeljholley.com.

Where to find Michael J Holley online


The Christmas Number One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Inspired by a love of Christmas and the great tradition of reading festive stories as you huddle up by the fireside, this book promises to coax you into the spirit of Christmas. Five loosely connected stories help to remind you of what's important at this time of the year, so pull the chair nearer to the fire, have a hot drink to hand and relax.
Cast in the Summer of Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,040. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1967 The Summer of Love A brotherhood of man, revolution in the air, and experimental Celia, is way ahead of her time 2013 Time still hasn’t caught up with her but now, Celia’s about to die. A secret, which she buried nearly 50 years ago, is about to be exposed and it could change the face of rock ‘n’ roll forever Love leaves a lasting impression, and sometimes… …all you need is love
The Great Corporate Escape
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Ben Jenkins dreams of escaping his corporate career. He's miserable where he is but he doesn't know what he wants to do instead. The more obsessed he becomes the more his imagination takes hold, until he’s only left with one option… … to take freedom into his own hands. A comedy about finding what's important in your life.

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