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Fairy Tale for Christmas, A

Chrissie Manby

6 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

A wonderful, heartwarming and funny Christmas novel from Chrissie Manby.

What could be more magical at Christmas than a fairy tale come true?

It's the festive season and the members of the Newbay Theatre Society, more commonly known as the NEWTS, are preparing to put on a show. Being cast as Cinderella is the realization of a dream for newcomer Kirsty, not least because she hopes starring in a panto under the direction of her boyfriend Jon will bring them closer together.

But Kirsty soon learns that it's not all glitter and good cheer behind the scenes at the amateur theatre as bitter rivalries nurtured through decades, wardrobe mishaps and suspicious near-fatal accidents threaten to derail the production. And then there's Prince Charming himself. Will working together with Jon bring Kirsty her happy ever after... or reveal their love to be nothing but a 'showmance'?

With Christmas just around the corner, it's going to take more than a Fairy Godmother to get Kirsty and her cast-mates to the ball.

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Praise for Fairy Tale for Christmas, A

  • Manby's novels are made for holidays. - Glamour

  • An enjoyable, festive read that reminded me of the importance of family - Novelicious

  • Hilarious . . . I loved it. Six stars, hurrah! - Daily Mail

  • This sassy and addictive read will make you laugh - a lot! - Closer

  • Touching and funny in equal parts, this book will stay with you long after you close the final page. ***** - Heat

  • Nothing short of brilliant - Marie Claire

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Chrissie Manby

Chrissie Manby is the author of twenty five romantic comedies including A PROPER FAMILY HOLIDAY, THE MATCHBREAKER and SEVEN SUNNY DAYS. She has had several Sunday Times bestsellers and her novel about behaving badly after a break-up, GETTING OVER MR RIGHT, was nominated for the 2011 Melissa Nathan Award.

Chrissie was raised in Gloucester, in the west of England, and now lives in London. Contrary to the popular conception of chick-lit writers, she is such a bad home-baker that her own father threatened to put her last creation on www.cakewrecks.com. She is, however, partial to white wine and shoes she can't walk in.

You can follow her on Twitter @chrissiemanby, or visit her website www.chrissiemanby.co.uk to find out more.

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