"Early Daze" is an honest but humourous British drama about the ups, downs and roundabouts that come when your baby is born too soon. New release 29 Mar 14
10% of the author's royalties from "Early Daze" are donated to Bliss, a charity for premature and sick babies.
Life has always gone smoothly for Jess, but then she got pregnant and it wasn't just her breakfast that started going down the pan. And now her baby has "fallen out" before she's even started anti-natal classes.
Suddenly, she's sucked into the bubble of the Neonatal Unit, where tensions run high and the real world feels very far away. She has a new home, new routines, new friends and even a new crush - and sleep deprivation, stress and separation are threatening to tear her neat little world apart.
When it's time for Jess to leave, what will she be going home to? And who will she be going home with?
A women's fiction novella about parents of premature babies, set around a hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
"'This is a great book. Very easy read and the story was very thorough. It really helps you understand what it's like to be a mother of a premature child. The emotions were real and you could feel the heartache the mother was going through.'"
-- Kiarah, proofreader
"'I loved the characters in the book and was extremely happy with how it ended '"
-- Angie, proofreader
"'Early Daze helps you find a little humor in a not so funny situation.'"
-- Kim, proofreader
Long novella/short novel (approx. 40,000 words, 175 pages), suitable for age 16+ (adult themes, occasional sexual references and occasional mild profanity). Written in UK English.
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Praise for Jennifer Gilby Roberts:
"'The writing was excellent, the plot was very engaging and the characters became friends you hated to leave behind.'"
-- Elisabeth Bennett, Amazon
"'This author has a fantastic way with words and knows how to engage the reader.'"
-- Nicola Smith, What Nikki Read
"'Jennifer Gilby Roberts has a wicked sense of humour that helps to convey a brilliant story.'"
-- Farmerchave, Amazon
"'It takes heart and soul to write, but it also takes a laundry basket of other talents to write a truly readable and enjoyable book. Ms Roberts appears to have the basketful at her disposal. I am anxiously awaiting the next offering from her.'"
-- Bobbye Hudspeth, Amazon
"'You may well suffer a longterm adoration of author Jennifer Gilby Roberts.'"
-- Best Chick Lit
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