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We wouldn't normally recommend a hardback as a summer read but Tilly Bagshaw is just such fun that we couldn't resist. Unashamedly sexy, it's the perfect read for the beach, bath or wherever you want to take it!

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Showdown by Tilly Bagshawe

Milly Lockwood Groves is stuck at her parents' racing stables and stud farm outside Newmarket, and dreams of making it as a champion jockey. Her father is a millionaire racehorse breeder and bastion of the male dominated racing fraternity, and he's forbidden Milly to ride, after a bad fall left her hospitalised as a child. Instead, her parents devote their energy to supporting Milly's poisonous elder brother, Jasper. Although Milly has more talent in her left riding boot than Jasper will ever have, her family don't see racing as an appropriate career for a girl, and Milly's life consists of Prue Leith cookery courses and debs' balls in London.

But Milly's life is about to be changed by the arrival of Bobby Cameron, the most skilled horse-breaker in America. Milly, who previously has had no interest in males of the two-legged variety, develops a passionate crush on the blond, beautiful Bobby. When Bobby offers her the chance to spend a year on his Californian ranch, it's just too good an opportunity to refuse …

About the Author

Tilly Bagshawe

Tilly Bagshawe is the internationally bestselling author of four previous novels. A teenage single mother at 17, Tilly won a place at Cambridge University and took her baby daughter with her. She went on to enjoy a successful career in The City before becoming a writer. As a journalist, Tilly contributed regularly to the Sunday Times, Daily Mail and Evening Standard before following in the footsteps of her sister Louise and turning her hand to novels.

Tilly's first book, Adored, was a smash hit on both sides of the Atlantic and she hasn't looked back since. She is married and has two young sons as well as Tilly's daughter Sefi, who is now 18. The family divide their time between their homes in Kensington and Los Angeles and their beach house on Nantucket Island.

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27th July 2006


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