Sophie Bernstein and her sommelier fiance were set to have Chicago's culinary wedding of the year - until the groom eloped with someone else, leaving Sophie fifty grand in debt on her dream wedding and one-hundred percent screwed on her dream life. Trying to regroup, Sophie gets a job at an old-school Jewish bakery. Up to her elbows in mandelbread and challah dough, she finds herself having fun helping to plan other people's weddings - and putting her own twist on starting over.
At the age of eighteen, in that first golden Oxford summer, Milly was up for anything. Rupert and his American lover, Allan, were an important part of her new, exciting life, so when Rupert suggested to her that she and Allan should get married to keep Allan in the country, Milly didn't hesitate. Ten years later, Milly is a very different person and engaged to Simon—who is wealthy, serious, and believes her to be perfect. Milly's secret history is locked away so securely she has almost persuaded herself that it doesn't exist—until, only four days before her elaborate wedding. To have and to hold takes on a whole new meaning when one bride's past catches up with her and bring the present crashing down. With her trademark style of keen insight, and razor sharp wit, Madeleine Wickham introduces her fanatical fan-base, plus a host of new readers to a fresh and irresistible heroine in The Wedding Girl.
Author: Madeleine Wickham Genre: Fiction Publisher: Random House ISBN: 9781446436066 Book Pages: 368 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
At eighteen, Milly was up for anything. So when a friend asked her to marry him just so that he could stay in England, she didn't hesitate. To make it seem real she dressed up in wedding finery and posed on the steps of the registry office for photographs. Now, ten years later, Milly is a very different person. Engaged to Simon - who is good-looking, wealthy and adores her - she is about to have the biggest and most elaborate wedding imaginable, all masterminded by her mother. Nobody knows about her first marriage, so it's almost as though it never happened - isn't it? But with only four days to go, it looks as though Milly's past is going to catch up with her. Can she sort things out before her fairytale wedding collapses around her? How can she tell Simon? And worse still, how can she tell her mother ...?
Author: Madeleine Wickham Genre: Fiction Publisher: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin ISBN: 1250091411 Book Pages: 640 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Cocktails for Three: Each month, three staffers of glamorous magazine The Londoner gather at a nearby lounge for an evening of cocktails and gossip. One April evening, Maggie relishes her last weeks of normalcy before the birth of her first child, while Roxanne breezes through between glamorous foreign assignments. But Candice's chance encounter with a girl from her past reveals secret depths in the clean-scrubbed reporter, and the events that follow have permanent repercussions for the trio. With the graceful storytelling and dark humor that have made her books beloved international bestsellers, Wickham introduces a trio of irrepressibly charming women whose adventures will keep readers riveted through the last page. The Wedding Girl: Milly is engaged to Simon - who is wealthy, serious, and believes her to be perfect. Now she is facing the biggest and most elaborate wedding imaginable. Her mother has it planned to the finest detail. But Milly also has a secret that could jeopardize everything. It's been hidden away so long she has almost persuaded herself that it doesn't exist - until, with only four days to go, her past catches up with her. With her trademark humor and remarkable insight, Madeleine Wickham requests our attendance to this wry and insightful comedy about modern marriage.
Talk nerdy to me Samuel Tucker is absolutely the last person scientist Cassie Barclay would ever date. Yes, he's gorgeous, but he's also far too cocky for his own good and thinks that Pi is a tasty afternoon treat. So when he asks her to dance at her friend Reese's non-wedding she's wondering why on earth she says yes! Tuck is used to people assuming he's all brawn and no brain, and amuses himself by winding Cassie up. But when he finally takes her to bed, suddenly it's Tuck who can show Cassie a thing or two! Can he convince her that love and sex have nothing to do with logic and everything to do with chemistry?
Author: Fenella J. Miller Genre: Fiction Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd ISBN: 9781788548410 Book Pages: 336 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
1942 – The war rages on and Ellie must do her bit! Ellie Simpson isn't your usual Spitfire pilot, but then with the world at war nothing is quite as it used to be! The ATA is calling upon its most expert and trusted pilots to deliver the precious bombers wherever they're needed, and Ellie, who can fly a Spitfire as well as the boys on the frontline, is their newest recruit. Giving her all to a job she loves leaves Ellie precious little time for Squadron Leader Jack Reynolds. And while Ellie is brave enough to take the controls of a Spitfire, it takes a different kind of courage to open her heart to love once again. With her friends and family in constant danger she realises that their love is strong enough to stand the test of all the hardship the war can throw at them. An emotional historical fiction that tells the story of friendship, camaraderie and triumph over adversity.