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Phillipa Ashley

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Phillipa Ashley loves writing lively, sexy, funny romantic fiction. After studying English Language and Literature at Oxford University, she worked as a copywriter and journalist. Her first novel, Decent Exposure – titled DATING MR DECEMBER for the US – won the Romantic Novelists Association New Writers Award. In 2009, it was filmed as a Lifetime TV movie called 12 Men of Christmas starring Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Hopkins. She lives in an English village with her husband and daughter.

Genres: Romance
New and upcoming books
November 2024

Escape for Christmas
   Decent Exposure (2006)
     aka The 12 Men of Christmas
   Wish You Were Here (2007)
   Just Say Yes (2008)
   It Should Have Been Me (2009)
   Dating Mr. December (2010)
   Carrie Goes Off the Map (2011)
   Fever Cure (2012)
   Return to Cornish Bay (2012)
     aka Girl vs Earl
   The Little Deli by the Lake (2013)
     aka It Happened One Night
   A Surprise Christmas Wedding (2020)
   An Endless Cornish Summer (2021)
   A Special Cornish Christmas (2021)
     aka Save the Last Dance for Christmas
   A Golden Cornish Summer (2022)
   The Christmas Holiday (2022)
   A Secret Cornish Summer (2023)
   A Dreamy Summer on the Lake (2023)
   Four Weddings and a Christmas (2023)
   Second Chance Summer (2024)
   Escape for Christmas (2024)
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Phillipa Ashley recommends
Summer at the Ice Cream Cafe (2023)
Jo Thomas
"A delicious and touching summery read in a beautiful setting that Jo's fans will simply adore."
The Cosy Cottage in Ireland (2021)
(Romantic Escapes, book 8)
Julie Caplin
"An irresistible slice of escapism."
The Country Village Summer Fete (2021)
(Country Village, book 2)
Cathy Lake
"Little Bramble is the perfect country village. Brimming with community spirit and warmth. I loved it."

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