Blurb A December to remember… Christmas in a Cornish castle? Sign Ivy Starforth up! Hired to kit out the holiday rental as the world’s most Instagramable festive dreamland, there’s only one thing standing in the way of her hefty paycheque – the lord of the manor. Bill Markham could give Scrooge a run for his money but Ivy is firmly #TeamChristmas…even if her handsome host seems to be doing everything he can to sabotage her staging. Maybe she shouldn’t have stumbled in on him
Blurb Beth Martin is 31, newly divorced and wondering just what life holds for her... Best-friend, Heidi, is adamant that all the answers lie in Corfu – the island where the girls partied away their youth. So cue a trip to a sun-drenched Greek island, ouzo cocktails, a trip down memory lane... and Alex Hallas, the man Beth has never quite forgotten. As they dance under the stars, the sand beneath their toes, old feelings begin to resurface and Beth might just have a chance to
For those of you who have read The Tanglewood Tea Shop, you'll know that the river bursts its banks in the story. After all the rain we had over the last couple of weeks, and that horrendous storm on Friday (25th October), I went to have a look at the state of the river. This is the view from one of the bridges over the River Usk. As far as I know, this particular one wasn't forced to close, but others downriver were. Thankfully, the water subsided again fairly quickly.
Blurb This Christmas fall in love with the town of Chesterwood... Christmas is meant to be a time of giving, so with Chesterwood food bank under risk of closure Fern knows just what to do to save it. She's going to get the town to create a living advent calendar. Fern, and her best friends, call for help from the local community to bring this calendar to life. When Kit, the new man in town, offers his assistance Fern's heart can't help but skip a beat (or two). As they grow e
After all the rain we've had over the last couple of weeks, it's been an absolute joy to take Poppy out when the sun is shining. This morning it was still, very quiet, and very dark without a breath of wind and that early morning start has translated into an absolutely glorious autumn afternoon. I wore my padded jacket, but I really didn't need it; it was far too warm for that. In fact, I could have got away with a T-shirt. Late October and it's like a summer's day. The view
Reminder and disclaimer – I’m not a particularly good cook, so follow this recipe with a degree of caution and a lot of common sense. Good luck! If your dish turns out great, then I’ll take all the credit. If not… well, you had been warned! Ingredients: 100g streaky bacon 400g diced beef I tbsp sunflower oil (tip: any vegatable oil will do) 1 onion, chopped 4 carrots, chopped 1 tbsp plain flour 300ml red wine 300ml beef stock 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce ½ tsp dried Provencal h
Blurb Christmas Secrets at Villa Limoncello Escape to Villa Limoncello… where dreams come true in the most unexpected ways. With Christmas around the corner, Izzie Jenkins is ready to kickstart the new ‘Snowflakes and Christmas Cakes’ course at Villa Limoncello with chef and business partner, Luca Castelotti. However, secrets are stirring with their latest guests and when nasty accidents keep befalling the group it looks like Izzie will have to turn detective once more to pro
Blurb It’ll take a miracle to make Juliet’s Christmas merry, but Mistletoe Row is the place to be when you need some Christmas magic.
The last person Juliet Bell expects to see when she returns home for Christmas is Harrison Bow.Especially with the most beautiful woman in the world by his side. Twenty years ago, Juliet and Harrison had the shortest romance in history, consisting of one date – and one blazing row. But Juliet will never admit when she’s wrong, and Harrison do
Blurb COME AND SPEND SUMMER BY THE SEA! WANTED! A caretaker for Roundhouse Row holiday cottages. WHERE? Nelson’s Bar is the perfect little village. Nestled away on the Norfolk coast we can offer you no signal, no Wi-Fi and – most importantly – no problems! WHO? The ideal candidate will be looking for an escape from their cheating scumbag ex-fiancé, a diversion from their entitled cousin, and a break from their traitorous friends. WHAT YOU’LL GET! Accommodation in a chocolate-
About the Book A loving mother. A perfect family. A shock wave that could shatter everything. Freya Braithwaite knows she is lucky. Nineteen years of marriage to a man who still warms her soul and two beautiful teenage daughters to show for it: confident Charlotte and thoughtful Lexi. Her home is filled with love and laughter. But when Lexi’s struggles with weight take control of her life, everything Freya once took for granted falls apart, leaving the whole family with a sen