October 23, 2020

A Perfect Proposal – Katie Fforde. Sophie Apperly is young, attractive, practical, domestic & totally unappreciated by her academic family. Following on from the recent Katie Fforde thead, I have just finished reading my free copy of her new book ‘A Perfect Proposal’. (Thanks Charlotte!). Fforde’s latest is a rambling, bighearted novel in which a young Londoner becomes entangled with a wealthy American family.

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I’m not sure what to do. A Perfect Proposal is available now from Amazon; click on the book cover below to visit the store. Luke has many different shades to his personality that slowly unravels as Sophie gets to know him better. I wanted to love these characters, but it never happened. It was an easy read that had you gripped from the first chapter.

Sophie traipses down to Cornwall to try and find the house and quite unexpectedly is joined by Luke. Do I recommend it? There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

She is an excellent cook, cleaner, and handyman, something that is desperately needed in the rambling old home in which they live. Sunday Bulletin — December Personal tools Log in. There are also many other minor characters who really made it for me too. It dad take me a while to get Luke’s character he seemed very stand offish the first few chapters that we meet him but after a while you release it is only fgorde he cares so strongly about his Grandma and doesn’t want her getting hurt.

She even helps him out, playing his pretend fiancee to keep the single, money grubbing ladies away from him. Guy, Francis and Briony and didn’t start writing until after the birth of her third child. First that people from Maine were proppsal Sophie up in New York Prfect all around adorable book.


I kept hoping that these two wily old characters might meet up but perhaps that might happen in a sequel! However, together, they solve a mystery very important to his grandmother, the very wealthy, Matilda, while it’s Luke and Ali who aids in the quest Sophie’s set upon to prove herself to her own family. As they’re published mid-year I suppose that makes them perfect for the UK summer.

This Week in Books December 5. However, after they send her off to look after her Uncle Earl, Sophie realises her family are nothing but greedy money-grabbers so when her best friend Milly invites her to New York, Sophie jumps at the chance.

Oct 02, Amy rated it did not like it Shelves: Retrieved from ” http: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield.

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I loved Uncle Eric! For Sophie not to know this it’s excusable, but for the people she works for not having her fly there, that’s weird. She ends up inviting Sophie to her estate for Thanksgiving, which Sophie accepts. B- Sensuality Subtle Book Type: We learn about her quirky dreams about customizing vintage and thrift clothing.

A Perfect Proposal

And that’s not even taking into account girly movies like The Holiday and Love Actuallywhich I actually ffords hate. No trivia or quizzes yet. I remember the first time I read fforre original Diary of a Provin The settings are also vivid and appealing; I liked the juxtaposition of American and British in terms of place and characterisation.

She befriends Matilda, who invites her to spend Thanksgiving with her and her family.


It really takes off though in the second half and I raced to the finish, desperate to know how it would all end. I am delighted to be able to offer to them evidence to the contrary in the form of A Perfect Proposal. And then Luke pops on over for business, which becomes more when he helps Sophie on her mission.

Nov 12, Katie rated it really liked it Shelves: Review of the Year.

A Perfect Proposal by Katie Fforde – It’s Time to Read!

If you are someone who enjoys their English Chick Lit on the extremely light and breezy side you will also enjoy it. At this point in my review I would normally talk character development, plot points and authorial writing style. In the Bleak Midwinter. Matilda’s grandson, Luke, takes fford with this, however.

Light, Bright, and Sparkling. Fiercely academic, they see her more practical skills as frivolous whilst constantly taking advantage of her.

The ending was just silly. Just not grabbing me at all. I could go on. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

It might be predictable and some people might not perect it but it works for rforde and as long as Katie keeps writing books, I will keep reading them. She is the founder of the “Katie Fforde Bursary” for writers who have yet to secure a publishing contract. Also -also, she totally heard Ali telling Rich Boy that Sophie had a boyfriend.