Dating Is Us

 The Twists & Turns of Love & Lust

Dating is Us is a comedic, romantic novel that offers readers a unique insight into the challenges, pitfalls, and triumphs of the online dating scene. 

A Love Story For A Generation Of Cyber Daters

Dating is Us is a comedic, romantic novel that offers readers a unique insight into the challenges, pitfalls, and triumphs of the online dating scene. The debut novel from accomplished London musician Shelley Twinn, Dating is Us tells the story of an anonymous 40-something woman-of-colour living in London who sets out to find a romantic partner using various online dating websites.

After a series of dud dates and one hilarious one involving a celebrity look-alike, she meets “Oi Polloi”, a worldly, attractive man with whom she feels an instant connection. Their connection blossoms and the twists and turns of love and lust begin as their relationship develops past their first real-life meeting. Follow the confident, witty narrator as she deals with the laughs, spicy times in the bedroom, and genuine heartfelt moments on her journey to find out if Oi Polloi is a serious contender for her heart.

A fresh take on the modern dating landscape, Dating is Us perfectly captures the challenges that form part of the online dating experience. This novel explores the disappointment, anxiety, and awkwardness that comes with meeting new people online in the search to find the ideal romantic partner, as well as the belief that the one is just a date away. The uplifting tone and themes of hope and the desire for love are sure to resonate with all readers, whether you have found love or, like the narrator, are still searching.

A great read for adults of all ages, Dating is Us combines a relatable narrative with the author’s dry wit to create a funny, yet touching story that anyone with experience in online dating is sure to enjoy. The author has also released an accompanying EP sure to add to the enjoyment of the novel, featuring a range of original songs about relationships and finding love. No matter what your personal experience with online dating may be, Dating is Us tells a humorous, entertaining, and heartwarming story any adult will enjoy.


A Refreshing Take on Online Dating

Dating is Us is a new novel that deals with navigating the many challenges and pitfalls adults face when meeting new people online.

Fantastic Accompanying Music

Available for download along with the novel, the companion EP features several thought-provoking songs about relationships sure to enhance your reading experience.

Helping You Navigate Online Dating

If you are thinking about trying online dating for yourself, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information about how to make online dating work for you.

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This book is revised with a New cover design and title. 

The Novel


The EP


News & Events

This book is revised with a New cover design and title. 

From speed dating to a variety of unique networking events and much more, we are dedicated to hosting a wide range of exciting events people of all ages and interests are sure to enjoy. Our events are open to anyone interested in meeting new people, whether you are looking for love or simply for more like-minded friends. Browse our upcoming events below, or get in touch with us to find out more.

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To accompany her novel, Shelley has also released an EP with a number of original songs that suit the tone and themes of the story perfectly, expanding on these to create a truly unique experience.

Purchase the novel and EP below, or get in touch today to order your copies.


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Featured in West Essex Life Magazine p24

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Product details
Paperback: 243 pages
Publisher: Marcia M Publishing House (7 Feb. 2019)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1916036066
ISBN-13: 978-1916036062
Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.5 x 21.6 cm


Dating Is Us Events

Shelley Twinn will be interviewed by Hannah Murray of Talk Radio Europe

The interview will be available live of 17th October and via podcast after this date. 


Dating Is Us Events

The first Datingisus Mixer

Will be held at Humphry's Cafe Highams Park

IG8 9RF on Friday 13th December at 18:30pm- 20:30pm

Tickets on Eventbrite

Shelley is featured on The Simply Greg Show on Colourful Radio on Thursday 13th November 

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