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Gina and Sally Makepiece have inherited a stall in the French House - an antiques centre nestled in the heart of the English countryside. Gina is determined to drag the French House and its grumpy owner into the twenty-first century. Bearing all the attributes of a modern-day Mr Rochester, Matthew Ballinger is less than happy with the whirlwind that has arrived on his doorstep.
Effortlessly loveable, warm and fun, this is perfect reading for a chilly evening. Closer, 4 stars Fforde is always a pleasure to read and this fluffy confection about the, erm, racy (!) world of antiques effortlessly updates all the usual Jane Austen cliches with great panache. Star magazine If your summer holiday seems like a speck on the horizon, get some much-needed escapism with A French Affair. Yours magazine With sparkling characters and an irresistible romance set around an antiques centre and a modern-day Mr Rochester, this story has all the necessary feel good elements for a satisfying read.
My Weekly Immensely enjoyable ... a very satsifying read ... It certainly won't disappoint Katie Fforde fans in the least. The Bookbag
Publication date: 27/02/2014
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Publication date: 28/02/2013
Publisher: Century an imprint of Cornerstone
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|Publisher:||Century an imprint of Cornerstone|
Katie Fforde lives in the beautiful Cotswold countryside with her family, and is a true country girl at heart. Each of her books explores a different profession or background and her research has helped her bring these to life. She’s been a porter in an auction house, tried her hand at pottery, refurbished furniture, delved behind the scenes of a dating website, and she's even been on a Ray Mears survival course. She loves being a writer; to her there isn’t a more satisfying and pleasing thing to do. She particularly enjoys writing love stories. She ...More About Katie Fforde