About Country Loving
Publisher: Arrow, Random House UK
Successful city accountant Stevie receives two surprises in one week: a proposal of marriage from her boyfriend Nick and a phone call begging her to return to the family farm in Devon to help out after her father has a stroke.
But what she thought would be a long weekend in the country turns into much longer as she struggles to bring order to her father’s rundown farm. Finally, she decides to give up her job – and her fiance – and take on the farm permanently. She dreams of turning it into a tourist attraction, never realising it would be so difficult. But with the help of many of Talyton St George’s local residents, and the local vet Leon, she is starting to make progress.
Until a life-changing complication throws all her plans into disarray, and destroys her growing romance with Leon…
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About The Sweetest Thing
Publisher: Arrow, Random House UK
If only everything in life was as simple as baking a cake…
Jennie Copeland thought she knew the recipe for a happy life: marriage to her university sweetheart, a nice house in the suburbs and three beautiful children. But when her husband leaves her, she is forced to find a different recipe. And she thinks she’s found just what she needs: a ramshackle house on the outskirts of the beautiful Talyton St George, a new cake-baking business, a dog, a horse, chickens…
But life in the country is not quite as idyllic as she’d hoped, and Jennie can’t help wondering whether neighbouring farmer Guy Barnes was right when he told her she wouldn’t last the year.
Or perhaps the problem is that she’s missing one vital ingredient to make her new life a success. Could Guy be the person to provide it?
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Praise for Cathy Woodman:
“Funny, truthful and original” – Jill Mansell
“I love Cathy’s books. They are such a treat to read” – Katie Fforde
Cathy Woodman began her working life as a small animal vet before turning to writing fiction. In 2002 she won the Harry Bowling First Novel Award and is a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association. She is also a sessional lecturer in Animal Management at a local college for land-based industries.
Her books center around the Otter House Vets, a practice set in Talyton St George, a fictional market town in East Devon (where Cathy lived as a child). Cathy now lives with her husband, two children, two ponies, three exuberant Border Terriers and two cats in a village near Winchester, Hampshire.
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Cathy Woodman’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:
Monday, December 2nd: No More Grumpy Bookseller – Country Loving
Tuesday, December 3rd: Svetlana’s Reads and Views – Country Loving
Wednesday, December 4th: A Chick Who Reads – The Sweetest Thing
Thursday, December 5th: Book Club Classics! – The Sweetest Thing
Thursday, December 5th: Joyfully Retired – Country Loving
Monday, December 9th: Svetlana’s Reads and Views – The Sweetest Thing
Monday, December 9th: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom – The Sweetest Thing
Wednesday, December 11th: Peeking Between the Pages – The Sweetest Thing
Wednesday, December 11th: A Bookish Affair – Country Loving and The Sweetest Thing
Thursday, December 12th: Reviews from the Heart – Country Loving
Friday, December 13th: Not in Jersey – Country Loving
Monday, December 16th: No More Grumpy Bookseller – The Sweetest Thing
Tuesday, December 17th: BookNAround – Country Loving and The Sweetest Thing
Wednesday, December 18th: Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers – The Sweetest Thing
Thursday, December 19th: Knowing the Difference – The Sweetest Thing
Friday, December 20th: Peeking Between the Pages – Country Loving
Monday, December 23rd – A Chick Who Reads – Country Loving
Thursday, December 26th: Reading Reality – The Sweetest Thing
Friday, December 27th: Reviews from the Heart – The Sweetest Thing