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The Summer Seaside Kitchen by Jenny Colgan

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Awarded Romantic Comedy Novel of the Year

Bring a little sunshine into your spring with the new book from Sunday Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan

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The Summer Seaside Kitchen by Jenny Colgan

'A heartwarming, charming and atmospheric story that made me long to escape to Mure. Total joy' - Sophie Kinsella A deliciously warm and funny slice of life from Jenny Colgan, Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of Summer at the Little Beach Street Bakery and The Little Shop of Happy-Ever-After. Flora is definitely, absolutely sure that escaping from the quiet Scottish island where she grew up to the noise and hustle of the big city was the right choice. What was there for her on Mure? It's a place where everyone has known her all her life, and no one will let her forget the past. In the city, she can be anonymous, ambitious and indulge herself in her hopeless crush on her gorgeous boss, Joel. When a new client demands Flora's presence back on Mure, she's suddenly swept back into life with her brothers (all strapping, loud and seemingly incapable of basic housework) and her father. As Flora indulges her new-found love of cooking and breathes life into the dusty little pink-fronted shop on the harbour, she's also going to have to come to terms with past mistakes - and work out exactly where her future lies...Let Jenny Colgan make your dreams come true!


Great for Mother's Day! A charming and witty read. My Weekly Charming and genuinely fun tale Heat Cheery and heartwarming escapism Sunday Mirror an absolute dream of a read...Funny, heartwarming and compulsively readable, The Little Shop of Happy Ever After is perfect Novelicious A delightful story about the love of books and reading -- Cathy Rentzenbrink Stylist a heartwarming, charming and atmospheric story that made me long to escape to Mure. Total joy -- Sophie Kinsella This delightful novel will make you feel warm inside - it makes a fab Mother's Day gift **** Closer A joy to read...deliciously warm and funny -- Kerry Hiatt Sunday Express A delicious read that celebrates the joys of life and the love of reading a good book Aberdeen Press and Journal The sweetest, loveliest book. Gorgeous, glorious, uplifting Marian Keyes An evocative, sweet treat Jojo Moyes A naturally funny, warm-hearted writer who creates characters to love and care about long after you've finished reading Lisa Jewell The most delicious, comforting, satisfying treat Jane Green

About the Author

Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels, including Christmas at the Cupcake Café and The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris, which are also published by Sphere. Meet Me at the Cupcake Café won the 2012 Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller, as was Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams, which won the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year 2013. Jenny is married with three children and lives in London and France.

Click here to read an interview with Jenny Colgan by Mary Hogarth.

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Publication date

9th February 2017


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Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


464 pages


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