By Jenny Colgan
Come and meet Issy Randall, proud proprietor of The Cupcake Cafe. Issy Randall can bake. No, greater than that - Issy can create beautiful, mouth-wateringly divine brownies. After a youth spent in her loved Grampa Joe's bakery, she has absolutely inherited his expertise. while she's made redundant from her secure yet uninteresting urban task, Issy comes to a decision to grab the instant. Armed with recipes from Grampa, and together with her top buddies and native financial institution supervisor battling her nook, The Cupcake Cafe opens its doorways. yet Issy has totally no proposal what she's enable herself in for. it's going to take all her braveness - and confectionery - to sidestep catastrophe ...
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