MILLIE'S BOOTS is a tongue-in-cheek tale about overcoming challenges, confronting stigma and second chances.
What's it all about?
Sparks begin to fly when a group of strangers are brought together at Château Fontaine, a mindfulness-for-wellbeing retreat in the depths of the French countryside. With claims to ‘heal one soul at a time’, Château Fontaine is no stranger to a touch of drama.
Intrigued? Read on...
Journalist and broadcaster Millie Fielding-Hughes’ shock announcement that she’s called off her wedding to one of the UK’s most eligible bachelors leaves her parents reeling. More so when they learn that Jack Brompton’s extra-curricular activities include a penchant for cross-dressing! Fearing an impending scandal, they pack their only daughter off to a wellbeing retreat in France.
Surrounded by a group of new friends, Millie hopes that Jack will soon become a distant memory – until she comes face-to-face with the very thing she’s trying to escape from! Millie might have run away from her secrets, but it seems the past hasn’t quite finished with her...
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'...scandalous at times, hilarious at others'
'...humorous frolics with a huge dollop of romance thrown in'
India Edmonds downed yet another tequila shot, much to the amusement of her friends and colleagues. Loud cheers rang out as calls for more drinks were requested, even though most of the group were, by then, well and truly inebriated.
Currently undertaking a one-year pupillage in chambers close to the city, India was celebrating the successful passing of her first six-month period of shadowing the cases of Jeremy Baskville QC. Now, she was finally able to take on work of her own.
Jin and Bo’s – a popular cocktail bar a short distance from Liverpool Street Station – was a favoured haunt of hers that liked to host popular and budding talent. As the band of the evening burst into life, India raised her hands in the air and began shaking her hips along with the music. A 5ft 11 beauty with long legs, short white hair, and piercing blue eyes, India was strikingly attractive and was used to lapping up attention – particularly with her ample bust, which she was happy to put on show for anyone who cared to look. Tonight was no exception.
As she continued swaying to the music, having consumed more alcohol than you could shake a stick at, she began – much to the delight of her growing audience – to tantalisingly and slowly undo the buttons of her once crisp white cotton blouse.
What India hadn’t noticed in her intoxicated state was that her father – Patrick Edmonds QC – had also entered the bar on an unusual whim to join his colleagues, who were enjoying a celebration of their own. Patrick – considered by his peers as the Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen of the legal world, with his shoulder-length dark hair and fashionable goatee beard – was a renowned criminal defence barrister who didn’t suffer fools gladly.
A teetotal vegetarian, he gladly accepted an elderflower mocktail before the sight of his youngest child, cavorting half-naked directly in front of him, stole his full attention...
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