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Rude Awakening

by Jacqueline James

A story of loss, evolving friendship and self discovery.

Jacqueline’s debut novel, Rude Awakening, is a thought-provoking and touching tale of loss, evolving friendship and self discovery.

Hilary’s mother dies suddenly and she is thrown into a spiral of despair. With support from her friends she lifts herself out of her despondency, and begins to come to terms with the loss, until the discovery of a manuscript amongst her mother’s things throws her into turmoil. How could she have lived with someone for so long and not had an inkling of their history?

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Rude Awakening by Jacqueline James

Short stories, Flash fiction and other jottings

Bobby by Stuart Lloyd-Beavis

Here's a memory from Stuart, presented through True Stories Told Live, Cambridge — @cambridgetruestories...

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Jacqueline James

Jacqueline James is a retired GP now living in Cambridge.
Born in Solihull she went to Sheffield University Medical school, qualifying in 1980 and, after a stint in hospitals, became a GP and family planning doctor in 1986, first in inner city Sheffield and then in rural Cambridgeshire.
She retired in 2016 in order to spend more time writing.


Jacqueline James