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Martina Cole: 'I was going to throw all my work away'

Bestselling author Martina Cole says she nearly threw all her work away before she became successful.

The Dangerous Lady writer was a single mother and "watching every penny" at the time.

She was preparing to scrap the manuscripts whilst moving house, but decided to give them a last minute reprieve.

This clip is originally from Radio 5 live's Afternoon Edition on October 29 2014.