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Wrapped up in You by Carole Matthews

Wrapped up in You

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Selected by Sarah Broadhurst

Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel Award 2012.

Carole Matthews has once again served up a wonderful feel-good plot in which long-time singleton Janie Johnson realises the time has come to seek adventure. Africa is her destination and once there finds herself falling head over heels for her tour guide, a masai warrior, but worse, when she returns home she realises she can't live without him. Packed with unforgettable characters, romance and laughter, Wrapped Up In You is your very own perfect Christmas Carole!

If you like Carole Matthews you might also like to read books by Coette Caddle, Marian Keyes and Anna Maxted.

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Wrapped up in You by Carole Matthews

A Christmas fling, or has Janie found the real thing? Thirty-something hairdresser Janie Johnson's single status is a constant source of gossip for her friends and clients. So after too many nights in with her cat, a blind date disaster and news that her ex is getting married, Janie realises it's time to do something dramatic with her life. Leaving winter behind, Janie takes the plunge and books an exotic holiday. Her friends think she's mad and Janie thinks they may very well be right ...but then she falls head over heels for her tour guide. But can Janie now face spending a snowy Christmas back home without him?


'Packed with romance and laughter' - Lighter Life magazine

'This is one of Carole Matthews' best. Wrapped Up in You, is a heart-warming, feel-good, magical book, once unwrapped you absolutely have to read to the very end! Totally absorbing, a great read. Likely to be a Christmas best-seller. Highly Recommended!' - Hot Brands Cool Places blog

Acclaim for Carole’s previous books:

'There's something about a Carole Matthews' book that makes us feel warm and fuzzy inside' HEAT

'Will have you giggling from the start . . . Hilarious' OK!

'Full of laugh-out-loud moments and genuine poignancy . . . With likeable characters and a rollercoaster plot, Matthews has delivered once again'

About the Author

Carole Matthews

Carole Matthews is the Sunday Times bestselling author of twenty-five novels, including the Top Ten bestsellers A Cottage by the Sea and Calling Mrs Christmas. In 2013, Summer Daydreams was shortlisted for the Melissa Nathan award for Fiction about Life and Love. Carole was also shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Comedy RoNA in 2012 and inducted into the Reader Hall of Fame by the inaugural Festival of Romance. Her novels dazzle and delight readers all over the world. She is published in more than thirty countries and her books have sold to Hollywood.

Click here to read an exclusive interview with Carole Matthews by Mary Hogarth.

Photograph © Charlie Hopkinson

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9th April 2011


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Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


448 pages


Romantic Fiction
Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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