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The Boot Camp by Kate Harrison

The Boot Camp

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January 2013 Book of the Month.

A week of exercise, fresh air and lovely food is what this group of women believe they need to sort out the problems in their lives… Well that was the aim. Author of the brilliant Secret Shopper series turns her witty pen on to the reality below the gloss of boot camp spas – a great romantic comedy for your holiday.

Kate Harrison has prepared a list of her Top 10 tips for a stress-free Summer. Click here to read them.

If you like Kate Harrison you might also like to read books by Jenny Colgan, Fiona Gibson and Lisa Jewell.

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The Boot Camp by Kate Harrison

How far would YOU go to feel good about yourself? It's New Year and three desperate women begin the toughest week of their lives ...No booze, no carbs, no men, no excuses. Steph invents puddings for a living - now the only part of her body she doesn't hate is her wrists. Will she prove to herself - and her ex - that she can change? TV presenter Darcy is living the dream - yet haunted by nightmares of a single night where she made the wrong choice. Can she let go of the past? Mum of three Vicki is under doctor's orders to lose weight - but it's not the only burden she's carrying. Three women, seven days ...and one last chance to change their lives for good.


The author of the Secret Shopper series introduces three women from different walks of life to a boot camp. Harrison's characters, including TV presenter Darcy, are written with equal measures of wit and calamity. BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH

About the Author

Kate Harrison

Kate Harrison trained as a journalist, working for a news agency before moving to the BBC where she was a reporter in regional news in Bristol and Birmingham, a producer on Newsround, and then worked on Panorama and other investigative/consumer shows and documentaries. Kate is the author of eight novels, all of which are published by Orion, including the Secret Shopper series, and, most recently, The Boot Camp. In 2011, Orion Children's Books published the first of her young adult trilogy, Soul Beach. Kate has written for national newspapers and magazines including the Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, Red and Cosmopolitan.

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3rd January 2013


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Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co


400 pages


Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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