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Kate Fenton



Kate Fenton was born in Oldham and educated in Cheshire, Manchester and St Hilda's College, Oxford. As a BBC features and documentaries producer she worked for Radio Wales, the World Service and Radio 4. She lives on the North York Moors with her husband, actor Ian Carmichael. To find out more, visit Kate's website, www.katefenton.com.
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Lions And Liquorice

Kate Fenton
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Kate Fenton

A charming and romantic novel by Kate Fenton, set in North Yorkshire. When a TV production company burst onto the scene of a sleepy North Yorkshire town to film a version of Pride and Prejudice, there aren't just fireworks on-screen. For the production team are set on pursuing love interests off-camera with the locals, to the dismay of local novelist and journalist Nicholas Llewellyn Bevan. But despite his client's reluctance, Nicholas' literary agent, George, sees the potential in this sudden injection to glamour in the town. Landing a deal with a high-flying movie producer could be the big break his novelist has been waiting for . . .

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Picking Up

Kate Fenton
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Kate Fenton

If it hadn't been for the dog, Jo Patterson would never have overheard that bizarre snatch of conversation on the grouse moor. A year ago Jo didn't know a grouse from a Rhode Island Rooster. Now she's up to her eyebrows in mud because a day's labour on the shoot will earn her a precious å£20 and an even more precious few hours of contact with humanity. If she hadn't gone on the shoot she wouldn't have remembered that conversation about security consultants when she discovers that her soon-to-be-ex-husband may have sold their business for much less than it's worth. And if she hadn't remembered the conversation she would never have kicked over the ant's nest of trouble . . .

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Too Many Godmothers

Kate Fenton
Authors:
Kate Fenton

A sparkling novel about the funny side of life in Yorkshire, from the author of LIONS AND LIQUORICE. Teddie is a secretary to an MP until she is discovered in flagrante with him while having breakfast in dressing gowns on her Pimlico terrace. The resulting tabloid frenzy sends her hightailing it back to Yorkshire, where her family is from and where she sets up a catering establishment in the local market town. Her brother, the squire of a local stately home, and sister-in-law greet her with open arms thinking Teddie can sort out their marriage, but Teddie is rather distracted by her new acquaintance, the vile, gorilla-like, Eastender and painter Bill, who's moved in next door with his ghastly dog and dysfunctional life...

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Balancing on Air

Kate Fenton
Authors:
Kate Fenton

Rose Shawe has a morning programme on BBC Radio Ridings. She also has a great job, a delightful house, a teeming diary, a lovely daughter, a clever lover, and a well-concealed past. Once there was a cabaret artist called Rita Bagshawe who Rose used to know. Not a stripper. Just a singer with a few dodgy friends who enhanced her finale by shedding a few garments. Unfortunately she'd once tossed her garter at a blushing Oxford undergraduate called Thomas Wilkes. Unfortunately, because sixteen years on, Tom Wilkes is due to arrive in the Yorkshire town where Rose has so beautifully constructed her life - and so carefully buried her past.

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Dancing to the Pipers

Kate Fenton
Authors:
Kate Fenton

Oxford on a rainswept midsummer night. Enter Becca Haydock, actress (resting) and Other Woman. Stood up on her thirtieth birthday, dressed to kill with thoughts to match, drenched and sore of foot. Enter a very drunk, hairy-chested restaurateur: Joe Duff, going broke but with a wicked line in chat. And Oliver, archetypal Oxford man, floppy-haired and bicycle-clipped, the idol of Becca's undergraduate days. The stage is set. And as the drama unfolds, Becca is unwittingly caught up in a tragedy of Shakespearian proportions . . .

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The Colours of Snow

Kate Fenton
Authors:
Kate Fenton

The charming and romantic first novel by Kate Fenton, set on the Yorkshire Moors. Frankie Cleverdon is there to paint. Alone and away from it all in a cottage buried in the North Yorkshire Moors. Away from the fretfulnes of London. And away from men and a messy love life. So when she sees the lone fisherman from her window, she sees a figure to be painted into a landscape. This bumbling man is absolutely not her type, but it is through Ned Cowper that she finds herself introduced to her neighbours in the valley - who she soons discovers are dangerous to know. And through Ned too she learns - painfully - that a worldly, witty and quite wise woman can still find she had fallen in love with the most unlikely of men.