Sail Away by Celia Imrie

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This February, pack your bags and Sail Away… with the irresistible new novel from bestselling author (and much-loved actress) Celia Imrie!

Just as deliciously witty as Not Quite Nice and Nice Work (If You Can Get It), Sail Away is the perfect feel-good antidote to the dark winter months.

We have 5 copies to give away to 5 lucky reading groups. When your group has read the book, we’d love to hear what you think. Tweet us at @BloomsburyBooks using #SailAway.

ABOUT THE BOOK

The phone hasn’t rung for months. Suzy Marshall is discovering that work can be sluggish for an actress over sixty – even for the former star of a 1980s TV series. So when her agent offers her the plum role of Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest in Zurich, it seems like a godsend. Until, that is, the play is abruptly cancelled in suspicious circumstances, and Suzy is forced to take a job on a cruise ship to get home.

Meanwhile Amanda Herbert finds herself homeless in rainy Clapham. Her flat purchase has fallen through, and her children are absorbed in their own dramas. Then she spots an advertisement for an Atlantic cruise, and realises three weeks on-board would tide her over – and save her money – until the crisis is solved.

As the two women set sail on a new adventure, neither can possibly predict the strange characters and dodgy dealings they will encounter – nor the unexpected rewards they will reap.

Vividly evoking the old-world glamour of a cruise ship, Sail Away is at once a hilarious romp and a thrilling tale of intrigue, from the acclaimed pen of Celia Imrie.

Closing date: 5th February 2018

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