A – is for Aberarian itself, the seaside town where our story is set
B – is for Becky, who’s come back to town with a plan
C – is for the Coliseum Cinema – home of the midnight movie and wet weather matinees – and destined to become a casino, if Becky gets her way
D – is for the irrepressible Ditsy Levine, owner of the A to Z shop
E – is for the Esplanade, the road that runs along the beachfront
F – is for Falling in Love, but who’s falling for whom?
G – is for George Page, our heroine’s dad, who skipped town with the school secretary – and the contents of the local museum safe – when she was 14
H – is for Hero – ours is Charlie Frost, seafood chef and owner of StarFish restaurant
I – is for Ideas for how to get the town on side to save the cinema, and Ditsy has a good one, laid out on Index cards
J – is for Joe, the butcher-cum-fishmonger of Aberarian
K – is for Kissing, of which there is plenty
L – is for Love, which everyone in town is looking for
M – is for Mia, our town outcast heroine
N – is for New beginnings, for everyone
O – is for Opportunities – is Becky’s return one for Charlie?
P – is for the Postman, Jaques, who delivers to Mia a most unwanted letter
Q – is for Questions, of which Mia has plenty. Like, will Charlie get back together with Becky?
R – is for Ruthless, just like Becky’s plans
S – is for Saving the Coliseum!
T – is for Tony, Becky’s boss
U – is for Unexpected help from Unexpected quarters
V – is for Victory, but for whom?
W – is for Weather, which in Wales, is never very reliable
X – is for eXes, and why it’s a bad idea to get back with them
Y – is for Yesterday, and how the town can’t let go of Mia’s family’s past
Z – is for the famous smuggler, A to Z Jones
I do hope you enjoy the book!