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Carole Matthews is the internationally bestselling author of outstandingly successful romantic comedy novels. Her unique sense of humour has won her legions of fans and acclaim all over the world. In the UK her books include Let's Meet on Platform 8, A Whiff of Scandal and More To Life Than This. The film rights to the hilarious For Better, For Worse have been sold to Hollywood. The novel was also selected by one of America's top TV book clubs - Reading with Ripa - as their book of the months, sending it straight into the USA Today bestseller list. A Minor Indiscretion is also in development in Hollywood. Both A Compromising Position and A Minor Indiscretion climbed to number 5 in the Sunday Times bestseller list in the UK and number 1 in the W H Smith chart. Both are recently published in the USA. Carole has also presented on TV and is a regular radio guest. When she's not writing novel and scripts she manages to find time to trek in the Himalayas, rollerblade in Central Park, take tea in China and snooze in her garden shed in her native England...
 

Genres: Romance, General Fiction
 
Novels
   Let's Meet on Platform 8 (1997)
   A Whiff of Scandal (1998)
     aka The Scent of Scandal
   More to Life Than This (1999)
   For Better, for Worse (2000)
   A Minor Indiscretion (2001)
   A Compromising Position (2002)
     aka Bare Necessity
   The Sweetest Taboo (2003)
   With or Without You (2004)
   You Drive Me Crazy (2005)
   Welcome to the Real World (2006)
   It's a Kind of Magic (2008)
   All You Need Is Love (2008)
   The Difference a Day Makes (2009)
   That Loving Feeling (2009)
   It's Now or Never (2010)
   The Only Way is Up (2010)
   Wrapped Up In You (2011)
   Summer Daydreams (2012)
   With Love at Christmas (2012)
   A Cottage by the Sea (2013)
   Calling Mrs Christmas (2013)
   A Place to Call Home (2014)
   The Christmas Party (2014)
   The Cake Shop in the Garden (2015)
   Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses (2016)
   Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights (2017)
   Million Love Songs (2018)
   Happiness for Beginners (2019)
   Sunny Days and Sea Breezes (2020)
   Christmas for Beginners (2020)
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Collections
   Winter Warmers (2012)
   Truly, Madly, Deeply (2014) (with others)
   The Silver Collection (2014)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Anthologies edited
   Girls Night Out (2006) (with Sarah Mlynowski)
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Omnibus editions show
 
Carole Matthews recommends
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The Bone Hunters (2024)
Joanne Burn
"I devoured this in a couple of days. So beautifully and brilliantly written. Every word dripped with atmosphere, I absolutely loved it."
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From Now Until Forever (2023)
Rowan Coleman
"Up there alongside The Time Traveler's Wife. Excellent."
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A Winter Beneath the Stars (2018)
Jo Thomas
"Well worth a read."

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