Masterfully told in typical Catherine Alliott fashion, Catherine once again delivers a belly full of laughter as Molly, the key protagonist, makes her life a whole load more complicated and messy, long after the unexpected death of her husband, as she gets caught up in too many relationships of the opposite sex all at one time and without ever really meaning to do so. All of it complicated by her existence in rural Herefordshire on a farm that she never wanted to run, her grown up children, some of which just haven't grown up and then what might otherwise be her saviour, inheriting a beautiful house in London that she never expected. Can Molly get her life in order before she loses everything?
Molly is living the country dream in rural Herefordshire. Except it's not her dream - it's her dead husband David's dream, and it's beginning to feel more like a nightmare. Between running a mail-order lingerie business and repackaging soaps from Newcastle as Savon de Provence, Molly is barely making ends meet.
Closing date: 31/08/2018
Praise for Catherine Alliott:
'Her writing is both intelligent and sparkling' -- Marian Keyes
'Hilarious and full of surprises' Daily Telegraph
'Compulsively readable' The Times
Publication date: 09/03/2017
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||9th March 2017|
|Publisher:||Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||Family Drama, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Catherine Alliott was our Guest Editor in August 2013 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Catherine Alliott started her first novel under the desk when she worked as an advertising copywriter. She was duly fired. With time on her hands she persevered with the novels, which happily flourished. In the early days she produced a baby with each book, but after three she stuck to writing as it was less painful. She writes with the nearest pen in exercise books, either in the garden or on a sofa. Home is a rural spot in Hertfordshire ...More About Catherine Alliott