Croissants and Jam: A Romantic Comedy by Lynda Renham

By Lynda Renham

Annabel (Bels) Lewis has simply days to get to her marriage ceremony in Rome yet her journey is plagued with one disaster after one other as future takes carry and casts its spin. input Christian. A rushing and adventurous stranger she encounters alongside the way in which. Will Bels get to her marriage ceremony on time or will the captivating Christian remodel her existence?

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He found the Peugeot’s driver already installed, and they nodded to one another, two men with the same urgent mission. After a while, Max broke the silence. “Nice day,” he said. ” The man shrugged, zipped, lit a cigarette, and nodded once again before going back to his car, leaving Max to reflect on the insouciant French attitude to bodily functions. He couldn’t imagine the same episode taking place on the Kingston bypass back in England, where such activities—if carried out at all—would be conducted in an atmosphere of furtive embarrassment, with many a contorted and guilty glance over the shoulder, in dread of a passing police car and subsequent arrest for indecent exposure.

Let’s have a little cheese to go with the rest of the wine, shall we? ” Charlie leaned across the table, one finger tapping on the cloth to emphasize his words. “First, you’ve arrived at a moment in your life of marvelous freedom. No deadlines, no appointments, no responsibilities . ” “No money,” said Max. “. . a detail I shall come to in a moment. This is a turning point, an ideal time for you to take a break, look at what fate and Uncle Henry have dumped in your lap, and decide what you want to do.

A row of attics that ran the length of the third floor of the house . ” “Not attics, Max. Staff accommodation,” murmured Charlie. “Excellent. ” “. . I think there were half a dozen bedrooms and two or three bathrooms. Oh, and a grass tennis court and outbuildings, barns and things like that. ” “I can see it now. Sounds to me like a stately home. General state of repair and decoration? ” Max shook his head. “No? Well, they’ve probably been keeping him busy in the Cotswolds. ” “Not great.

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