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Fresh Eggs and Dog Beds 2 is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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Fresh Eggs and Dog Beds 2 – Still living the dream in rural Ireland by Nick Albert

Genre:  Memoirs, Humour

Tour Dates: 1st - 7th July 2020

Publication Date: 11th June 2018

Formats available: Mobi, or Limited UK/US Audible Codes

Estimated Page Count - 290

Standalone Book 2 in a series

Types of post available: Reviews. Q&As (Blogger or author supplied) or Extracts

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Nick and Lesley's desire for a better life in the countryside was a long-held dream. Unforeseen events and a leap of faith forced that dream into reality, but moving to rural Ireland was only the beginning of their story.

Foreigners in a foreign land, they set about making new friends, learning the culture and expanding their collection of chickens and unruly dogs. But their dream home was in desperate need of renovation, a mammoth task they attacked with the aid of a DIY manual, dwindling funds and incompetent enthusiasm. With defunct diggers, collapsing ladders, and shocking electrics, what could possibly go wrong?

Will their new life live up to expectations, or will the Irish weather, dangerous roads, and a cruel twist of fate turn this dream into a nightmare?

About Nick Albert

Nick Albert was born in England and raised in a Royal Air Force family. After leaving College he worked in retail management for several years before moving into financial services where he quickly progressed through the ranks to become a training consultant. As a very passionate and reasonably talented sportsman, Nick had always wanted to use his training skills towards creating a parallel career, so in the mid 1980's he qualified and began coaching sport professionally. After a health scare in 2003 and in search of a simpler life, he and his wife Lesley, cashed in their investments, sold their home and bought a rundown farmhouse in the rural west of Ireland - a country they had never before even visited. With little money or experience and armed only with a do-it-yourself manual, they set about renovating their new home, where they now live happily alongside a flock of chickens, two ducks and several unruly, but delightful dogs.

In 2017 Nick was signed to Ant Press to write a series of humorous memoirs about his life in rural Ireland. Fresh Eggs and Dog Beds (book one) was published in September 2017 and soon became an Amazon bestseller. Book two in the series was published on 1st June 2018 and book 3 in August 2019. Book four is due out in 2020.

Nick is also the author of the twisty thriller, Wrecking Crew, the first in a series of books featuring reluctant hero Eric Stone.

Social Media Links

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

1st July

  1. Cover Lover Book Review

  2. Carla Loves To Read

  3. B for bookreview

2nd July

  1. Nicki's book blog

  2. Rosie Writes...

  3. Books Teacup and Reviews

3rd July

  1. Dash Fan Book Reviews

  2. Brown Flopsy's Book Burrow

  3. Ellesea Loves Reading

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