Author(s): Tilly Bagshawe
The second book in the Swell Valley series Surrounded by rolling fields and filled with idyllic stone cottages, the chocolate box village of Fittlescombe is the jewel in England's crown. But battlelines are about to be drawn - and this time it's even more deadly than cricket ...When Wraggsbottom Farm's finances are squeezed, Laura Baxter has an idea to show the world the secret of her happy (if sometimes muddy) country life: producing a reality show about Fittlescombe village. But when the new vicar, 'Call-me-Bill' Clempson takes it upon himself to lead the anti-Valley Farm Show protest, Laura and her husband Gabe find that the village is divided. And when newcomer MP 'Fast' Eddie Wellesley draws attention for all the wrong reasons, opposition comes from some unexpected places too ...With so much at stake for her village and her marriage, will Laura be able to weather the storm, or will her big idea turn out to be her biggest mistake?
Praise for Tilly Bagshawe 'Full of scandal, sex and secrets, all of which combine to keep you hooked till the very end' Closer 'A cross between Jilly Cooper and Jackie Collins' Daily Mail 'You're always guaranteed a corking characters and a fast-paced read with a Bagshawe story, and this doesn't disappoint' Heat 'The queen of chick-lit' Woman's Own 'A cut above the rest... Pure, unadulterated escapism." Fabulous 'The natural heir to Jilly Cooper' Candis
Tilly Bagshawe is the internationally bestselling author of seven previous novels. A teenage single mother at 17, Tilly won a place at Cambridge University and took her baby daughter with her. She went on to enjoy a successful career in The City before becoming a writer. As a journalist, Tilly contributed regularly to the Sunday Times, Daily Mail and Evening Standard before following in the footsteps of her sister Louise and turning her hand to novels. Tilly's first book, Adored, was a smash hit on both sides of the Atlantic and she hasn't looked back since. Tilly and her family divide their time between their homes in Kensington and Los Angeles and their beach house on Nantucket Island.