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When It All Went to Custard

When It All Went to Custard
  

The news of Jenny's husband's infidelity comes as a nasty shock to the part-time building control officer and full-time mother - even though, to her surprise and embarrassment, her first reaction is relief rather than anguish. What really hurts is her children's unhappiness at th... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775491729
Published 15 April 2019 by HarperCollins
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Hawkins, Danielle
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ISBN-13 9781775491729
ISBN-10 1775491722
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 15 April 2019
International Publication Date 1 May 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Hawkins, Danielle
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 983543

Description of this Electronic Book

Odds of saving marriage - slim. Farming expertise - patchy. Chances that it'll all be okay in the end - actually pretty good ... For those who love Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Alexander McCall Smith and novels with heart, soul and a dose of commonsense.I wasn't enjoying the afternoon of 23 February even before I learnt that my husband was having an affair ...The news of her husband's infidelity comes as a nasty shock to Jenny Reynolds, part-time building control officer and full-time mother - even though, to her surprise and embarrassment, her first reaction is relief, not anguish. What really hurts is her children's unhappiness at the break-up, and the growing realisation that, alone, she may lose the family farm.This is the story of the year after Jenny's old life falls apart; of family and farming, pet lambs and geriatric dogs, choko-bearing tenants and Springsteen-esque neighbours. And of just perhaps a second chance at happiness.PRAISE'An emotional rollercoaster ride, with a fair serve of humour and wit' Herald Sun'Funny, hopeful and big-hearted, When It All Went to Custard is a story about family, farming, second chances, and finding your feet. Fans of Marian Keyes, Sophie Kinsella and Cecelia Ahern are guaranteed to love it' Better Reading'The special treat in store is the witty dialogue, and especially the way Hawkins captures the offbeat things kids say and do, and the insight into small-community, country life' Stuff NZPRAISE FOR DANIELLE HAWKINS 'Author Danielle Hawkins ... has a talent for witty and convincing dialogue and this, in particular, gives The Pretty Delicious Cafe verve and humour. She's also a skilled sculptor of characters' Otago Daily Times'Danielle Hawkins' quirky humour and easy style make [The Pretty Delicious Cafe] a great summer read' Dominion Post'Utterly delectable with a twist of spice and a touch of zest!' Nicola Moriarty

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Author's Bio

Bestselling NZ author Danielle Hawkins lives on a sheep and beef farm near Otorohanga with her husband and two children. She works part-time as a large animal vet, and writes when the kids are at school and she's not required for farming purposes. She is a keen gardener, an intermittently keen cook and an avid reader. Her other talents include memorising poetry, making bread and zapping flies with an electric fly swat. She tends to exaggerate to improve a story, with the result that her husband believes almost nothing she says.Look for @DanielleHawkinsauthor on Facebook.

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