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Secrets and Seashells at Rainbow Bay

Ali McNamara
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A Wedding on Christmas Street

Ivy Pembroke
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Ivy Pembroke

'Heartwarmingly festive - if only all streets were like Christmas Street!' Ali McNamaraSam is about to propose to his girlfriend Libby, and his neighbours in Christmas Street all think they know the right way to do it. With their help - and sometimes hinderance - Sam gains a fiancée and the wedding planning begins. Meanwhile, Sam's nine-year-old son Teddy and his friend Pari - with their constant companion Jack the street dog - are fascinated by the arrival of a mysterious new neighbour on the street who has rented the empty, run-down house. Their attempts to spy on her are thwarted by her staying indoors with the curtains drawn most of the time. But soon Christmas Street begins to work its magic and Millie is reluctantly drawn into street activities.As Millie starts to relax into thinking she can have a different life, maybe even with Jasper, the local carpenter, someone turns up from her past to threaten that. But with all of the street looking out for her, Millie's Christmas will be filled with hope and promise.

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My Sisters And Me

Lisa Dickenson
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Daisy's Vintage Cornish Camper Van

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara
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Snowflakes on Christmas Street

Ivy Pembroke
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Ivy Pembroke
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The Summer of Serendipity

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara

'Wonderfully romantic, full of mystery and magic. I fell in love with Ballykiltara!' - Cathy BramleyYou'll find a warm welcome in the latest novel from Ali McNamara, bestselling author of The Little Flower Shop by the Sea and From Notting Hill with Love, ActuallyOne summer, property seeker, Serendipity Parker finds herself on the beautiful west coast of Ireland, hunting for a home for a wealthy Irish client. But when she finds the perfect house in the small town of Ballykiltara, there's a problem; nobody seems to know who owns it.'The Welcome House' is a local legend. Its front door is always open for those in need of shelter, and there's always a plentiful supply of food in the cupboards for the hungry or poor. While Ren desperately tries to find the owner to see if she can negotiate a sale, she begins to delve deeper into the history and legends that surround the old house and the town. But for a woman who has always been focussed on her work, she's remarkably distracted by Finn, the attractive manager of the local hotel.But will she ever discover the real truth behind the mysterious 'Welcome House'? Or will the house cast its magical spell over Ren and help her to find true happiness?'Breathtakingly scenic, full of love, friendship, romance, magic... made me want to move to Ballykiltara right away' - Alex Brown, author of The Secret of Orchard CottageWhat readers are saying about The Summer of Serendipity'A really heartwarming novel' - The Booktrail'Make sure you pack it into your case for any summer trips you might be planning' - t*rexes and tiaras'A magical read full of mystery, romance and mythical Irish charm. This summery novel will make you look at your own life with new eyes and see that spark of magic in the stories that surround you every day' - Laura Bambrey Books'A book guaranteed to lift your spirits this summer' - charlenejess.wordpress.com'A lovely, warm and sweet read' - Bleach House Library'This book entranced and mystified me. I was desperate to discover the secret of the welcome house, just as much as Ren was. The book pulled me in and its mixture of fun and folklore kept me turning pages till the end' - Rachale's Reads'An enticing novel, bringing together a wonderful story, filled with friendly, realistic characters, gorgeous scenery, and a little bit of magic' - Whispering Stories'Another warm and funny love story from Ali and I highly recommend escaping with it this summer' - One More Page'This book is perfect if you are looking for a summer read for the holiday you're about to take or if you simply want to escape to Ireland for a while from the comfort of your armchair or garden lounger. Ali's writing is welcoming, warm and romantic. I love her and I adored this book (if you couldn't tell already.)' - Novel Kicks'Everything you need for a holiday read... it's humorous, it's magical and it's so full of delightful charm that you can't help but enjoy it!' - The Quiet Knitter'I had a feeling I would fall in love with this tale and that's exactly what I did!' - Fiction Dreams'I loved this book from start to finish' - Kelly's Book Corner'A magical and charming read, rich in scenery and community that'll make you fall in love' - Samantha Kilford'A charming and engaging read' - Cosmochicklitan'A lovely summer read...a gentle, rather charming book' - The Literary Shed'Truly fabulous, full of adventure, laughter and some great characters too!' - Miss Bookworm Reviews'Great summer time read' - The Gingerbread House'The perfect summer read' - Fabulous Book Fiend

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Catch Me if You Cannes

Lisa Dickenson
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Lisa Dickenson
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Letters from Lighthouse Cottage

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara
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You Had Me at Merlot

Lisa Dickenson
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Lisa Dickenson
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The Little Flower Shop by the Sea

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara
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From Notting Hill with Four Weddings . . . Actually

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara
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Step Back in Time

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara

How many lifetimes would you travel to find a love that lasts for ever?When single career girl Jo-Jo steps onto a zebra crossing and gets hit by a car, she awakes to find herself in 1963. The fashion, the music, her job, even her romantic life: everything is different. And then it happens three more times, and Jo-Jo finds herself living a completely new life in the 1970s, 80s and 90s. The only people she can rely on are Harry and Ellie, two companions from 2013, and George, the owner of a second-hand record store.If she's ever to return from her travels, Jo-Jo must work out why she's jumping through time like this. And if she does make it back, will her old life ever be the same again?Step back in time with this fabulously fun and feed-good comedy of time travel and romance, from the author of From Notting Hill with Love . . . Actually

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From Notting Hill to New York . . . Actually

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara
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Strictly Business

Francesca Clementis
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Kate Harris is a high-flying executive who wants nothing more than to be liked. She never criticises, never delegates and feels guilty about asking her secretary to type letters. But when as she prepares to leave for a new job, and her workmates present her with a doormat as a parting gift, Kate decides enough is enough. From now on, she's going to be tough and ruthless. But playing Cruella de Vil by day and Julie Andrews by night is giving Kate an identity crisis. And her staff are determined to try every trick in the book to bring back the old Kate, even if it means trying to put a bit of sparkle into her love life. . .

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Mad About The Girls

Francesca Clementis
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Francesca Clementis

All Lorna has ever wanted is a husband and four children. And now she has just that - except they are someone else's husband and someone else's children. But Robert Danson and his kids are practically hers. After all, Robert's wife had walked out on the family ten years earlier, and, having fallen for Robert, Lorna has been happy to step into the breach.So now Lorna has everything a real mother should have (aside from the stretch marks) and couldn't be happier, until Robert's real wife returns into their lives. She's beautiful, assured and looking for forgiveness. But is that all she wants? Lorna can't help but feel that this family isn't big enough for both of them . . .

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Can't Buy Me Love

Francesca Clementis
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Francesca Clementis

Tess and Max have lost everything. They've had to move out of their large detached house in affluent 'Nappy Valley'. They've had to take their children out of private school. They've had to close the organic deli and café that they had borrowed a small fortune to open. And now, they're forced to sell their car and move to a rented flat in an adjoining area known to smug 'Nappy Valley' residents as 'Crappy Valley'. 'Money doesn't matter', their friends all say. But money changes everything - including friendships. And while their old neighbours are still busy having lifestyles, can Tess and Max rebuild theirs?

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Would I Lie To You?: a laugh-out-loud romcom

Francesca Clementis
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Francesca Clementis

A hilarious and heart-warming novel, perfect for fans of Marian Keyes and Ali McNamaraLauren Connor doesn't usually tell lies. But when she meets Chris Fallon at a party hosted by her best friend Stella, somewhere between running out of small talk and agreeing to a date, she ends up telling a few inconsequential fibs to make herself seem more likeable. But now Lauren's going to have to deal with the consequences of her fabrications. And if that wasn't enough, she's about to get caught up in the crossfire of her well-intentioned friends and relatives. But could it be that Lauren isn't the only one telling lies . . . ?

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Breakfast At Darcy's

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara
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From Notting Hill With Love . . . Actually

Ali McNamara
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Ali McNamara

She was just a girl, standing in front of a boy . . . wishing he looked more like Hugh Grant.Scarlett loves the movies. But does she love sensible fiancé David just as much? With a big white wedding on the horizon, Scarlett really should have decided by now . . . When she has the chance to house-sit in Notting Hill - the setting of one of her favourite movies - Scarlett jumps at the chance. But living life like a movie is trickier than it seems, especially when her new neighbour Sean is so irritating. And so irritatingly handsome, too.Scarlett soon finds herself starring in a romantic comedy of her very own: but who will end up as the leading man?

Ali McNamara

Ali McNamara attributes her over-active and very vivid imagination to one thing - being an only child. Time spent dreaming up adventures when she was young has left her with a head bursting with stories waiting to be told.When stories she wrote for fun on Ronan Keating's website became so popular they were sold as a fundraising project for his cancer awareness charity, Ali realised that not only was writing something she enjoyed doing, but something others enjoyed reading too. Ali lives in Cambridgeshire with her family and two Labradors. When she isn't writing, she likes to travel, read, and people-watch, more often than not accompanied by a good cup of coffee. Her dogs and a love of exercise keep her sane!To find out more about Ali visit her website: www.alimcnamara.co.uk or follow her on Twitter: @AliMcNamara