Books by Miriam Wakerly

About the Author

After a varied working life including freelance writing, teaching, PR and Marketing, Miriam launched her first novel the day after her retirement in 2008. She belongs to the Society of Authors and gives talks.

Gypsies Stop tHere

Gypsies Stop tHere

Will uprooting herself from London to live in the English countryside help Kay escape guilt-ridden memories of her husband’s death? Far from finding a quiet life, she is caught up in an age-old village conflict where passionate opinions on Romany Gypsy Travellers divide the local people.

A young woman, Lena, enters her life, unwittingly putting Kay’s plans on hold. Kay struggles to not only come to terms with her emotional past but also to resolve Lena’s problems, those of the village and the Gypsies. And another relationship blossoms that she would never have dreamed of …

No Gypsies Served

No Gypsies Served by Miriam Waverly

This book is a sequel/prequel to Gypsies Stop tHere.

Why the mismatch between the romantic Gypsy with his gaily painted wagon, horse and camp fire; and the more modern image? Why do many Gypsies and Travellers still prefer not to live in bricks and mortar? What happened to their traditional way of life?

Two years have passed since Kay successfully campaigned for the Appley Green Gypsy Site, and four years since her husband was murdered. Life in the village was going so well, until the phone call and letter. Then comes the disastrous site opening. Worst of all, Dunstan, whom she realises is her best friend and ally, is giving her the cold shoulder for some unknown reason.

Dunstan is taking an emotional trip down memory lane, into childhood as a Gypsy on the road, and his eventual break from his people. Why is he so angry with Kay that he keeps away from her? Chances of a longed for reconciliation look slim …

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