Wheeler, Karen Toute Allure

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There is so much to look forward to in the months ahead - to lengthening evenings, bike rides past fields of sunflowers or wild meadows of bluebells and poppies (just like the seventies Flake ad) and several months of fetes, vide greniers (car boot sales) and barbecues in friends' gardens. And I cannot wait to get back to see if Andy Lawton has called...

After reaching the heights as a successful fashion editor, Karen said goodbye to all that and set about renovating a run-down house in rural Poitou-Charentes, in central western France, and living a simpler life. Her idyll is almost complete when she is blissfully ensconced in her fully plumbed, tiled, floored and 'warm as the hug of a pashmina' Maison Coquelicot - until, that is, a gang of macho Portuguese builders, a procession of Brits behaving badly and the ghosts of boyfriends past begin to arrive on her doorstep.

Karen soon finds her (dancing) feet in the small rural community when she discovers the key to acceptance is le danse country. And after a few shuffles and twirls she meets the love of her life - he has dark, shaggy hair, four paws and a wet nose...

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Featured in The Daily Mail Life & Style section, 12th July 2010. -- The Daily Mail Life & Style section, 12th July 2010

Featured in The Times Books Section, 17th July 2010
--Times Books Section, 17th July 2010

`This is a great book for sitting down to read as the nights draw in. It will conjure up scenes of warmer days and places and will get you daydreaming.'
--Shetland Times, 3rd September 2010

'laugh-out-loud tales of adventures and mishaps... sit back and enjoy the ride.' --Living France, November 2010

'This proved to be a most entertaining book and hopefully there will be more humorous stories from this writer in the future.' --Scottish Home & Country Magazine, March 2011

As featured every month in Living France magazine.
--Living France

As featured every month in Living France magazine. --Living France Magazine

'Written... with vast amounts of humour and heart... a book that readers will enjoy to the very last page' --chicklitclub.com

About the Author:

Karen Wheeler is a former fashion editor on the Mail on Sunday and three-time winner of the prestigious Jasmine Literary Award. She writes for the Financial Times How to Spend It magazine as well as for the Daily Mail, ES magazine, You magazine and The Sunday Times Style supplement.

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