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Carole Matthews
Carole Matthews is an internationally bestselling author of hugely successful romantic comedy novels. Her unique sense of humour has won her legions of fans and critical acclaim all over the world.As well as appearing on the Sunday Times and USA Today bestseller lists, Carole is published in 31... show more
Carole Matthews is an internationally bestselling author of hugely successful romantic comedy novels. Her unique sense of humour has won her legions of fans and critical acclaim all over the world.As well as appearing on the Sunday Times and USA Today bestseller lists, Carole is published in 31 different countries. Her novels Welcome To The Real World and Wrapped Up In You were shortlisted for the RNA romantic novel of the year award.In the USA, the hilarious For Better, For Worse was selected by one of America's top TV book clubs - Reading with Ripa on LIVE with Regis and Kelly - as their book of the month. As a result it went straight into the USA Today and New York Times Extended bestseller lists.Carole co-edited two editions of the hugely popular Girls' Night In charity series called Girls' Night Out - one for the USA and one for Canada. All proceeds go to War Child. She has recently contributed a story to an anthology for the Romantic Novelists' Association, Loves Me, Loves Me Not. Carole has presented on television and is a regular radio guest.Born in St Helens, Merseyside, Carole has always been an avid reader and dreamed of being a teacher, an air traffic controller, a travel guide or a hairdresser - writer never featured once. Leaving Liverpool for London after a torrid holiday romance in Torquay, she worked as a secretary, an ice-cream lady, a shop assistant and a beauty therapist. It was when she was working in a completely mad holistic clinic that she first thought 'one day I should write a book about this.' She still hasn't got round to it.

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mollysmommyreads
mollysmommyreads rated it 2 years ago
There was too much going on; too many plot points; too many different POVs; and it was too repetitive. How many times did Kirsten need to think that she was on the wrong side of 40 and not attractive enough? And how many times did Melissa need to think she was on the wrong side of 50 and not attract...
mollysmommyreads
mollysmommyreads rated it 2 years ago
So I challenged myself to read 31 Christmas books in the month of December and I had to already own them or they had to be available on Kindle Unlimited. So, I found this book. Cute cover, cute title. I decided to give it a try.Starting out I really like it. Though some parts are kind of redundant. ...
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Claire loves to read! rated it 3 years ago
Published by: Sphere (23 October 2014) ISBN: 978-0751552164 Rating: 4* Synopsis: Louise Young is a devoted single mother whose only priority is providing for her daughter, Mia. Louise has a good job in a huge international corporation and she's grateful for it. The only problem is her boss who...
ElizaZ
ElizaZ rated it 3 years ago
The title suggests the common format of "Youngish heroine, hit by crisis, starts cute small business, eventually triumphs." Carole Matthews often writes stories with more interesting plots, and here is one of them. Early-forties Fay is already running the cute cake shop, and is overworked and stuck ...
ElizaZ
ElizaZ rated it 3 years ago
The title suggests the common format of "Youngish heroine, hit by crisis, starts cute small business, eventually triumphs." Carole Matthews often writes stories with more interesting plots, and here is one of them. Early-forties Fay is already running the cute cake shop, and is overworked and stuck ...
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