Book List in Order: 22 titles

  • ‘Elegant, witty writing, endearing characters and a wonderful romance. What more could you want?’ Katie Fforde, bestselling author of A Christmas FeastIt is almost a year since Sean and Thea met and it's been a roller-coaster ride: they'r...


  • At Christmas, anything can happen...Thea’s parents decide to host a big family Christmas in a house by the sea… even though they are, in fact, about to split up. Thea herself is newly single - her sister and brother are both settled, with...


  • It’s twenty years since Miranda, then sixteen, holidayed in Cornwall and her life changed forever. Now she’s back again – with her mother Clare and the ashes of her stepfather Jack, whose wish was to be scattered on the sea overlook...


  • If you like Carole Matthews and Milly Johnson, you'll love Judy's delightful and funny novel about changing your luck once and for all . . .Viola hasn't had much luck with men. Her first husband, Marco, companion of her youth and father of her only c...


  • If you like Carole Matthews and Milly Johnson, you'll love this delightful, light-hearted read from ever-popular Judy Astley Alice has a scrupulously organised, comfortable life in West London with Noel - her second husband whose main ambition in ...


  • Every July, the lucky owners of Cornish holiday homes set off for their annual break. They close up their desirable semis in smartish London suburbs - having turned off the Aga and turned on the burglar alarm - and look forward to a carefree, restful...


  • Stella works as an agony aunt for a teenage magazine. She lives on Pansy Island, a self-consciously arty community on the Thames, where her husband Adrian writes erotic novels in a summerhouse by the river, while her two teenage children prepare them...


  • After twenty years of marriage, Nina had offloaded serial philanderer Joe and was happy enough, thank you, coping alone with their two demanding daughters and her own hectic life. It felt like freedom, not having to wonder constantly where Joe was, w...


  • Jess has just waved goodbye to her darling son, off backpacking to Oz. She's left with two teenage daughters and husband Matt - all of whom find themselves regularly featured in her popular and lighthearted newspaper column in which she conveys to he...






  • Indulge your love for reading with this fabulous collection of original stories. With over 40 stories to choose from, this stunning collection has something for everyone. Celebrating women's fiction in all its guises, take a look at the latest storie...


  • Bella has given up on men. Happily divorced, her latest boyfriend just omitted to tell her about his current wife, so she's back on her own again. Then her ex-husband turns up, wanting to sell the family home in which she and their two teenage childr...


  • Sue's mother told her that she shouldn't marry Conrad--that the 25-year age gap between them would tell in the end. The end is now, apparently, approaching fast. Conrad, a famous painter, has decided that it would be good to die before he gets seriou...


  • When Nell was a student, she and Patrick were a serious item. They were inseparable, and she really thought he was The One. But then Alex came along - the safer, more restful option -¬†and thanks to her over-controlling mother, she opted for him inst...


  • Instead of handing over their money to their not-so-deserving children, they plan on blowing the lot. . . . The parents have every hope that they will grow old disgracefully. They plan to sell the enormous house and go off travelling. So with the mon...



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    Do the friendships you make on holiday have anything to do with real life? It might be sensible to hope that they don't.For the last few years, Beth and Ned have gone to the same luxury spa hotel in the Caribbean. There they meet the same crowd and a...


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    A Proper Family Holiday was the last thing that Lucy was anticipating. But she could hardly turn down her parents' generous offer to take them on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Caribbean. As a penniless, partnerless house-painter, with an expired l...


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    The residents of the Close were much concerned with crime - preventing it, that is. With all those out-of-work teenagers on the nearby council estate hanging around, stealing, joy-riding and goodness knows what else, it was just as well that Paul Mat...


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    Kitty hadn't wanted to go to the funeral and she hadn't anticipated the way it made her review the past. In particular, it made her think about the baby she'd been forced to give away for adoption. She'd called her Madeleine and thought of her every ...






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    When a film crew arrive at Heather's attractive riverside house she is shocked to find her ex-husband amongst them. Twenty-five years previously as a young girl she had secretly married the aristocratic lain, but the marriage had not lasted and the w...


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    Size matters...or does it? Jay has always envied her cousin Delphine. While Jay was brought up in a large, noisy and chaotic family, Delphine was indulged, perfectly dressed with an immaculate wardrobe and dancing lessons. Now Jay lives happily with ...


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    Is there life after marriage? Her friends predict loneliness, frustration and disaster. Her parents are convinced she's a failure. All this when Melanie finds herself single after years of being one half of a pair. Melanie, however, is excited to be ...