Queen of Christmas and Sunday Times top 5 bestselling author Jenny Colgan's slice of festive delight will warm your heart this winter
'Nobody does cosy, get-away-from-it-all romance like Jenny Colgan'
Snuggle up and escape with Jenny Colgan to the beautiful island of Mure this winter PRAISE FOR JENNY COLGAN
An evocative, sweet treat' Jojo Moyes
'Gorgeous, glorious, uplifting' Marian Keyes
'A cracker - the must-read this festive season' Sun
'Irresistible' Jill Mansell
'Just lovely' Katie Fforde
'Naturally funny, warm-hearted' Lisa Jewell
'A gobble-it-all-up-in-one-sitting kind of book' Mike Gayle
On the tiny Scottish island of Mure, Christmas preparations are even more hectic than usual . . .
Flora Mackenzie is worried about her brother. Fintan hasn't got over the death of his partner, Coltan, and Flora thinks he needs a project.
The Rock - the rambling, disused hotel on the tip of the island - was Coltan's passion project before he died. With Flora's help, Fintan is going to get the hotel up and running in time for Christmas, transforming it into a festive haven of crackling log fires and delicious food. But running a hotel, they are about to discover, is not that easy. Especially when their motley staff includes a temperamental French chef, a spoilt Norwegian kitchen boy who can't peel a potato without mutilating his own hand and a painfully shy kitchen assistant who blushes when anyone speaks to her.
Can they pull it together in time for the big opening?
And can Flora help her family find happiness this Christmas?
Why readers ADORE Jenny Colgan
'Jenny Colgan has a way of writing that makes me melt inside'
'Her books are so good I want to start over as soon as I have finished'
'There's something so engaging about her characters and plots'
'Her books are like a big, warm blanket'
'Her stories are just so fabulous'
'She brings her settings and characters so vividly to life'
'The woman is just magic'
Nobody does cosy, get away from it all romance like Jenny Colgan... evocative and heartwarming - Sunday Express
This is the perfect book to curl up with... the mouthwatering descriptions of baked goods will make it hard to stave off the Christmas pounds - Express on Christmas at Little Beach St Bakery
If you like your Yuletide tales with real characters and plenty of fun, this is the one for you! - Heat on Christmas at Little Beach St Bakery
A cracker...the one must-read this festive season - The Sun on Christmas at Little Beach St Bakery
A naturally funny, warm-hearted writer who creates characters to love and care about long after you've finished reading - Lisa Jewell
Heartwarming - The Sun
Jenny Colgan (Author)
Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels for adults, including Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe and Little Beach Street Bakery. When Neil the puffin from Little Beach Street Bakery caught her readers' attention, Jenny knew she needed a story of his own - and so the idea for Polly and the Puffin was born.
Jenny is married with three children and lives in Scotland. For more about Jenny, visit her website and her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter: @jennycolgan.
Thomas Docherty (Illustrator)
Thomas Docherty is an acclaimed author and illustrator of children's picture books including Little Boat, Big Scary Monster, and the Driftwood Ball. The Snatchabook, which was written by his wife Helen, has been shortlisted for several awards in the UK and US and been translated into 17 languages.