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A Cottage by the Sea by Carole Matthews

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Join Grace, Ella and Flick for a week of love, laughter, tears and friendship in A Cottage by the Sea. This is going to be one week which will change all their lives forever...

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A Cottage by the Sea by Carole Matthews

Grace has been best friends with Ella and Flick forever. The late-night chats, shared heartaches and good times have created a bond that has stood the test of time. When Ella invites them to stay for a week in her cottage in South Wales, Grace jumps at the chance to see her old friends. She also hopes that the change of scenery will help her reconnect with her distant husband. Then Flick arrives; loveable, bubbly, incorrigible Flick, accompanied by the handsome and charming Noah.


This book is a complete pleasure to read! A Cottage by the Sea is a brilliant holiday read - one of Carole Matthews
best books to date

! Fabulous Magazine Deftly done with some bittersweet depth, and an achingly romantic heart Star Magazine

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.

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28th March 2013


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Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


480 pages


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



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