Romantic tale next big thing?

Karla Hall
Karla Hall

A Selston mum-of-two is riveting readers on Amazon as romantic comedy lovers flock to snap up her debut novel, Antidote to Infidelity.

Karla Hall, 34, launched the novel on Amazon for the Kindle with hundreds of readers downloading the book - pushing it into the top 10,000 for worldwide paid-for sales.

Freelance journalist Karla says she’s thrilled with the novel’s early success: “I’m really excited – and exhausted! It’s been a bit of a roller-coaster and some 24-hour stints at the keyboard but it’s worth it to know it’s out there and hopefully being enjoyed.
“I’ve put heart and soul into writing it and I am totally in love with all the characters.”

Set in the fictional cosmopolitan town of Goldwell Holt in Nottinghamshire, the story is told in the first person through protagonist Sally Moss, a stressed mother of twins on the brink of a Christmas marital meltdown as her handsome husband, Will, confesses he’s been unfaithful.

With their relationship in casualty, dashing doctor Mike Foster - with his scalpel-sharp wit and bewitching bedside manner - has her pounded heart racing off the charts.

It’s obvious the hunky medic is up for some post-surgery passion - but Sally’s not that kind of girl. Or is she?

Exploring the concept that modern marriages contain many more than two people, the novel takes a light-hearted look at motherhood, relationships, adultery, jealousy, revenge, deceit, insecurity and much more.

Packed with humour, irony and delicious twists throughout, the novel has ‘all the escapism and sparkle a truly great rom-com should have’.

Antidote to Infidelity is now available to download by visiting