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  • Published: 19 March 2019
  • ISBN: 9780099579434
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $26.00

A Country Escape

From the #1 bestselling author of uplifting feel-good fiction

The BRAND NEW deliciously romantic novel from the Sunday Times Number One Bestselling Author of A Summer At Sea and A Secret Garden.

A year in the country. A year to fall in love. Warm, funny and wonderfully romantic, this is Katie Fforde at her very best.

‘Katie really is the queen of uplifting, feel good romance.’ AJ Pearce
'Modern-day Austen. Great fun' Red
'Delicious - gorgeous humour and the lightest of touches' Sunday Times

The deliciously romantic novel from the Sunday Times #1 bestselling author of A Springtime Affair and A Rose Petal Summer.

Fran 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 to her aunt's beautiful but very run-down farm in the Cotswolds. If she can 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'll need help, not just from her best friend Issi, but 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?

Readers can't get enough of A Country Escape . . .

***** 'Just charming, gentle, wonderful fun. I adore Katie Fforde.'
***** 'It's always a pleasure to live in Katie Fforde's world for a few days.'
***** 'I absolutely loved, loved this book. It was clean, passionate, and filled with characters who were delightful, both good and bad.'
***** 'What a beautiful heartwarming story. A easy five stars.'
***** 'Katie Fforde has written a gorgeous heartwarming book. I immediately fell in love with her beautiful setting.'

  • Published: 19 March 2019
  • ISBN: 9780099579434
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Katie Fforde

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.

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Praise for A Country Escape

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

A captivating read, the perfect tonic for these long winter months.

Emma Lee Potter Blog

Engaging, life affirming, exquisite book.

Shaz's Book Blog

Easily one of my favourite books by this always talented author.

Rachel's Random Reads

A Country Escapeis another delightful opportunity to settle back and enjoy a wonderful escapist read. Highly Recommended!

Hot Brands Cool Places

I loved this from start to finish but the last few chapters literally made it unputdownable as I just needed to know what happened next! As I’ve always said, Katie never disappoints.

Life Has a Funny Way of Sneaking Up On You Blog

Good, warming winter reading

Choice Magazine

great fun

Mama Geek blog

A satisfying bucolic meander

Veronica Henry, Daily Mirror

Warm, funny and wonderfully romantic, this is Katie Fforde at her very best.