With Love at Christmas

      Carole Matthews
With Love at Christmas

What does it take to have the perfect family Christmas?

Juliet Joyce is a Christmas addict. She loves everything about it - the presents, the tree, the turkey, the tinsel. She can’t wait for Christmas to come. Which is just as well as this Christmas is shaping up to be a busy one.

Her son Tom is unemployed and keeps bringing home unsuitable partners. Pregnant daughter Chloe and her little boy have moved back in. Juliet’s father is getting over a heartbreak of his own and her mother, eccentric at best, is behaving more erratically every day. Then Juliet finds texts from another woman on her husband’s phone and wonders has the chaos all got too much for Rick?

With 25th December fast approaching, Juliet hopes that she can hold everything together because the only thing she wants is her family all around her and her home to be filled… WITH LOVE AT CHRISTMAS


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    A Cottage by the Sea

      Carole Matthews
A Cottage by the Sea

Grace has been best friends with Ella and Flick forever. The late-night chats, shared heartaches and good times have created a bond that has stood the test of time. When Ella invites them to stay for a week in her cottage in South Wales, Grace jumps at the chance to see her old friends. She also hopes that the change of scenery will help her reconnect with her distant husband. Then Flick arrives; loveable, bubbly, incorrigible Flick, accompanied by the handsome and charming Noah. This is going to be one week which will change all their lives forever... Join Grace, Ella and Flick for a week of love, laughter, tears and friendship in A Cottage by the Sea


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    The Chocolate Lovers' Christmas

      Carole Matthews
The Chocolate Lovers' Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner but the women of * The Chocolate Lovers' Club * have more to worry about than present shopping . . .

Lucy loves running Chocolate Heaven but she hasn't spent time with her boyfriend, Aiden, in weeks. And then her ex-fiance turns up and things become even more complicated.

Nadia hasn't let herself get close to a man in a long time, yet she can't help feeling drawn to Jacob. Will he be her last chance for a happy ending?

Chantal and her husband, Ted, are besotted with their baby daughter Lana - but she's not sure that's enough to base a marriage on.

Autumn is dealing with a tragedy that has hit too close to home. But when she doesn't get the support she needs from her fiance, will she look elsewhere for comfort?

Can friendship overcome all in . . . The Chocolate Lovers' Christmas.

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    A Place to Call Home

      Carole Matthews
A Place to Call Home

In the dead of night, Ayesha takes her daughter, Sabina, and slips quietly from her home, leaving behind a life of full of pain. Boarding a coach to London, all Ayesha wants is a fresh start.

Hayden, a former popstar, has kept himself hidden away for years. He's only opened up his home to two people - Crystal, a professional dancer with a heart of gold, and Joy, an ill-tempered retiree with a soft spot for waifs and strays.

When Crystal asks Hayden if Ayesha and Sabina can stay with them, he reluctantly agrees and, as different as they may be, they quickly form an unlikely bond. So when enemies threaten their peaceful home, they will do all they can to save it and each other.


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    Summer Daydreams

      Carole Matthews
Summer Daydreams

What if you had always dreamed of something more ...? Nell McNamara has a happy life: her boyfriend Olly adores her, their four-year-old daughter Petal is the centre of their world and Nell has a steady job in the local chip shop. When the chippy needs a makeover, Nell jumps at the chance to unleash the creativity fizzing inside her. Inspired by what she can achieve - and encouraged by the best friends a girl can have - Nell is determined to try something new. Waving goodbye to the chip shop, she starts up a new business making her own line of must-have handbags, which are soon flying off the shelves! It seems Nell's dreams are finally coming true, but her success doesn't come without a price. Before too long, Nell has to ask herself if it's really possible to have it all ...Full of fun, love and laughter, soak up the sunshine with Summer Daydreams.

About the Author

Carole Matthews is the Sunday Times bestselling author of nineteen previous novels. Her books have been translated into twenty languages and sold to Hollywood. For all the latest news from Carole, visit www.carolematthews.com, follow Carole on Twitter or join the thousands of readers who have become Carole's friend on Facebook.


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    The Chocolate Lovers' Diet

      Carole Matthews
The Chocolate Lovers' Diet

Sequel to The Chocolate Lovers' Club.

Survival tips for times of stress:
1. Take deep breaths
2. Count to ten
3. Eat chocolate

When the four members of The Chocolate Lovers' Club call an emergency meeting they go straight to step 3.

Lucy Lombard thought her 'Happily Ever After' was all sewn up with her gorgeous boss Aidan, but she's just caught him in bed with another woman. As always, she's not the only one with problems — Autumn's new boyfriend has yet to meet her parents, Nadia's husband swears he's given up gambling but she just can't trust him, and Chantal is hoping to save her marriage, but not in quite the way she'd expected. It's clear these girls are going to need a lot of chocolate.


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    A Minor Indiscretion

      Carole Matthews
A Minor Indiscretion

In a moment of madness, Ali Kingston, wife and mother of three, skips work to spend the day with Christian, a gorgeous street artist fifteen years her junior. Midlife crisis or whatever, it escalates when Ali's husband, Ed, equates her minor indiscretion with a major affair and kicks her out into the rainy night...and Christian's open arms. Soon thirty-eight-year-old Ali is ensconced in a Notting Hill love nest wondering how to introduce her children to the charismatic Christian, who could easily have been her teenage daughter's boyfriend rather than her own.

Meanwhile back at the ranch house in suburban Richmond, Ed is also facing unanticipated temptations, as two younger women compete to console him for the loss of his wife, while family and friends attempt to reunite him with Ali...with deliciously droll results. Then a disconcerting event forces both Ed and Ali to decide what they really want--from themselves, from each other and from life itself.


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    The Chocolate Lovers' Club

      Carole Matthews
The Chocolate Lovers' Club

Forget diamonds, chocolate is a girl's best friend



Some women are addicted to shopping, others can't get enough of champagne.
Some like to curl up with a good book, and others want a night out on the town.
But there's just one thing Lucy Lombard can't live without, and that's chocolate--rich, creamy, sweet, delicious chocolate.
For her there's no substitute. There's nothing it won't cure, from heartache to a headache, and she's not alone. Sharing her passion are her three best friends and fellow addicts: sweet, peace-loving Autumn, harried mom Nadia, and sex kitten Chantal. Together they form a select group known as the Chocolate Lovers' Club. Whenever there's a crisis, they meet in their sanctuary, a café called Chocolate Heaven, and with a cheating boyfriend who promises he'll change, a flirtatious boss, a gambling husband, and a loveless marriage, there's always plenty to discuss....
By turns hilarious and heartrending, The...


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