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Island In The Sun 2024 (Hardback)

£14.99
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One Enchanted Evening - paperback (2023)

£8.99
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3 Book - Hardback collection

£40.00
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One Enchanted Evening - Hardback (2023)

£14.99
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A Wedding in Provence - Paperback (2022)

£8.99
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A Wedding in Provence - Hardback (2022)

£14.99
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A Wedding in the Country - paperback (2021)

£8.99
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Saving the Day (Quick Reads 2021)

£1.00
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A Wedding in the Country - Hardback (2021)

£14.99
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A Springtime Affair (2021) Paperback

£8.99
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A Rose Petal Summer (2020) - Paperback

£8.99
{"id":4506778468396,"title":"A Rose Petal Summer (2020) - Paperback","handle":"a-rose-petal-summer-2019","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe kernel for this book was hearing one of my son’s friends who was visiting from Thailand talking about learning to make it from the internet.\u003cspan\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eI’ve always loved perfume and will wear two sorts at once to get a new scent so the thought that you could just learn how to make it fascinated me although I don’t feel you can really learn it digitally unless you’re a lot more clued up than I am.\u003cspan\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eI thought I had to put it in a book but knew it had to be my male character who did it.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDoing research is often my favourite part of writing and so took my friend Jo Thomas off to a perfume course in London.\u003cspan\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e(The Experimental Perfume Club – absolutely fascinating.)\u003cspan\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eThe research always affects the story but a story needs to have more than one strand.\u003cspan\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eSo I began with a secret desire of mine to apply to one of the amazing sounding jobs advertised in The Lady.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eI think the greatest joy of being a writer is that you can satisfy your curiosity about different worlds without actually having to get your hands dirty.\u003cspan\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eYou can have a job as a stable girl if you want even though you can’t ride and are over retirement age.\u003cspan\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003eI always want to apply for almost every job I see advertised (except those involving accountancy, even my overactive imagination stops me thinking I could do that) and in my fictional world I can do those things – without any of the necessary skills to hold that job down.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.amazon.co.uk\/gp\/product\/1780897545\/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8\u0026amp;camp=1634\u0026amp;creative=6738\u0026amp;creativeASIN=1780897545\u0026amp;linkCode=as2\u0026amp;tag=katieffordede-21\u0026amp;linkId=62f05925d21ae213408727019a3d833b\" target=\"_blank\" class=\"basketButton\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e","published_at":"2020-02-05T10:57:06+00:00","created_at":"2020-02-05T11:08:45+00:00","vendor":"Katie Fforde","type":"books","tags":["A Rose Petal Summer","book","Katie Fforde"],"price":899,"price_min":899,"price_max":899,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":37919685935259,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9781784758257","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"A Rose Petal Summer (2020) - 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A Springtime Affair (2020) - Hardback

£14.99
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