A Rose Petal Summer

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Author : Katie Fforde
Detail : “The innovative heart-warming romance from the Sunday Times bestselling author of a rustic Escape and A Secret Garden.

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Caro Gloria May Josephine Svensson has taken employment in an exceedingly remote a part of European nation.

She’s ANswered an advertisement within the Lady: being a companion to an aged gentleman UN agency lives in an exceedingly country estate may well be perfect! sure it’s time to form a amendment and do one thing totally different for a while?

The fact that she might also see Alec, the young man UN agency she met some years antecedently and UN agency she has perpetually thought of as her `one UN agency got away’, is in fact strictly incidental.

Soon Caro is falling soft on – not solely with Alec however with the gorgeous house and grounds she is currently living in. however the estate is in money difficulties. and it quickly becomes apparent that there’s only 1 thanks to rescue it.

So begins a sorcerous romantic summer that may take Caro to London to the south of France and back once more to European nation in search of a classic lost fragrance which may simply restore all their fortunes.

Romance, humour, a forged of heat and entirely plausible characters and also the chance of happy-ever-after lie at the guts of Katie Fforde’s howling new novel.”

Rose Petal Summer : It Is Never Too Late to Fall in Love?

Man-woman relationships

Author - Katie Fforde
Publisher - Century
Pages - 400
ISBN - 9781780897554


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Detail - Caro Swanson has taken a job in a remote part of Scotland. She's answered an ad in The Lady- being a companion to an elderly gentleman who lives in a country estate could be perfect! Surely it's time to make a change and do something different for a while? The fact that she may also see Alec, the young man who she met some years previously and who she has always thought of as her 'one who got away', is of course purely incidental. Soon Caro is falling in love - not only with Alec but with the stunning country house she's now living in. But the estate is in financial difficulties, and Caro soon realises there's only one way to rescue it. So begins a magical romantic summer, one that will take Caro from Scotland to London and the south of France, in search of a classic lost perfume that might just restore all their fortunes.

A Rose Petal Summer : It#s Never Too Late to Fall in Love

Author - KATIE. FFORDE
Publisher - Arrow
Pages - 400
ISBN - 9781784758264


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Detail - _______________________________ The brand new heart-warming romance from the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Country Escape and A Secret Garden. _______________________________ IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FALL IN LOVE... Caro Swanson has taken a job in a remote part of Scotland. She's answered an ad in The Lady being a companion to an elderly gentleman who lives in a country estate could be perfect! Surely it's time to make a change and do something different for a while? The fact that she may also see Alec, the young man who she met some years previously and who she has always thought of as her 'one who got away', is of course purely incidental. Soon Caro is falling in love - not only with Alec but with the stunning country house she's now living in. But the estate is in financial difficulties, and Caro soon realises there's only one way to rescue it. So begins a magical romantic summer, one that will take Caro from Scotland to London and the south of France, in search of a classic lost perfume that might just restore all their fortunes. Romance, humour, a cast of warm and totally believable characters and the tantalising possibility of happily-ever-after? It must be a Katie Fforde novel. _______________________________ The whole world loves Katie Fforde's work: "Modern-day Austen. Great fun" Red "Top-drawer romantic escapism" Daily Mail "Warm, brilliant and full of love" Heat "Delicious - gorgeous humour and the lightest of touches" Sunday Times "Effortlessly lovable, warm and fun" Closer "Curl up on the sofa with this book and dream... delightful" The Lady "Deliciously enjoyable" Woman and Home "Uplifting and delightful" Hot Brands Cool Places

Rose Petal Jam : Recipes & Stories from a Summer in Poland

Cooking

Author - Beata Zatorska
Publisher - Tabula
Pages - 320
ISBN - 9780956699206


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Detail - Part memoir and part travelogue, this unique cookbook that the story of Beata Zatorska's childhood in rural Poland, mixing stories of her youth and her grandmother’s handwritten recipes with stunning photos of Poland in summer. Included are more than 60 recipes for traditional Polish home cooked meals, from poppyseed cake and pierogi to fruit-flavored summer liqueurs. The photography—ranging across locales such as Warsaw, Poznan, the Tatra Mountains, and the Baltic Sea—showcases the Polish landscape and its influence on the country’s distinct cuisine.

A Country Escape :

Cotswold Hills (England)

Author - Katie Fforde
Publisher - Charnwood
Pages - 354
ISBN - 9781444839944


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Detail - Fran has always wanted to be a farmer, so how she ended up a chef in London is anyone's guess. However, her childhood dream is about to come true. She has just moved into a beautiful - albeit very run-down - farm in the Cotswolds, currently owned by an elderly relative who has informed her that if she manages to turn the place around in a year, the farm will be hers to inherit. But Fran knows nothing about farming. She might even be afraid of cows. She's going to need a lot of help from her best friend Issi, and also from her wealthy and very eligible neighbour - who might just have his own reasons for being so supportive. Is it the farm he's interested in? Or Fran herself?

The Lost Lights of St Kilda : ‘Desperately romantic, lyrically written and with a fascinating plot’ Katie Fforde

Fiction

Author - Elisabeth Gifford
Publisher - Atlantic Books
Pages - 233
ISBN - 1786499061


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Detail - 'Desperately romantic, lyrically written and with a fascinating plot.' Katie Fforde, author of A Rose Petal Summer 1927: When Fred Lawson takes a summer job on St Kilda, little does he realise that he has joined the last community to ever live on that beautiful, isolated island. Only three years later, St Kilda will be evacuated, the islanders near-dead from starvation. But for Fred, that summer - and the island woman, Chrissie, whom he falls in love with - becomes the very thing that sustains him in the years ahead. 1940: Fred has been captured behind enemy lines in France and finds himself in a prisoner-of-war camp. Beaten and exhausted, his thoughts return to the island of his youth and the woman he loved and lost. When Fred makes his daring escape, prompting a desperate journey across occupied territory, he is sustained by one thought only: finding his way back to Chrissie. The Lost Lights of St Kilda is a sweeping love story that will cross oceans and decades. It is a moving and deeply vivid portrait of two lovers, a desolate island, and the extraordinary power of hope in the face of darkness.

Summer of Love :

Love stories

Author - Katie Fforde
Publisher - Random House
Pages - 376
ISBN - 0099539144


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Detail - A wonderfully romantic novel from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Recipe for Love, A French Affair and The Perfect Match. Who knows what might happen in a summer of love? Sian Bishop has left the hustle and bustle of the city behind and has thrown herself into a new life in the country. With her young son, her picture-postcard garden and her small thriving business, she's happy and very busy. She is not - repeat not - looking for love. And then, one glorious summer evening, Gus Beresford arrives. One-time explorer, full-time heart-breaker, Gus is ridiculously exciting, wonderfully glamorous - and, Sian tells herself, completely wrong for a romantically cautious single woman like her. But she and Gus have met before. And, despite Sian's best intentions, it isn't long before she's falling for him all over again ...

A Springtime Affair :

Fiction

Author - Katie Fforde
Publisher - Random House
Pages - 400
ISBN - 1473539927


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Detail - A wonderfully romantic novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Rose Petal Summer and A Country Escape. 'Modern-day Austen' WOMAN AND HOME _________________ It’s the season of new beginnings for Helena and Gilly. Gilly runs her own B&B business from her much-loved family home, which she doesn’t want to part with – at any price. But that's before she meets handsome estate agent Leo. Soon he has her wondering whether it's finally time to sell up and try something new in life. Meanwhile, Gilly's daughter Helena has a budding romance of her own. A talented weaver, she's becoming very close to her new landlord Jago, who's offered to help her at an upcoming craft fair that could give her dream career a major boost. It’s what friends do, and they are just friends. Aren’t they? With spring in full bloom, Helena and Gilly begin to ask themselves the same question: Could their new loves lead to their happily ever after?

A Summer at Sea :

Fiction

Author - Katie Fforde
Publisher - Random House
Pages - 368
ISBN - 0099579324


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Detail - Emily is happy with her life just as it is. She has a career as a midwife that she loves . She enjoys living on her own as a single woman. But she's also feels it's time for a change and a spot of some sea air. So when her best friend Rebecca asks whether she'd like to spend the summer cooking on a 'puffer' boat just off the Scottish coast, she jumps at the chance. But she barely has time to get to grips with the galley before she finds herself with a lot on her plate. Rebecca is heavily pregnant and is thrilled to have her friend on board doing most of the work. Then there's Emily's competitive and jealous kitchen assistant who thinks she should be head-cook, not Emily. And there's Alasdair, the handsome local doctor who Emily is desperately trying not to notice. Because if she falls in love with him, as he appears to be falling for her, will she ever want her old life back again?

Practically Perfect :

Fiction

Author - Katie Fforde
Publisher - Random House
Pages - 400
ISBN - 1446428508


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Detail - Home is where the heart is. A wonderfully romantic novel from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Recipe for Love, A French Affair and The Perfect Match. Anna, a newly qualified interior designer, has decided it's time to put her money and her expertise where her mouth is. She's risked everything on buying a tiny but adorable cottage so she can renovate it, sell it on, and prove to her family that she can earn her own living. Outside, the chocolate-box cottage is perfect, but inside all is chaos: with a ladder for a staircase, no downstairs flooring, candles the only form of lighting and a sleeping bag and camping mat for a bed, Anna's soon wondering whether she's bitten off more than she can chew. Her neighbour Chloe comes to the rescue, providing tea, wine and sympathy - and a recently rescued greyhound, Caroline. But just as Anna's starting to believe she's found the perfect idyll, the good-looking yet impossible Rob Hunter arrives on the scene, putting up more obstacles than the Grand National. Can Anna get over all of life's hurdles?

The Rose Petal Beach :

Fiction

Author - Dorothy Koomson
Publisher - Hachette UK
Pages - 352
ISBN - 147226178X


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Detail - Is it an affair . . . or something much worse? Tami's husband, Scott, has just been arrested for a terrible crime - and his accuser is her closest friend. Who should Tami believe? The father of her two daughters? Or her trusted best friend? Torn and desperate to find out the truth, Tami makes her choice - with shocking consequences . . . A tense, thrilling read from Sunday Times bestselling author Dorothy Koomson.

A French Affair :

Inheritance and succession

Author - Katie Fforde
Publisher - Random House
Pages - 432
ISBN - 0099539195


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Detail - A wonderfully romantic novel from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Recipe for Love, A French Affair and The Perfect Match. Gina and Sally Makepiece have inherited a stall in the French House - an antiques centre nestled in the heart of the English countryside. Gina is determined to drag the French House and its grumpy owner into the twenty-first century. Bearing all the attributes of a modern-day Mr Rochester, Matthew Ballinger is less than happy with the whirlwind that has arrived on his doorstep. The last thing either of them want is to fall in love. But will a trip to France change their minds?

Sugared Orange : Recipes & Stories from a Winter in Poland

Cooking

Author - Beata Zatorska
Publisher - Tabula
Pages - 312
ISBN - 9780956699220


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Detail - Continues Beata's touching story of a childhood in rural Poland, with 47 new recipes. This beautiful memoir/cookbook includes the food, festivals and Christmas traditions that sustain Poles through long, cold winters -- from St Nicholas Day to the 'vigil' of Christmas Eve and the mid winter revelry of a Sylwestern New Year's Eve ball.

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