Celia Imrie

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Celia Imrie is an English actress.


Celia Imrie's books

  • Cover of the book, Not Quite Nice.

    Theresa is desperate for a change. Forced into early retirement, fed up with babysitting her bossy daughter's obnoxious children, she sells her Highgate house and moves to the picture-perfect town of Bellevue-sur-Mer, just outside Nice.With its beautiful villas, its bustling cafes and shimmering cerulean sea, the village sparkles like a diamond on the French Mediterranean coast...(Read More)

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    based on 1,948 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, Nice Work (If You Can Get It).

    The second novel from the well-loved actress and Sunday Times bestselling author of Not Quite Nice, Celia Imrie. Somewhere on the French Riviera, tucked between glitzy Monte Carlo and Cannes’ redcarpets, lies the town of Bellevue-Sur-Mer, home to an energetic band of expat retirees who have resolved to show it’s never too late to start afresh, and open a restaurant.But as t...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
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    based on 946 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, Sail Away.

    The deliciously effervescent new novel from Celia Imrie, beloved character actress and author of Not Quite Nice, follows the exploits of two women on a cruise ship.The phone hasn’t rung for months. Suzy Marshall is discovering that work can be sluggish for an actress over sixty—even for the star of a wildly popular 1980s TV series. So when her agent offers her the plum role...(Read More)

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    based on 815 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, The Happy Hoofer.

    One of the UK's favorite comedy actresses—with starring roles in Calendar Girls, Acorn Antiques, and Dinnerladies—tells her extraordinary and highly entertaining life story. Celia Imrie was born one of five children to an aristocratic mother who married beneath her station. Desperate to be a ballet dancer, Celia was told by the Royal Ballet School that she was too big and...(Read More)

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    based on 336 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, A Nice Cup of Tea.

    In this witty third novel in the Nice series, from beloved actress Celia Imrie, the retired expats in the South of France must rally to save their failing restaurant, and protect Theresa from an unsavory stalker.The beautiful town of Bellevue-sur-Mer, tucked between glitzy Monte Carlo and the plush red carpets of Cannes, is home to Theresa, Carol, William, Benjamin, and Sally: ...(Read More)

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    based on 132 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, Equal Rites (Discworld, #3).

    Equal Rites is the third in Terry Pratchett's phenomenally successful Discworld series. The last thing the wizard Drum Billet did, before Death laid a bony hand on his shoulder, was to pass on his staff of power to the eighth son of an eighth son. Unfortunately for his colleagues the eighth son turns out to be a daughter, and women aren't supposed to be wizards. Eskarina inheri...(Read More)

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    based on 126,080 ratings.

  • Cover of the book, Wyrd Sisters.

    Kingdoms wobble, crowns topple and knives flash on the magical Discworld as the statutory three witches meddle in royal politics. The wyrd sisters battle against frightful odds to put the rightful king on the throne. At least, that's what they think...

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    based on 83,614 ratings.