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Vivien's Heavenly Ice Cream Shop

By Abby Clements

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'Deliciously romantic. A perfect summer read!' Miranda Dickinson. Discover this feel-good bestseller set by the sea, perfect for fans of Jo Thomas and Cathy Bramley.

'Deliciously romantic. A perfect summer read!' Miranda Dickinson. Discover this feel-good bestseller set by the sea, perfect for fans of Jo Thomas and Cathy Bramley.

When Imogen and Anna unexpectedly inherit their grandmother Vivien's ice cream parlour, it turns both their lives upside-down. The Brighton shop is a seafront institution, but while it's big on charm it's critically low on customers. If the sisters don't turn things around quickly, their grandmother's legacy will disappear forever.

With summer looming, Imogen and Anna devise a plan to return Vivien's to its former glory. Rather than sell up, they will train up, and make the parlour the newest destination on the South Coast foodie map. While Imogen watches the shop, her sister flies to Italy to attend a gourmet ice cream-making course. But as she works shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the best chefs in the industry, Anna finds that romance can bloom in the most unexpected of places...

Biographical Notes

Abby Clements worked in book publishing before she started writing. She lives in north London with her fiancé, and loves lazy Sundays, eighties films and sausage dogs. Hers is a waffle cone with a scoop of pistachio and chocolate, with hazelnut sprinkles.

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  • ISBN: 9781782064282
  • Publication date: 23 May 2013
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Quercus
Sweet, light and romantic — Closer
A summer read that is as heavenly as ice cream and leaves you hungry for more! — I Heart Books
Deliciously romantic - a perfect summer read! — Miranda Dickinson
A sweet and wonderfully indulgent tale, perfect for a lazy summer's afternoon. With gorgeously described settings...and the most amazing sounding ice cream recipes, I was quite reluctant to leave Imogen and Anna's world. This novel kept me thoroughly entertained until the very last page — Novelicious
A sweet and scrumptious summer indulgence, this sunshine tale of friendship, family and 99 Flakes was a pure delight from start to finish...Loved it — Victoria Fox
Delicious and delightful, the uplifting story and quintessentially British confections make Vivien's Heavenly Ice Cream Shop the perfect read for this summer — Woman's World
'A brilliantly written tale of sisterhood, family ties and love ... [a] little slice of heavenly chick lit' I Heart Chick Lit. — I Heart Chick Lit
'A lovely read which left me smiling long after finishing it' Bookworm ink. — Bookworm ink
'Sweet, light and romantic' Closer magazine. — Closer magazine
'Written very well ... I couldn't put it down!' Handbag.com. — Handbag.com
'A summer read that is as heavenly as ice cream and leaves you hungry for more!' I Heart Books. — I Heart Books
'Deliciously romantic - a perfect summer read!' Miranda Dickinson. — Miranda Dickinson
'A sweet and wonderfully indulgent tale, perfect for a lazy summer's afternoon. With gorgeously described settings ... and the most amazing sounding ice cream recipes, I was quite reluctant to leave Imogen and Anna's world. This novel kept me thoroughly entertained until the very last page' Novelicious. — Novelicious
'A sweet and scrumptious summer indulgence, this sunshine tale of friendship, family and 99 Flakes was a pure delight from start to finish ... Loved it' Victoria Fox, author of Temptation Island. — Victoria Fox
'Delicious and delightful, the uplifting story and quintessentially British confections make Vivien's Heavenly Ice Cream Shop the perfect read for this summer' Woman's World.co.uk. — Woman's Worldcouk
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