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A Cornish Gift by Fern Britton
  

A Cornish Gift

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Three short stories with the link the Cornish village of Pendruggan. Fern has used characters from her previous Cornish novels so those familiar with her work will feel at home. Those new to her work are not left to flounder for sufficient back story is given. The first, A Cornish Carol, is a modern day Christmas Carol, this is followed by The Beach Cabin where a London married couple sort out their lives and The Stolen Weekend closes the book. It tells us of a couple of female friends escaping to London but missing the events of the village. Warm, funny and engaging the collection is perfect with on a cold winter evening, to be transported to the sun, golden beaches and a lovely welcoming group of individuals. ~ Sarah Broadhurst

If you like Fern Britton you might also like to read books by Milly Johnson, Erica James and Cathy Kelly.

Synopsis

A Cornish Gift by Fern Britton

Christmas comes to the little village of Pendruggan and Cornwall's very own Mr Rochester, Piran Ambrose, discovers the true meaning of the festive season when even he can't resist the village celebrations. Meanwhile, best friends Penny and Helen are embarking on a stolen weekend of blissful indulgence but best laid plans often go awry and the ladies are in for a big surprise. In an idyllic cottage on the Cornish cliffs, the Appleby family and their bearded collie, Molly, are having a holiday to remember. It's time for a little Cornish escape for all.

Reviews

`Incredibly atmospheric' Sun

More praise for Fern Britton:

'Warm and intriguing and thoroughly enjoyable' Sunday Times bestseller, Katie Fforde

`Another ripping good read' Good Housekeeping

`Charming and fun read' OK

`A light-hearted, fun read...' Daily Mail

`Complicated friendships and tales of a chaotic love life make this a must-read' Woman

`A light-hearted, fun read that perfectly captures the sights and smells of village life'
Heat

'Fern Britton has transferred her fun and friendly charm to the page' Good Housekeeping

About the Author

Fern Britton

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 working with and for women, children and childbirth. She lives with her husband Phil Vickery, the well respected chef, and her four children in Buckinghamshire.

Author photo © Jonathan Swannell

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Book Info

Publication date

5th October 2017

Author

Fern Britton

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Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Hardback
348 pages

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Mother's Day
eBook Favourites
Relationship Stories
Short Story Collections

Romance
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780008253103

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