A Bunch Of Sweet Peas

Author: Henry Donald
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1782110844
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A Bunch Of Sweet Peas from the Author: Henry Donald. In 1911, in the Scottish Border village of Sprouston, the young parish minister wrote to the Daily Mail for entry forms for its sweet pea competition.The top prize was a staggering £1000 and organisers predicted that as many as 15,000 would enter. He could not foretell that the paper's estimate of the number of competitors would be more than doubled, or that a fortnight before the deadline a nation-wide drought would threaten the very existence of the sweet peas he was so painstakingly cultivating. This touching - and beautifully illustrated - tale is based on a true story.

Sweet Peas In April

Author: Clare Revell
Publisher: Pelican Ventures Book Group
ISBN: 1611169976
Size: 23.85 MB
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Sweet Peas In April from the Author: Clare Revell. Adam West, a high powered lawyer gets the shock of his life when he arrives to meet a new client. She’s the wife he hasn’t seen since they separated ten years ago.Sam Reece doesn’t need the added complication of working with the husband who abandoned her a decade ago. She’s tried hard to put her failed marriage behind her, going back to her maiden name even though they never got divorced. The situation is bad enough as it is, but it seems Adam is the only person who can help.Can they ever move past the tragedy of the past or will its long shadow prevent them ever working together?

The Sweet Pea Annual

Author: National Sweet Pea Society
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The Sweet Pea Annual from the Author: National Sweet Pea Society.

Rich Relatives

Author: Compton MacKenzie
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775457842
Size: 79.89 MB
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Rich Relatives from the Author: Compton MacKenzie. British author Compton MacKenzie was a brilliant chronicler of oddballs, eccentrics, and the clashes between classes. In Rich Relatives, he tells the story of fiercely independent Jasmine Grant, whose idyllic life in Italy is dashed to bits at the behest of her upper-class relations. Will she find a way to live life on her own terms?

The Sweet Pea Book

Author: Graham Rice
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1849942129
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The Sweet Pea Book from the Author: Graham Rice. The sweet pea is one of the most popular and evocative of summer flowers, loved for its unsurpassed fragrance, range of colours and ease of cultivation. Authoritative and inspiring, The Sweet Pea Book covers: History of sweet peas; Classification; Descriptions of all available varieties; Raising sweet peas; Growing and breeding sweet peas; Problems with sweet peas (peasts and diseases); Fragrance; Sweet peas in the garden; Sweet peas in the house (cut flowers); Exhibiting sweet peas; Sweet peas in the United States; Sweet peas in Australia; Illustrated in colour throughout by studio plates, plant portraits and plant association pictures by the author and the award-winning American garden photographer Judy White.

Led By The Nose

Author: Jenny Joseph
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285640941
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Led By The Nose from the Author: Jenny Joseph. Not since Laurie Lee or Flora Thompson has a writer captured the smells and moods of the English countryside in the manner of Jenny Joseph's Led By The Nose. The nation's favourite poet has tended her “rural slum” in the Cotswolds for decades and her calendar of a year in her garden grows into an evocation of a personality that is uniquely literary, often leading the reader off her garden path with the sharply sly humour of her famous old woman who wears purple. Jenny Joseph's memoir of a year in her garden through the sense of smell captures the feel of each month, as well as the flow of the gardening year (the chores to be done, the joy as your garden blossoms). The calendar of a year in her garden displays a personality that is eccentrically loveable, a wilful personality with her own individual outlook on life. The book's unfolding of Jenny Joseph's personality is just one of its many delights. Jenny Joseph focuses on the sense of smell, powerfully evoking memories and images that only a writer of her originality and perception could capture in the full range of thoughts and feelings a garden can stir in us. As one critic has said of Jenny Joseph's work: “Her back garden, like Emily Dickinson's, has room for most of what one can imagine about the world.” Led By The Nose has the unconventional viewpoint, sensual awareness and sharpness of observation to make it a classic of English writing.

A New Beginning

Author: Samantha Arran
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467011088
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A New Beginning from the Author: Samantha Arran. Love Never Fails began when twenty-seven-year-old Metropolitan Police Commander Amanda Dansie, on a drugs case, was unexpectedly attacked. Her right knee was shattered by a bullet and four members of her team were killed. Four years previously she had blamed Colonel Mark Young for negligence when her fiancé, whom she had known for twenty years, was killed with two of his colleagues in an explosion in Afghanistan. She had forbidden Mark to come to Andrew's funeral service. After she and her team were attacked, she realized how wrong and unfair she had been to Mark. She came to Derbyshire to recuperate with the intention of contacting him to ask his forgiveness. Unknown to her, when his time was up in Afghanistan, by virtue of his army training and expertise he has joined the Derbyshire police as an Inspector. However, Amanda eventually contacted him and they met a few days before Mark was promoted to Chief Superintendent. They fell in love. When her aunt, Contessa Sophie Gambetti, died, Amanda inherited her fortune, and she had already bought Amanda a twenty-bedroom manor house in Derbyshire. Amanda and Mark married; and they had twins then triplets. Love Never Fails ended with Amanda giving birth to Luca.

Your Life Your Story

Author: Cherry Gilchrist
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748118721
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Your Life Your Story from the Author: Cherry Gilchrist. Your life is a unique story, with meaning and value. It is made up of all the experiences you have lived through - happy and sad, changing times in the world around you, and precious moments with loved ones. YOUR LIFE, YOUR STORY shows you how to: * Unlock and express your memories * Explore and describe your life-changing experiences * Develop a structure and a chronology for your story * Bring truth and authenticity to your narrative You might write your life story to gain perspective at a time of crisis, such as illness or bereavement, or in later life when you have time to spare. At any age, composing your life story can give you fresh insight into your relationships, family history, and your own life path to bring you confidence and fulfilment.

Ivy Lane

Author: Cathy Bramley
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473525217
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Ivy Lane from the Author: Cathy Bramley. From spring to summer, autumn to winter, a lot can happen in a single year . . . Tilly Parker needs a fresh start, fresh air and a fresh attitude if she is ever to leave the past behind and move on with her life. As she seeks out peace and quiet in a new town, taking on a plot at Ivy Lane allotments seems like the perfect solution. But the friendly Ivy Lane community has other ideas and gradually draw Tilly in to their cosy, comforting world of planting seedlings, organizing bake sales and planning seasonal parties. As the seasons pass, will Tilly learn to stop hiding amongst the sweetpeas and let people back into her life – and her heart? A charming and romantic story certain to make you smile - perfect for fans of Carole Matthews, Trisha Ashley and Katie Fforde. Ivy Lane was originally published as a four-part serial. This is the complete story in one package. Your favourite authors have loved Ivy Lane: ‘Delightfully warm with plenty of twists and turns’ Trisha Ashley ‘A perfect blend of the two greatest pleasures in life – love and gardening!’ Fern Britton 'A witty, laugh-out-loud romantic comedy' Miranda Dickinson