Love Letters

Love Letters

A Novel

Book - 2011
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With the bookshop where she works about to close, Laura Horsley finds herself agreeing to help organize a literary festival deep in the heart of the English countryside. But when an innocent mistake leads the festival committee to believe that Laura is a personal friend of the author at the top of their wish-list, she finds herself travelling to Ireland to persuade the notorious recluse (and her literary hero) to come out of hiding.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312674533
0312674538
Branch Call Number: FICTION FFORDE 2011
Characteristics: 388 p. ; 22 cm

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jeweljanuary
Aug 11, 2014

Lonely Laura puts her fears aside to set up a literary festival in Ireland, where she observes charming locals, admires the views and meets a mysterious—and handsome—author. I loved the characters and location. Delightful story with only a hint of sex.

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Irene99
Feb 26, 2014

Likeable characters, passion, and everything you ever wanted to know about literary festivals and careers in writing. Well, that seems to be the emphasis! Our protagonist Laura gains confidence as she moves from job loss to finding her own space. She has the wrong idea about what she means to the attractive Irish writer, the man of her dreams, her blind spot continuing a little long, and in the journey we take a side tour to a hilariously dysfunctional book club. One thing that left me wondering for the length of the novel was the title. At the end, I was still mystified.

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cardigramma
Aug 15, 2011

Maybe it was just me, but this wasn't her best effort. Same story just tweak the details of all her books.

RobertaJ Apr 04, 2011

Charming, as always. Katie Fforde has created another entirely likeable heroine with Laura, an avid reader and longtime bookshop clerk, who is asked to organize a small literary festival at a stately country house.

Forced out of her shell, she is sent to Ireland to do whatever it takes to sign up reclusive author Dermot for the festival. After a couple of whiskeys and a passionate snog, he agrees and the two are on board for a writerly, passionate will they, won't they story. You'll love it!

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