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Washed-up life-coach, Mireille Parker, aged 37, is grounded at home in Perth, West Australia, the most isolated city in the world. She can’t date or travel, she can’t escape! For the first time in her life she just has to BE. HERE. NOW. Told with real journal entries, Love Queen : The Making of a Master is the true story of the transformative power of relationships and what we can learn along the way to create happiness and health in life and love.

=> Click here to get a sample or copy of Love Queen : The Making of a Master!

Sarah can’t escape herself, even overseas. Will she call hot Oliver? Who doesn’t even know she’s there! But who is this beautiful artist Bonnie? Set in Lucerne, Switzerland, and starring a travel agent from Perth, Australia, Wonderlust is a unique modern philosophical romance about creative women.

Get Wonderlust here!

Sarah can’t escape herself, even overseas. Will she call hot Oliver? Who doesn’t even know she’s there! But who is this beautiful artist Bonnie? Set in Lucerne, Switzerland, and starring a travel agent from Perth, Australia, Wonderlust is a unique modern philosophical romance about creative women.

=> Click here to get a sample or copy of Wonderlust!

Wonderlust is number ONE in Women’s Action & Adventure!!

People have been asking how Wonderlust is doing in sales and until now I didn’t know. But yay! I can tell you now that Wonderlust in digital is #5430 in Women’s Action & Adventure Fiction on Amazon! 

Why am I excited about this? Because that’s out of the whole world, hello?! And also because it’s ranked #20,000 etc in the category of coming-of-age. I’ve looked out the competition and 5000 is doable! With your help!

So the title of this article is more of a “I see it, feel it, taste it” kind of thing. I’m also quite thrilled the category is women’s action & adventure. I specialise in adventures! Action though? I’m more of a sleepy slug but I’ll take it.

Anyways, this is how Wonderlust begins..

 

Das Vorwort = The Prologue

 

It was a Saturday night in May when the epiphany rolled into the living room. My parents were out and I was home alone watching the E-special on the life of Oprah Winfrey. As I sat there sinking further into the couch, the credits began to roll and admiration for Oprah’s life turned into desperation for my own. At my age, Oprah was semi-famous and celebrated. She was already a news anchor and had achieved what any of us would consider our life’s pinnacle. If I hadn’t got up and taken action, I might have remained in my lethargy forever, watching entertainment television and picking at my toenails. Sure, I’d had this thought on a thousand Saturday nights before, but this time something had changed on the inside. I felt such clarity, when a moment before there had only been fuzz. Something had popped. I was on. Scrambling to my feet and wiping the sleep from my eyes, I ran to the computer and googled my little heart out. It felt good!

That night I fell asleep dreaming of better MEs, emerging from an ocean of advice, tossed on the tidal waves of new promises.  And look, here I am now. I’ve written a whole sea of words. It’s nothing compared to the Oprah.com superhighway, but I gave up comparing somewhere between here and the end of this book. I am ready to reveal all now – congealed intestines, fatty liver, stomach acids, cholesterol-encrusted veins – all of it!

Writing became my way of understanding and explaining myself. No one listens too well these days – and I wanted Bonnie to listen most of all. Bonnie woke me up from the numbness of sleep, an electric shock back to life – a scrambling of the past and reprogramming of the present. If you see her, please tell her I made it. She was never too up with the mainstream. You’ll know her if you see her – lit by flames, a crowd standing in her light. At least I hope it’s still so.

Read the rest of the sample here. The paperback will show up again in a couple of days if not now but the digital is available as always.

With your help Wonderlust will be a bestseller! And I can keep writing and producing my books 🙂 Well, I’ll do that anyway but Wonderlust being a best-seller will be pretty cool, don’t you think?

Lots of love,

Mireille xx

p.s. Please like and share this post or Wonderlust on Amazon. Word-of-mouth is so powerful. Thank you!!

 

My Books:

How do you feel joy when life seemed so much better before? Told through real journal entries and illuminating tales, this hilarious, honest and emotional memoir is a journey across many nations into the transformative power of relationships, dating and illness, healing a split mind and obsessive personal development to be happy here and now. 

Get Love Queen : The Making of a Master here!

Sarah can’t escape herself, even overseas. Will she call hot Oliver? Who doesn’t even know she’s there! But who is this beautiful artist Bonnie? Set in Lucerne, Switzerland, and starring a travel agent from Perth, Australia, Wonderlust is a unique modern philosophical romance about creative women.

Get Wonderlust here!

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