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Winter at the Dog & Duck
22 Sep 2016 * EBOOK * £3.99 * 9781786691781

Ellie Browne leaves London for a simpler life in rural Buckinghamshire. But when her ex boyfriend turns up and the pub in which she works is put up for sale, life begins to look a whole lot more complicated.

Fiction / FR (Romance)
Extent: 352 pages
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Winter at the Dog & DuckThe Dog and Duck Series, 1by Jill Steeples

A perfect, feel-good romantic novel to curl up with this Christmas. A story of new beginnings, love and friendship. Perfect for the fans of Jenny Colgan and Lucy Diamond.

Ellie Browne has left behind her high-flying job in London to return to the charming Buckinghamshire village of Little Leyton. Working shifts at The Dog and Duck pub and running her own doggy-day-care business, Ellie's looking for a much simpler way of life in this idyllic English setting.

But Little Leyton's landscape is changing; Johnny Tay, Ellie's ex, wants to pick up where they left off; sultry property developer Max Golding has moved into the village and is ruffling feathers; and rumour has it that the pub, which holds a special place in Ellie's heart, might be sold. Suddenly, life's looking a whole lot more complicated...

Can Ellie overcome all the challenges to finally find her one true love?

Previously published as Christmas at the Dog & Duck.

There's never a dull moment in the life of Ellie Browne... BUY Summer at The Dog & Duck now: search 9781786691798.

Here's what people are saying about Winter at the Dog & Duck:


'Escapist, feel good fiction at its best'

'It completely enchanted me and put a big smile on my face'

'Fun and romance with heart'

Jill Steeples lives in a small market town in Bedfordshire with her husband and two children. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, walking, baking cakes, eating them and drinking wine.

The start of a new series featuring 'The Dog & Duck'.

Author with over 7 books to her credit.

MARKET: Jenny Colgan; Lucy Diamond; Milly Johnson.

'If you are looking for a heart-warming story for a cold winter evening about a village where everyone mucks in and helps each other, no one does anything mean or underhand, and relationship breakups are amicable and cosy – you will enjoy this' Anita Davison

'A book that really can be read any time of the year as it is not based heavily on Christmas' Neverland Nook

I really enjoyed the story... I do love a cosy village story, and this was definitely a cosy story' Rachel's Random Reads

'A great light-hearted read and I looking forward to the next instalment!' Sally Coles, NetGalley

'A wonderful feel good read about villagers and the local pub' Louise Wilson, NetGalley

'A quick read and enjoyable throughout' Tracey Ford, NetGalley

A refreshing and humbling read that will grab the hearts of the readers... cosy, inspiring' The Writing Garnet

Great book to curl up in front of the fireplace with... Fans of Abby Clements would do well to give this book a go' Kim Reed, NetGalley

'Love the English romances. A lot to get into with this story and a very enjoyable read' Ellen Parkinson, NetGalley

'A sweet story' Gemma Gray, NetGalley

An adorable and fun love story... 4 out of 5 stars' Heavree Reviews

'Charming and fun to read' Nadia Anguinao, NetGalley

'This is a story about trying to hold onto the past and of letting go. It's the story of how important friendships and family are, and it's the story of taking the job that you enjoy' Beth Lillis, NetGalley

'Such a lovely Christmas book' Karen Whittard, NetGalley

'A lovely story that captured my attention perfectly and left me with a smile. It is the first book that I have read by Jill and I can't wait to read more!' Rae Reads

'A measured, classy and immensely enjoyable novel. Three cheers for Jill Steeples, and five stars for her book' Books Are Cool

'I am excited to have found a new author that I enjoy and can't wait to see what is next from Jill Steeples!' Melanie Hutchinson, NetGalley

I really enjoyed this book... an excellent holiday read - 5 stars from me' Donna Maguire, NetGalley

A lovely light hearted read... Would recommend to anyone who wants a book that is relaxing and full of the countryside' Ems Greig, NetGalley

A wonderful feel-good read... It's another fabulous story about community spirit' Mum Reinvented

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