Book Launch: Ninja School Mum by Lizzie Chantree

15 Jan

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Welcome, everyone! I’m very excited, because today I’m going to introduce a very talented writer and genuinely kind person: Author, Lizzie Chantree

I’m taking part in the book launch tour of her fun new book, Ninja School Mum.

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Click to purchase on Amazon


Obsessive-compulsive school mum, Skye, is a lonely elite spy, who is running from her past whilst trying to protect the future of her child. She tries hard to fit in with the other parents at her son’s new school, but the only person who accepts her unconventional way of life is new mother, Thea.

Thea is feeling harassed by her sister and bored with her life, but she suspects that there is something strange about the new school mum, Skye. Thea has secrets of her own and, although the two become unlikely friends, she hesitates to tell Skye about the father of her own child.

Zack’s new business is growing faster than he could have dreamed but, suddenly, he finds himself the owner of a crumbling estate on the edge of a pretty village, and a single parent to a very demanding child. Could he make a go of things and give his daughter the life she deserved?

When three lives collide, it appears that only one of them is who they seem to be, and you never know who the person next to you in the school playground really is.

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Author Bio:

Lizzie is an award winning author, inventor and businesswoman. She founded her first company at the age of 17 and has been creating products and driving her family mad ever since.


Lizzie appeared on Sky News, ITV Lunchtime News, This Morning, The Big Breakfast, BBC’s Worldwide Radio Service, amongst others for becoming one of Fair Play London’s Female Innovators. She was also asked to be a Judge on Shell LiveWire’s Grand Ideas Award for new innovations.


Lizzie lives with her gorgeous family and a very unusual dog.  In between the school run and baking cakes (or burning them!), she sits in her rooftop studio daydreaming about new characters for her novels. All of Lizzie’s books weave stories around the romantic lives of eccentric entrepreneurs and the unusual businesses they run. She is the author of: Sizzling beach read, Babe Driven: Glamorous chauffeurs with performance cars. Medical romance novel, Love’s Child: A warehouse centre for troubled children. Mystical romance, Finding Gina: A country estate and fledgling events business. Modern romance, Ninja school Mum: A tree climbing and self defence business.

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Q & A with author Lizzie Chantree


1- Tell us about your process of writing. Are you a plotter or a pantser?


I’m a pantser. I have a basic idea of the story and work out chapter ideas and then I make it up as I go along! The story unfolds to me as I write it. It makes the process so exciting, as I feel like I’m reading the story while I’m writing it and I can’t wait to see what will happen next in the story.


2- What’s the best way to market your book?


Networking. Making contacts and actually interacting with them. Don’t just bombard people with marketing, get to know them and tell them about yourself and your writing.


3- Do you Google yourself?


No. Ha ha! J Why would I want to do that? I’ve never thought of Googling myself. Is that a thing? I’m so out of touch! It worries me how much information is available out there, so It’s best not to look.


Ha,ha! I have googled myself on several occasions curious to see what’s out there about me. I usually find some old interview or spotlight and I read to see how much I’ve changed since. I’ve also googled my blog and book titles to get an idea where I rank on the google page. Called me weird, but it works for me.


4- What one thing would you give up to become a better writer?


Coffee. I’d find it hard because I drink so much of it while I’m writing and it makes me smile.


I find that water keeps me focused.


5- Does writing energize or exhaust you?


It energizes and excites me. I love writing, as it’s so much fun and you are able to jump into the lives of your characters and experience new things. My books are all about eccentric entrepreneurs who have unusual businesses, so I am able to see what it might be like to run them.


That great! I’m very intrigued.



6- How do you celebrate when you launch a new book?


I jump up and down a lot! J I don’t usually do too much as my family are all a bit bewildered by the whole process. It’s hard to explain the emotional attachment you have to the stories that have taken so much time and energy to write. Launching them into the world for others to read is pretty scary!


I totally get it.

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Connect with Lizzie on Social Media:


Author page





Check out all of Lizzie Chantree’s books. (Click on the image below)

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28 Responses to “Book Launch: Ninja School Mum by Lizzie Chantree”

  1. yvettemcalleiro January 15, 2018 at 10:01 am #

    Vashti, thanks for hosting Lizzie! I’ve read Finding Gina and Love’s Child and would recommend them both! Lizzie, I’m excited for you and your book launch. I’m enjoying your stops! 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

    • Vashti Q January 15, 2018 at 11:14 am #

      Hi Yvette! Thanks for coming by! I’m looking forward to reading Lizzie’s books. Thank you, my friend! 😀 xx

      Liked by 2 people

      • lizziechantree January 15, 2018 at 1:09 pm #

        Thank you so much for hosting today Vashti. Your blog is wonderful!

        Liked by 1 person

      • Vashti Q January 15, 2018 at 11:08 pm #

        Hi Lizzie! You’re very welcome. It’s a pleasure having you here. I’m happy you like your feature. ❤

        Liked by 1 person

      • lizziechantree January 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm #

        It’s wonderful. Thanks again Vashti:)

        Liked by 1 person

    • lizziechantree January 15, 2018 at 1:06 pm #

      Thanks Yvette. I’m thrilled you enjoyed my other books and hope you like Ninja School Mum too! Thanks for joining us today.

      Liked by 2 people

  2. Natalie Ducey January 15, 2018 at 12:03 pm #

    Lizzie, I just love the pictures! Another fun interview, too. I agree that networking is key, and just have to say that you’re fabulous at it! Love that you share your journey and insight with fellow authors as well. We’re all in this together! 🙂 Hope you’re having a blast!
    Thanks so much, Vashti, for hosting and for the warm welcome, as always.
    Cheers to you both! 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

    • lizziechantree January 15, 2018 at 1:10 pm #

      Thanks Natalie. I’m having so much fun! Thank you for the compliments and for joining me on #CreativeBizHour It’s great to see so many creative people there who support each other.

      Liked by 2 people

    • Vashti Q January 15, 2018 at 10:58 pm #

      Thank you for stopping by and supporting Lizzie! And you’re right, we’re all in this together.😊

      Liked by 1 person

  3. lizziechantree January 15, 2018 at 1:11 pm #

    Reblogged this on Lizzie Chantree and commented:
    Thank you to talented author and all round amazing person Vashti Q for hosting my blog tour today.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. D.L Finn, Author January 15, 2018 at 1:11 pm #

    Enjoying this tour and look forward to soon being able to read the book:) Great post!

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Soooz January 15, 2018 at 5:35 pm #

    Another interesting and informative post! Congratulations again, Lizzie! Vashti, thank you for the support you give so often to all.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q January 15, 2018 at 11:02 pm #

      Hi Soooz! You’re welcome. It’s my pleasure featuring Lizzie. Thanks for coming by.😀


  6. John W. Howell January 15, 2018 at 6:25 pm #

    Excellent interview, Vashti and Lizzie. Well done.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q January 15, 2018 at 11:03 pm #

      Thank you, John! I’m glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for always showing your support!😊

      Liked by 1 person

  7. Wendy Scott January 16, 2018 at 2:45 am #

    Best wishes Lizzie!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q January 16, 2018 at 6:14 pm #

      Hi Wendy! Thanks for coming by and supporting, Lizzie! 😀 xx


  8. jenanita01 January 16, 2018 at 5:00 am #

    Reblogged this on anita dawes and jaye marie.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Jan Hawke January 16, 2018 at 12:10 pm #

    Great Q&A ladies! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q January 17, 2018 at 12:40 pm #

      Thank you, Jan! I’m glad you enjoyed the post! 😀 xx


  10. watchingthedaisies January 16, 2018 at 4:05 pm #

    Congratulations on your book launch. It sounds like a unique read. 🌼

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q January 16, 2018 at 7:08 pm #

      Hello Brigid! Thank you for visiting and supporting, Lizzie! 😀 xx

      Liked by 1 person

  11. jaye22 March 18, 2018 at 2:46 pm #

    Hi Vashti, such a great post, Lizzie’s book is the sort of story that interests me. I love her method of writing, I can only imagine the journey Lizzie goes on living through her characters. Thank you for sharing Vashti. By the way what is your process of writing? 😍😍😍

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q March 19, 2018 at 4:23 pm #

      Hi Jaye! I’m glad you enjoyed Lizzie’s post. It was a pleasure sharing her and her work. 😀 I’m working hard on the 2nd installment of my Fantasy Angels Series. I’m calling it, Son of the Serpent. I’m hoping to release it this summer. Thanks for asking, my friend! How are you?

      Liked by 1 person

      • jaye22 March 19, 2018 at 6:42 pm #

        I am not too bad lovely Vashti, just busy with card orders got a long weekend off so really hoping to clear my load before I have a break. Wow this summer re your new book cannot wait. Take care of yourself 😘😘😘

        Liked by 1 person

      • Vashti Q March 19, 2018 at 8:21 pm #

        I’m happy you’re getting a lot of orders in. Your cards are amazing. I hope you get a nice, relaxing and peaceful weekend. You take good care of yourself too! Thank you! ❤ xx

        Liked by 1 person

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