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About Me

Hi Readers, I’m Berni and I’m a rom-commer!

My start: Enid Blyton, Roald Dahl and the entire contents of our local library, then Sweet Valley High, Point Horror, Babysitters Club and The Saddle Club before drifting into adulthood where I found Jenny Colgan, Marian Keyes, Patricia Cornwall, Stephen King and John Grisham.

I am now an absolute chick lit, rom com, and thriller addict and former book blogger (you might know me from B R Maycock’s book blog).

My goal is always to give someone something they can settle down with for a bit of escapism and a laugh with small town series, ‘mom lit’ books and sparkly standalones.

Then there’s the official line...

B R Maycock (Berni to all you lovely people!) writes romantic comedies that are warm, sparkly and fun. She can be found in Co. Westmeath, Ireland with her brilliantly out there husband, Keith, their four epic little men, and four cats She has one goal and that’s simply to make readers smile and/ or laugh (a splutter rates highest;)).


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The Riverside Series

Sometimes hot cocoa just isn’t enough to keep you warm in the snow...

Eloise is too busy juggling the chaos of three kids, an ever present ex-husband and a demanding boss to even remember the last time dating crossed her mind.

But as soft snow falls silently all around, romance twinkles with the flakes.

After being single for so long, Eloise suddenly has a lot of choices. Too many choices. Will anyone be worthy of melting the guard around her heart to let love in?

A fun-filled, festive read for fans of Christie Barlow, Fiona Gibson and Colleen Coleman

This is Book 1 of The Riverside Series

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Coming Soon: Book 2 Anything You Can Do, out July 1st

Welcome to Abbeyglen

This is the cover if you are blind you can't see it

Pushing Her Luck

Holly Caulfield has won the Irish National Lottery and sets in motion a plan to save the village of Abbeyglen. But who would have thought that giving money away could be so difficult?

With a resident’s association that’s clamouring for more and more money, an old lady who’s decided that a dream cruise is in her grasp and a couple who may not want that dream wedding after all, Holly’s finding it hard to keep it together!

And with a new love interest and an ex-husband hot on her heels, it’s up to Holly to figure out what can truly make her happy.

Perfect for fans of Sophie KinsellaChristie Barlow and Rosie Green.

Pushing Her Luck is book 1 of The AbbeyGlen Series

Book 2 is The Greatest of Enemies

Book 3 is The Next Step

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The Greatest of Enemies

Light the blue touch paper and stand back. Fireworks are about to go off!

Bex has settled into her new life in the small town of Abbyglen. Setting up a new cafe, blogging and her day job keeps her busy and happy.

Louise is ready to return to the comfort of Abbeyglen. Okay, so it isn't her favourite place to be, but once she can talk the problems of the last few years over with best friend Holly, she can begin to move forward.

But when Louise arrives on the scene and instead finds an unwanted stranger in friend Holly's apartment it's handbags at dawn and all the hours in between as Bex and Louise cross swords. Who will win? Let the battle commence...

Praise for the Greatest of Enemies

''Abbeyglen rides again in this lovely, light-hearted and joyous read. Somehow, the village is a character in itself and I always get lost in the dialogue and pristine writing. I hope there are more in the series''

''I would love to live in Abbeyglen! This book is like a mug of hot chocolate with marshmallows - sweet and enjoyable but plenty of flavour and depth to keep you hooked!''

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