Product Description Escape to Cornwall with this gorgeous new series from Phillipa Ashley â perfect for fans of Nicola May and Holly Martin Summer is on the horizon, and the people of Porthmellow are eagerly awaiting the annual food festival. At least, most of them areâ¦ For Sam Lovell, organising the summer festival in her hometown is one of the highlights of her year. Itâs not always smooth sailing, but she loves to see Porthmellowâs harbour packed with happy visitors, and being on the committee has provided a much-needed distraction from the drama in her family life (and the distinct lack of it in her love life). When their star guest pulls out with only a few weeks to go, everyoneâs delighted when a London chef who grew up locally steps in at the last minute. But Gabe Matthias is the last person Sam was expecting to see, and his return to Porthmellow will change her quiet coastal life for ever. If you loved A Perfect Cornish Summer, donât miss A Perfect Cornish Christmas and A Perfect Cornish Escape! Authors love Phillipa Ashleyâs booksâ¦ âWarm and funny and feel-good. The best sort of holiday readâ Katie Fforde âFilled with warm and likeable characters. Great fun!â Jill Mansell âA delicious festive treat with as many twists and turns as a Cornish country laneâ Jules Wake âAn utterly glorious, escapist read from a one of the freshest voices to emerge in women's fiction today. I loved every gorgeous pageâ Claudia Carroll âDeliciously entertainingâ Liz Fenwick Review Praise for Phillipa Ashleyâs books: âSheer joy!â Katie Fforde âA delicious festive treat with as many twists and turns as a Cornish country laneâ Jules Wake âWarm and funny and feel-good. The best sort of holiday readâ Katie Fforde âFilled with warm and likeable characters. Great fun!â Jill Mansell âAn utterly glorious, escapist read from a one of the freshest voices to emerge in women's fiction today. I loved every gorgeous pageâ Claudia Carroll âMade me want to run away to the Cornish coast immediately! Loved it!â Lorelei Mathias âAshley's writing is deft, sexy, and full of humour â Trashionista.com âReaders will enjoy the breezy style and reparteeâ Publishers Weekly (US) âSexy, funny and wonderfully romanticâ SingleTitles.com âA deliciously entertaining twist on the Poldark taleâLiz Fenwick Book Description The perfect summer read from the bestselling Queen of Cornish romance books About the Author Phillipa Ashley writes warm, funny romantic fiction for a variety of world-famous international publishers. After studying English at Oxford, she worked as a copywriter and journalist. Her first novel, Decent Exposure, won the RNA New Writers Award and was made into a TV movie called 12 Men of Christmas starring Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Hopkins. As Pippa Croft, she also wrote the Oxford Blue series â The First Time We Met, The Second Time I Saw You and Third Time Lucky. Phillipa lives in a Staffordshire village and has an engineer husband and scientist daughter who indulge her arty whims. She runs a holiday-let business in the Lake District, but a big part of her heart belongs to Cornwall. She visits the county several times a year for âresearch purposesâ, an arduous task that involves sampling cream teas, swimming in wild Cornish coves and following actors around film shoots in a camper van.