Virginia Franken was born and raised in Medway, Kent, the place where Henry the 8th sent his wives on holiday in the hope that they'd be eaten alive by mosquitoes and save him the trouble of beheading them. Most her childhood was spent wearing a dance leotard and tights, and at age 11 she attended the (sort of) prestigious dance school The Arts Education School, Tring.
After graduating from The University of Roehampton, she worked on cruise liners as a professional dancer before somehow managing to blag a job in book publishing. Getting fed up of having to choose between paying the rent or buying groceries, she eventually moved from London to Los Angeles where life was affordable and every time she opened her mouth she got to act all surprised and flattered when someone said they liked her accent.
These days she lives in Monrovia, near to Pasadena, with two kids, a dog, one ever-lasting goldfish and her bearded lover, in a house that's just a little bit too small to fit everyone in quite comfortably. She gets most of her writing done when she should be sleeping.
LIFE AFTER COFFEE is her first novel. If enough people buy a copy, there's a good chance she'll write another...
Life After Coffee
- By: Virginia Franken
- Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
- Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
Last week, high-powered coffee buyer Amy O'Hara was trekking through the Ethiopian cloud forest on the verge of a discovery that could save the coffee bean from extinction....
- By Holly Blackorby on 10-29-16
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