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Scarlett Bailey - Author

About the Author

Scarlett Bailey has loved writing stories since childhood, before writing her debut novel The Night Before Christmas she worked as a waitress, cinema usherette and bookseller. Passionate about old movies, Scarlett loves nothing more than spending a wet Sunday afternoon watching her favourite films back-to-back with large quantities of chocolate. Currently she lives in Hertfordshire with her dog and very large collection of beautiful shoes.

Featured books by Scarlett Bailey

Two Weddings and a Baby

Two Weddings and a Baby

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/06/2014

From reluctant bridesmaid, to accidental mother. Tamsyn Thorne has not been back to her home town of Poldore for five long years. But now her brother, Ruan, is about to get married and she has no excuses left. Her plans to arrive in Cornwall looking chic and successful are dashed when a huge storm turns her from fashion goddess to a drowned rat. Worse, she ends up insulting the local hunky vicar - and then finds a tiny baby abandoned in his churchyard.

Just for Christmas

Just for Christmas

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/11/2013

Her best friend's wedding...When Alex Munro learns that the love of her life is getting married to another girl, all she wants is to be alone - and as far away from Edinburgh as possible. Moving to a Cornish cottage, which comes complete with the world's scruffiest dog, Alex finds that her new neighbours are determined to involve her in their madcap Christmas festivities. Then she meets her sexy neighbour Ruan - and somehow Alex doesn't want to be alone this Christmas after all. But having lost one fiance, Ruan has no intention of letting anyone get close to him again...

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/10/2011

Lydia's been promised log fires, roasted chestnuts, her own weight in mince pies - all in a setting that looks like something out of a Christmas card. But her winter wonderland is ruined when she finds herself snowed in with her current boyfriend, her old flame and a hunky stranger. Well, three (wise) men is traditional at this time of year...

Other books by Scarlett Bailey

Just For Christmas The most heart-warming festive romance of 2018

Just For Christmas The most heart-warming festive romance of 2018

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

The perfect festive romance to curl up with this Autumn... Can a Christmas escape mend a broken heart? When Alex Munro learns that the love of her life is getting married to another woman, all she wants to do is get as far away from her hometown as possible. So she moves to a cosy Cornish cottage, which seems to come complete with the world's scruffiest dog. She also finds that the whole village is determined to get her involved in the holiday festivities despite her wanting to be alone. But when she meets handsome neighbour Ruan, Alex realises she doesn't want to spend Christmas by herself after all. Although, after being left heartbroken by his ex-fiancee, Ruan has no intention of letting anyone get close to him again... A fun, festive romantic comedy to curl up with this winter. If you love Jenny Colgan, Josie Silver and Veronica Henry you'll love this heartwarming Christmas read.

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/05/2017

All Lydia's ever wanted is a perfect Christmas... So when her oldest friends invite her to spend the holidays with them, it seems like a dream come true. She's been promised log fires, roasted chestnuts, her own weight in mince pies - all in a setting that looks like something out of a Christmas card. But her winter wonderland is ruined when she finds herself snowed in with her current boyfriend, her old flame and a hunky stranger. Well, three (wise) men is traditional at this time of year...

Christmas Collection

Christmas Collection

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: eBook Release Date: 01/11/2016

Settle down for the holidays with The Christmas Collection, bringing together three heartwarming festive novels:The Night Before ChristmasMarried by ChristmasJust For ChristmasDescribed as 'the Queen of Christmas chick-lit', author Scarlett Bailey - otherwise known as Rowan Coleman - brings you all the Christmas cheer you could ever need.

Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: eBook Release Date: 06/11/2014

A self-confessed Christmas queen, Sue Montaigne prides herself on organising the annual nativity pageant in her small Cornish village of Poldore.But this year, what with having to deal with the repairs on Castle House after it was wrecked by a terrible storm, training a new and frankly flighty Virgin Mary and managing a Joseph who is allergic to sheep, she is distinctly lacking a little bit of me time .And then there are the auditions for the new Santa. But nothing prepares her for the beautiful man who turns up, a twinkle in his eye and a promise to make her Christmas dreams come true

Two Weddings and a Baby

Two Weddings and a Baby

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/06/2014

From reluctant bridesmaid, to accidental mother. Tamsyn Thorne has not been back to her home town of Poldore for five long years. But now her brother, Ruan, is about to get married and she has no excuses left. Her plans to arrive in Cornwall looking chic and successful are dashed when a huge storm turns her from fashion goddess to a drowned rat. Worse, she ends up insulting the local hunky vicar - and then finds a tiny baby abandoned in his churchyard.

Married by Christmas

Married by Christmas

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2012

A fun, festive romantic comedy to curl up with this winter. If you love Jenny Colgan's An Island Christmas and Josie Silver's One Day in December you'll love this heartwarming Christmas read. All she wants is a perfect Christmas Eve wedding... It's been on Anna's wish-list since she was a little girl, dreaming of a far happier family life than she'd ever experienced. But now - only two weeks before her big day - her perfect husband-to-be drops a bombshell... Only nothing's going to stop Anna's plans - not even the pesky inconvenience of discovering her groom already has a wife!

Santa Maybe

Santa Maybe

Author: Scarlett Bailey Format: eBook Release Date: 04/10/2012

Amy Tucker is single. So single in fact she hasn t had a man in her room for three years and her idea of a good time is buying new kitchenware at Ikea. So when she wakes up on Christmas Eve to find a strange man at the end of her bed, she is more than surprised.Least of all, when the beautiful man claims to be Santa and has sexy stubble to rival George Clooney.Santa whisks Amy on an exciting and unforgettable journey around the world through time and space. But can he really make Amy's Christmas dreams come true?