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'Scandals and secrets in the Scillies - sheer joy!' Katie FfordeChristmas has arrived on the Cornish Isles of Scilly, bringing mistletoe, surprises and more than a sprinkle of romance . . . Fans of Poldark and Carole Matthews will love this brand-new festive read from the author of the bestselling Cornish Café series.For Maisie Samson, this Christmas is going to be different. After years working in a busy Cornish pub, she's moved back to quiet Gull Island where she grew up, to help her parents run the family inn.But even though she can't wait for the festive season to arrive, Maisie cannot shake the memories of what happened to her last Christmas - the day she lost everything. She keeps herself busy, setting up the tree and hanging mistletoe ready for her first proper family Christmas in years.

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Phillipa Ashley


Phillipa Ashley is an Amazon Top 10 best-selling author who loves writing heart-warming, feelgood romantic fiction. After studying English Language and Literature at Oxford University, she worked as a copywriter and journalist.

Her first novel, Decent Exposure - titled DATING MR DECEMBER for the US - won the Romantic Novelists Association New Writers Award. In 2009, it was filmed as a Lifetime TV movie called 12 Men of Christmas starring Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Hopkins.

Her latest contemporary romance is the Amazon Top 10 best-seller CHRISTMAS AT THE CORNISH CAFE - the sequel toSUMMER AT THE CORNISH CAFE.

The third book in the series is CONFETTI AT THE CORNISH CAFE published on May 29th 2017.

She lives in an English village with her husband and daughter and loves champagne, Jane Austen, Poldark and falling off surfboards. Phillipa also writes the Oxford Blue series of New Adult romance as Pippa Croft.

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