Lola’s Money by Rosanna Rae – Book Review & Giveaway

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Lola’s Money by Rosanna Rae – Book Review

Have you ever dreamed of striking it rich or hitting the jackpot? Have you imagined how wonderful your life could be if you suddenly became an overnight millionaire?

Be careful what you wish for!

As Lola French discovers in Lola’s Money by Rosanna Rae, money does not necessarily buy happiness, and can actually bring with it a whole lot of heartbreak and headache!

At the very least, it’s a catalyst for change.

As you might imagine, Lola is shocked when she discovers she has won millions of dollars in the Lottery, and begins to imagine all of the ways in which her dreams might begin to become true.

The thing she does not anticipate, however, is the impact of the changes she cannot control, particularly the reactions from people – both those close to her and those who come out of the woodwork – as they discover her new-found status.

From the very start, Lola’s relationships falter. First, Lola and her live-in boyfriend go through an acrimonious break-up, then she turns down a date with a guy from work that she really likes because of the money.

Then there’s the jealous co-workers. Rather than deal with them, Lola decides to leave her job as a Financial Adviser in Edinburgh and to set sail on a Mediterranean cruise with her mother.

Before long, the two women find themselves pursuing romance on the high seas – and find themselves catapulted into a series of life-changing, dramatic and terrifying events that neither of them will ever forget!

If you’ve ever wondered what type of lives big lottery winners lead – if you’ve ever wondered what types of problems people who become rich overnight have – if you enjoy reading books about how money impacts human behavior – then you’ll enjoy Rosanna Rae’s latest novel, Lola’s Money!

I rate this book 4 out of 5 stars.

About Rosanna Rae

Rosanna Rae

Rosanna Rae is married with three grown-up sons and lives in Livingston, Scotland. She has a B.A. (Open) in Social Science subjects and also took a writing course with The Writers Bureau some years ago. She spent 16 years at home raising her family and then returned to full-time secretarial employment in Edinburgh.

Rosanna has wanted to write fiction since she was ten years of age, after reading an abridged version of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. She is delighted to be now fulfilling that early ambition.

Lola’s Money is the author’s fifth novel; she is currently writing her sixth book.

Lola’s Money – Book Tour

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The Lola’s Money Book Tour runs from August 17 through August 28, 2015.

Please visit the Lola’s Money Book Tour Page to learn more about the author, to read guest posts and author interviews, and to see what other bloggers have to say about this book!


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6 Responses to “Lola’s Money by Rosanna Rae – Book Review & Giveaway”

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  1. Rosanna Rae says:

    Thank you for the review of ‘Lola’s Money’, which is well-written and thoughtful. It’s good to see someone mentioning the dramatic and scary aspects of the story. I’m also impressed with the Create With Joy website. It’s colourful and inspiring; very easy on the eye.


    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Thanks Rosanna for stopping by! I was really looking forward to reading your book as the plot sounded intriguing, and you did not disappoint!

      I’m also glad you like my website – I hope you’ll join us again! 🙂

  2. Carol Samsel says:

    The book sounds very interesting!! Will have to look for it’ve never disappointed me yet with any of your reviews 🙂

  3. Mary Bearden
    Twitter: mmbear5

    I love drama and romance all mixed in one! It makes the book way more interesting.

  4. Rosanna Rae says:

    That’s the kind of book I enjoy reading, too, Mary!

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