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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.
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.
Closing date: 25/10/2018
`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'
'Fern Britton has transferred her fun and friendly charm to the page' Good Housekeeping
Publication date: 05/10/2017
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||5th October 2017|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories, Sagas and Romance, Shorter Reads,|
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