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***Previously published as Snowed in at The Practice***

Join the residents of Larkford for a festive fling as the snow falls, secrets are revealed and romance blossoms under the mistletoe!

'Full of humour, warmth and characters you care about - this is a festive read you're sure to love' Woman's Weekly

Larkford Surgery is the heart of a tightknit community in the Cotswolds, as well as a hotbed of drama, rivalry, resentment and romance - and that's just the doctors …

Dr Holly Graham has just had twins and is finding life exhausting. Even with husband Dr Taffy Jones and devoted friend Elsie by her side, she is completely outnumbered. Making the transition back to work will be no easy feat but then an unexpected job offer changes everything.

Her maternity cover, Dr Tilly Grainger, has arrived in from South America to cover but it seems that she isn’t finding life in the peaceful Cotswolds valley as rewarding as she’d hoped, and she is causing chaos.

Then widower and former rock star Connor arrives in Larkford, ready for a new start. He’s not sure how he will fit in with his new tightknit community. Has he made a mistake leaving his old life behind, or will he find exactly what he’s looking for in the beauty of the Cotswolds?

Curl up with this wonderful festive novel from the bestselling author and winner of the RNA Romantic Comedy Award 2017.

Praise for Penny Parkes

'Hugely enjoyable’ Catherine Isaac

‘Larkford is still my happy place’ Katie Fforde

'Delightfully warm' Jo Thomas

‘Has everything: warmth, humour, drama, laughter and a few tears’ Milly Johnson

‘A pure delight’ Julie Cohen

About The Author

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Penny Parkes lives in the Cotswolds. She has appeared at literary festivals around the country and has written for The Telegraph as well as extensively in her local media. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram as @CotswoldPenny 

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (November 25, 2021)
  • Length: 496 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398508439

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