As she packs away her pretty pots and vases and locks the door for the very last time, a gorgeous farmer with an irresistible twinkle in his eye, the only spark of hope is an offer from Ned, to come and start a new life on his family farm. Arriving at hope corner, flora’s heart sings as she takes in the stunning landscape that surrounds her new home.
Finally, flora has the home of her dreams… but is she about to lose it?Free-spirited Flora Dunbar is heartbroken at the news that she must close down her beloved little flower shop on the high-street. The writing is excellent – an ease of readability, excellent character development… this book has all the warmth of the fluffiest blanket, a vividly described setting, and I enjoyed it very much.
Being anne, 5 stars‘literally took my breath away… an uplifting read that will have you feel like you can tackle anything. The farmhouse behind her glows pink in the morning sun. This is a lovely read. That will put a zest for life and tackling everything life throws at you back into your bones. Can she find a way to save her relationship and the first house she’s ever truly called home?An absolutely gorgeous and utterly uplifting romance to sweep you off your feet! Perfect reading for fans of Jenny Colgan, Lucy Diamond and Debbie Johnson.
Readers adore the house at hope corner:‘wow!!! five stars is not enough for this book! Absolutely nothing more than delightful and purely heart-warming! I did not put this book down!!… touched my heart on so many levels, that I feel my words are not enough! .
The Little Shop on Silver Linings Street: An absolutely unforgettable Christmas romance
She will leave the shop to whichever of her three sons creates the perfect piece of Christmas jewellery for Daisy. In danger of losing the job that once saved her, Daisy is catapulted out of her comfort zone as each of the brothers sweeps her off her feet to find out what her heart truly desires. With a unique talent for matching the perfect piece of jewellery to any romantic milestone, she painstakingly polishes each stunning creation every morning and safely locks them away each night, longing for the day she’ll have a love story to call her own…But everything changes one day in December when the owner announces she is retiring.
An unputdownable festive treat for lovers of Jenny Colgan, Lucy Diamond and Debbie Johnson. Readers adore the little shop on silver linings street:‘i fell in love with this story the moment I picked it up… uplifting and heart-warming… so engrossing that I lost all sense of time… It welcomes you like an old friend and pulls you in for a warm hug.
By the letter book reviews, great characters, romance, 5 stars‘Really wonderful… Full of charm, and magic settings… will get you in the mood to put your Christmas tree up early. Netgalley reviewer‘I fell in love with this book instantly. Between ice-skating, starlight shopping and cosy candle-lit dinners, it’s only handsome and guarded youngest brother Kit who really seems to be listening.
Every night, when the shop closes, she lays out her tools in neat rows and creates sparkling designs of her own…As Christmas Day approaches, Daisy’s growing feelings for Kit fill her with a confidence she never knew she had. A brilliant festive book!’ netgalley reviewer, 5 stars‘i wasn't expecting the twist at the end which was absolutely delightful!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Grab a cup of hot chocolate and a throw, curl up in your favourite chair and enjoy this story! It is a winner.
The Beekeeper's Cottage: An absolutely unputdownable feel good summer read
He never stays long in the same place after an incident in his past involving a mysterious woman named Maria. Her marriage is over, but is it too late to start her life again?Beekeeper Grace thought throwing out her cheating husband would be the hardest thing she ever did. The author makes the story come to life with her words and paints beautiful pictures of the scenery.
Fascinated by grace and her bees, amos offers to stay in the village of Hope Corner, to help turn her home into a guest house in return for lessons on beekeeping. As grace shows amos how to nurture a hive and harvest honeycomb without getting stung, he is charming but secretive. Comforted by the gentle hum of the beehives at the bottom of the garden, Grace drains the last of her tea and walks slowly back towards the little hillside house she adores.
Thank you for such a lovely book!’ goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘The story inside is just as beautiful as the cover! It is packed with emotions, cry, you will laugh, and cheer for the people. But when she opens the door to a property developer one morning, only to be overheard by amos, a handsome, Grace blurts out all her problems, it’s clear that keeping her beautiful home and garden – her only sanctuary throughout her miserable marriage – will be the greatest challenge of all…Fleeing to her best friend at the farm next door, free-spirited visitor with a twinkle in his eye.
I felt like i was right there with the characters… A lovely read. The cosiest corner, 5 stars‘a really lovely summer book that I enjoyed reading in my garden!’ Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars‘I could literally imagine walking through the gardens and near the bees and smelling all the flowers. I devoured this book in one sitting.
Return to the Little Cottage on the Hill: An absolutely gorgeous, feel good romance novel The Little Cottage Series Book 3
Megan is happy to be home at last, but will her relationship have survived the journey? It has been a difficult few years for thirty-year-old Megan Forrester, completing her apprenticeship and trying to maintain a long-distance relationship with her gorgeous boyfriend, Liam. She’s returned home to compete in a local craft competition.
The prize is the chance to design beautiful new gates for the estate at the bottom of the hill, a job which could secure her future in the village forever. As the contest gets underway, Megan is devastated when a rival design turns out to be almost identical to hers. I am eagerly awaiting the next book. Rachel’s random reads‘Kept me under its spell the whole way through.
B for book review, 5 starswhat readers are saying about emma davies:‘Absolutely loved this one… Such an easy to read book and perfect for losing yourself for a few hours on a sunny day! A lovely heart-warming story of friendship, love and music. You can certainly escape away in this perfect summer read… A great read and such an easy read worth more than five stars.
Goodreads reviewer, feel-good… filled with plenty of love, 5 stars‘Heart-warming, family and laughter. An absolutely wonderful series… Highly recommended!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars‘Wonderful as usual.
New Beginnings at Wynter House Wyntersleap series Book 2
And so is Adam Wynter. This is book two in the Wyntersleap series but it can be read as a standalone. At least she has her best friend, Jo Duncan to lean on. And it’s not just adam and Rafe Wynter who are pleased Hazel and Amelia have come to stay. But newly single, jo is determined to have some fun, both at Wynter House and in Merriment Bay.
Now a shocking secret has life-changing consequences for the Wynters, as the New Year brings revelations. The new year brings unexpected revelations at Wynter House. Neva grey’s Christmas brought several surprises. And relatives to Wynter House. It also brings Hazel Smart and Amelia Goodbody. Olivia wynter will enjoy bossing nurse hazel around and she also makes it clear Amelia – who is handling the marketing for Rafe’s new business venture – is far more suited to be her grandson’s girlfriend than Neva will ever be.
Whilst amelia is ensconced at Wynter House, Neva is busy with her new hair and beauty salon in Merriment Bay. The wyntersleap series is interlinked with the Merriment Bay series and several characters appear in both series. Perhaps she should enlist her niece, sasha’s help because just when she thought she had found the love of her life, old secrets, ghosts from the past, and new arrivals might shatter all her dreams.
Summer at the Little Cottage on the Hill: An utterly uplifting holiday romance to escape with The Little Cottage Series Book 2
The first ever guest at the little cottage on the hill is looking for an escape, but her past is not far behind her… Thirty-two-year-old ‘ice queen’ Isobel slams the cottage door and pulls the curtains shut. Who is this mysterious new lodger, and why does she look so familiar? Desperate to find out more, Tom is devastated when Isobel refuses to enjoy everything the farm has to offer.
What readers are saying about summer at the little cottage on the Hill:‘Absolutely loved this one… Such an easy to read book and perfect for losing yourself for a few hours on a sunny day! A lovely heart-warming story of friendship, love and music. I highly recommend I couldn't put it down at all. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘a heart-warming, feel-good tale that will have you staying up all night to finish… A wonderful read.
Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘If you need something to put a smile in your heart this summer, this is it! . Take an endless stroll through wild meadows and breathe in the sweet aroma of flowers in full bloom. A sumptuous read and a first-class series, this is one for your reading list. She has just six weeks to practise for a secret project that could save her career and no one must know she is here.
When tom, the local thatcher with eyes as blue and deep as the ocean, hears the sound of her violin on the breeze he feels a tug at his heart-strings that reminds him of happier times.
The Little Guesthouse of New Beginnings: A gorgeously feel good and heartwarming romance to escape with
Despite their clashes on how to paint the rooms and get ready for the grand re-opening, a heat is building between them. But can opposites attract and find true love this summer? or will their different personalities bring them heartache… and risk the future of the little guesthouse?An utterly perfect, feel-good romance about the power of friendship, the meaning of home and the joy of falling in love in the sunshine.
But returning to the guesthouse might not be as easy as she first thought…Twenty-three-year-old Madison has been running away from the pain in her past, travelling all over the world trying to find happiness, yet her heart leads her back to her childhood home. A feel-good read that will leave you feeling all warm and snug inside… fabulous… will have you forgetting all sense of time.
Loved it!’ by the letter book Reviews, 5 stars‘Made me laugh and melted my heart. The perfect read for a gloomy spring day to warm you up. B for bookreview, 5 stars‘an utter joy to read from start to finish, feel-good feeling inside… Charming, it just gave you that warm, warm and wonderful. Shaz’s book blog‘oh my goodness! The perfect summer novel… Fabulous…This is the feel-good book of the year.
Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘just wow…what a fabulous read… i fell in love with Sunflower Island… I found this hard to put down and didn’t want it to end… Will definitely be adding Donna Ashcroft to my favourite authors. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Filled to the brim with heart and soul that left me grinning from ear to ear.
Wonderful!!’ stardust book reviews, 5 starsthe sunshine hideaway, and stunning view of Sunflower Island’s golden beaches, with its big bay windows, fresh-baked scones, is the only place Madison Skylar has ever truly thought of as home.
The House at Greenacres: An uplifting, cosy Cornish romance Cornish Hearts Book 1
Darcie has a magical way of writing that instantly makes you smile and feeling good’ 5* Reader review‘Perfect summer read. Will be looking out for more’ 5* reader review‘good summer read for anyone who likes Phillipa Ashley or Cathy Bramley!’ 4* Reader review‘A really lovely book and Holly is someone you just want to give a big hug too.
But now an unexpected loss and financial trouble has led her back to the family vineyard and it’s time to tell Rich the truth – he’s a father. Surrounded by the memories of what they once shared Holly’s anger fades in the glow of Rich’s undeniable love for their son and the way he selflessly steps in to help the vineyard out of trouble.
My first by this author. All roads lead home…when holly dryden fled Penhallow Sands nearly a year ago she was determined to put the past – and Rich Turner – behind her. A beautiful written light-hearted romance. As holly watches rich flourish in his new role as father to baby Luke, she realises that though they can’t change the past, the future is still theirs to write…An uplifting, emotional Cornwall-set romance perfect for fans of Holly Martin and Phillipa Ashley.
Praise for the house at Greenacres‘A really lovely book. A good feel good read’ 5* reader review‘Brilliant plot, excellent main characters that you invest in’ 5* Reader review.
The Mill on Magnolia Lane: A gorgeous feel good romantic comedy
Tennant. With the sails working on the mill, a new baby and hope for new loves and happiness to come – the story came around to leave me with a smile. I am indeed. The description of the countryside around the windmill was so realistic I could picture the hedgerows and smell the wild flowers… A definite holiday read.
Netgalley reviewer, and if you're looking for a fun country romance, 5 stars‘A delightful escape, check out The Mill on Magnolia Lane. Sasha wichita‘i love Tilly Tennant’s books and her writing. It's a lovely story about love, relationships and about losing a loved one. I loved the storylines that wove together.
I highly recommend this and any of her other books. It’s my life, 5 stars‘a heartwarming and emotional novel to be sure, but it was still lovely and had a beautiful ending. The setting was lovely and it made me wish I was there. Emotional, sometimes i had tears in my eyes whilst reading this! But at other points I had a smile on my face.
The cosiest corner‘I really enjoyed this book and I would highly recommend it. I read this book in one sitting and the hours just flew by!’ Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars‘Fascinating and entertaining, the perfect feel good book for a cosy afternoon. But is she just about to fall in love with someone she shouldn’t? When Lizzie loses her larger-than-life dad she doesn’t know how to move forward.
The Little Cottage on the Hill: A gorgeous feel good romance to escape with The Little Cottage Series Book 1
There’s blossom in the trees and daffodils as far as the eye can see. Maddie is looking forward to a fresh start in the countryside, but there’s just one little problem…Following a scandal at her high-flying PR agency, twenty-six-year-old Maddie flees London to help promote what she thinks is going to be a luxurious holiday retreat in the countryside.
It is that good. As she and seth begin working together, the stunning view from the top of the hill is not the only thing that’s leaving her breathless…After weeks of hard work the dream looks like it might become a reality, until a secret from Maddie’s past threatens to snatch it all away again. Loved it.
Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘such a lovely read! Heart-warming and uplifting… A delightful feel-good story that will leave you with a smile on your face. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Flew through this one just like her others! A great feel-good light read. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘A cute fluffy feel good romance with some depth… Overall great read and sweet romance.
Books and quirks, 5 stars‘a funny and heart-warming story, which makes you feel sad in parts and then lifts you up again with laughter in others…’ Stardust Book Reviews‘Another great book from Emma, flew through this one just like her others! A great feel good light read. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars.
Everything is riding on her making a success of this new job…Yet when she arrives, Maddie is horrified to find a rundown old farm in a terrible state. The brooding and secretive owner, spent all his money on leasing the land when he fell in love with the beautiful, Seth, dishevelled farm cottages and the very romantic story behind them.
Christmas at the Little Cottage on the Hill: An absolutely unputdownable feel good romance novel The Little Cottage Series Book 4
As big as a tree, but as gentle as a dormouse, all Ruby’s instincts tell her to be wary of letting this gorgeous stranger get too close. If you want a heart-warming, uplifting, feel good festive romance then this is definitely the book for you. Curled up with a good Book, 5 stars‘Absolute perfection!
. She can only wish that one day soon her son will forgive her. It’s not long before the family are settled in and drinking hot chocolate by the fire, the flames kept roaring by a neighbouring woodsman called Angus. The characters are brilliant … full of christmas and snow with romance and heartbreak… You just want to curl up and keep warm and think of Christmas when you read it… so fantastic… worth far more than five stars.
Goodreads reviewer, heart-rendering, romance, 5 stars‘Absolutely loved… This book had it all, Christmas, hardship, a wonderful setting, heartwarming, snow and friendship. Simply wonderful!’ by the letter book reviews, 5 stars‘My ability to actually put one of these stories down and go to bed is non-existent… just wraps around your heart like a warm blanket.
I am, indeed, 5 stars‘what a ride! just when you think all is lost the magic of Christmas and Joy's Acre weave their spell and. No spoilers but.