By Wendy Holden
A fiendishly funny tale from Sunday Times bestseller, WENDY HOLDEN. For fans of Jilly Cooper.
Cash-strapped Rosie and her boyfriend Mark are city folk longing for a country cottage. Rampantly nouveaux-riches Samantha and Guy are also searching for rustic bliss - a mansion complete with mile-long drive and hot and cold running gardeners. The village of Eight Mile Bottom seems quiet enough, despite a nosy postman, a reclusive rock star, a glamorous Bond Girl and a ghost with a knife in its back. But there are unexpected thrills in the hills. The local siren seduces Guy while mysterious millionaire makes Rosie an offer she can't refuse. But should she?
Number one bestselling author Wendy Holden has written ten consecutive Sunday Times Top Ten bestsellers. A former journalist on the Sunday Times, Tatler and the Mail on Sunday, she contributes to a range of publications and is a TV and radio regular. She was a judge for the Costa 2013 Novel and Book of the Year Awards. Wendy lives with her husband and two children in Derbyshire.
Visit her on her website www.wendyholden.net, or follow her on Twitter @Wendy_Holden and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wendyholdenauthor.
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02 Oct 2008
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Praise for Wendy Holden: Pacy pastiche of city dwellers 'gone country'... packed with puns... Holden has produced an entertaining novel, bursting with a large cast of Diblyesque characters, which will no doubt delight fans of her two previous books — Daily Mail
On gloomy days, Wendy Holden's novels should be handed round like aspirin. Her new book, Pastures Nouveaux, is guaranteed to bring a smile even to the baddest of moods... The hills are alive with the sound of high jinks in this laugh-a-minute romp' — B Magazine
Clever, naughty and basically affectionate and good-natured... a comic romp engineered with aplomb and dash... will have fans glued — Sunday Times
A very modern romantic comedy... her cultural references are spot-on... an amusing romp through village life — Mail on Sunday
A light-hearted rustic romp — Mirror
A pun-packed romp — Eve
A hilariously outrageous romp that takes the gloss off those countryside daydreams — Cosmopolitan
Writing good comic fiction isn't as easy as it looks but Holden has pulled it off yet again — The Times
Fantastic fun... witty, high-speed satire, and I've lost count of the number of times I've laughed out loud. Hugely enjoyable — Marian Keyes
Wendy's writing is brilliant — Jilly Cooper