Bea does not believe in second chances. A widow at fifty-three, Bea knows she must accept that she will be alone forever. She buries her grief in hard work, and soon the deli she runs in Surry Hills has a reputation for the best carrot cake in Sydney. But then an email from a cafe-owner in Edinburgh leads her to take a trip to Scotland in the depths of winter. There, transported by the twinkling lights and falling snow of a traditional Christmas, Bea is drawn back to a secret past - and a secret love - that she has long ago tried to forget... PREVIOUS BOOKS: POPPY DAY. WHAT HAVE I DONE. CLOVER´S CHILD. A LITTLE LOVE. WILL YOU REMEMBER ME? A MOTHER´S STORY. PERFECT DAUGHTER.
Contains mouth-watering recipes! Issy Randall, proud owner of the Cupcake Cafe, is in love and couldn´t be happier. Her new business is thriving and she is surrounded by close friends, even if her cupcake colleagues Pearl and Caroline aren´t quite as upbeat about the upcoming season of snow and merriment. But when her boyfriend Austin is scouted for a possible move to New York, Issy is forced to face up to the prospect of a long-distance romance. And when the Christmas rush at the cafe - with its increased demand for her delectable creations - begins to take its toll, Issy has to decide what she holds most dear. This December, Issy will have to rely on all her reserves of courage, good nature and cinnamon, to make sure everyone has a merry Christmas, one way or another . . .
A Christmas short story from bestselling author Lucy Diamond, revisiting her Beach Cafe characters. After a hectic summer running her beach cafe in Cornwall, Evie Flynn is looking forward to her first Christmas with new boyfriend Ed - she´s determined that it´s going to be the most perfectly romantic one ever. Cosy nights in front of the fire, spicy mulled wine, mince pies . . . what´s not to love? But the peace is shattered when Ed´s ex suddenly gets in touch again, and then some unexpected guests arrive: Ed´s surly brother Jake and Evie´s heartbroken best friend Amber. Add in the stress of trying to finish her very own recipe book, snow blizzards and family dramas and Evie´s Christmas starts to look as if it´ll be a total turkey. Will any of her festive wishes come true . . . or is this Christmas just a recipe for disaster? An absolute Christmas cracker from Lucy Diamond, bestselling author of The Beach Cafe and Me And Mr Jones . Featuring exclusive Christmas recipes, Christmas at the Beach Cafe is the perfect present for anyone who loves women´s fiction, heartwarming stories and the festive season!
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It´s almost Christmastime in Cape Bay, and another murder has everyone in town talking. A despised new drama teacher at the local high school is killed in the school´s parking lot. The police arrest a beloved teacher, Mrs. Crowsdale, but everyone else thinks she is too nice to murder anyone. Mike, however, says they have solid evidence that proves she did it. Sammy is particularly devastated. Mrs. Crowsdale was her favorite teacher and still her hero. Sammy begs Fran to find the real culprit. Fran isn´t so sure. Mike would be angry with her for butting in on another case. And what if more danger befalls her? After all, there are some pretty dangerous people in town.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Marguerite Gavin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/009186/bk_tant_009186_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Live the dream of a White Christmas in New York A getaway to the magical New York of the pre-Christmas period: when coloured lights decorate the buildings, Jingle Bells rings out everywhere and culinary delicacies tempt you to indulge. Who doesn´t dream of strolling down a snowy 5th Avenue, ice-skating around the imposing Christmas tree outside the Rockerfeller Center and to cap it off, enjoying a delicious slice of pumpkin pie in one of the inviting cafes? with around 50 recipes for Blueberry Brownies, Maple Glazed Ham and an unforgettable cheesecake, as well as a host of lovely Christmas stories from the Big Apple, this cookbook allows you to share the dream of a White Christmas in your own kitchen. Also included in the book are three beautiful Christmas-themed stories, so you can read yourself into the spirit of Christmas Paul Auster s Auggie Wren´s Christmas Story, The Gift of the Magi by O.Henry and Virginia O´Hanlon´s Is There a Santa Claus. Each of the three stories has, in its own way, become part of popular Christmas folklore in the United States.
From the author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe comes an enchanting Christmas story Welcome to Lost River ? and an unforgettable Christmas? When Oswald moves to the sleepy little town of Lost River he?s not expecting to make friends - but one by one the eccentric inhabitants win his heart. There?s his landlady Betty who?s a force to be reckoned with, Roy who runs the local store and secretly nurses a broken heart, Patsy the little abandoned girl he takes under his wing and, most importantly, Jack the redbird who brings the sort of miracle that can only happen at Christmas... ´A wonderful book ...oozing with goodness and charm... Absurdly satisfying´ Guardian ´A born storyteller´ New York Times