Amanda Prowse - Author

About the Author

Amanda Prowse was a management consultant for ten years before realising that she was born to write. She is also the author of Poppy Day (Head of Zeus, 2012). She lives in the West Country with her husband Simeon, a soldier, and their two sons.

 

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Featured books by Amanda Prowse

A Little Love

A Little Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Everybody needs a little love in their lives...Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of famous Mayfair bakery, Plum's Patisserie. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe that this elegant woman turned sixty-six last year. But Pru is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get to where she is today. And she will do anything to protect the secrets of her past - especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love...From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is a story about love, loss and lies...and finding happiness before it's too late.

A Little Love

A Little Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Everybody needs a little love in their lives...Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of a famous Mayfair bakery. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe that this elegant woman turned sixty-six last year. But Pru is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get to where she is today. And she will do anything to protect the secrets of her past - especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love...From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is a story about love, loss and lies - and finding happiness before it's too late.

Clover's Child

Clover's Child

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

When eighteen-year-old Dot meets Sol, she feels that love has arrived at last. Solomon Arbuthnott is a man who can bring colour and warmth to her drab life in sixties London - and what's more, he is a young, handsome soldier with excellent prospects. But this is 1961. East End girls don't date West Indian boys, let alone fall in love with them and leave the country. They stay at home and live the life their parents planned for them. Even if it leaves them lonelier than they ever thought possible. Even if it rips their heart in two...

What Have I Done?

What Have I Done?

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Could you destroy your family to save your children? Kathyrn Brooker seems the very picture of a fulfilled wife and mother. Anyone who peered through the downstairs window at the four figures sitting around her kitchen table would see a happy family without a care in the world. They would envy Kathyrn her perfect life. But they would be wrong. Kathryn is trapped in a nightmare. And she is about to do something to change it. Something only a truly desperate woman would do...

Other books by Amanda Prowse

Anna

Anna

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/10/2018

From the heartbreaking, uplifting and bestselling Amanda Prowse, this is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. There are two sides to every love story. This is Anna's. Anna Cole grew up poor, but her mother's love made her feel rich every day. Then her mother died, and Anna was sent to a care home. As a teenager, Anna vowed that one day, she would have children of her own, and create the happy, noisy family life she always craved. Then, one day, Anna meets Theo Montgomery in a lift. Theo has kind eyes, but a sad past. His family were rich, but his childhood was full of neglect. Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world, but he does want a soulmate. Someone to love him unconditionally; someone with whom he can share his family's wealth. Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut-wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED.

Theo

Theo

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/10/2018

From the heartbreaking, uplifting and bestselling Amanda Prowse, this is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. There are two sides to every love story. This is Theo's. Theo Montgomery grew up in a rich family where he had all the toys and trinkets money could buy. But his childhood was full of neglect and he was bullied at school. Now he is an adult, he longs to find a soulmate. Someone who understands him. Someone who will love him unconditionally. Then, one day, Theo meets Anna Cole in a lift. Anna grew up in a care home, and has always wanted to create the noisy family life she never had. She brings love and laughter into Theo's life. But she wants a baby, and Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world... Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED.

How to Fall in Love Again: Kitty's Story

How to Fall in Love Again: Kitty's Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/10/2018

Kitty Montrose is packing up her house, and the memories that go with it. Under this roof, she's seen her children grow up, her grandchildren arrive, and her marriage come and go. Kitty knows better than most that the twists and turns of life can bring joy, despair, and everything in between. But when she was a little girl, she had hoped for more. She dreamed of finding her true soulmate. Someone to laugh with, cry with, and share her twilight years. Then Kitty meets Theo, an old flame. The timing was never right for their lives to intertwine. Can Theo and Kitty find a way to fall in love again? Or is it too late for them both?

Three-and-a-Half Heartbeats

Three-and-a-Half Heartbeats

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/07/2018

Grace and Tom Penderford are the luckiest people alive. They have a wonderful marriage, a comfortable life and a beautiful baby girl, Chloe. Then, in a heartbeat, happiness becomes despair, and their lives change forever. When three-year-old Chloe falls ill and dies, Tom and Grace's world is ripped apart. As their family of three becomes two, they must find a way to mend each other's broken hearts... and save their marriage, if they can.

Theo

Theo

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/04/2018

From the heartbreaking, uplifting and bestselling Amanda Prowse, this is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. There are two sides to every love story. This is Theo's. Theo Montgomery grew up in a rich family where he had all the toys and trinkets money could buy. But his childhood was full of neglect and he was bullied at school. Now he is an adult, he longs to find a soulmate. Someone who understands him. Someone who will love him unconditionally. Then, one day, Theo meets Anna Cole in a lift. Anna grew up in a care home, and has always wanted to create the noisy family life she never had. She brings love and laughter into Theo's life. But she wants a baby, and Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world... Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED.

Theo

Theo

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 05/04/2018

From the heartbreaking, uplifting and bestselling Amanda Prowse, this is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. There are two sides to every love story. This is Theo's. Theo Montgomery grew up in a rich family where he had all the toys and trinkets money could buy. But his childhood was full of neglect and he was bullied at school. Now he is an adult, he longs to find a soulmate. Someone who understands him. Someone who will love him unconditionally. Then, one day, Theo meets Anna Cole in a lift. Anna grew up in a care home, and has always wanted to create the noisy family life she never had. She brings love and laughter into Theo's life. But she wants a baby, and Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world... Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED.

Anna

Anna

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/03/2018

From the heartbreaking, uplifting and bestselling Amanda Prowse, this is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. There are two sides to every love story. This is Anna's. Anna Cole grew up poor, but her mother's love made her feel rich every day. Then her mother died, and Anna was sent to a care home. As a teenager, Anna vowed that one day, she would have children of her own, and create the happy, noisy family life she always craved. Then, one day, Anna meets Theo Montgomery in a lift. Theo has kind eyes, but a sad past. His family were rich, but his childhood was full of neglect. Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world, but he does want a soulmate. Someone to love him unconditionally; someone with whom he can share his family's wealth. Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut-wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED.

Anna

Anna

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2018

From the heartbreaking, uplifting and bestselling Amanda Prowse, this is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. There are two sides to every love story. This is Anna's. Anna Cole grew up poor, but her mother's love made her feel rich every day. Then her mother died, and Anna was sent to a care home. As a teenager, Anna vowed that one day, she would have children of her own, and create the happy, noisy family life she always craved. Then, one day, Anna meets Theo Montgomery in a lift. Theo has kind eyes, but a sad past. His family were rich, but his childhood was full of neglect. Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world, but he does want a soulmate. Someone to love him unconditionally;someone with whom he can share his family's wealth. Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut-wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED.

Stories from the Heart

Stories from the Heart

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2017

Six powerful, gripping short stories from bestselling author, Amanda Prowse. Collection includes: Something Quite Beautiful The Game Ten Pound Ticket Imogen's Baby Miss Potterton's Birthday Tea A Christmas Wish. Susie has just arrived in Australia. She is clutching a newborn baby, but she has no wedding ring on her left hand. With no money, and no hope, how can she turn her life around? Gemma Peters, a happy-go-lucky teenager has disappeared without trace. Where has she gone? Why has she been lying to her family? And, most importantly, will she ever come home? Twenty-four-year-old Imogen longs for a baby. She knows it's hard to raise a child alone, but Imogen is also blind. Can she overcome life's challenges and have the baby she longs for? Funny, heart-warming and moving, these six short stories are the perfect excuse for a bit of me-time.

The Art of Hiding

The Art of Hiding

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/08/2017

The Idea of You

The Idea of You

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/03/2017

My Husband's Wife

My Husband's Wife

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Once a week, Rosie Tipcott counts her blessings. She goes to sit on her favourite bench on the north Devon cliffs, and thanks her lucky stars for her wonderful husband, her mischievous young daughters, and her neat little house by the sea. She vows to dedicate every waking hour to making her family happy. But then her husband unexpectedly leaves her for another woman and takes the children. Now she must ask the question: what is left in her life? Can Rosie find the strength to rebuild herself? More importantly, does she even want to?

The Food of Love

The Food of Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/12/2016

I Won't Be Home for Christmas

I Won't Be Home for Christmas

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/11/2016

While her free-spirited daughter travels the world, Vivienne prepares for a lonely Christmas in Bristol, with her best friend Ellen and her ancient dog Bob. Then a letter arrives that changes everything. Vivienne's daughter is getting married in New Zealand, and she wants her mum and Ellen by her side. But out on the rugged coast of Tutukaka, the sea sparkles, romance beckons - and Vivienne falls under the spell of another life. Will she leave everything she holds dear for a chance at happiness? Or will her daughter be the only one to fall in love this Christmas?

I Won't Be Home for Christmas

I Won't Be Home for Christmas

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/11/2016

While her free-spirited daughter travels the world, Vivienne prepares for a lonely Christmas in Bristol, with her best friend Ellen and her ancient dog Bob. Then a letter arrives that changes everything. Vivienne's daughter is getting married in New Zealand, and she wants her mum and Ellen by her side. But out on the rugged coast of Tutukaka, the sea sparkles, romance beckons - and Vivienne falls under the spell of another life. Will she leave everything she holds dear for a chance at happiness? Or will her daughter be the only one to fall in love this Christmas?

I Won't Be Home For Christmas

I Won't Be Home For Christmas

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 20/10/2016

A FESTIVE TREAT FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MY HUSBAND'S WIFE. While her free-spirited daughter travels the world, Vivienne prepares for a lonely Christmas in Bristol, with her best friend Ellen and her ancient dog Bob. Then a letter arrives that changes everything. Vivienne's daughter is getting married in New Zealand, and she wants her mum and Ellen by her side. But out on the rugged coast of Tutukaka, the sea sparkles, romance beckons - and Vivienne falls under the spell of another life. Will she leave everything she holds dear for a chance at happiness? Or will her daughter be the only one to fall in love this Christmas?

My Husband's Wife

My Husband's Wife

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Once a week, Rosie Tipcott counts her blessings. She goes to sit on her favourite bench on the north Devon cliffs, and thanks her lucky stars for her wonderful husband, her mischievous young daughters, and her neat little house by the sea. She vows to dedicate every waking hour to making her family happy. But then her husband unexpectedly leaves her for another woman and takes the children. Now she must ask the question: what is left in her life? Can Rosie find the strength to rebuild herself? More importantly, does she even want to?

My Husband's Wife

My Husband's Wife

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Once a week, Rosie Tipcott counts her blessings. She goes to sit on her favourite bench on the north Devon cliffs, and thanks her lucky stars for her wonderful husband, her mischievous young daughters, and her neat little house by the sea. She vows to dedicate every waking hour to making her family happy. But then her husband unexpectedly leaves her for another woman and takes the children. Now she must ask the question: what is left in her life? Can Rosie find the strength to rebuild herself? More importantly, does she even want to?

My Husband's Wife

My Husband's Wife

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2016

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLEROnce a week, Rosie Tipcott counts her blessings. She goes to sit on her favourite bench on the north Devon cliffs, and thanks her lucky stars for her wonderful husband, her mischievous young daughters, and her neat little house by the sea. She vows to dedicate every waking hour to making her family happy. But then her husband unexpectedly leaves her for another woman and takes the children. Now she must ask the question: what is left in her life? Can Rosie find the strength to rebuild herself? More importantly, does she even want to? What people are saying about MY HUSBAND'S WIFE: 'My Husband's Wife is a gripping book that kept me glued to my seat from the start, I couldn't put it down ... Another brilliant Amanda Prowse story.' 'Her writing will make you laugh, cry, shout and scream and you will be left more often than not an emotional wreck but yet deeply satisfied that you have read such an outstanding book.' 'My Husband's Wife was utterly captivating and brilliant! 'Emotionally gripping!' 'My Husband's Wife is emotional, amusing, heart-warming and entertaining ... It is another Amanda Prowse triumph.' 'Absolute gem of a book' 'Nobody, and I mean NOBODY, does domestic drama like Amanda Prowse.' 'I loved this book from start to finish and smiled, grimaced and cried.' 'WOW! ... such a phenomenal book from a fantastic author.'

Another Love

Another Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/07/2016

In the early years, she was happy. Romilly loved her stunning house, her kind husband and gorgeous daughter. Sure, life was sometimes exhausting - but nothing that a large glass of wine at the end of the day couldn't fix. But then a glass of wine became a bottle; one bottle became two. Once, Romilly's family were everything to her. Now, after years of hiding the drinking, she must finally admit that she has found another love... PREVIOUS NOVELS: Poppy Day, What Have I Done?, Clover's Child, A Little Love, Will You Remember Me?, Christmas for One, A Mother's Story, Perfect Daughter, The Christmas Cafe.

Miss Potterton's Birthday Tea

Miss Potterton's Birthday Tea

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 23/04/2016

An irresistible, warm-hearted story of lost love, new-found happiness, and the kindness of strangers. Cordelia Potterton is about to turn ninety-four, and she's determined to do it in style. The antique cake stand has been polished, the white linen napkins are folded, and the darjeeling is brewing in a silver tea pot. There's only one thing missing: the guests. It's up to her cleaner and her nephew to keep the celebrations going - and make sure Miss Potterton's birthday tea is a day she will never forget.

Another Love

Another Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2016

In the early years, she was happy. Romilly had worked hard for her stunning, modern house in one of Bristol's most fashionable suburbs. She adored her gorgeous, gap-toothed daughter and her kind and handsome husband. Sure, life was sometimes exhausting - but nothing that a large glass of wine at the end of the day couldn't fix. But then, as deep-buried insecurities surfaced, everything started to unravel. A glass of wine became a bottle; one bottle became two. Once, Romilly's family were everything to her. Now, after years of hiding the drinking, she must finally admit that she has found another love... PREVIOUS NOVELS: Poppy Day, What Have I Done?, Clover's Child, A Little Love, Will You Remember Me?, Christmas for One, A Mother's Story, Perfect Daughter, The Christmas Cafe.

Another Love

Another Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/02/2016

In the early years, she was happy. Romilly had worked hard for her stunning, modern house in one of Bristol's most fashionable suburbs. She adored her gorgeous, gap-toothed daughter and her kind and handsome husband. Sure, life was sometimes exhausting - but nothing that a large glass of wine at the end of the day couldn't fix. But then, as deep-buried insecurities surfaced, everything started to unravel. A glass of wine became a bottle; one bottle became two. Once, Romilly's family were everything to her. Now, after years of hiding the drinking, she must finally admit that she has found another love... PREVIOUS NOVELS: Poppy Day, What Have I Done?, Clover's Child, A Little Love, Will You Remember Me?, Christmas for One, A Mother's Story, Perfect Daughter, The Christmas Cafe.

Imogen's Baby: A Short Story

Imogen's Baby: A Short Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 11/02/2016

Can Imogen overcome life's challenges and have the baby she longs for? It's hard enough having a baby on your own. But for Imogen, 24 years old and blind since birth, it will be harder than most. Her journey will take her from heartache to hope and back again. But Imogen has never let blindness rule her life, and she isn't going to start now... Inspired by a real-life story, this is a moving and gripping read from number 1 bestseller Amanda Prowse.

Another Love

Another Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 16/01/2016

FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MY HUSBAND'S WIFE. In the early years, she was happy. Romilly loved her stunning house, her kind husband and gorgeous daughter. Sure, life was sometimes exhausting - but nothing that a large glass of wine at the end of the day couldn't fix. But then a glass of wine became a bottle;one bottle became two. Once, Romilly's family were everything to her. Now, after years of hiding the drinking, she must finally admit that she has found another love... PREVIOUS NOVELS: Poppy Day, What Have I Done?, Clover's Child, A Little Love, Will You Remember Me?, Christmas for One, A Mother's Story, Perfect Daughter, The Christmas Cafe.

Three-and-a-Half Heartbeats

Three-and-a-Half Heartbeats

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 10/09/2015

Grace and Tom Penderford had a strong marriage, a comfortable home in the English countryside and a healthy baby girl, Chloe. They were happy. They were normal. But soon after Chloe turns three, tragedy strikes when a disease called sepsis claims the life of their daughter, devastating their small family. The Penderfords had never heard of sepsis - a cruel, indiscriminate disease that takes a life somewhere in the world every three and a half seconds. Now, with their world crumbling, they must mend each others broken hearts... and try to save their marriage if they can. Sepsis is a potentially life threatening condition, however it can be easily treated if caught early enough. Help keep others safe by learning the symptoms of sepsis and spread the word on to look out for. To find out more about sepsis, please visit www.sepsistrust.org. REVIEWS: 'A powerful and emotional work of fiction with a unique twist - a practical lesson in how to spot a fatal, but often treatable disease' Piers Morgan, CNN presenter. 'A truly amazing piece of drama about a condition that could affect any one of us in a heartbeat. Every mother should read this book' Danielle Lineker, actor. 'A powerful and emotional page turner that teaches people with no medical training how to recognise sepsis and save lives' Dr Ranj Singh, paediatric doctor and BBC presenter. 'A powerful and moving story with a real purpose. It brings home the dreadful nature of this deadly condition' Mark Austin, ITN presenter. 'This is such a powerful story - and a book that every parent should read. Sadly this is something that affects families every day, but by buying this book you are able to help as the money raised will go towards vital funds for The Sepsis Trust' Charlotte Hawkins, ITV presenter.

Second Chance Cafe

Second Chance Cafe

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2015

Can you ever find love twice? Bea doesn't believe in second chances. As a widow, she feels like she will be alone forever. She buries her grief in hard work, and soon the deli she runs in Sydney, Australia, has a reputation for the best carrot cake in town. But then an email from a cafe-owner in Edinburgh leads her to take a trip to Scotland in the depths of winter. There, transported by the twinkling lights and falling snow of a traditional Christmas, Bea is drawn back to a secret past - and a secret love - that she has long ago tried to forget... 'A heartwarming novel to read in the run-up to Christmas - hot, balmy beaches to herald the festive season on one side of the world, and light dustings of snow on the other side' TripFiction. 'There's no shortage of books with Christmas in the title, but this family-focused story stands out from the rest' Closer. "e;

Second Chance Cafe

Second Chance Cafe

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2015

Can you ever find love twice? Bea doesn't believe in second chances. As a widow, she feels like she will be alone forever. She buries her grief in hard work, and soon the deli she runs in Sydney, Australia, has a reputation for the best carrot cake in town. But then an email from a cafe-owner in Edinburgh leads her to take a trip to Scotland in the depths of winter. There, transported by the twinkling lights and falling snow of a traditional Christmas, Bea is drawn back to a secret past - and a secret love - that she has long ago tried to forget... 'A heartwarming novel to read in the run-up to Christmas - hot, balmy beaches to herald the festive season on one side of the world, and light dustings of snow on the other side' TripFiction. 'There's no shortage of books with Christmas in the title, but this family-focused story stands out from the rest' Closer.

Perfect Daughter

Perfect Daughter

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 02/07/2015

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER. Once upon a time, Jacks Morgan had dreams. She would have a career and travel the world. She would own a house on the beach, and spend long nights with her boyfriend strolling under the stars. But life had other ideas. First Martha came along, then Jonty. Then her mother moved in, and now their little terrace is bursting at the seams. Jacks gave up on her dreams to look after her family. If only, just for once, her family would look after her...

Perfect Daughter

Perfect Daughter

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/06/2015

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER. Once upon a time, Jacks Morgan had dreams. She would have a career and travel the world. She would own a house on the beach, and spend long nights with her boyfriend strolling under the stars. But life had other ideas. First Martha came along, then Jonty. Then her mother moved in, and now their little terrace is bursting at the seams. Jacks gave up on her dreams to look after her family. If only, just for once, her family would look after her...

A Mother's Story

A Mother's Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/02/2015

I deserve all this because I did the worst thing a woman can do. The very worst. Jessica's wedding was like a fairytale. Her dress strewn with crystals. Her dad made a tearful speech. Her husband Matthew declared himself the luckiest man alive. But when their beautiful baby girl is born, Jessica is gripped by panic. She can't tell anyone how she feels. Even when her life starts to spiral out of control... This is her story. A mother's story.

Will You Remember Me?

Will You Remember Me?

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 17/07/2014

How do you say goodbye to your family for the last time? Poppy Day is thirty-two and married to her childhood sweetheart. She's a full-time mum of two gorgeous children and loves her homely little cottage in the countryside. It's the life she aways wanted. But Poppy is so busy caring for others she hasn't noticed how tired she is, or the menacing lump growing on her breast. It's unthinkable that cancer could defeat such a strong and amazing woman. But life doesn't always give you what you deserve...

A Little Love

A Little Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Everybody needs a little love in their lives...Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of famous Mayfair bakery, Plum's Patisserie. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe that this elegant woman turned sixty-six last year. But Pru is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get to where she is today. And she will do anything to protect the secrets of her past - especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love...From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is a story about love, loss and lies...and finding happiness before it's too late.

A Little Love

A Little Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Everybody needs a little love in their lives...Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of a famous Mayfair bakery. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe that this elegant woman turned sixty-six last year. But Pru is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get to where she is today. And she will do anything to protect the secrets of her past - especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love...From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is a story about love, loss and lies - and finding happiness before it's too late.

Ten Pound Ticket: A Short Story

Ten Pound Ticket: A Short Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 01/02/2014

Australia, 1962: Susie has just arrived on the boat from England. She is clutching a newborn baby, but she has no wedding ring on her left hand. The land is dusty and hot, and the work is hard and tiring. All Susie wants is to go home. But with no money, and no hope, how can she turn her life around?

Clover's Child

Clover's Child

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

When eighteen-year-old Dot meets Sol, she feels that love has arrived at last. Solomon Arbuthnott is a man who can bring colour and warmth to her drab life in sixties London - and what's more, he is a young, handsome soldier with excellent prospects. But this is 1961. East End girls don't date West Indian boys, let alone fall in love with them and leave the country. They stay at home and live the life their parents planned for them. Even if it leaves them lonelier than they ever thought possible. Even if it rips their heart in two...

Christmas Wish: A Short Story

Christmas Wish: A Short Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2013

A special Christmas short story from Amanda Prowse: a wonderful, warm festive treat from a bestselling author. Poppy is trying to make sure her children have the perfect Christmas. The fields are sparkling with snow, the turkey is roasting, and the tree is groaning with presents. But Poppy's beloved husband is fighting in Afghanistan, and the kids are missing their Dad. Can all their wishes come true without him? Or will they have the perfect Christmas after all?

No Greater Love - Box Set

No Greater Love - Box Set

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2013

Please be aware the following product is a collection of three novels already published by Amanda Prowse. It is not a new novel. Amanda Prowse's NO GREATER LOVE collection features three interlinked novels about love, loss, courage and the search for happiness. They feature characters whose histories interweave through the generations: ordinary men and women who do extraordinary things for love. They are stories to keep you from switching off the bedside lamp at night, stories to remember long after the final page is turned... This collection brings together POPPY DAY, WHAT HAVE I DONE? and CLOVER'S CHILD, and features an exclusive preview of the next novel in the series, A LITTLE LOVE.

Something Quite Beautiful: A Short Story

Something Quite Beautiful: A Short Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 31/10/2013

Can you ever escape your fate? Somewhere in the wilds of Scotland, three boys await their fate. They have been sentenced to twenty years in Glenculloch, a remote prison for the most hopeless of criminals. The rumours say that it is run by a woman who thinks she's God. A woman who decides what is ugly, and what is beautiful. A woman who decides who lives, and who dies... A short story from bestselling author Amanda Prowse.

Game: A Short Story

Game: A Short Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 24/10/2013

It's every mother's worst nightmare... Gemma Peters has everything a sixteen year old could want. Two loving parents, a good school, and close friends. Maybe sometimes her parents are a little overbearing, a little too adoring. But that's the same for all teenagers, right? Then, on the night of the school play, happy-go-lucky Gemma disappears without a trace. Where has she gone? Why has she been lying to her family? And, most importantly, will she ever come home? A short story exclusive from bestselling author Amanda Prowse.

Clover's Child

Clover's Child

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2013

When eighteen-year-old Dot meets Sol, she feels that love has arrived at last. Solomon Arbuthnott is a man who can bring colour and warmth to her drab life in sixties London - and what's more, he is a young, handsome soldier with excellent prospects. Someone who wants to give her everything she has dreamed of. Someone who can promise her blue skies, laughter, sun and always, always love. And for a while, life is truly like a song. They stroll hand-in-hand by the Serpentine, dance cheek-to-cheek in Soho's smoky bars, and begin to plan their idyllic future, growing old together in Sol's ancestral home on the island of St Lucia. But this is 1961. East End girls don't date West Indian boys, let alone fall in love with them and leave the country. They stay at home and live the life their parents planned for them. Even if it leaves them lonelier than they ever thought possible. Even if it rips their heart in two...

Clover's Child

Clover's Child

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2013

When eighteen-year-old Dot meets Sol, she feels that love has arrived at last. Solomon Arbuthnott is a man who can bring colour and warmth to her drab life in sixties London - and what's more, he is a young, handsome soldier with excellent prospects. Someone who wants to give her everything she has dreamed of. Someone who can promise her blue skies, laughter, sun and always, always love. And for a while, life is truly like a song. They stroll hand-in-hand by the Serpentine, dance cheek-to-cheek in Soho's smoky bars, and begin to plan their idyllic future, growing old together in Sol's ancestral home on the island of St Lucia. But this is 1961. East End girls don't date West Indian boys, let alone fall in love with them and leave the country. They stay at home and live the life their parents planned for them. Even if it leaves them lonelier than they ever thought possible. Even if it rips their heart in two...

What Have I Done?

What Have I Done?

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Could you destroy your family to save your children? Kathyrn Brooker seems the very picture of a fulfilled wife and mother. Anyone who peered through the downstairs window at the four figures sitting around her kitchen table would see a happy family without a care in the world. They would envy Kathyrn her perfect life. But they would be wrong. Kathryn is trapped in a nightmare. And she is about to do something to change it. Something only a truly desperate woman would do...

What Have I Done?

What Have I Done?

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2013

Kathryn Brooker is the headmaster's wife. While her husband spends his days disciplining unruly teenagers in the grand halls of Mountbriers Academy, Kathryn spends hers baking scones for her son's cricket match in a beautiful cottage in the manicured school grounds. In the evenings, when her husband strides home to compliment her cooking and kiss her hello - ignoring jokes from their children about grown-up lovebirds - Kathryn Brooker is the very picture of a fulfilled wife and mother. Anyone who peered through the downstairs sash window at the four figures sat easily around their scrubbed-pine kitchen table would see a happy family without a care in the world. They would envy Kathryn her perfect life. But they would be wrong. Kathryn is trapped in a nightmare. And she is about to do something to change it. Something only a truly desperate woman would do...

What Have I Done?

What Have I Done?

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/02/2013

Kathryn Brooker is the headmaster's wife. While her husband spends his days disciplining unruly teenagers in the grand halls of Mountbriers Academy, Kathryn spends hers baking scones for her son's cricket match in a beautiful cottage in the manicured school grounds. In the evenings, when her husband strides home to compliment her cooking and kiss her hello - ignoring jokes from their children about grown-up lovebirds - Kathryn Brooker is the very picture of a fulfilled wife and mother. Anyone who peered through the downstairs sash window at the four figures sat easily around their scrubbed-pine kitchen table would see a happy family without a care in the world. They would envy Kathryn her perfect life. But they would be wrong. Kathryn is trapped in a nightmare. And she is about to do something to change it. Something only a truly desperate woman would do...

Poppy Day

Poppy Day

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/10/2012

Ever since hairdresser Poppy Day married her childhood sweetheart, Mart, she's been deliriously happy. Now Mart is fighting in Afghanistan, and Poppy is counting the days until he returns. It takes one knock at the door to rip Poppy's world apart. Mart has been taken hostage, and it's too dangerous for the army to rescue him. Poppy is determined to bring him home herself. But her journey will lead her to a heartbreaking dilemma. What price will she pay to save the man she loves? This is a gripping story of loss and courage from an author who knows what it is like to be the one left behind.

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