Mrs Quinn's Rise to Fame

Mrs Quinn's Rise to Fame

Summary

Mrs Quinn is the unlikely star of Britain's favourite baking show, but could her newfound stardom cause her biggest secret to unravel?


'As delicious and comforting as a freshly baked sponge. A most, heartwarming story and delightful debut' Ruth Jones, bestselling author of Love Untold


‘Calling all Great British Baking Show fans: this charming novel will fill the cake-shaped hole in your heart with the kind of feel-good suspense we love from the likes of Paul Hollywood Good Housekeeping


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Jennifer Quinn has a secret. Her love of baking has just won her a spot as a contestant on a primetime TV show. It's only the second time in fifty-nine years that she's kept something from her beloved husband Bernard.


She's about to be whisked into an unfamiliar world of cameras, timed challenges and celebrity judges. She could be in with a chance of being crowned the best baker in Britain.


But, as Mrs Quinn's quiet ambitions turn into unexpected stardom, the other secret she's been keeping is in danger of resurfacing. It was supposed to stay hidden forever.


Will Mrs Quinn rise to the challenge? Or, will her success become a recipe for disaster?


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'A gorgeous, gorgeous book. Funny and sad in equal measure, the humour in Mrs Quinn's Rise to Fame is razor sharp and the sadness incredibly poignant . . . a fabulous, ultimately joyful read' Jennie Godfrey Sunday Times bestselling author of The List of Suspicious Things


'Bake Off fans, don’t miss this! Delectable food writing and a quietly loveable heroine' Daily Mail


'An absolute delight. A lovely novel full of warmth, courage and heart, Jenny Quinn is a heroine you’ll cheer for every step of the way' A J Pearce, Sunday Times bestselling author of Dear Mrs Pearce

Reviews

  • As delicious and comforting as a freshly baked sponge. A most heartwarming story and delightful debut
    Ruth Jones, bestselling author of Love Untold

About the author

Olivia Ford

Olivia Ford has spent the last ten years in entertainment TV, most recently as a story producer. Inspired by her grandparents, Mrs Quinn's Rise to Fame was longlisted for the 2021 Women's Prize Trust's Discoveries Prize . Raised in Lincolnshire, Olivia now lives in London with her husband and daughter.
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