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The Oyster Catcher by Jo Thomas
  

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An abandoned bride is certainly a quirky way to open a book but Jo Thomas pulls off her debut tale of broken dreams and new promise with aplomb. Cutely co-narrated with Fi’s story in first person present and Sean’s in third person past, it enables you to get very different perspectives as their story unfolds against the beautiful backdrop of western Ireland.

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Synopsis

The Oyster Catcher by Jo Thomas

Kindle Bestseller and RNA Joan Hessayon Award Winner The Oyster Catcher is Jo Thomas's irresistibly feel-good Irish novel of facing the past, finding your feet and falling in love. Dooleybridge, County Galway. Population: 482 (or thereabouts). The last place Fiona Clutterbuck expects to end up, alone, on her wedding night. But after the words 'I do' have barely left her mouth, that's exactly where she is - with only her sequined shoes and a crashed camper van for company. One thing is certain: Fi can't go back. So when the opportunity arises to work for Sean Thornton, the local oyster farmer, she jumps at the chance. Now Fi must navigate suspicious locals, jealous rivals and a wild, unpredictable boss if she's to find a new life, and love, on the Irish coast. And nothing - not even a chronic fear of water - is going to hold her back. Join Fi on her romantic, unpredictable adventure as she learns the rules of the ocean - and picks up a few pearls of Irish wisdom along the way...'A world you long to live in with characters you love' Katie Fforde

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'A world you long to live in with characters you love.'

- Katie Fforde


About the Author

Jo Thomas worked for many years as a reporter and producer, first for BBC Radio 5, before moving on to Radio 4's Woman's Hour and Radio 2's The Steve Wright Show. In 2013 Jo won the RNA Katie Fforde Bursary. Her debut novel, The Oyster Catcher, was a runaway bestseller in ebook and was awarded the 2014 RNA Joan Hessayon Award and the 2014 Festival of Romance Best Ebook Award. Jo lives in the Vale of Glamorgan with her husband and three children.

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Publication date

6th November 2014

Author

Jo Thomas

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
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ISBN

9781472223685

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