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    • ISBN:9781473615359
    • Publication date:16 Jul 2015
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A Proper Family Adventure

By Chrissie Manby

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Hilarious, heartwarming chick lit perfect for your beach bag, by bestselling author Chrissie Manby.

Could you spend two weeks at sea with your family?

Thanks to an unexpected windfall, the Bensons are treating themselves to a luxury cruise. With stop-offs in Barcelona, Rome and Marseilles, plus constant entertainment onboard, it's a dream come true . . . Or is it? Last time Chelsea Benson went on holiday with this lot she nearly went crazy.

Her mum and sister are convinced Chelsea's boyfriend Adam will propose on the ship. Chelsea's sure he won't, but she can't help feeling butterflies as they set sail. Is Adam going to pop the question, or will the only thing to pop be Chelsea's ego?

Onboard dramas, family upheavals, memories and sunshine . . . Fall in love with the Benson family, and treat yourself to a five-star family cruise, all without leaving your sofa.

Praise for Chris Manby

'Manby's novels are made for holidays' - Glamour

'A gloriously delicious read!...Packed with warm characters and hilarious situations' - www.handwrittengirl.com

Biographical Notes

Chrissie Manby is the author of twenty romantic comedies including A PROPER FAMILY HOLIDAY, THE MATCHBREAKER and SEVEN SUNNY DAYS. She has had several Sunday Times bestsellers and her novel about behaving badly after a break-up, GETTING OVER MR RIGHT, was nominated for the 2011 Melissa Nathan Award.

Chrissie was raised in Gloucester, in the west of England, and now lives in London. Contrary to the popular conception of chick-lit writers, she is such a bad home-baker that her own father threatened to put her last creation on www.cakewrecks.com. She is, however, partial to white wine and shoes she can't walk in.

You can follow her on Twitter @chrissiemanby, or visit her website www.chrissiemanby.co.uk to find out more.

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  • ISBN: 9781473615366
  • Publication date: 16 Jul 2015
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Perfect, unputdownable summer adventures. — Jenny Colgan
Praise for Chrissie Manby — :
Manby's novels are made for holidays. — Glamour
Deliciously funny — Heat
Hilarious . . . I loved it. Six stars, hurrah! — Daily Mail
This sassy and addictive read will make you laugh - a lot! — Closer
Nothing short of brilliant — Marie Claire
A gloriously delicious read! . . . Packed with warm characters and hilarious situations — www.handwrittengirl.com
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