The Running Girl - Jane Costello

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The Running Girl - Jane Costello
The Running Girl - Jane Costello

Running Girl is without a doubt the funniest novel of the year that will make you cry a little too! Literally read in one sitting from the beginning to the last page!

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She is one of the best women's romance authors.

She is the youngest woman to hold the position of editor-in-chief of a major daily newspaper in Great Britain.

She is funny and cute and her books make people laugh out loud.

She writes about love, marriage and relationships between people, and her characters pursue their dreams to the end.

She is Jane Costello and she is one of the most popular writers of women's novels in Bulgaria.

After the great success of her books published in Bulgaria - "Bridesmaids" and "Almost Married", in May 2011 at the invitation of IC "Hermes" Jane Costello visited our country. The occasion was the premieres of her third novel - "My Unmarried Friend", which took place in Sofia and Plovdiv.

The visit of the young English writer caused serious media and reader interest. During his stay in Bulgaria, Costello gave interviews to leading daily newspapers, television stations and magazines and met his many admirers.

This is what the bestselling author shared about leaving our country:

Bulgaria is a wonderful country and the people are very friendly. I highly appreciate the attitude towards me as an author and the great interest in my books in your country.

About the author

Before becoming a writer, Jane Wolstonholm (Costello is a pseudonym coined by her agent) worked as an editor for the Liverpool Echo and Daily Mail newspapers. At the age of 28, she was appointed editor-in-chief of the Liverpool Daily Post, making her the youngest woman to hold the position at a major UK daily.

While on maternity leave with her first child, Jane decides the time has come to realize her dream of writing a book. She achieved success already with her first novel - "Bridesmaids", which entered the bestseller charts in Great Britain and was nominated for several awards. The idea for the plot came to her at the wedding ceremony of one of her friends. Then she realized that weddings provide rich material for stories about love and friendship. Bridesmaids is a funny, engaging, beautifully written story about four weddings, three ex-boyfriends, two dangerous secrets and one great man.

Jane Costello's next novel, Almost Married, achieved even higher sales, and for it, the author won the prestigious prize "Best Romantic Comedy" in 2010, awarded to her by the Association of Romance Writers. She received the award at the Association's 50th anniversary ceremony. The young writer is very proud of this award, because the winner is broadcast after a vote conducted not only among readers, but also among the most prominent writers of women's literature.

Jane Costello's third novel, My Unmarried Friend, has entered the UK's top ten best-selling books a few months after its release.

Though still a young writer, Jane Costello is about to join the ranks of the big names in the genre of women's fiction. The agency, which represents authors such as Lee Child and Michael Connelly, has been very serious about pushing Jane Costello's novels into the book market. The rights to them have been sold in fifteen countries. The author has signed a contract for one title a year, and one of her novels is already under option at a major film studio.

With each successive title, Jane Costello gains new loyal fans who define her novels as a combination of the style and wit of Sophie Kinsella and the romance of Cecilia Ahern.

About the novelThe running girl”:

Twenty-eight-year-old Abby Rogers has dieted before - eating just one bagel for breakfast instead of the usual two. But the stress of running a thriving web design firm is taking its toll on her waistline.

Her best friend Jess encourages her to join a jogging club to get in shape. Attractive instructor Oliver is an added incentive for Abby, whose personal life is a complete bore.

Unfortunately, the first training session turns out to be a failure. From Abby's ridiculous pink tracksuit to the fact that her body refuses to obey her. Every movement hurts her terribly. She vows to never set foot in a gym again, but she misses Oliver's company and the exercise.

Her young colleague Heidi tells her the terrible news that she suffers from multiple sclerosis. Torn between her feelings for her instructor, handsome sprinter Tom, and her newfound joy in running, Abby struggles to get back in shape. And to help Heidi fight the insidious disease that will change their lives forever.

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