INTRIGUING TITLE FOR NEW NOVEL


screenshot_166As a lover of a good martini, the title of Australian author Nicole Lenoir-Jourdan’s new novel caught my eye.

“Hardly Branson: Seven Days in Space with a Martini” has been released on Amazon, where it is described as “A hilarious expose of the travel industry. Bridget Jones meets the Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy and organises his book launch. The flaws and foibles of a cast of dubious characters are mercilessly mocked. The perfect book to read on your next inter-galactic space shuttle.”

Nicole’s latest work is a comedic science fiction tale in the genre of Jasper Fforde, Terry Pratchett and her favourite writer, the late Douglas Adams, whom Nicole was privileged to interview. Her most prized possession is her copy of the Douglas Adams’ Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy which bear the words: “To Nicole, Whose questions were much more clever than my answers! With best wishes, Douglas Adams”, after she interviewed him in Sydney for the Peak Magazine (Singapore) and Oyster Magazine.

Nicole’s first published work was a children’s cook book, “The Wonderful Wizard of Borneo’s Magic Recipe Spells” which was utilised by Malaysia Airlines and given away to children who flew on the airline.

The Kindle version of “Hardly Branson: Seven Days in Space with a Martini” can be purchased on Amazon for $0.99.  Sounds like a fun read over the Christmas and New Year holiday break.

Sandra Tiltman 

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