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Jenny Colgan - Author


Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels, including Christmas at the Cupcake Café and The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris, which are also published by Sphere. Meet Me at the Cupcake Café won the 2012 Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller, as was Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams, which won the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year 2013. Jenny is married with three children and lives in London and France.

Click here to read an interview with Jenny Colgan by Mary Hogarth.

Author photo © Charlie Hopkinson

If you like Jenny Colgan you might also like to read books by Sue Watson, Abby Clements and Trisha Ashley.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jenny Colgan

The Summer Seaside Kitchen by Jenny Colgan
The Summer Seaside Kitchen
Jenny Colgan
Bring a little sunshine into your spring with the new book from Sunday Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
Christmas at the Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan
Christmas at the Little Beach Street Bakery
Jenny Colgan
A delightful tasty treat of a Christmas (or any time of the year) read, set on a fascinating Cornish tidal-island village. Polly, Huckle and friends return, with Neil the Puffin often stealing the limelight, this could though, easily be a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2016
The Little Shop of Happy-Ever-After by Jenny Colgan
The Little Shop of Happy-Ever-After
Jenny Colgan
Bestselling author Jenny Colgan returns with a hilarious, heartwarming, happy-ever-after - set in the beautiful Scottish countryside, full of loveable village characters, humour, landscapes, and warm relatable drama.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
The Christmas Surprise by Jenny Colgan
The Christmas Surprise
Jenny Colgan
This continues the story of Rosie Hopkins, first introduced in Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams. Here Rosie and her fiancé Stephen are blissfully happy, Rosie is pregnant but then loses the baby and discovers she can probably...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2015
Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan
Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery
Jenny Colgan
A stand-alone sequel to The Little Beach Street Bakery but much enhanced if you’ve read the first for this continues the life of Polly and Huckle (and the puffin Neil). Polly gets sacked from the local baker and takes to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2015
The Christmas Surprise by Jenny Colgan
The Christmas Surprise
Jenny Colgan
This continues the lives of Rosie Hopkins and her fiancé Stephen which gives you a good update at the front of the book so you could start the story here, only it would be better to begin with Welcome...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2014
Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop by Jenny Colgan
Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop
Jenny Colgan
Continuing the life of Rosie in the Derbyshire village where she inherited her aunt’s sweetshop. You don’t need to have read the first to enjoy this but you’ll enjoy knowing the major players better if you have. Rosie is in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014
Amanda's Wedding by Jenny Colgan
Amanda's Wedding
Jenny Colgan
Jenny Colgan’s glorious first novel gets a re-issue and it’s just as delightful and funny as it was 15 years ago (and slightly alarming to read and realise at how little beyond smart phones and twitter has really changed in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2014
The Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan
The Little Beach Street Bakery
Jenny Colgan
Jenny Colgan has written a number of books with her heroines cooking or running shops which are all charming. This delightful tale joins them. Polly, broke emotionally and financially, decamps to Cornwall and bakes bread therapeutically. The grumpy old lady...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2014
Operation Sunshine by Jenny Colgan
Operation Sunshine
Jenny Colgan
Fast moving, light-hearted, holiday romp centring on cosmetic surgery and skulduggery in the South of France. It is actually quite a frightening scenario of experimental surgery but true to form, all turns out okay. This author launched her writing career...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2013
Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweet Shop by Jenny Colgan
Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweet Shop
Jenny Colgan
Continuing the life of Rosie in the Derbyshire village where she inherited her aunt’s sweetshop. You don’t need to have read the first to enjoy this but you’ll enjoy knowing the major players better if you have. Rosie is in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2013
Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan
Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe
Jenny Colgan
Sarah Broadhurst's view... Jenny Colgan recently won the Romantic Novel of the Year award for Welcome Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams which gives you a clue as to how good this lovely author is. Delicious, heartfelt, light and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2013
The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan
The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris
Jenny Colgan
Life is sweet in this heartwarming tale of a little chocolate shop in Paris, by the bestselling author of Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams and Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2013
Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams by Jenny Colgan
Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams
Jenny Colgan
Winner of the Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Novel of the Year 2013. Winner of the Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Comedy Novel Award 2013. Full of warmth, humour and fun, and a homage to Refreshers, Spangles and Star Bars. Rosie leaves...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2012
Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan
Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe
Jenny Colgan
Winner of the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2012. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 14 April 2011. The new novel from the bestselling author of THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE DUMPED.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2011
The Good, the Bad and the Dumped by Jenny Colgan
The Good, the Bad and the Dumped
Jenny Colgan
When Posy gets dumped by her fiancé she goes on a journey re-visiting old flames to find out why none of her relationships have ever worked out. A great romantic romp to keep your occupied for a good few hours.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2010
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend by Jenny Colgan
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend
Jenny Colgan
Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel of the Year Award 2010. What does an It girl do if she loses all her money? Sophie Chesterton is a girl about town - she knows all the right people,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2009
West End Girls by Jenny Colgan
West End Girls
Jenny Colgan
Following the exploits of twin sisters as they uproot from Essex to flat sit their grandmother’s home in Chelsea. A funny, light , entertaining story about two very different girls finding friends, fashion and, eventually, fanciable fellas. A good one...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2007
Where Have All The Boys Gone? by Jenny Colgan
Where Have All The Boys Gone?
Jenny Colgan
Romantic, feel-good comedy about a jaded Londoner finding a very different life in the Scottish Highlands. All very whimsical, warm and obvious but it’s good escapist stuff.Comparison: Sophie Kinsella, Carmen Reid, Jane Green.Similar this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2005

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