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  • Published: 1 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9780099579328
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $19.99

A Summer at Sea


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Romance, humour and happy-ever-after endings. The deliciously romantic novel from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of A Vintage Wedding.

Romance, humour and happy-ever-after endings: a delightfully romantic novel from the #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of A Vintage Wedding.
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Emily is happy with her life just as it is.

She loves her career as a midwife, and enjoys living on her own - but can't help but feel like it’s time for a change.

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 it's far from easy. 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.

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?
______________________________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

  • Pub date: 1 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9780099579328
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Katie Fforde

Katie Fforde lives in the beautiful Cotswold countryside with her family, and is a true country girl at heart. Each of her books explores a different profession or background and her research has helped her bring these to life. She’s been a porter in an auction house, tried her hand at pottery, refurbished furniture, delved behind the scenes of a dating website, and she's even been on a Ray Mears survival course. She loves being a writer; to her there isn’t a more satisfying and pleasing thing to do. She particularly enjoys writing love stories. She believes falling in love is the best thing in the world, and she wants all her characters to experience it, and her readers to share their stories. To find out more about Katie Fforde step into her world at www.katiefforde.com, visit her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @KatieFforde.

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Praise for A Summer at Sea

“It’s a delightfully engaging read.”

Sunday Express

“Warm, brilliant, and full of love, drop anchor and curl up with this.”

Heat

“A supremely engaging book from the doyenne of contemporary romance….it is Fforde’s characters that give this book its irresistible emotional pull…a thoroughly modern tale of love, career and family, perfect for a relaxing afternoon on the sofa.”

The Lady

“A lovely read.”

South Wales Evening Post

“If I had to choose the perfect writer to cheer me up on a shivery winter’s day I’d definitely go for Katie Fforde…”

Emma Lee Potter blog

“A lovely warm, escapist read”

Choice Magazine

“Engaging romance”

Woman & Home

“Katie Fforde is one of our favourite authors and A Summer at Seais an utterly charming and delightful book. It’s an atmospheric and beautiful read, perfect for escapist reading over the weekend! We loved it!”

Hot Brands Cool Places

“ The perfect holiday book… A really nice read”

What the Red Head Said Blog

“Lovely to read. It was the perfect holiday book”

What the Redhead Said


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