A story of love, heartbreak, and happiness, as two determined young women work against overwhelming odds.
When Jasmine s beloved granddad dies, she is left an odd bequest in his will his bookie s stall at Ampney Crucis dog racing stadium.
Despite her snobbish parents disgust, Jasmine is determined to make a success of the business.
In London, single mum April works all hours for the dodgy Gillespie family, dreaming of the day her daughter s dad will return. When April helps collect a debt for the Gillespies, she is left with a manic greyhound named Cair Paravel but her landlord s not going to like that
When the prestigious Frobisher s trophy comes up for grabs, the Gillespies will stop at nothing to have the race held at their venue but Jasmine and her friends are determined to have it at Ampney Crucis
Christina Jones has written all her life (as well as having millions of Proper Jobs including factory worker, secretary, nightclub dancer, blood donor attendant, barmaid, waitress, civil servant and fruit picker) and is the best-selling and award-winning author of 27 books.
Christina first had a short story published when she was just 14 years old. She has written for teenage and women s magazines fiction and non-fiction for a number of years, had her own humour column in The Oxford Times, and has contributed to national newspapers.
She is currently writing novel number 28 - Summer at Sandcastle Cottage.