Carole Matthews is the Sunday Times bestselling author of twenty-nine novels, including the Top Ten bestsellers The Cake Shop in the Garden, A Cottage by the Sea, The Chocolate Lovers’ Christmas and The Chocolate Lovers’ Wedding. In 2015, Carole was awarded the RNA Outstanding Achievement Award. Her novels dazzle and delight readers all over the world. She is published in more than thirty countries and her books have sold to Hollywood.
She recently published Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses, in April 2017 and it reached the Top 5 in The Sunday Times bestseller chart. September 2017 marked Carole’s 20th anniversary in publishing, and in October she celebrated the publication of her 30th novel, Christmas Cakes & Mistletoe Kisses, the sequel to her 2015 novel – and bestselling paperback across all her titles –The Cake Shop in the Garden.
Welcome To The Real World was shortlisted for RNA romantic novel of the year in 2007. In the USA, the hilarious For Better, For Worse was selected by one of America’s top TV books clubs – Reading with Ripa on LIVE with Regis and Kelly – as their book of the month and as a result it went straight into both USA Today and The New York Times extended bestseller lists.
In 2007 Carole co-edited – with writer Sarah Mlynowski – two new editions of the hugely popular Girls’ Night In charity series called Girls’ Night Out – one for the USA and one for Canada. All proceeds go to War Child.
Carole has presented on television and is a regular radio guest.
Author photo (c) Charlie Hopkinson
Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses
Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses is Top 5 Sunday Times bestselling Carole Matthews at her outstanding best. A heart-warming and poignant novel of romance, family and second chances. […]
The Chocolate Lovers’ Wedding
The ladies of The Chocolate Lovers’ Club should be gearing up for the wedding of the year but life keeps getting in the way . […]
The Chocolate Lovers’ Christmas
Christmas is just around the corner but the women of The Chocolate Lovers’ Club have more to worry about than present shopping . . . […]
The Cake Shop In The Garden
Fay Merryweather runs her cake shop from her beautiful garden. She whips up airy sponges and scrumptious scones, while her customers enjoy the lovely blossoms […]
A Place To Call Home
In the dead of night, Ayesha takes her daughter, Sabina, and slips quietly from her home, leaving behind a life of full of pain. Boarding […]
A Cottage By The Sea
Grace has been best friends with Ella and Flick since university. The late-night chats, shared heartaches and good times have created a bond that has […]
The Chocolate Lovers’ Club
Some women are addicted to shopping, other can’t get enough of champagne. Some like to curl up with a good book and others want a […]