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The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse by Cressida McLaughlin


Robin Brennan has come home to Campion Bay. Now her parents have retired, she’s set to become the new landlady of The Campion Bay Guesthouse.

Bookings have been as thin as the hand towels, and it doesn’t take long for Robin to realise that the place needs a serious makeover. Perhaps throwing herself into the task will help to heal her sadness at the tragic end to her dreams in London.

As she gives the guesthouse a new lease of life, Robin encounters old friends and new, including old flame Tim, who’d clearly like to reboot their romance. But what about Will, the new arrival at No. 4, who’s rocked up with the cutest dog ever?

Caught up in a flurry of full-English breakfasts and cream teas, Robin’s never sure what, or who, the next check-in will bring…

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Robin in Once Upon a blue moon guest house spent so long making other people's dreams come true that it was about time she concentrated on her own. She is running the perfect guest house, which I'd love to stay in, but it did make me realise what hard work it would be to actually own one!

This is the backdrop to a lovely story of new beginnings and letting go of the past, but not forgetting it. And of course, there's a hunky man involved!

About the Author

Cressy is the bestselling author of uplifting, romantic books including The Canal Boat Café and The House of Birds and Butterflies.

She grew up in London surrounded by books and with a cat named after Lawrence of Arabia. She studied English at the University of East Anglia and now lives in the beautiful city of Norwich with her husband David. Apart from writing, Cressy loves terrifying ghost stories, romantic heroes and Henry Cavill. When she isn't writing, Cressy spends her spare time reading, returning to London or exploring the beautiful Norfolk coastline. You can find out more information and follow her at:

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