Wild Designs
Katie Fforde

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Narrated By: Jilly Bond

Duration: 10 hours and 49 minutes

What to expect

Brought to you by Penguin.

It must be love. A wonderfully romantic novel from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Recipe for Love, A French Affair and The Perfect Match.

Althea is the mother of three strong-minded children - one of whom is a Buddhist - and owner of a finicky dog named Bozo.

Saddled with too large a house (albeit in a beautiful Cotswold village), worrisome mortgage payments, a bossy younger sister and irksome ex-husband, Althea still manages to muddle through life comfortably enough. Until she loses her job.

Seeking solace in her borrowed greenhouse, Althea decides to develop her passion for gardening. And when she wins the opportunity to design a garden at the Chelsea Flower Show with the unexpected help of gorgeous architect Patrick Donahugh, it looks as though Althea may have unearthed a new man as well as a new career...


Modern & contemporary fiction, Contemporary lifestyle fiction, Contemporary romance

Listen to a sample

Old-fashioned romance of the best sort … funny, comforting

Sunday Times



Joanna Trollope crossed with Tom Sharpe

Mail on Sunday

The romance fizzes along with good humour and is a good, fat, summery read

Sunday Mirror

Can be scoffed at one sitting … tasty!