A Country Escape
A YEAR IN THE COUNTRY. A YEAR TO FALL IN LOVE. The BRAND NEW deliciously romantic novel from the Sunday Times Number One Bestselling Author of A Summer At Sea and A Secret Garden. 'Modern Day Austen. Great fun!' Red'Top-drawer romantic escapism' Daily Mail'Deliciously enjoyable' Woman & Home'Effortlessly lovable' CloserFran has always wanted to be a farmer. And now it looks as if her childhood dream is about to come true. She has just moved in to a beautiful but very run-down farm in the Cotswolds, currently owned by an old aunt who has told Fran that if she manages to turn the place around in a year, the farm will be hers.But Fran knows nothing about farming. She might even be afraid of cows.She's going to need a lot of help from her best friend Issi, and also from her wealthy and very eligible neighbour - who might just have his own reasons for being so supportive.Is it the farm he is interested in? Or Fran herself?Warm, funny and wonderfully romantic, this is Katie Forde at her very best.
"Fran has made the brave decision to move into a beautiful but run-down farm in the Cotswolds. She has one year to make a success of it, and to prove to herself and to the old lady who owns it that she can manage on her own. But can she? She's going to need a lot of help. Not least from her very eligible neighbour next door ..." * from the publisher's description *
Katie Fforde lives in the beautiful Cotswold countryside with her family, and is a true country girl at heart. Each of her books explores a different profession or background and her research has helped her bring these to life. She's been a porter in an auction house, tried her hand at pottery, refurbished furniture, delved behind the scenes of a dating website, and she's even been on a Ray Mears survival course. She loves being a writer; to her there isn't a more satisfying and pleasing thing to do. She particularly enjoys writing love stories. She believes falling in love is the best thing in the world, and she wants all her characters to experience it, and her readers to share their stories. To find out more about Katie Fforde step into her world at www.katiefforde.com, visit her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @KatieFforde.