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Falling Leaves and Fireworks: (A Proper Family eNovella)

Chrissie Manby

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

An autumnal novella from bestselling author Chrissie Manby, featuring the popular Benson Edwards family

A warm, wonderful and funny novella from bestselling author Chrissie Manby, the perfect treat for crisp, woodsmoke-scented autumn days.

Sparklers, bonfires, trick-or-treating... autumn has arrived!

The thirty-first of October usually marks the start of the party season in the Benson Edwards household but, having recently lost his beloved cat Fishy, little Jack, aged eight, isn't ready to celebrate. When the rest of the Bensons and their neighbours decide to throw a Halloween fancy-dress bash in an attempt to cheer Jack up, however, not everything goes to plan as Mark and Ronnie play a ghostly prank which inadvertently sparks a local scandal. By the time Bonfire Night rolls around, will their neighbourhood relations be up in in smoke? And will Jack have rediscovered his sparkle?

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Praise for Falling Leaves and Fireworks: (A Proper Family eNovella)

  • Praise for Chrissie Manby - :

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

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

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

  • 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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