“An uplifting coming of age story for the mid-life crisis generation.”
In this witty and humorous novel, Londoner Eric Sibley discovers his only inheritance is his father’s classic car — with one rather major string attached.
Life quickly becomes a chaotic kaleidoscope of heavy machinery mishaps, missed deadlines and grumpy pensioners as Eric is forced to juggle his hectic career and family life with regular visits to the small riverside town of Burlam. It’s not long before his job, his marriage and his sanity are hanging in the balance. Can he claim his prize before he loses all three?
Peas, Carrots and an Aston Martinis the first book in the delightfully funny Peas and Carrots series from the award-winning author of The Afterlife of Walter Augustus. This quintessentially British novel will have you laughing and crying until the very end.
Peas, Carrots and an Aston Martinis also a finalist of the 2018 Wishing Shelf Book Award
Praise for Peas, Carrots and an Aston Martin
“I absolutely loved this book! It’s funny, uplifting, contains a whole host of unforgettable characters and I can’t wait to read the sequel! I was looking for something to cheer me up and this fit the bill. A highly recommended 5 star read.”
“Peas, Carrots and a Aston Martin was brilliant from start to finishjust downloaded the second book would definitely recommendto anyone.”
“Will have you laughing one moment and misty eyed the next. This was a joy to read. Her characters a vividly drawn and strangely relatable. Recommend.”
“I loved this book! Had me gripped from the first page. A real feel-good factor. Might need a tissue at some points. Hugely recommended.”
“This ticked all the boxes as you can really relate to the main character and feel all their emotions. l can’t wait to start the next book.”
“Peas, Carrots and an Aston Martin is a charming, bittersweet and humorous story. I am so happy that this is the start of a series and I am really looking forward to reading the next book.”
“Got totally carried away could not put this book downtill the end.Brilliant writing.”
“This is a really enjoyable read. Couldn’t get through it fast enough.”
“OMG! I have not stopped laughing. Eric’s frustrations fall off the page, Faulty Towers eat your heart out. Definitely read more in the series”
“This was a delight! Such good fun with a warm sincere message at the heart.”
“A beautifully writtenstory with charming characters. Couldn’t put it down. A must read.”
“I loved the characters within this book, they were so deliciously lovely, quirky and believable, even when at their most absurd.”
“It’s a book that oozes charm.”
“Wonderful book to get lost in. Adored the characters and loved the way the book was written – very easy to read and I loved, laughed & criedin equal measures – great!”
“So many funny moments, the prose is witty and bouncy, and I can’t wait to read more from the Author”