The Bathing Beauties Partnership 2015 is Susanne Bellamy, Elizabeth Ellen Carter, Noelle Clark and Abbie Jackson and represents the authors of ‘Second Chance Cafe’, a collection of four short tales of romance and second chances.
Susanne Bellamy writes rural romance set in Australia as well as contemporary and suspense romances set in exotic global locations. Bellamy weaves stories around the settings and people she encounters in her travels around the world. Her contribution to ‘Second Chance Cafe’ is the story ‘The Wish List’. Her other titles include ‘Engaging The Enemy’, ‘Winning the Heiress' Heart’, ‘One Night in Sorrento’, ‘Sunny With A Chance Of Romance’ and ‘One Night in Tuscany’. Bellamy placed third in the 2015 Pan Macmillan short story competition with ‘Chez Romeo’. Elizabeth Ellen Carter wrote ‘September Harvest’ for ‘Second Chance Cafe’. Her other titles include the Regency adventures ‘Moonstone Obsession’ and its sequel ‘Moonstone Conspiracy’, both set in England and France during the French Revolution, and ‘Warrior’s Surrender’, set in 1077 Northumbria. Noelle Clark writes contemporary romance novels, rural romance, and historical fiction. Her books entwine romance, intrigue and adventure in colourful and interesting settings. They feature characters who deal with love and loss, and who experience the often difficult facets of life, such as forgiveness and redemption. Clark’s story in ‘Second Chance Cafe’ is ‘Encore’. Her other published titles include ‘Let Angels Fly’, ‘Rosamanti’, and the ‘Robinhill Farm’ series. Abbie Jackson’s experience of more than 10 years as a pathology assistant in a major city hospital influences her writing across multiple genres including crime, thrillers, fantasy and medical mysteries, as well as children’s books. Her story ‘Shannon’s Legacy’ is the fourth ‘Second Chance Cafe’ title and her debut published work, with other titles due for release in 2016. ‘Second Chance Cafe’ marks the second outing of ‘The Bathing Beauties’, a varying quartet of Australian authors and friends whose first anthology, ‘A Season To Remember’, was published in 2014 with stories by Elizabeth Ellen Carter, Noelle Clark, Eva Scott and Susanne Bellamy.