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Milly Lockwood Groves is stuck at her parents' racing stables and stud farm outside Newmarket, and dreams of making it as a champion jockey. Her father is a millionaire breeder and bastion of the male dominated racing fraternity, and although he loves his daughter, he refuses to encourage or support her riding ambitions, devoting his patronage instead towards her poisonous elder brother, Jasper. Although Milly has more talent in her left riding boot than Jasper will ever have, her father does not see racing as an appropriate career for a girl, and Milly's life consists of Prue Leith cookery courses and Debs balls in London. But Milly's life is about to be changed by the arrival of Bobby Cameron, the most skilled horse-breaker in America. Milly, who has no interest in males of the two-legged variety, develops a passionate crush on the blond, beautiful Bobby. When Bobby offers her the chance to spend a year on his Californian ranch, it's just too good an opportunity to refuse...
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Tilly Bagshawe's debut novel, ADORED, reached No. 15 in the hardback bestseller list and stayed there for three weeks 'Tilly's not afraid to come out all guns blazing - ADORED is an ambitous romp of a novel. All the crucial ingredients are there - cads, gold-diggers, starlets, supermodels and whores - in suitably slinky settings' Heat 'Fans of The OC will love this sex-scene-studded romp' Cosmopolitan 'ADORED is total escapist, self-indulgent pleasure. I adored it!' Sophie Kinsella 'By golly, this is so much fun you won't be able to put it down. Good on ya, Tilly!' Hot Stars 'Sweeping through four generations of glitz, glamour and intrigue, this novel will leave you gripped to the very end' Real Toby Mundy predicted in the New Statesman that Tilly would lead the revival of the blockbuster in 2005 Rights have sold in the US, Germany, Holland, France, Spain, Italy and Russia

About the Author

Tilly Bagshawe went to Cambridge at the age of eighteen with her ten-month-old daughter in tow. At 26, she was the youngest ever partner in one of the world's most prestigious headhunting firms. She now writes for The Times, The Daily Mail and The Evening Standard. Tilly divides her time between Los Angeles and London.

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"An enjoyable canter." MARIE CLAIRE, August 06 "An entertaining, light-hearted read... racy, pacy and very funny." THE OBSERVER (Extra Time, sports), 9 Jul "Glitzy." IMAGE magazine (Ireland), Aug 06 "A pure guilty pleasure." HEAT, 22 Jul "A great read for the beach." BELLA, 19 Jul 06 "There's plenty of horsing around in this glam romp!" Hotstars HELLO

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