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Christmas for Beginners

Christmas for Beginners

The BRAND NEW festive and feel-good Christmas read from Sunday Times bestselling Carole Matthews

‘Full of fabulously festive fun!’ ERICA JAMES

IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR . . .


Christmas is fast approaching at the new Hope Farm. Owner Molly Baker has been convinced to organise an open day to raise some much-needed funds ahead of the New Year, but the nativity tableau is proving challenging. With anti-social sheep, awkward alpacas and a seriously sequined Santa Claus to assemble, Molly is feeling overwhelmed, and in desperate need of some Christmas spirit . . .

Despite the chaos of the farm getting in the way of her event planning, Molly is looking forward to spending the holidays with boyfriend Shelby and his son, Lucas, hopeful that a happy family Christmas is exactly what they need to draw them all together. But while she is busy making plans on the farm, Shelby, it seems, has ideas of his own.

As the nativity draws near, the team are working hard to pull off a spectacular festive fete – and make sure the animals and humans remain on their best behaviour.

Will this Christmas be merry and bright… or is there more than one surprise in store for Molly and Hope Farm?

A must-read festive tale from the queen of fun-filled and life-affirming fiction, Christmas for Beginners is the PERFECT winter treat!

Your favourite authors love CAROLE MATTHEWS:

‘A gorgeous novel that will delight’
KATIE FFORDE

‘Fun, fantastic and brimming with Matthews magic’
MILLY JOHNSON

‘A life-affirming story full of joy and hope’
CATHY BRAMLEY

‘An irresistibly warm-hearted story’
TRISHA ASHLEY

‘Warm, witty and hopeful – I was charmed’
SARAH MORGAN

‘The queen of funny, feel good fiction’
MIKE GAYLE
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Romance / Adult & Contemporary Romance

On Sale: 29th October 2020

Price: £14.99

ISBN-13: 9780751580136

Reviews

A gorgeous novel that will delight
Katie Fforde on Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses
I laughed and cried and marvelled
Cathy Bramley on Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses
Witty, funny and incredibly touching . . . perfect for lifting the spirits
Heat
Fabulously enjoyable . . . full of heart and fun
Milly Johnson
Sparkling . . . light-hearted, laugh-packed fun
Sunday Mirror
Heart-warming
Bella
One of our favourite authors, Carole Matthews always delivers a delicious read, and Million Love Songs is another delightful read. Full of humour and emotional dilemmas, this latest book is perfect to curl up with on the sofa in this unpredictable weather. Highly Recommended!
Hot Brands Cool Places
If you love romance, quirky humour and animals you can't do better than to sink into Happiness for Beginners.
Katie Fforde
An irresistibly warmhearted story with a cast of captivating characters, both animal and human
Trisha Ashley
Fun, fantastic and brimming with Matthews magic... from the first to the last page - an absolute joy
Milly Johnson
Warm, witty and hopeful - I was charmed
Sarah Morgan
Happiness For Beginners once again confirms Carole Matthews as the queen of funny, feel good fiction. Put your feet up, and switch off your phone because you're in for a real treat.
Mike Gayle
Heartwarming story of new beginnings.
Candis
As ever from this author, a lively story that fizzes with fun
Best
Full of quirky characters and often laugh-out loud funny, it's a delightful read.
Choice
Ornery llamas, attack sheep, and a wealth of colourful country characters (including a spectacular hairdresser-to-the-stars who coifs alpacas in his downtime) electrify Matthews's charming tale... Perfect for lovers of small-town romance, this upbeat tale is sweet but not cloying and altogether satisfying.
Publishers Weekly
Heartfelt
Yours
Delightful and humorous... as joyful as its cover
Woman's Weekly
Another lovely tale from bestselling writer Carole Matthews
Hello!
Sparkling romp
Mirror
Heartwarming
Bella
Light-hearted, laugh-packed fun.
The People
One of our favourite authors, Carole Matthews always delivers a delicious read full of humour and emotional dilemmas
Hot Brands, Cool Places
The writing is full of humour, warmth and heart - all the things that are standard in Carole's novels. This is a perfect holiday read. I loved it.
Novel Kicks Blog
Jolly [...] charming festive story
The Glasgow Herald