Girl Having A Ball was been shortlisted for Best Romantic Comedy in the 2017 RoNA awards!
Girl Having A Ball is the sequel to Girl On The Run. It was previously published as Having A Ball (Uncial Press, 2012), but has been substantially edited to make it a bit more up to date (and get rid of some of the emails).
What if you had to learn to stand on your own feet?
Although Stevie lost her parents when she was very young, she’s always been able to rely on her brother, Marsh. But now Marsh is married and Stevie feels like she is losing him too.
Determined to prove her independence, Stevie sets about transforming her life, giving up her dead-end job and following her passion for events management.
Her first assignment takes her to a stunning manor house in Oxford where she is tasked with organising a charity ball on a shoestring. Between canapé worries, celebrity guests and trying to keep the hyper-critical Lady Beryl happy, Stevie’s teenage crush, Tom, resurfaces to confuse things even further.
But ‘poor needy little Stevie’ is now ‘Stevie the strong woman’ and she won’t let a man get in the way of her dreams – will she?
Reviews for Girl Having a Ball
“Reading a Rhoda Baxter romance is the book equivalent of fleecy pajamas, a tub of ice cream and a chick flick on the box. I feel like part of her character’s lives… Buy it. Read it. Have feelz” 5 star Amazon review
“A lovely gentle read but with more depth than I was expecting.” 5 stars. Jenny O’Brien – read the full review
“Stevie and Tom did some major growing up during their story. The resulting romance was perhaps all the more sweet and precious because of their discoveries along the way.” 4 stars, Keeper Bookshelf – read the full review
“Rhoda Baxter writes about smart and competent women, which is something I admire about her work.“
Reviews for Having a Ball:
“…a fun page turner that will pull you in from beginning to end.” 5/5 iheartbooks.com – read the full review.
“An engaging heroine and absorbing plot” Romantic Fiction Online – read the full review
“quick, witty and certainly packs a punch” The Romaniacs – read the full review
“perfectly created sexual tension between Stevie and Tom, which sizzles without it ever being smutty” Best Chick Lit.com – read the full review