Life Skills

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A combination of overwork and jet-lag propels Julia Fairfax into becoming engaged to a golf-playing wine buff called Oscar. When she realises that she has fonder feelings for his adorable Labrador than for Oscar himself, she knows there is something drastically wrong. Ditching her fiance and jacking in her job, she decides to revolutionise her life. Her new career as a cook on a pair of hotel boats is certainly a departure, and teaches her more about life than how to get a couple of narrow boats through a lock. But even afloat, Julia's past catches up with her...

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Ditching her fiancé and taking a new career as a cook on a pair of hotel boats is a new departure for Julia, but even afloat her past catches up with her with the arrival of her childhood enemy, the enigmatic Fergus Grindley.


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Katie Fforde is the London Times-bestselling author of Artistic License, Second Thyme Around, Stately Pursuits, and Wild Designs. She lives in Gloucestershire, England, where she is at work on her next novel.

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