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The Runaway Actress by Victoria Connelly
  

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When the stresses of being an A-list actress get too much for her, Connie Gordon decides to escape to a tiny Scottish village. But little does she realise that whilst Lochnabrae might be quiet, it's far from sleepy! Get your running shoes on to catch the latest hilarious, charming and utterly engaging novel from Victoria Connelly, chick-lit's answer to Richard Curtis!

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Synopsis

The Runaway Actress by Victoria Connelly

Beautiful, rich, famous -- and seriously stressed, actress Connie Gordon is ready for a change. Deciding to accept an invitation from her fan club in Scotland, Connie kisses goodbye to her ex-boyfriends, stalkers and double-crossing agents, and prepares herself for complete relaxation. But swapping the Hollywood Hills for the Highlands of Scotland doesn't make for the easiest of transitions and, when she meets local playwright, Alastair McInnes, who's sworn he'll never become involved with another actress again, sparks fly, and the sleepy village of Lochnabrae will never be the same again.

Reviews

Praise for Victoria Connelly:

'Sunshine on a rainy day
Lisa Jewell

'Witty and original'
The Romantic Novelists Association

'Victoria writes with a deliciously light touch and joyous enthusiasm' Fiona Walker

'Oozing goodness and charm' Daily Record


'Terrific' Judy Astley

'Amusing and heart-warming' Trashionista

'Great fun' Andrew Davies, screenwriter of BBC series Pride and Prejudice

About the Author

Victoria Connelly

Victoria Connelly was brought up in Norfolk and studied English literature at Worcester University before becoming a teacher in North Yorkshire. After getting married in a medieval castle in the Yorkshire Dales, she moved to London where she lives with her artist husband and a mad springer spaniel.

She has three novels published in Germany and the first, Flights of Angels, was made into a film. Victoria and her husband flew out to Berlin to see it being filmed and got to be extras in it.

Her first novel in the UK, Molly's Millions, is a romantic comedy about a lottery winner who gives it all away. A Weekend With Mr Darcy is the first book in a planned series to be set in the world of Austen addicts, which is a wonderful excuse for Victoria to read all the books and watch all the gorgeous film and TV adaptations again.

Victoria is a member of the Romantic Novelists' Association and has a short story called Mummies and Daddies - set in the mummy rooms of the British Museum - in their 50th anniversary anthology, Loves Me, Loves Me Not.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st April 2012

Author

Victoria Connelly

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Author's Website

victoriaconnelly.com/
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Publisher

AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
448 pages

Categories

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

ISBN

9781847562760

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