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Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2010.
Once upon a time an English girl went to New York to live out her very own fairytale… Join Rosie as she travels to New York to discover whether happy-ever-afters are made in Manhattan. Aâ€ˆsparkling, romantic comedy from Avon - the home of commercial women’s fiction.
Are happy-ever-afters made in Manhattan? Find out in this gorgeous debut, perfect for cold winter nights.
Once upon a time an English girl went to New York to live out her very own fairytale! Florist Rosie Duncan's life couldn't be better, she has a flourishing business on New York's Upper West Side and fantastic friends. Moving to Manhattan feels like the best decision she ever made. Even though at the time, it was her escape route from heartbreak ...For the past six years Rosie has kept her heart under lock and key, despite the protests of her closest friends - charming, commitment-phobic Ed, unlucky in love Marnie and the one-woman tornado that is Celia. Then a blossoming friendship with publishing hot-shot Nate begins to shake Rosie's resolve at the same time as her brother arrives in the Big Apple, hiding a secret. But a chance meeting brings Rosie face to face with her past, unravelling the mystery behind her arrival in New York. Rosie is forced to confront questions she has long been trying to ignore, including will she ever get her very own happy-ever-after? A sparkling, romantic comedy about an English girl who finds herself in the city where dreams can come true - or so she thinks!
Authonomy reader reviews: 'This is so well written, such an enjoyable read. The characters are all distinctive, leaping right off the page.
'This is warm, sweet and frothy as a cappuccino with just enough of the bitter side of life coming through. I love the juxtaposition of the English rose amidst bright, brittle New Yorkers - each of your characters is clearly established and distinctly voiced.'
'This book is fabulous. Your writing style is wonderful and you have vivid characters that a reader can really fall in love with.'
'Miranda - put succinctly, your writing SPARKLES.''
Publication date: 12/11/2009
Publisher: AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||12th November 2009|
|Publisher:||AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Miranda Dickinson has always had a head full of stories. Coming from a creative family where stories and songs were always present, it was perhaps inevitable that she would end up adoring words. A songwriter for over 15 years, Miranda has successfully penned over thirty songs. Miranda began writing in earnest four years ago with her first novel, Coffee at Kowalski's - a romantic comedy set in New York's Upper West Side. This was spotted on HarperCollins' site for unpublished authors, Authonomy.com at the end of 2008 and will be released by Avon (part of HC) as Fairytale of New York ...More About Miranda Dickinson