by Katie Fforde
Category: Fiction / General
Publication date: 30 October 2010
Number of pages: 416
Sophie Apperly has spent her whole life pleasing others - but when she realises her family see her less as indispensable treasure and more as general dogsbody, she decides she's had enough.So when an old friend offers her the chance of a lifetime, she decides to swap Little England for the Big Apple, and heads off to the land of opportunity. From the moment Sophie hits the bright lights of Manhattan she's determined to enjoy every minute of her big adventure. And when fate throws her together with Matilda, a spirited grande dame of New York society who invites her to Connecticut for Thanksgiving, she willingly accepts.English-born Matilda is delighted with her new friend - though her grandson Luke, undeniably attractive but infuriatingly arrogant, is anything but welcoming. When Luke arrives in England a few weeks later, Sophie hardly expects him to seek her out.But Matilda has hatched some complicated plans of her own - and so Luke has a proposal to make ...
What the papers say:
"A warm and engaging novel" Star, 4 stars "Deliciously readable" Sun "Great holiday reading" Yours "Great fun ... had me hooked to the end" Daily Mail "A funny, fresh and lively read" Heat
Katie Fforde was born and brought up in London but has lived in Gloucestershire with her family for the last thirty years. Her first novel, Living Dangerously, went on to be chosen as part of the WHSmith Fresh Talent promotion. There have been over eighteen novels since, as well as some grandchildren. Her hobbies, when she has time for them, are singing in a choir and flamenco dancing. Katie Fforde is President of the Romantic Novelists' Association. To find out more about Katie Fforde visit her website at www.katiefforde.com, Facebook and follow her on Twitter @KatieFforde.
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