Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues : Lancashire

  • by Trisha Ashley
  • Narrated by Julia Rounthwaite
  • Series: Lancashire
  • 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Tansy Poole inherits a run-down shoe shop tucked away in the village of Sticklepond, ‘Cinderella’s Slippers’ is born - providing the footwear to make any fairy-tale wedding come true…Carrying everything a bride would want to walk down the aisle in, Tansy’s shop soon expands to carry shoe-themed wedding favours, bridesmaid gifts and even delicious chocolate shoes. It’s the dream destination for any shoe-lover! If only everything in her personal life could be as heavenly – but with a fiancé trying to make her fit into a size 8 wedding dress, not to mention the recent discovery of disturbing family revelations, Tansy takes refuge in the shop’s success.
But one man isn’t thrilled by the stream of customer’s hot-footing it to Cinderella’s Slippers… Actor Ivo Hawksley, resident of the cottage next to the shop, is troubled by a dark secret in his past and has come to Sticklepond to nurse his own broken heart. However, Ivo realises that he and Tansy have a link in their past and soon, they both find out how secrets shared can make a very strong bond indeed…
Forget the Jimmy Choos, Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues is the only accessory you need for spring 2012…


What the Critics Say

Praise for Trisha Ashley:‘Trisha Ashley writes with remarkable wit and originality – one of the best writers around!’ Katie Fforde‘A lovely warm book, full of down-to-earth humour – and top tips on restoring a stately home!’ Sophie Kinsella‘Fresh and funny.’ Woman’s Own‘Packed with romance, chocolate and fun, this indulgent read is simply too delicious to put down.’ Closer


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Customer Reviews

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This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

It was boring cannot imagine who would enjoy it

What could Trisha Ashley have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Improve the story it is basically about a 92 year old who gives a running commentary to her grand niece about her life. The grand neice goes on and on about opening a bridal shoe shop in the old ladies shop.
The story just waffles going nowhere. I tried for three hours but just cannot listen to it.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Julia Rounthwaite?

Maybe Jane Collingwood this narrator reads the story in a way that you cannot distinguish between the characters apart from the old lady that character is portrayed slightly differently.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment I only purchased it two days ago and was really looking forward to starting a new book but instead it is just boring.

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- Jan

Sweet Story

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Sweet but a little dragged out

Would you be willing to try another book from Trisha Ashley? Why or why not?


Did Julia Rounthwaite do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

So-so, most characters had subtle differences but not distinct tonal differences

Could you see Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

Not really

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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-23-2012
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited