Azur Like It
By Wendy Holden
'A modern day Jilly Cooper' Glamour. Comedy and romance in the South of France from the bestselling author of MARRYING UP, WENDY HOLDEN.
Kate, a journalist in a small northern town, is fed up with covering black pudding championships for the Slackmucklethwaite Mercury and living with Mum, Dad and Gran in a semi called Wits End. When evil tycoon Peter Hardstone takes over the paper, slashes budgets and sacks staff, Kate's career hits an all-time low. Gloom turns to glamour once Hardstone's sexy son arrives to work on the Mercury. And when Kate's sent with him to cover the glittering Cannes Film Festival, she can't believe her luck. But it's not all fun and games: behind the glitz and sunshine lies a dark mystery that is Kate's most challenging newspaper assignment yet.
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.
- Other details
- Publication date:
09 Jul 2009
- Page count:
Praise for Wendy Holden: Deliciously wicked and infectiously naughty - those are the only words to describe Wendy Holden's fifth novel, Azur Like It... I defy anyone to read it without a smile on their lips — Daily Mail
In this fun yarn, Kate gets her story, her perspective and the love of the good guy — Mirror
Clever potshots from English bestseller Holden... Holden's deft management of a huge cast of zany types ensures that the breakneck pace never flags. Gleeful jumble of Brit-style slapstick, puns, and sly wit. Quite a treat — Kirkus Reviews
A modern day Jilly Cooper — Glamour
The always witty Wendy Holden is back with a fun yet touching tale about class and privilege — Good Housekeeping
With plenty of laughter, love, fun and characters you really care about, this is the perfect companion for a weekend spent curled up on the sofa — Heat
Super-sharp... This hugely entertaining novel is chick lit at its best! — Closer
Irresistible rom-com meets devilish satire — In Style
On gloomy days, Wendy Holden's novels should be handed round like aspirin — B Magazine
Holden's satirical humor and adept writing shine through. Glitzy fun — Library Journal