Roger Jones writes feature articles and books on a wide range of subjects including careers, living abroad, music and education. They include Culture Smart: Western Europe (Kuperard) and How to Retire Abroad (How To Books). He is the author of The Reluctant Santa Claus (a Christmas tale for adults) and Festival at Glimbridge about a fictional literary Festival. Both these novels are available on Smashwords. Roger is also UK Editor for the international classical music reviews website Seen & Heard International. He lives in Gloucestershire, England where he is butler/valet to a large cat!
Among his hobbies are attending music and literary festivals regularly (none of which resemble the event at Glimbridge) and foreign travel.
A Christmas novel for adults set in a department store where actor Byron Nichols takes on his most challenging role to date – Santa Claus – and becomes involved in the personal lives of a host of larger than life characters sharing their pleasures and their problems.
When Percy Vosper inaugurates a literary festival in his home town, the place is shaken to its foundations when a dysfunctional travelling theatre company and a stream of larger than life literati descend on it. The ambitions of a leading national newspaper group and a local radio station's hilarious broadcasts add further spice to this lively novel which ranges from tragedy to farce.