A Winter Flame

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THE QUEEN OF FEEL-GOOD FICTION!

'Every time you discover a new Milly book, it’s like finding a pot of gold' Heat

Tis the season to be jolly… But can Eve find happiness through the frost? A heartwarming and hilarious novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Afternoon Tea at the Sunflower Cafe and The Queen of Wishful Thinking.

Eve has never liked Christmas. So when her adored elderly aunt dies, the last thing she is expecting is to be left a theme park in her will. A theme park with a Christmas theme …

And that's not the only catch. Her aunt's will stipulates that Eve must run the park with a mysterious partner, the exotically named Jacques Glace. Who is this Jacques, and why did Aunt Evelyn name him in her will?

But Eve isn't going to back down from a challenge. She's determined to make a success of Winterworld, no matter what. Can she overcome her dislike of Christmas, and can Jacques melt her frozen heart at last?
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Oct 25, 2012
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Pages
416
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ISBN
9780857208996
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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