The sparkling novel about the funny side of life in Yorkshire, from the author of TOO MANY GODMOTHERS.
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 GBP20 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 . . .
Kate Fenton's forte is sharp, contemporary comedy * Elizabeth Buchan, Mail on Sunday * fascinating characters, who are both unusual and believable... Another great read. BRENTWOOD GAZETTE SERIES 'Fenton creates well-defined yet complex characters, and her novel is a rollicking read, an engaging mixture of romance, intrigue and adventure that keeps you guessing until the very end' SUNDAY TIMES * Sunday Times * Too Many Godmothers is brilliant, another example of Kate Fenton's wry humor and intricate plots * amazon reader review * This is great fun. It zips along with verve and energy - there isn't a dull page in it . . . The characters are wonderful too, from bossy, tactless, endearing Teddy, her long suffering neighbour to the mother from from hell. If you want a tonic, try this * amazon reader on Too Many Godmothers * If you are into funny, fast-pace stories full of intrigue and spice, you won't be able to put this book down for anything. SHOOTING TIMES Fenton creates well-defined yet complex characters, and her novel is a rollicking read, an engaging mixture of romance, intrigue and adventure that keeps you guessing until the very end. SUNDAY TIMES * SUnday Times, Culture * 'a rollicking read, an engaging mixture of romance, intrigue and adventure that keeps you guessing until the very end' SUNDAY TIMES on PICKING UP Chick lit with a twist, this is packed with amusingly unlikely situations. Something to raise a smile over the holiday, it should be a hit with all ages. BATH CHRONICLE PICKING UP made me hoot. Kate Fenton has done it again. Corporate laughter. The attribute of a fine book. NORTH WALES CHRONICLE A sparkling new story to make life seem a whole lot better. PETERBOROUGH EVENING TELEGRAPH
About 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.
Picking Up by Kate Fenton
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