The Perfect Dress

The Perfect Dress : a feel-good romance that will sweep you off your feet

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'I thoroughly enjoyed this... it's an utterly charming and sigh-worthy romance.' Josie Silver, author of One Day in December and The Two Lives of Lydia Bird
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Fran's wedding dress shop is utterly unique. A treasure trove of vintage lace, silk and satin, every single one of Fran's gowns is destined to be the perfect match for a different bride. But not as you might expect...

Something bold for the shy and retiring.
Something simple for the woman who is unafraid to stand out.
And something dazzling for the bride who wouldn't normally dare to be different.

Your own perfect dress could be a complete surprise! But not to Fran ... wisdom is whispered from bride to bride through their wedding dresses and Fran knows exactly who needs to hear each dress's secrets!

When Fran finds her very own perfect dress she can't wait to unravel its history. But first, she has to get to know the mysterious son of the previous owner...

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Readers love The Perfect Dress

***** 'A wonderful read that let me escape into a world of love and wedding dresses. What more could I want!'
***** 'Loved this book . . . could not put it down, such a wonderful feel good story.'
***** 'What an absolutely lovely book this is.'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 17mm | 199g
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552176621
  • 9780552176620
  • 9,622

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A wistful and inspiring read to sweep you off your feet
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I thoroughly enjoyed this... it's an utterly charming and sigh-worthy romance. * Josie Silver, author of One Day in December and The Two Lives of Lydia Bird * A wistful and inspiring read to sweep you off your feet * Woman's Weekly *
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About Louisa Leaman

Louisa Leaman was born, raised and now lives near Epping Forest. She studied Art History at Leeds University before becoming a teacher working with children with special needs. After winning the Times Education Supplement's New Writer's Award, she turned her hand to writing books for children. Louisa currently writes content for the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, but has also been published in the Guardian, the Observer, the Independent and The Times Educational Supplement. Her interest in the arts is often inspiration for her plots and her first book, The Perfect Dress, was inspired by the V&As large wedding dress collection and fulfils her dream of writing romantic fiction. When she isn't busy writing or rearing her three lively children, she paints portraits, takes long walks and spends far too long browsing vintage clothing shops.
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330 ratings
3.65 out of 5 stars
5 21% (69)
4 37% (121)
3 30% (100)
2 11% (37)
1 1% (3)
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