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May 2015 Book of the Month.
Four young people, friends since school, are the main players in this fine portrayal of families and their secrets. The young don’t always make the right choices and with domineering fathers and big profits at stake they bend to the inevitable. Set against the fishing industry, this follows their lives through misunderstandings, trauma, huge secrets and the sad effect of mistaken parentage. It’s ace, one of Fern’s best, deeper and bigger in scope than her previous tales. A lovely read. ~ Sarah Broadhurst
The new witty and warm novel from the best-selling author and TV presenter, Fern Britton. Perfect for fans of Katie Fforde, Carole Matthews and Jane Costello. Even happy families have their little secrets...Greer Clovelly seems to have it all, beautiful, chic and slender, she's used to getting her own way. Greer has been in love with Jesse Behenna since her first day at school and she's determined that one day, they'll be married. After all, a marriage between them would join two dynasties of Cornish fishing families together to make one big, very prosperous one. For her friend, Loveday Chandler - plump, freckled and down-to-earth - living in the shadow of her more glamorous and talented friend has become a way of life. She loves Jesse too, but knows that what Greer wants, she usually gets. Jesse, caught in the middle, faces an agonising choice. Should he follow his heart or bow to his father's wishes? And what about his best friend Mickey, who worships the ground that Loveday walks on? Jesse's decision will touch them all, in ways that they could never foresee. For every action has its consequences, and one day, all of their chickens will come home to roost...
Closing date: 28/01/2019
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'This is a light-hearted, fun and easy read...' Daily Mail
'Another ripping good read.'
'Charming and fun read'
Praise for Fern Britton :
'Complicated friendships and tales of a chaotic love life make this a must-read.'
'A light-hearted, fun read that perfectly captures the sights and smells of village life.'
'Fern Britton has transferred her fun and friendly charm to the page'
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 23/04/2015
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||23rd April 2015|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Books of the Month, Reader Reviewed Books, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,|
Fern Britton began her career as a television presenter in 1980 after completing a stage management course at the Central School of Drama. In 1985 Fern became the presenter of the popular Coast to Coast, which lead to presenting roles on prime time television shows, the most iconic of which was on ITV's flagship show This Morning. Fern's warmth, humour, empathy and compassion have made her incredibly popular and she has become a much sought after presenter. In 2008 Fern released her autobiography Fern: My Story, which was a huge bestseller. Fern is deeply committed to a number of charities, in particular those ...More About Fern Britton