Secret Wishes and Summer Kisses on Lily Pond Lane by Emily Harvale

Secret Wishes and Summer Kisses on Lily Pond Lane: synopsis   Everyone’s got a secret wish in Little Pondale this summer. Mia’s been exceptionally lucky since moving to Lily Pond Lane. But even on her honeymoon with the man of her dreams, she still has one remaining wish. Ella wishes Gill would propose. But since… Continue reading Secret Wishes and Summer Kisses on Lily Pond Lane by Emily Harvale

The Unfinished Garden by Barbara Claypole White: quietly powerful

The Unfinished Garden A love story about grief, OCD, and dirt  Tilly Silverberg is rebuilding her life with her young son, Isaac, one potted-up plant at a time. Since her husband’s death, gardening has become her livelihood and her salvation. Hiding out in the North Carolina forest, she wants only to be left alone with… Continue reading The Unfinished Garden by Barbara Claypole White: quietly powerful

Singles, Set and Match by Elaine Spires: beautifully written summer reading

Synopsis The fifth and final book in the Singles’ Series takes us to the Mediterranean island of Ibiza then back to the Caribbean island of Antigua, where it all began. After making a hard decision two years earlier Eve Mitchell has moved on with the hand that life has dealt her and she finds herself… Continue reading Singles, Set and Match by Elaine Spires: beautifully written summer reading

Le Tour de Love by Lilac Mills: a romcom tour de force

Le Tour de Love “…the opportunity of a lifetime.” When physiotherapist Molly Matthews is offered a dream job by a guy who shaves his legs and has an obsession with his bicycle, she has serious doubts about accepting. But, as she keeps telling herself, it’s the opportunity of a lifetime and she’ll never get another… Continue reading Le Tour de Love by Lilac Mills: a romcom tour de force

Cover reveal: Buried Treasure by Gilli Allan.

A cover reveal today for what looks like a fascinating book. I can’t wait to read it!   Buried Treasure Their backgrounds could hardly be further apart, their expectations in life more different. And there is nothing in the first meeting between the conference planner and the university lecturer which suggests they should expect or… Continue reading Cover reveal: Buried Treasure by Gilli Allan.

The Worth of a Penny by Jess B Moore: utterly enchanting

The Worth of a Penny Sweetheart Penelope Davies is what her daddy calls gullible, right after he told her she was stupid and worthless. With her cheek red from being slapped by him, and her heart trampled by a worthless boyfriend, she packs up and follows her half-brother to Fox River, North Carolina, in need… Continue reading The Worth of a Penny by Jess B Moore: utterly enchanting

Island in the Sun by Janice Horton: an uplifting pearl of a novel

Synopsis When successful jewellery designer Isla Ashton unexpectedly inherits her eccentric Aunt Kate’s Caribbean island, she is obligated to return to the place she associates with heartache and regret. To where she grew up and fell in love with her childhood friend, Leo Fernandez. Fully intent on selling the island and finally putting the past… Continue reading Island in the Sun by Janice Horton: an uplifting pearl of a novel

A Wedding on Lily Pond Lane by Emily Harvale: uplifting and fun

Synopsis The Angel Bell is ringing for Mia and Jet’s Big Day – but will the Wedding of the Year go without a hitch? Every bride wants the perfect wedding and Mia Ward is no exception. But she is the only bride in Little Pondale and everyone in the village has ideas for her Big Day. Drowning… Continue reading A Wedding on Lily Pond Lane by Emily Harvale: uplifting and fun

Return to Lily Pond Lane by Emily Harvale: captivating and touching

Synopsis Life couldn’t be better for Mia and her friends in Little Pondale – until tragedy strikes… Mia Ward is on cloud nine after a magical Christmas and New Year and she isn’t the only one. Everyone on Lily Pond Lane seems to be living in blissful harmony. Until tragedy strikes… not once, but twice.… Continue reading Return to Lily Pond Lane by Emily Harvale: captivating and touching

The Pieces of You and Me by Rachel Burton: entertaining, moving and satisfying

Synopsis They say time can heal all wounds… When Jess and Rupert parted ways, it was the end of a great love story that might have been. Now ten years later, the very different paths they have taken in life will bring them back together for a chance meeting. But with so much left unsaid… Continue reading The Pieces of You and Me by Rachel Burton: entertaining, moving and satisfying