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We'll Meet Again

Cathy Bramley
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Cathy Bramley
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Where Love Grows

Cathy Bramley
Authors:
Cathy Bramley

'A perfect blend of the two greatest pleasures in life - love and gardening!' Fern BrittonNew beginnings are in full bloom...Tilly Parker needs a fresh start, fresh air and a fresh attitude if she is ever to leave the past behind and move on with her life. As she seeks out peace and quiet in a new town, taking on a plot at Ivy Lane allotments seems like the perfect solution.But the friendly Ivy Lane community has other ideas and gradually draw Tilly in to their cosy, comforting world of planting seedlings, organizing bake sales and planning seasonal parties.As the seasons pass, will Tilly learn to stop hiding amongst the sweetpeas and let people back into her life - and her heart?A charming and romantic story certain to make you smile - perfect for fans of Carole Matthews, Trisha Ashley and Katie Fforde*This book is published in the UK as Ivy Lane****Readers are captivated by Cathy Bramley's heartwarming stories:'Funny and sweet and as satisfying as a homemade apple pie' Milly Johnson 'As comforting as hot tea and toast made on the Aga!' Veronica Henry 'A delicious tale of friendship, family and baking... I loved its warmth and charm' Cathy Woodman 'Delightfully warm with plenty twists and turns' Trisha Ashley

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Conditional Love

Cathy Bramley
Authors:
Cathy Bramley

You never know what surprises might be just around the corner...A takeaway, TV and tea with two sugars is about as exciting as it gets for thirty-something Sophie Stone. Sophie's life is safe and predictable, which is just the way she likes it, thank you very much.But when a mysterious benefactor leaves her an inheritance, Sophie has to accept that change is afoot. There is one big catch: in order to inherit, Sophie must agree to meet the father she has never seen.Saying 'yes' means the chance to build her own dream home, but she'll also have to face the past and hear some uncomfortable truths...With interference from an evil boss, warring parents, an unreliable boyfriend and an architect who puts his foot in it every time he opens his mouth, will Sophie be able to build a future on her own terms - and maybe even find love along the way?***Readers are captivated by Cathy Bramley's heartwarming stories:'Funny and sweet and as satisfying as a homemade apple pie' Milly Johnson 'As comforting as hot tea and toast made on the Aga!' Veronica Henry 'A delicious tale of friendship, family and baking... I loved its warmth and charm' Cathy Woodman 'Delightfully warm with plenty twists and turns' Trisha Ashley

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Home to Appleby Farm

Cathy Bramley
Authors:
Cathy Bramley

Sometimes the life you want isn't the one you need...Freya Moorcroft has wild red hair, mischievous green eyes, a warm smile and a heart of gold. She's been happy working at the café round the corner from Ivy Lane allotments and her romance with her new boyfriend is going well, she thinks, but a part of her still misses the beautiful rolling hills of her Cumbrian childhood home: Appleby Farm.Then a phone call out of the blue and a desperate plea for help change everything...The farm is in financial trouble, and it's taking its toll on the aunt and uncle who raised Freya. Heading home to lend a hand, Freya quickly learns that things are worse than she first thought. As she summons up all her creativity and determination to turn things around, Freya is surprised as her own dreams for the future begin to take shape.Freya knows that love, not money, makes the world go round. But will saving Appleby Farm and following her heart come at a price?*Published in the UK as Appleby Farm****Readers are captivated by Cathy Bramley's heartwarming stories:'Funny and sweet and as satisfying as a homemade apple pie' Milly Johnson 'As comforting as hot tea and toast made on the Aga!' Veronica Henry 'A delicious tale of friendship, family and baking... I loved its warmth and charm' Cathy Woodman 'Delightfully warm with plenty twists and turns' Trisha Ashley

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The Country House

Cathy Bramley
Authors:
Cathy Bramley

Seeking: Events Planner - must be highly organised, good communicator and able to adapt to the unexpected... Holly has her life all planned out, nothing unexpected ever slips by her. Especially with a clipboard and to-do list at hand. This makes her the perfect candidate to plan events at Wickham Hall - the beautiful country house that rests at the heart of the local village. Holly has always felt connected to the old house and it might just be the place where she'll uncover the secrets of the past and find out who she truly is.In the meantime, there's lots to plan at Wickham Hall; family weddings, summer festivals and Christmas fairs litter the calendar. But even when you're organised life and love can still surprise you... Especially when sparks fly with her new boss Ben and nothing can extinguish the flames of desire...Because life just isn't as easy to organise as an event at Wickham Hall (and even those don't always run smoothly...). Can Holly learn to let go, live in the moment and enjoy the unexpected?After all, life is what happens when you're busy making other plans...*Published in the UK as Wickham Hall****Readers are captivated by Cathy Bramley's heartwarming stories:'Funny and sweet and as satisfying as a homemade apple pie'Milly Johnson'As comforting as hot tea and toast made on the Aga!'Veronica Henry'A delicious tale of friendship, family and baking... I loved its warmth and charm'Cathy Woodman'Delightfully warm with plenty twists and turns'Trisha Ashley

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The Little Village Café

Cathy Bramley
Authors:
Cathy Bramley

Secrets, surprises and second chances are all on the menu...Jobless and a little desperate, Rosie Featherstone jumps at the chance to help her beloved Italian grandmother out at the Lemon Tree Cafe - a little slice of Italy nestled in the rolling hills of Derbyshire.Surrounded by the rich scent of espresso, delicious biscotti and juicy village gossip, Rosie soon finds herself falling for her new way of life in the little village. But Rosie is hiding a terrible secret, one that even the appearance of a handsome new face can't quite help her move on from.Then disaster strikes and Rosie discovers that her nonna also has a dark past of her own, one that threatens to destroy the cafe. With surprises, betrayal and more than one secret brewing in the kitchen, can she find a way to save the Lemon Tree Cafe and help both herself and Nonna get the happy endings they deserve?*Published in the UK as The Lemon Tree Cafe****Readers are captivated by Cathy Bramley's heartwarming stories:'Funny and sweet and as satisfying as a homemade apple pie'Milly Johnson'As comforting as hot tea and toast made on the Aga!'Veronica Henry'A delicious tale of friendship, family and baking... I loved its warmth and charm'Cathy Woodman'Delightfully warm with plenty twists and turns'Trisha Ashley

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The Bakery on the Hill

Cathy Bramley
Authors:
Cathy Bramley

The perfect life is as easy to bake as the perfect pie... Hetty Greengrass is the perfect wife and mother. Spending the last twelve years helping her husband Dan run Sunnybank Farm certainly keeps her busy, but when her daughter Poppy picks her aunt as her inspiration for a school project, Hetty is left full of self-doubt. How did she not become her daughters hero?Sure her biggest talent - baking deliciously pies - has been limited to charity work and the village fete. But when she signs up to a competition run by Cumbria's Finest to find the very best produce from the region she hopes to make her daughter proud . . . and maybe reclaim something for herself.Except that her life that had seemed so apple pie perfect is suddenly changing around her... Cracks are starting to appear in her marriage and shocking secrets are beginning to come to light. Now her world is crumbling around her and Hetty has to decide where her priorities really lie...*Published in the UK as Appleby Farm****Readers are captivated by Cathy Bramley's heartwarming stories:'Funny and sweet and as satisfying as a homemade apple pie'Milly Johnson'As comforting as hot tea and toast made on the Aga!'Veronica Henry'A delicious tale of friendship, family and baking... I loved its warmth and charm'Cathy Woodman'Delightfully warm with plenty twists and turns'Trisha Ashley

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A Seaside Escape

Cathy Bramley
Authors:
Cathy Bramley

Sometimes you have to play a part to realise who you really are...Nina always dreamed of being a star. Unfortunately her agent thinks she's more girl-next-door than leading lady and her acting career isn't going quite as planned. Then, after a series of very public mistakes and to escape a gathering storm of paparazzi, Nina is forced to swap London for the seaside.Planning to lie low with a friend in Devon, in beautiful Brightside Cove, Nina soon learns that more drama can be found in a small village than on a hectic television set.And when a gorgeous man (and his adorable dog) catch her eye, it's not long before London and showbiz start to lose their appeal. As times passes will Nina choose to return to the big city or has she met her match in Brightside Cove?*Published in the UK as A Match Made in Devon****Readers are captivated by Cathy Bramley's heartwarming stories:'Funny and sweet and as satisfying as a homemade apple pie'Milly Johnson'As comforting as hot tea and toast made on the Aga!'Veronica Henry'A delicious tale of friendship, family and baking... I loved its warmth and charm'Cathy Woodman'Delightfully warm with plenty twists and turns'Trisha Ashley

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A Vintage Summer

Cathy Bramley
Authors:
Cathy Bramley

A sparkling summer story full of secrets and surprises!The city has not been kind to Lottie Allbright, it's time to cut and run. But when she packs up to move back home, she finds her family in disarray. In desperate need of a new place to stay, Lottie takes a live-in job managing a local vineyard. There's a lot to learn, especially as Butterworth Wines, which has always been run on love and passion, has been rocked by a tragic death. Widowed Betsy is trying to keep the place afloat while hiding a debilitating secret. Meanwhile her handsome, but interfering grandson, Jensen, is trying to convince her to sell up and move into a home.Lottie's determined to save Butterworth Wines and Betsy, but with an unpredictable summer to deal with, it'll be a challenge. And that's before she discovers something that will turn her summer - and her world - upside down . . .

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White Lies and Secret Wishes

Cathy Bramley
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Cathy Bramley

Ian Rankin

Born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish Literature. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987, and the Rebus books are now translated into thirty-six languages and are bestsellers worldwide.Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four CWA Daggers including the prestigious Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America's celebrated Edgar Award. He has also been shortlisted for the Anthony Award in the USA, won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and the Deutscher Krimipreis. Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Hull and the Open University.A contributor to BBC2's Newsnight Review, he also presented his own TV series, Ian Rankin's Evil Thoughts. Rankin is a No.1 bestseller in the UK and has received the OBE for services to literature, opting to receive the prize in his home city of Edinburgh, where he lives with his partner and two sons. www.ianrankin.net Twitter @Beathhigh

Ilaria Tuti

ILARIA TUTI lives in Friuli, in the far north-eastern part of Italy. FLOWERS OVER THE INFERNO, her debut novel and the first book in the Teresa Battaglia trilogy, was a top 10 bestseller on publication and the biggest debut of 2018 in Italy.

Joanne M Harris

Joanne Harris is the author of the Whitbread-shortlisted CHOCOLAT (made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp) and many other bestselling novels. Her hobbies are listed in Who's Who as 'mooching, lounging, strutting, strumming, priest-baiting and quiet subversion'. She plays bass guitar in a band first formed when she was 16, is currently studying Old Norse, and lives with her husband and daughter in Yorkshire, about 15 miles from the place she was born.Find out more at www.joanne-harris.co.uk or follow her on Twitter @Joannechocolat

Jodi Ellen Malpas

Jodi Ellen Malpas was born and raised in the Midlands town of Northampton, England, where she lives with her two boys and a beagle. Her novels have hit bestseller lists for the New York Times, USA Today, Sundays Times, and various other international publications, and can be read in more than twenty-four languages around the world. Find out more at JodiEllenMalpas.co.uk or followe her on Twitter @JodiEllenMalpas

Joe Hill

Joe Hill is a recipient of the Ray Bradbury Fellowship and the winner of the A.E. Coppard Long Fiction Prize, William Crawford, World Fantasy, British Fantasy, Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild Awards. His short fiction has appeared in literary, mystery and horror collections and magazines in Britain and America.For more information, visit www.joehillfiction.com, visit joehillsthrills.tumblr.com, or follow @Joe_Hill on twitter.

Joe Ide

Joe Ide grew up in South Central Los Angeles. His favourite books were the Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes stories. The idea that a person could face the world and vanquish his enemies with just his intelligence fascinated him. Joe went on to earn a graduate degree and had several careers before writing IQ, his debut novel, inspired by his early experiences and love of Sherlock. Joe lives in Santa Monica, California.www.joeide.com

John Gottman

John Gottman, Ph.D, 56, is the founder director of the Seattle Marital and Family Institute and Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. Co-author, Nan Silver, is a writer living in New York

John Higgs

John Higgs is the author I HAVE AMERICA SURROUNDED: THE LIFE OF TIMOTHY LEARY, THE KLF: CHAOS, MAGIC AND THE BAND WHO BURNED A MILLION POUNDS and the novel THE BRANDY OF THE DAMNED. He lives in Brighton with his partner and their two children. www.johnhiggs.com@johnhiggs

June Hampson

June Hampson was born in Gosport, Hampshire, where she still lives. She has had a variety of jobs including waitress, fruit picker, barmaid, shop assistant and market trader selling second-hand books.

Ken Grimwood

KEN GRIMWOOD (1944-2003) was a radio journalist in California. He was the author of Breakthrough, Elise, The Voice Outside and Into the Deep. He won the World Fantasy Award for Replay.