About the Books
The best-selling novel by Fern Britton author of The Holiday Home and The Seaside Affair. Perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Celia Imrie. NEW BEGINNINGS – When Christie Lynch, journalist and single mother of two, is spotted by a talent agent during an appearance on daytime TV show, she can’t believe her luck. But as her career soars, Christie’s forced to spend more and more time away from her kids and her gorgeous squeeze Richard. Can Christie find a way to balance her role as a mother with her increasingly demanding job? And will she make it in the cut-throat world of TV? HIDDEN TREASURES – Helen Merrifield has said goodbye to her philandering husband and her swish West London house to start afresh in a postcard-perfect village in Cornwall. To her surprise, she finds herself the love-interest of two very different men: the kind, gentle, desperate-for-love-and-sex Simon, and the darkly enigmatic local historian, Piran. When her ex-husband puts in an unscheduled appearance, will Helen embrace the future, or is it too difficult to let go of the past? THE HOLIDAY HOME – Each year, the Carew sisters embark on a trip to the family holiday home, Atlantic House, set on a picturesque Cornish cliff. Hard-nosed Prudence is married to the meek and mild Francis, but she’s about to get a shock reminder that you should never take anything for granted. Constance, loving wife to philandering husband Greg, has always been outwitted by her manipulative sibling, but this year she’s finally had enough. When a long-buried secret comes out of the closet, will this one holiday push them all over the edge, or can Constance and Pru leave the past where it belongs? THE STOLEN WEEKEND – Best friends Penny Leighton and Helen Merrifield have swapped their hectic London lives for the leisurely pace of life in the pretty Cornish village of Pendruggan. But sometimes the grass is always greener, and the two women cook up a scheme to leave their Pendruggan men behind and get back to London for a weekend of blissful indulgence. Will Penny and Helen’s stolen weekend be everything they’ve dreamed of, or something else entirely?