Dolci di Love

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
Dolci di Love

A delightful new cover and format for this engaging examination of marriage, family and forgiveness. Because we all deserve a second chance at DOLCI DI LOVE. the tuscan town of Montevedova is famous for its rolling green hills, long lazy lunches and delectable cantucci biscuits. But Manhattan workaholic Lily turner is not interested in any of that. She's only there to find her cheating husband. What Lily doesn't know, however, is that beneath the cobbled lanes of this charming hilltop village, an underground network of ancient widows is working tirelessly on finding her a happy ending - whether she wants it or not. then a mischievous six-year-old girl, full of the joys of baking, skips into Lily's world - igniting the demons of her past ... and the promise of the future. Praise for DOLCI DI LOVE'Lynch's tuscany is lovingly rendered and populated with characters whose vitality is contagious in this perfect combo of travel and romance' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY'Satisfying ... an absorbing...

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    Finding Tom Connor

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
Finding Tom Connor

Fast-paced, wickedly funny and full of zest, this is popular columnist Sarah-Kate Lynch's debut novel, the first of a string of works that will make you cry and laugh out loud.Molly Brown is having what you might call a shit day. Her wedding dress has just revealed it can't contain more than one bosom and the gorgeous man she was about to marry has just revealed that more than one is his favourite number too. If you're talking about women, that is. In a desperate bid to escape her life as it horribly unravels before her eyes, Molly escapes to the other side of the world with her $4000 wedding dress and her terrifying aunt Vivian. She embarks on a rollercoaster ride through the Irish countryside in search of her long-lost uncle. When she arrives in the seemingly sleepy seaside town of Ballymahoe, she has greasy hair, a fractured arm, a broken heart, three extra kilos and no time at all for the charm of the locals . . .

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    Screw You Dolores

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
Screw You Dolores

A funny, touching, endearing romp towards happiness by one of New Zealand's best-loved writers.'In 1997 I wrote my first book about always being on a diet but never being thin. I wanted to call it Screw You Dolores after an anecdote that I felt summed up the attitude I wanted to promote, but my publisher at the time said it was too rude; that little old ladies might be too embarrassed to ask for it or booksellers might want to hide it in brown paper bags. 'In 2013 I wrote my twelfth book and called it Screw You, Dolores. It's about knowing when to do what someone tells you to do, and knowing when to tell them to stick it up their jacksie.'This first book in Sarah-Kate Lynch's Wicked Approach To ... series tackles the subject of happiness, and how and where to find it - especially when you hit that milestone birthday of 50. Just like its author, it's sharp, full of attitude, funny and sassy. Buy it for yourself or for a friend for a good giggle....

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    Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

Set on a small Irish dairy farm, this tender and funny debut novel follows two lost souls as they try to carve out new lives amid a colorful cast of characters reminiscent of those in the hit film Waking Ned Divine. Abby has been estranged from the family farm since her rebellious mother ran off with her when she was a small child. Kit is a burned out New York stockbroker who's down on his luck. But that's all about to change, now that he and Abby have converged on the farm just in time to help Corrie and Fee, two old cheesemakers in a time of need. Full of delightful and quirky characters--from dairy cows who only give their best product to pregnant, vegetarian teens to an odd collection of whiskey-soaked men and broken-hearted women who find refuge under Corrie and Fee's roof--BLESSED ARE THE CHEESEMAKERS is an irresistible tale about taking life's spilled milk and turning it into the best cheese in the world.

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    House of Peine

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
House of Peine

Tender, funny and bubbling with charm, this novel is another delicious drop from best-selling author Sarah-Kate Lynch. When curmudgeonly Clementine's miserable papa meets his end one frosty French night, she assumes the family Champagne house will finally be hers. Salut! But her celebration is short-lived. Suddenly the broken-down Peine chateau is heaving with unwanted visitors, unpaid debts and secrets perhaps best left buried. This is not the inheritance of which Clementine has so long dreamed but - as her precious grapes battle the elements in the hope of ripening and sweetening and one day re-inventing themselves as something truly magnificent - so must she.

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    Eating With the Angels

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
Eating With the Angels

A mouth-watering novel about love, food, heartbreak . . . and Venice.Eating means everything to Connie Farrell, she's a restaurant critic after all, so when her husband Tom fails to turn up on their second honeymoon in fairytale Venice she's rattled but she doesn't exactly lose her appetite. Quite the opposite, you could say. Handsome gondolier Marco awakes a hunger in her and sates it with all manner of mouth-watering delicacies, including himself. But Connie also has a hankering for something with a bit more zest, something muscled and tanned with silver hair and an honest heart going by the name of Luca. All second honeymoons should be so sweet! Back home in New York, however, there's more than amore on Connie's plate and none of it to her taste. Her husband is gone, her lover is a stranger, her mother is disappointed. Connie has lost sight of the simple things in life but can the cruellest of blows bring them back? Or is it too late?

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    The Wedding Bees

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
The Wedding Bees

Sugar Wallace did not believe in love at first sight, but her bees did. . . .

Every spring Sugar Wallace coaxes her sleepy honeybee queen--presently the sixth in a long line of Queen Elizabeths--out of the hive and lets her crawl around a treasured old map. Wherever the queen stops is their next destination, and this year it's New York City.

Sugar sets up her honeybees on the balcony of an East Village walk-up and then----as she's done everywhere since leaving South Carolina----she gets to know her neighbors. She is, after all, a former debutante who believes that manners make the world a better place even if they seem currently lacking in the big city.

Plus, she has a knack for helping people. There's Ruby with her scrapbook of wedding announcements; single mom Lola; reclusive chef Nate; and George, a courtly ex-doorman. They may not know what to make of her bees and her politeness, but they can't deny the magic in her honey.

And then there's Theo, a...


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    Heavenly Hirani's School of Laughing Yoga

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
Heavenly Hirani's School of Laughing Yoga

A sparkling, moving, utterly charming new novel from the incomparable Sarah-Kate LynchAnnie Jordan never wanted to go to India: there were too many poor people and the wrong sorts of smells. But when she ends up there anyway, to her great surprise it's not the beggars that cling to her, it's the lessons in life - courtesy of Heavenly Hirani and her beachside laughing yoga.This endearing new novel by Sarah-Kate Lynch will reconfirm for her fans what a master she is of humour, exploring and understanding human experience and creating a vivid world around her utterly believable characters.

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    On Top of Everything

      Sarah-Kate Lynch
On Top of Everything

Afternoon tea has never been so much fun! A bittersweet novel about life, living and the importance of cupcakes.Rotten things happen in threes in Florence's family, so when she's fired by her best friend and left by her husband in the space of a single afternoon, she knows there is yet more trouble brewing. And when her son Monty returns from his gap year Down Under it's only too clear what, or who, that trouble is. Then the plan to turn her crumbling home into a tea room hits a snag, the macram? at her sister's house starts to seriously unravel, and why is her doctor leaving so many messages? Enter Will, a mysterious handyman with a secret stash of chocolate truffles, and soon life - with all its hiccups - is just her cup of tea.

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