In The Stars Part I: Capricorn-Gemini (HBTC #4)
About the Author:I am an author, publisher and a social scientist. My academic specialism is gender and sexual politics and identity, so you can expect this to crop up now and then in my writing too! Not in an "in your face" kind of way - subtlety wins hearts and minds. I write character-based/driven fiction - mostly general/contemporary, some (M/M, F/M, NB) romance and a bit of sci-fi fantasy (light). Basically, I write about life. I've written a few stand alone novels and short stories, but my main work is... Read More
Detailed Information:Published: January 1st, 2014
Length: 174,000 words (480 pages) approx.
Some things are just meant to be, or sometimes it seems that way. Like old uni pals inexplicably moving to your hometown, or realising that your childhood best friend is the love of your life, or landing a star role in a hit TV series that could well be your autobiography.
Fate, karma, written in the stars, or just bizarre quirks of coincidence?
For better or worse, the events of the next six months will push the friends to the limits. For The Circle can expand and contract, but it is always whole; eternal.
Set over the first six months of a year of The Circle, In The Stars Part I explores the day-to-day lives of nine friends from high school who are now it their late thirties, following them through celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
What readers say about the Hiding Behind The Couch Series:
"The remarkable characterisation in these novels is what makes them for me."
"This story reminds me of my favorite movies about friendship and relationships."
"Few authors have explored the depths of longtime friends within a group, or 'circle' the way Debbie McGowan has!"
"I have a love-hate relationship with Debbie McGowan's Hiding Behind the Couch Series. I love to read them, I HATE it when they're over."
In The Stars Part I is Season Four in the Hiding Behind The Couch Series.
In The Stars is also available as 12 separate episodes, published throughout 2014 (ebook only). See links below.
The series to date:
- Hiding Behind The Couch (Season One)
- No Time Like The Present (Season Two)
- The Harder They Fall (Season Three)
- Crying in the Rain
- First Christmas
- In The Stars Part I: Capricorn-Gemini (Season Four)
- Breaking Waves
- Chain of Secrets
- In The Stars Part II: Cancer-Sagittarius (Season Five)
- A Midnight Clear
- Red Hot Christmas
- Hiding Out
- Breakfast at Cordelia's Aquarium
- Two By Two (Season Six)
- Those Jeffries Boys
Other Publications by Debbie McGowan:
- Reunions (HBTC #7)
- Of The Bauble
- Take A Chance Anthology: A Collection of Gay Romance for New Adults
- Class-A (Hiding Behind The Couch)
- The WAG and The Scoundrel (Gray Fisher #1)
- And The Walls Came Tumbling Down
- Those Jeffries Boys (HBTC Novel)
- Hiding Behind The Couch Box Set One
- Love Unlocked
- Chain of Secrets (HBTC Novella)
- Christmas Craic and Mistletoe (Seeds of Tyrone #3)
- Checking In (Checking Him Out #3)
- Where the Grass is Greener (Seeds of Tyrone #2)
- Taking Him On (Checking Him Out #2)
- When Skies Have Fallen
- Leaving Flowers (Seeds of Tyrone #1)
- Breakfast at Cordelia's Aquarium (HBTC Short Story)
- Two By Two (HBTC #6)
- Hiding Out (Checking Him Out / HBTC Novella)
- Cherry Pop Valentine
- Ruminations (HBTC Novel)
- Coming Up
- Checking Him Out For The Holidays (Checking Him Out Novella)
- Red Hot Christmas (HBTC Novella)
- A Midnight Clear (HBTC Novella)
- Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology
- Crying in the Rain (HBTC Novel)
- Sugar and Sawdust
- Checking Him Out (Checking Him Out #1)
- Breaking Waves (HBTC Novella)
- In The Stars Part II: Cancer-Sagittarius (HBTC #5)
- Double Six
- First Christmas (HBTC Novella)
- The Harder They Fall (HBTC #3)
- Beginnings (HBTC Novella)
- No Time Like The Present (HBTC #2)
- Hiding Behind The Couch (HBTC #1)
- No Dice
- Time to Go (in Story Salon Big Book of Stories)