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A Very Distant Shore

A Very Distant Shore

A short novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author

Curl up and escape with Jenny Colgan
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Wanted: doctor for small island. Must like boats, the seaside and having no hope of keeping a secret…

Lorna lives on the tiny Scottish island of Mure, a peaceful place where everyone helps their neighbour. But the local GP is retiring, and nobody wants his job. Mure is too small and too remote.

Far away, in a crowded camp, Saif is treating a little boy with a badly-cut hand. Saif is a refugee, but he’s also a doctor: exactly what Mure needs.

Saif is welcome in Mure, but can he forget his past? Over one summer, Saif will find a place to call home, and Lorna’s life will change forever.

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Why readers ADORE Jenny Colgan

‘Jenny Colgan has a way of writing that makes me melt inside’

‘Her books are so good I want to start over as soon as I have finished’
‘There’s something so engaging about her characters and plots’
‘Her books are like a big, warm blanket’
‘Her stories are just so fabulous’
‘She brings her settings and characters so vividly to life’
‘The woman is just magic’
Amanda's Wedding

Amanda's Wedding

Amanda’s old schoolfriends can’t believe it when the social-climbing queen of preen, Satan’s very own PR girl, pulls off the ultimate publicity stunt in getting herself engaged to a Scottish laird. Who cares that Fraser McConnald has worn the same pair of Converse trainers for the last three years and that his castle is a pile of rubble with one calor gas heater – she’ll be titled!
Something Must Be Done. Gentle, decent Fraser is clearly ignorant of her wiles, and Mel and Fran, still smarting from the memory of all the mean things Amanda put them through in their days at Portmount Comprehensive, set out to sabotage this mismatch of the century. So between fighting off the attentions of a love-crazed accountant, keeping Fran’s deadly manoeuvres with the opposite sex under control and trying to win her own war of love with the elusive but gorgeous Alex, Mel finds herself attending a wild Scottish stag night, a hen night from hell, and preparing for a wedding that’s everything you’d wish on your worst enemy.
An Island Christmas

An Island Christmas

Don’t miss Jenny’s gorgeous new novel – FIVE HUNDRED MILES FROM YOU is out now

‘Nobody does get-away-from-it-all romance like Jenny Colgan’ Sunday Express
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Christmas on the remote Scottish island of Mure is bleak, stark – and incredibly beautiful.

Snuggle up and escape with Jenny Colgan

‘An evocative, sweet treat’ Jojo Moyes
‘Gorgeous, glorious, uplifting’ Marian Keyes
‘A cracker – the must-read this festive season’ Sun
‘Irresistible’ Jill Mansell
‘Just lovely’ Katie Fforde
‘Naturally funny, warm-hearted’ Lisa Jewell
‘A gobble-it-all-up-in-one-sitting kind of book’ Mike Gayle
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It’s a time for hunkering down, getting cosy in front of whisky barrel wood fires, and enjoying a dram with the people you love – unless, of course, you’re accidentally pregnant to your ex-boss, and don’t know how to tell him. In what should be the season of peace and goodwill on earth, will Joel think Flora is a bearer of glad tidings?

Meanwhile Saif, the doctor and refugee from war-torn Syria is trying to enjoy his first western Christmas with his sons – but without his missing wife. Can the little family possibly find comfort and joy?

Travel to the beautiful northern edge of the world and join the welcoming community of Mure for an unforgettable Christmas.

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Why readers ADORE Jenny Colgan

‘Jenny Colgan has a way of writing that makes me melt inside’

‘Her books are so good I want to start over as soon as I have finished’
‘There’s something so engaging about her characters and plots’
‘Her books are like a big, warm blanket’
‘Her stories are just so fabulous’
‘She brings her settings and characters so vividly to life’
‘The woman is just magic’
Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery

Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery

Don’t miss Jenny’s gorgeous new novel – FIVE HUNDRED MILES FROM YOU is out now

‘Nobody does cosy, get-away-from-it-all romance like Jenny Colgan’

Sunday Express
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In a Cornish coastal village, a tiny bakery serves the best hot chocolate you can possibly imagine

Snuggle up and escape with Jenny Colgan

An evocative, sweet treat’ Jojo Moyes
Gorgeous, glorious, uplifting’ Marian Keyes
‘A cracker – the must-read this festive season’ Sun
‘Irresistible’ Jill Mansell
‘Just lovely’ Katie Fforde
‘Naturally funny, warm-hearted’ Lisa Jewell
‘A gobble-it-all-up-in-one-sitting kind of book’ Mike Gayle
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It’s Christmas Mount Polbearne – a time for family, friends and feasting.

Polly Waterford loves running the Little Beach Street Bakery. She’s at her happiest when she’s creating delicious treats and the festive season always inspires her to bake and knead something extra special for the village residents. In fact, the only thing she loves more than her bakery is curling up with her gorgeous boyfriend, Huckle. She’s determined that this Christmas is going to be their best one yet, but life doesn’t always work out as planned…

When Polly’s best friend Kerensa turns up with a secret that threatens the life Polly and Huckle have built together, the future begins to look uncertain. And then a face from Polly’s past reappears and things become even more complicated. Polly can usually find solace in baking but she has a feeling that’s not going to be enough this time.

Can she get things back on track so that everyone has a merry Christmas?
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Why readers ADORE Jenny Colgan

‘Jenny Colgan has a way of writing that makes me melt inside’

‘Her books are so good I want to start over as soon as I have finished’
‘There’s something so engaging about her characters and plots’
‘Her books are like a big, warm blanket’
‘Her stories are just so fabulous’
‘She brings her settings and characters so vividly to life’
‘The woman is just magic’
Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop

Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop

Don’t miss Jenny’s gorgeous new novel – FIVE HUNDRED MILES FROM YOU is available to pre-order now

‘Nobody does cosy, get-away-from-it-all romance like Jenny Colgan’

Sunday Express
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Christmas is going to be extra magical this year. . .

With real mouth-watering recipes for you to try at home

Snuggle up and escape with Jenny Colgan

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Rosie Hopkins is looking forward to Christmas in the little Derbyshire village of Lipton, buried under a thick blanket of snow. Her sweetshop is festooned with striped candy canes, large tempting piles of Turkish Delight, crinkling selection boxes and happy, sticky children. She’s going to be spending it with her boyfriend, Stephen, and her family, flying in from Australia. She can’t wait.

But when a tragedy strikes at the heart of their little community, all of Rosie’s plans for the future seem to be blown apart. Can she build a life in Lipton? And is what’s best for the sweetshop also what’s best for Rosie?

Treat yourself and your sweet-toothed friends to Jenny Colgan’s heart-warming new novel. The irresistibly delicious recipes are guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit and will warm up your Christmas celebrations.
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Why readers ADORE Jenny Colgan

‘Jenny Colgan has a way of writing that makes me melt inside’

‘Her books are so good I want to start over as soon as I have finished’
‘There’s something so engaging about her characters and plots’
‘Her books are like a big, warm blanket’
‘Her stories are just so fabulous’
‘She brings her settings and characters so vividly to life’
‘The woman is just magic’
Christmas at the Cupcake Café

Christmas at the Cupcake Café

Don’t miss Jenny’s gorgeous new novel – FIVE HUNDRED MILES FROM YOU is available to pre-order now

‘Nobody does cosy, get-away-from-it-all romance like Jenny Colgan’
Sunday Express
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Come and celebrate . . .
With real mouth-watering recipes for you to try at home

Snuggle up and escape with Jenny Colgan

Issy Randall, proud owner of the Cupcake Cafe, is in love and couldn’t be happier. Her new business is thriving and she is surrounded by close friends, even if her cupcake colleagues Pearl and Caroline aren’t quite as upbeat about the upcoming season of snow and merriment.

But when her boyfriend Austin is scouted for a possible move to New York, Issy is forced to face up to the prospect of a long-distance romance. And when the Christmas rush at the cafe – with its increased demand for her delectable creations – begins to take its toll, Issy has to decide what she holds most dear.

This December, Issy will have to rely on all her reserves of courage, good nature and cinnamon, to make sure everyone has a merry Christmas, one way or another . . .
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Why readers ADORE Jenny Colgan

‘Jenny Colgan has a way of writing that makes me melt inside’

‘Her books are so good I want to start over as soon as I have finished’
‘There’s something so engaging about her characters and plots’
‘Her books are like a big, warm blanket’
‘Her stories are just so fabulous’
‘She brings her settings and characters so vividly to life’
‘The woman is just magic’
Christmas at the Island Hotel

Christmas at the Island Hotel

‘Nobody does cosy, get-away-from-it-all romance like Jenny Colgan’
Sunday Express

‘A cracker. . . The one must-read this festive season’
Sun

On the tiny Scottish island of Mure, Christmas preparations are even more hectic than usual . . .

Flora Mackenzie is worried about her brother. Fintan hasn’t got over the death of his partner, Coltan, and Flora thinks he needs a project.

The Rock – the rambling, disused hotel on the tip of the island – was Coltan’s passion project before he died. With Flora’s help, Fintan is going to get the hotel up and running in time for Christmas, transforming it into a festive haven of crackling log fires and delicious food. But running a hotel, they are about to discover, is not that easy. Especially when their motley staff includes a temperamental French chef, a spoilt Norwegian kitchen boy who can’t peel a potato without mutilating his own hand and a painfully shy kitchen assistant who blushes when anyone speaks to her.

Can they pull it together in time for the big opening?

And can Flora help her family find happiness this Christmas?
Class

Class

Just like Malory Towers for grown-ups’ Sophie Kinsella

The first book in The Little School by the Sea series – the perfect escape for anyone who ever dreamed of going to boarding school
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It’s gloriously sunny in Cornwall as the school year starts at the little boarding school by the sea.
Maggie, the newest teacher at Downey House, is determined to make her mark – but will it be at the expense of her relationship with safe, dependable Stan?

Simone has won a scholarship and wants to make her parents proud. Forced to share a room with the glossy, pretty, clever girls of Downey House, she needs to find a friend, fast.

Fliss is furious at being sent away from her home. As Simone tries desperately to fit in, Fliss tries desperately to get out.

Over the course of one year, friendships will bloom and lives will be changed forever.
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“A brilliant boarding school book, stuffed full of unforgettable characters, thrilling adventures and angst…” Lisa Jewell
Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend

Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend

Don’t miss Jenny’s gorgeous new novel – FIVE HUNDRED MILES FROM YOU is available to pre-order now

‘A sheer delight from start to finish’ Sophie Kinsella

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How does an It Girl survive when she loses everything . . .?


Curl up and escape with Jenny Colgan

An evocative, sweet treat’ Jojo Moyes
‘Gorgeous, glorious, uplifting’ Marian Keyes
‘Irresistible’ Jill Mansell
‘Just lovely’ Katie Fforde
‘Naturally funny, warm-hearted’ Lisa Jewell

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Sophie Chesterton is a girl about town – she knows all the right people, goes to all the right parties, and wears all the right clothes. But deep down she suspects that her superficial friends and lifestyle don’t amount to very much. Her father is desperate for her to make her own way in the world, and when after one shocking evening her life is turned upside down, she suddenly has no choice.

Scraping a living as a ‘glamour’ photographer’s assistant, living in a hovel on the Old Kent Road with four smelly boys, eating baked beans from the can, Sophie is desperate to get her life back. But does a girl really need diamonds to be happy?
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Why readers ADORE Jenny Colgan

‘Jenny Colgan has a way of writing that makes me melt inside’

‘Her books are so good I want to start over as soon as I have finished’
‘There’s something so engaging about her characters and plots’
‘Her stories are just so fabulous’
‘She brings her settings and characters so vividly to life’
‘The woman is just magic’
Do You Remember The First Time?

Do You Remember The First Time?

Flora’s wish is about to come true, in a magical new novel about the ultimate second chance, from the bestselling author of WORKING WONDERS and AMANDA’S WEDDING.
As her best friend Tashy cuts into her wedding cake, 32-year-old Flora realises she is disillusioned with life. Suddenly, her well-paid job, cosy flat and stable relationship with sensible Olly don’t amount to a whole lot. Flora wants to be 16 again. She closes her eyes and wishes. Her wish has come true.
Waking up the next morning is a shock. But now Flora has the chance to right some wrongs. Trading crows feet for pimples, love handles for a torso Britney Spears would kill for and dull dinner parties for house parties where White Lightning and snogging are the order of the day, Flora revels in a life where things are far less complicated and just much more… FUN.
It’s not all laughs though. Will what she does change the future? How can she get back to the present and her ordinary life? And does she even want to?
Five Hundred Miles From You

Five Hundred Miles From You

‘Nobody does cosy, get-away-from-it-all romance like Jenny Colgan’
Sunday Express

‘A sheer delight from start to finish’ Sophie Kinsella
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They live five hundred miles apart. Yet their lives are about to collide . . .

Curl up and escape with Jenny Colgan

An evocative, sweet treat’ Jojo Moyes
‘This sweet romance will lift your spirits’ Sunday Mirror
‘Gorgeous, glorious, uplifting’ Marian Keyes
‘Irresistible’ Jill Mansell
‘Just lovely’ Katie Fforde
‘Naturally funny, warm-hearted’ Lisa Jewell
‘A gobble-it-all-up-in-one-sitting kind of book’ Mike Gayle
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Lissa loves her job as a nurse, but recently she’s been doing a better job of looking after other people than looking after herself. After a traumatic incident at work leaves her feeling overwhelmed, she agrees to swap lives with someone in a quiet village in Scotland.

Cormac is restless. Just out of the army, he’s desperately in need of distraction, and there’s precious little of it in Kirrinfief. Maybe three months in London is just what he needs.

As Lissa and Cormac warm to their new lives, emailing back and forth about anything and everything, finally things seem to be falling into place. But each of them feel there’s still a piece missing. What – or who – could it be?

And what if it’s currently five hundred miles away?
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Why readers ADORE Jenny Colgan

‘Jenny Colgan has a way of writing that makes me melt inside’

‘Her books are so good I want to start over as soon as I have finished’
‘There’s something so engaging about her characters and plots’
‘Her books are like a big, warm blanket’
‘Her stories are just so fabulous’
‘She brings her settings and characters so vividly to life’
‘The woman is just magic’
Lessons

Lessons

‘Just like Malory Towers for grown-ups’ Sophie Kinsella

Jenny Colgan’s return to the Little School by the Sea – perfect for anyone who ever dreamed of going to boarding school!

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Lessons is the third novel in Jenny Colgan’s beloved Maggie Adair series.

As the summer holidays start, scandal hits Downey House. The attraction between Maggie Adair, the fiery, committed English teacher at Downey House and David McDonald, a teacher at the local boys’ school, has escalated – and now both are facing an uncertain future.

The girls of Downey House – mercurial Fliss, glamorous Alice and shy, dependable Simone – are facing long summers at home. But the new term is not far away – and it will bring new pupils and lots of fresh new challenges . . .
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‘Funny, page-turning and addictive… just like Malory Towers for grown-ups’ – Sophie Kinsella

‘A brilliant boarding school book, stuffed full of unforgettable characters, thrilling adventures and angst…’ – Lisa Jewell

Lessons: Part 1

Lessons: Part 1

***PART ONE OF A THREE-PART SERIAL***

The unmissable first instalment of Jenny Colgan’s return to the Little School by the Sea – perfect for anyone who ever dreamed of going to boarding school!

As the summer holidays start, scandal hits Downey House. The attraction between Maggie Adair, the fiery, committed English teacher at Downey House and David McDonald, a teacher at the local boys’ school, has escalated – and now both are facing an uncertain future.

The girls of Downey House – mercurial Fliss, glamorous Alice and shy, dependable Simone – are facing long summers at home. But the new term is not far away – and it will bring new pupils and lots of fresh new challenges…

“Funny, page-turning and addictive… just like Malory Towers for grown-ups” – Sophie Kinsella

“A brilliant boarding school book, stuffed full of unforgettable characters, thrilling adventures and angst…” – Lisa Jewell

In Lessons: Part 2, Christmas comes to the Little School by the Sea – available December 2018!
Lessons: Part 2

Lessons: Part 2

***PART TWO OF A THREE-PART SERIAL***

The unmissable second instalment of Jenny Colgan’s return to the Little School by the Sea – perfect for anyone who ever dreamed of going to boarding school!

After the scandals of the summer, life has settled down for Maggie Adair and the girls of Downey House. But Ismé, the new scholarship girl, is causing trouble.

Downey House is preparing for Christmas – the halls are decorated, the play is in rehearsal – but it doesn’t seem to be the most wonderful time of the year. Will the school be able to pull together to celebrate the festive season?


“Funny, page-turning and addictive… just like Malory Towers for grown-ups” – Sophie Kinsella

“A brilliant boarding school book, stuffed full of unforgettable characters, thrilling adventures and angst…” – Lisa Jewell

In Lessons: Part 2, Christmas comes to the Little School by the Sea – available December 2018!
Lessons: Part 3

Lessons: Part 3

***PART THREE OF A THREE-PART SERIAL***

The unmissable third and final instalment of Jenny Colgan’s return to the Little School by the Sea – perfect for anyone who ever dreamed of going to boarding school!

“Funny, page-turning and addictive… just like Malory Towers for grown-ups” – Sophie Kinsella

“A brilliant boarding school book, stuffed full of unforgettable characters, thrilling adventures and angst…” – Lisa Jewell

In the final part of three instalments, the girls of Downey House are up to their usual tricks – and their teacher, Maggie, is a little distracted by developments in her relationship…
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