Milly Johnson

Milly Johnson is a Sunday Times top ten bestseller, poet, columnist, joke-writer, radio presenter-in-training and winner of Come Dine With Me. She likes cruising on big ships, owls, Pellers Ice Wine, shopping for handbags in Venice, Ikea meatballs, the sea and having her hair done. She hates marzipan, doing accounts and sandpaper. Her novels are about the universal issues of friendship, family, betrayal, babies, rather nice food and a little bit of that magic in life that sometimes visits the unsuspecting. Find out more at www.millyjohnson.co.uk or follow her on twitter @millyjohnson.

Books by this Author

Sunshine Over Wildflower Cottage
The Barn on Half Moon Hill
Afternoon Tea at the Sunflower Café
Ladies Who Launch
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Milly Johnson reveals more about her book A SUMMER FLING

Dark secrets, handsome strangers and a reluctant bride: these girls are about to have a summer they'll never forget!

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Carpe Diem - Seize the Day!

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to meet Leonardo da Vinci and I'd say 'Paint me!'

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. That my kids don't grow up happy

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Captain Wentworth in Persuasion... fwor!

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Going to the cinema

Author Voices

October 20, 2011

'Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,' so said Keats in one of the poems I remember from school.  Actually I also remember reading it when I was starving and all that talk of fruit and nuts really striking a chord.  However, autumn is the 'most boring season', according to most.  In spring you have pretty flowers, an earth awakening and warming; summer days are long and hot, summer nights are balmy and light; winter is sparkly and hosts the grandaddy of all celebrations - Christmas.  Autumn is merely full of boring brown and things die. 
I must confess, I've never been much of an autumn fan.  If we had to say... see more

May 04, 2011

I used to think that cruises were for the very old and rich. Never wanted the slightest inclination to go on one. Then a friend of mine nagged me to death to go with her and her family and I was bullied into putting down a deposit and spending then, until arriving at the docks, thinking I’d made the world’s biggest and stupidest mistake. I had visions of the kids falling overboard and being eaten by sharks. How wrong I was. Diamonds and diamante mixed beautifully, all ages mingled and the biggest relevation of all was that I rested. For the first time in donkey’s years, I switched off my brain for longer than the length of a sleep. I... see more

September 03, 2010

It’s been the most emotional summer I can remember. My son is going to ‘big school’ in September. Although he’s all grown up now and raises his eyebrows when I call it that. He’ll strut off on his first day with his uniform sparkling and his shoes polished to army standard and I’ll be the nervous wreck worrying that he’ll be okay and wondering where all the years went. One minute I was taking pictures of him on his first day in his tiny Shawlands uniform, the next I’m buying jumpers for him for Kingstone which both the dog and I could fit into.

But I’m not just sad that his days of being a... see more

May 25, 2010

Apparently ‘A Rose by any other name would smell as sweet’ (excuse the tweak please, Will) well, that is as maybe but my brain kind of interferes with theories like that and adds a bit to the mix – allow me to explain: if a rose were called ‘Snotweed’, my brain would start imagining that it didn’t smell half as nice as a ‘rose’ would. Which is why I spend a long time on names of people and places in my books. Because names, to me, can interfere with things too much if they aren’t right. I don’t want my hero to be called Gaz Pickles. (Apologies to any Gaz Pickles out there, I hasten to add... see more

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