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Sunny Days and Sea Breezes

Sunny Days and Sea Breezes


When does time out become the time of your life?

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

‘A sun-filled, fun-filled wonderful escapist adventure’

Jodie Jackson is all at sea, in every sense.

On a ferry bound for the Isle of Wight, she’s leaving her London life, her career, and her husband behind. She’d like a chance to turn back the clocks, but she’ll settle for some peace and quiet on her brother Bill’s beautifully renovated houseboat, Sunny Days.

But from the moment Jodie steps aboard her new home, it’s clear she’ll struggle to keep herself to herself. If it isn’t Marilyn, who cleans for Bill and is under strict instructions to look after Jodie, then it’s Ned, the noisy sculptor on the next-door houseboat. Ned’s wood carving is hard on the ears, but it’s made up for by the fact that he’s rather easy on the eyes.

Bustled out of the boat by Marilyn and encouraged to explore with Ned, Jodie soon delights in her newfound freedom. But out of mind isn’t out of sight, and when her old life comes knocking Jodie is forced to face reality. Will she answer the call or choose a life filled with Sunny Days and Sea Breezes?

An absolute must-read from the queen of romance, Sunny Days and Sea Breezes will make your heart sing.

Why do readers love Carole Matthews?

‘You can’t do better than to sink into Happiness for BeginnersKATIE FFORDE

‘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: 25th June 2020

Price: £12.99

ISBN-13: 9780751572148


I laughed and cried and marvelled
Cathy Bramley on Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses
Witty, funny and incredibly touching . . . perfect for lifting the spirits
Sparkling . . . light-hearted, laugh-packed fun
Sunday Mirror
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.
As ever from this author, a lively story that fizzes with fun
Full of quirky characters and often laugh-out loud funny, it's a delightful read.
Delightful and humorous... as joyful as its cover
Woman's Weekly
Another lovely tale from bestselling writer Carole Matthews