A Summer at Sea
Romance, humour and happy-ever-after endings. The deliciously romantic new novel from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Recipe for Love, A French Affair and The Perfect Match.
"It's a delightfully engaging read." Sunday Express "Warm, brilliant, and full of love, drop anchor and curl up with this." Heat "A supremely engaging book from the doyenne of contemporary romance...it is Fforde's characters that give this book its irresistible emotional pull...a thoroughly modern tale of love, career and family, perfect for a relaxing afternoon on the sofa." The Lady "A lovely read." South Wales Evening Post "If I had to choose the perfect writer to cheer me up on a shivery winter's day I'd definitely go for Katie Fforde..." Emma Lee Potter blog
Romance, humour and happy-ever-after endings. The deliciously romantic new novel from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Recipe for Love, A French Affair andThe Perfect Match.
Emily is happy with her life just as it is. She has a career as a midwife that she loves. She enjoys living on her own as a single woman. But she also feels that it is time for a change and a spot of some sea air. So when her best friend Rebecca asks whether she'd like to spend the summer cooking on a 'puffer' boat just off the Scottish coast, she jumps at the chance. But she barely has time to get to grips with the galley before she finds herself with a lot on her plate.
Rebecca is heavily pregnant and is thrilled to have her friend on board doing most of the work. Then there's Emily's competitive and jealous kitchen assistant who thinks she should be head-cook, not Emily.
And there's Alasdair, the handsome local doctor who Emily is desperately trying not to notice. Because if she falls in love with him, as he appears to be falling for her, will she ever want her old life back again?