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  • Published: 13 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405940719
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $26.00
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A Cornish Summer




A hilarious new romantic comedy set in Cornwall, from the Number One bestselling author.

Flora's been in love with her husband for twenty years.
The trouble is, he's been married to someone else for the past fifteen.

Now she's been invited to spend the summer in the shady lanes and sandy coves of Cornwall. It should be blissful.

There's just one small snag: she'll be staying with her former mother-in-law, Belinda.

And Flora discovers she's not the only one invited when her ex-husband shows up out of the blue, complete with his second wife. So now there are two small snags.

Can Flora spend the summer playing happy families with the woman who stole her husband's heart, and the mother-in-law who might have had a hand in it?

Or will stumbling on The Family Secret change her mind about them all?

  • Pub date: 13 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405940719
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $26.00

About the Author

Catherine Alliott

Catherine Alliott started her first novel under the desk when she worked as an advertising copywriter. She was duly fired. With time on her hands she persevereed with the novels, which happily flourished. In the early days, she produced a baby with each book, but after three stuck to the writing as it was less painful. She writes with the nearest pen in exercise books, either in the garden or on a sofa. Home is a rural spot on the Herts/Bucks borders which she shares with her family and a menagerie of horses, cows, chickens and dogs, which at the last count totalled thirty-four beating hearts, including her husband. Some of her household have walk-on parts in her novels, but only the chickens would probably recognise themselves. The Secret Life of Evie Hamilton is her tenth book and first for Penguin.

Additional information:
- She's scared of computers.
- She's hopeless at reversing but always leaves a note.
- She's better than she looks at tennis.

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Praise for A Cornish Summer

“Fabulous . . . packed with delicious characters and myriad family complications! No one writes about Cornwall like Catherine”

Jill Mansell

“So warm, funny and heartfelt . . . no matter what's going on in your own world, you can curl up in Catherine's and feel her warmth like summer sun”

Cathy Kelly


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