Caroline James has owned and run businesses encompassing all aspects of the hospitality industry, a subject that features in her novels. A public speaker, consultant and food writer, Caroline is a member of the Romantic Novelist's Association, the Society for Women's Writers & Journalists and the Society of Authors.
Her debut novel Coffee, Tea The Gypsy & Me is set in Cumbria in North West England, at the time of a famous gypsy horse fair. The book went straight to number three on Amazon and was E-book of the Week in The Sun. Coffee, Tea The Chef & Me was runner up the Winchester Writers festival for best TV Drama.
Coffee Tea The Caribbean & Me was runner up at The Write Stuff, LBF, and is an Amazon best-seller and top recommended read by Thomson Holidays. Jungle Rock, a romcom novella set in Australia, revolves around a TV game show. The Best Boomerville Hotel is an Amazon best-seller. Boomerville at Ballymegille is out now followed by Hattie Goes To Hollywood. The Spa Break is published by One More Chapter (HarperCollins).
In her spare time, Caroline can be found cycling the lanes of Lancashire, trekking a Lake District fell with Fred, her Westie, or sipping raspberry gin and supporting Blackburn Rovers.
Caroline James talks about Ireland and Boomerville at Ballymegille
Join Caroline on 'The World is Your Oyster' as she talks to presenter Elaine Spires about one of her favourite places, Kinsale in Southern Ireland and the inspiration for her latest novel, Boomerville at Ballymegille.