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Jenny Colgan

Biography

Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels, including THE BOOKSHOP ON THE CORNER, LITTLE BEACH STREET BAKERY and CHRISTMAS AT THE CUPCAKE CAFE. Jenny is married with three children and lives in London and Scotland.

Books by Jenny Colgan

by Jenny Colgan - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction
Faced with the harsh reality that there are 25,000 more women than men in London, Katie’s dating prospects are at an all-time low. Katie resigns herself to the fact that there’s no sex in the city for her and decides to head for the hills --- or the Scottish Highlands to be exact. But while Katie relishes the chance to do battle with armies of admirers, she’s not excited about going head to head with her shady new boss, Harry. At least there’s the local eye-candy to distract her, including gorgeous newshound Iain. But he is at loggerheads with Harry, and she can’t afford to get on Harry’s bad side any more than she already has.
by Jenny Colgan - Fiction, Women's Fiction

In her comfy cottage nestled in the Derbyshire hills, Rosie Hopkins has good reason to feel a warm blush in her cheeks. With Christmas weeks away, the holiday is being ushered in with England’s first glorious snowfall of the season. Her boyfriend, Stephen, is starting his new job as a teacher in the village school. Her quaint Sweetshop and Confectionery has been restored to its former glory, and she has a lovable mop of a new puppy named Mr. Dog. Most joyous of all, Rosie and Stephen’s relatives will finally be gathering together in Lipton for what is sure to be a merry feast. But when a devastating tragedy strikes at the heart of the close-knit town, plans for a cozy Christmas are suddenly in danger of melting away.

by Jenny Colgan - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Desperate to escape from London, single mother Zoe wants to build a new life for herself and her four-year-old son, Hari. Although Hari’s dad, Jaz, is no help at all, his sister Surinder comes to Zoe’s aid, hooking her up with a job: a bookshop on the banks of Loch Ness. And there’s a second job to cover housing: Zoe will be an au pair for three children at a genuine castle in the Scottish Highlands. But while Scotland is everything Zoe dreamed of, everything else is a bit of a mess. The Urquart family castle is grand but crumbling, the children's single dad is a wreck, and the kids have been kicked out of school and left to their own devices. Lottie has her work cut out for her and is determined to rise to the challenge, especially when she sees how happily Hari has taken to their new home.

by Jenny Colgan - Fiction

Years ago, Flora fled the quiet Scottish island where she grew up --- and she hasn't looked back. But when fate brings Flora back to Mure, she's suddenly swept once more into life with her brothers (all strapping, loud and seemingly incapable of basic housework) and her father. Yet even amid the chaos of their reunion, Flora discovers a passion for cooking --- and finds herself restoring a dusty little pink-fronted shop on the harbour: a café by the sea. But with the seasons changing, Flora must come to terms with past mistakes...and work out exactly where her future lies.

by Jenny Colgan - Fiction

Nina Redmond is a literary matchmaker. Pairing a reader with that perfect book is her passion…and also her job. Or at least it was. Until yesterday, she was a librarian in the hectic city. But now the job she loved is no more. Determined to make a new life for herself, Nina moves to a sleepy village many miles away. There she buys a van and transforms it into a bookmobile --- a mobile bookshop that she drives from neighborhood to neighborhood, changing one life after another with the power of storytelling. Nina soon discovers there’s plenty of adventure, magic and soul in a place that’s beginning to feel like home --- a place where she just might be able to write her own happy ending.