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The Choral Society

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781849164382

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 5th November 2009

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Romance

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A laugh-out-loud, feelgood novel from Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith. ‘Curl up with a cup of tea and enjoy’ The Times

Friendship, sex, shopping, singing – even love: life doesn’t end at fifty! But Lucy, recently widowed, a food journalist who’s lost her job, and Joanna, successful business woman facing a future alone, secretly fear that it might. Only much divorced Rebecca is ever confident of happiness just round the corner.

The women have joined a choir for very different reasons. Lucy is obeying her bossy daughter who prescribes singing as a cure for grief. For Joanna failure is not an option and she’s tackling her inability to sing a note. And Rebecca is unashamedly looking for a new mate.

When these three women decide to combine their talents to turn a run-down hotel on the Cornish coast into a spa offering holiday courses, conflict is bound to result. It’s clear that the choir has taught them a good deal more than how to sing…


Sophie Kinsella for grown-ups
Daily Express
Prue Leith tackles this previously unexplored area with sympathy and gusto ... Post 40 and 50 there is, as this novel suggests, much to play for
Daily Mail
A rattling good read. If this novel was a meal it would be a light and fluffy soufflé ... recommended
Edinburgh Evening News
A book not to miss
Good Housekeeping
Feelgood romance . . . Make a nice cup of tea and enjoy
The Times
Prue Leith's subtle characterizations never sound a wrong note and her comfortable interwoven narratives make for a satisfying and illuminating read
Daily Telegraph