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Dream Café by R J Gould

Genre: Romantic Comedy / Humorous Literary Fiction

Tour Dates: 6th - 13th September 2021

Publication Date: 6th September 2021

Formats available: Mobi, Epub or PDF

Standalone Novel

Estimated Page Count - 350

Types of post available: Reviews (Preferred) or basic promo / spotlight posts

“Why on earth am I here?” David wonders as he observes the juvenile antics of ex-classmates at the twenty-five year school reunion. Then he sees Bridget.


David draws up a list of all that he hopes to achieve to kick-start a new life now that his wife has moved in with his best friend – his ex-best friend. A relationship with Bridget is top of the list, opening an arts café is a close second.


Formidable women – an unfaithful wife, a reckless teenage daughter, a boss from hell, a disapproving policewoman – seem like insurmountable obstacles.


But it’s still OK to dream, isn’t it?

About R J Gould

Richard writes under the pseudonym R J Gould and is a (rare male) member of the Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA). His first novel was shortlisted for the Joan Hessayon Award following his participation on the RNA New Writers' Scheme. Having been published by Headline Access and Lume Books, he now self-publishes.

He writes contemporary literary fiction about relationships, loosely though not prescriptively within the Romance genre, using both humour and pathos to describe the tragi-comic journeys of his protagonists in search of love. Dream Café is his sixth novel, following The Engagement Party, Jack and Jill Went Downhill, Mid-life follies, The bench by Cromer beach and Nothing Man. [It is a rewrite of A Street Café Named Desire].

Ahead of writing full time, Richard led a national educational charity. He has been published in a wide range of educational journals, national newspapers and magazines and is the co-author of a major work on educating able young people. He lives in Cambridge, England.

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Publication Day Premium Package Schedule

Capacity per day as shown. Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

6th September

  1. Lilac Mills

  2. PAJNewman

  3. Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

  4. Chicks, Rogues and Scandals

  5. Ellesea Loves Reading

  6. Cheryl M-M's Book Blog

7th September

  1. Imreadingmybook

  2. Curled Up With A Good Book

8th September

  1. Between the Pages Book Club

  2. Pickled Thoughts and Pinot

  3. pawsandpagesbyannie

9th September

  1. B for bookreview

  2. Wrong side of forty

10th September

  1. Ceri's Little Blog

  2. Lucysbooks26

11th September

  1. Jazzy Book Reviews  

  2. sharon beyond the books

12th September

  1. mrsljgibbs

  2. Stacey Hammond

13th September

  1. penfoldlayla

  2. Nikipedia

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