Plymouth-born author, Rupert Colley, releases his latest novel on Monday 15 February. 

Eleven Days in June is a lighthearted, coming-of-age novel set in 1985 about naive 20-year-old Daniel. Colley’s ninth novel, Eleven Days in June is the first in a trilogy called The Tales of Little Leaf. The fictional village of Little Leaf is inspired by Colley’s 1970’s childhood, growing up in beautiful South Hams village of Ugborough. He attended Ugborough primary school and sang in the village’s church choir. 

The book “Eleven Days in June

Colley, who now lives in London, is better known for his popular “Love and War” historical novels set during World War Two, and for his non-fiction bite size history series, “The Clever Teens Guides”. 

“Last March,” says Colley, “at the start of the first lockdown, I really wanted to write something different… Dan’s adventures, mishaps and quest for love in Little Leaf is the result.”