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Sunny Days and Sea Breezes

RNA Popular Romantic Fiction Award, 2021

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781405539753

Price: £19.99

ON SALE: 25th June 2020

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Romance / Adult & Contemporary Romance

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Winner of the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel of the Year award

‘A life-affirming story full of joy and hope’ CATHY BRAMLEY

‘A sun-filled, fun-filled wonderful escapist adventure’ MILLY JOHNSON

When does time out become the time of your life?

Jodie Jackson is all at sea, in every sense.

On a ferry bound for the Isle of Wight, she’s leaving her London life, her career, and her husband behind. She’d like a chance to turn back the clocks, but she’ll settle for some peace and quiet on her brother Bill’s beautifully renovated houseboat, Sunny Days.

But from the moment Jodie steps aboard her new home, it’s clear she’ll struggle to keep herself to herself. If it isn’t Marilyn, who cleans for Bill and is under strict instructions to look after Jodie, then it’s Ned, the noisy sculptor on the next-door houseboat. Ned’s wood carving is hard on the ears, but it’s made up for by the fact that he’s rather easy on the eyes.

Bustled out of the boat by Marilyn and encouraged to explore with Ned, Jodie soon delights in her newfound freedom. But out of mind isn’t out of sight, and when her old life comes knocking Jodie is forced to face reality. Will she answer the call or choose a life filled with Sunny Days and Sea Breezes?

An absolute must-read from the queen of fun-filled and life-affirming fiction, Sunny Days and Sea Breezes will make your heart sing.

A wonderful setting where dark clouds part to reveal a happy ending’ Katie Fforde

‘A bright and breezy summer story, the next best thing to a seaside trip Sunday Mirror

‘A delightful summer readHello!

‘Packed full of Matthews’ signature charm, this has original characters and an escapist setting’ Woman

Perfect escapism’ Bella

‘A bright, breezy, summery story!’ Best

‘A warm summer read Choice

Real readers everywhere are falling in love with Sunny Days and Sea Breezes:

Sunny Days and Sea Breezes is simply magical. I enjoyed every minute of it’ *****

‘I adored this book. Carole Matthews at her best‘ *****

A beautiful read from one of my favourite authors‘ *****

‘Brilliant from start to finish. I read it in one sitting‘ *****

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Sparkling . . . light-hearted, laugh-packed fun
Sunday Mirror
If you love romance, quirky humour and animals you can't do better than to sink into Happiness for Beginners.
Katie Fforde
Full of quirky characters and often laugh-out loud funny, it's a delightful read.
Witty, funny and incredibly touching . . . perfect for lifting the spirits
Happiness For Beginners once again confirms Carole Matthews as the queen of funny, feel good fiction. Put your feet up, and switch off your phone because you're in for a real treat.
Mike Gayle
This is a wonderful summer read ... The houseboat may be moored, but still it takes the reader on a strong emotional trip with tears, laughter, fun and friendship along the way.
My Weekly
Fun, fantastic and brimming with Matthews magic... from the first to the last page - an absolute joy
Milly Johnson
Heartwarming story of new beginnings.
Another lovely tale from bestselling writer Carole Matthews
A bright and breezy summer story, the next best thing to a seaside trip
Sunday Mirror
As ever from this author, a lively story that fizzes with fun
Warm, witty and hopeful - I was charmed
Sarah Morgan
I laughed and cried and marvelled
Cathy Bramley on Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses
An irresistibly warmhearted story with a cast of captivating characters, both animal and human
Trisha Ashley
Delightful and humorous... as joyful as its cover
Woman's Weekly