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Welcome to the Real World by Carole Matthews
  

Welcome to the Real World

Relationship Stories   Romantic Fiction   
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Shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2007. This is ‘hiding your talent under a bush’ stuff, or being frightened to grab opportunities. It’s set in the music world and is absolutely charming, a great read to curl up and lose yourself in. Highly recommended.

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Synopsis

Welcome to the Real World by Carole Matthews

Fern Kendal dreams that one day her talent will be `discovered` and that singing in the local pub with her oldest friend Carl will be nothing but a distant memory. There again, in the real world dreams like that never come true. Or do they? When she takes a job as PA to world famous opera singer Evan David, his flamboyant lifestyle, chauffeur-driven limousines and luxurious apartments couldn`t be further from her own world. It`s clear she`s got a lot to learn, but so has Evan – lessons that only Fern can teach him - and, together, maybe their dreams will come true…

About the Author

Carole Matthews

Carole Matthews is the Sunday Times bestselling author of twenty-five novels, including the Top Ten bestsellers A Cottage by the Sea and Calling Mrs Christmas. In 2013, Summer Daydreams was shortlisted for the Melissa Nathan award for Fiction about Life and Love. Carole was also shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Comedy RoNA in 2012 and inducted into the Reader Hall of Fame by the inaugural Festival of Romance. Her novels dazzle and delight readers all over the world. She is published in more than thirty countries and her books have sold to Hollywood.

Click here to read an exclusive interview with Carole Matthews by Mary Hogarth.

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Publication date

22nd February 2007

Author

Carole Matthews

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Publisher

Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback (b Format)

Categories

Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction


ISBN

9780755327706

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