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Escape with Jenny Colgan in 2021. The paperback of Jenny’s latest bestseller, FIVE HUNDRED MILES FROM YOU, and her new feel-good novel, SUNRISE BY THE SEA, are both available for pre-order now.

‘A sheer delight from start to finish’ Sophie Kinsella


In a quaint seaside resort, a charming bakery holds the key to another world . . .
With recipes for you to try yourself at home


An evocative, sweet treat’ Jojo Moyes
‘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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Polly Waterford is recovering from a toxic relationship. Unable to afford their flat, she has to move miles away from everyone, to a sleepy little seaside resort in Cornwall, where she lives alone above an abandoned shop.

And so Polly takes out her frustrations on her favourite hobby: making bread. But what was previously a weekend diversion suddenly becomes far more important as she pours her emotions into kneading and pounding the dough, and each loaf becomes better and better. With nuts and seeds, olives and chorizo, with local honey (courtesy of local bee keeper, Huckle), and with reserves of determination and creativity Polly never knew she had, she bakes and bakes and bakes . . . And people start to hear about it.

Sometimes, bread really is life . . . And Polly is about to reclaim hers.

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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’

Reviews

We love Jenny Colgan's books, but Little Beach Street Bakery is definitely one of our favourites, utterly charming, atmospheric and brilliantly written it will captivate you and keep you totally absorbed until the very end. We loved it! HIghly recommended!
Hot Brands, Cool Places
I'm definitely going to be re-reading this fantastic book. A really lovely story and the perfect summer escapism
Essentials Magazine
Cheery and heart-warming escapism
Sunday Mirror
This delightful novel will make you feel warm inside - it makes a fab Mother's Day gift
Closer Magazine