How to Find Your (First) Husband by Rosie Blake
Reviews / 4th June 2016

What the publisher says: Isobel Graves moved to LA determined to be the Next Big Thing. Instead, she is dressed as a giant prawn handing out fliers promoting a fish market. Rather than attending glamorous parties and dating exciting men, her evenings consist of watching box sets with her sort-of boyfriend, whose idea of romance is a late-night drunken text. Where did it all go wrong? When Isobel catches sight of Andrew Parker, her ch...

The Plumberry School of Comfort Food Part One by Cathy Bramley
Reviews / 21st May 2016

What the publisher says: Verity Bloom hasn’t been interested in cooking anything more complicated than the perfect fish finger sandwich, ever since she lost her best friend and baking companion two years ago. But an opportunity to help a friend is about to land her right back in the heart of the kitchen! The Plumberry School of Comfort Food is due to open in a few weeks’ time and has rather gone off the boil. It needs the kind ...

Summer at the Cornish Cafe by Phillippa Ashley
Reviews / 20th May 2016

What the publisher says: One summer can change everything . . . Recommended for readers who loved Summer at Shell Cottage, The Cornish House, Tremarnock and Poldark. “Warm and funny and feel-good. The best sort of holiday read.” Katie Fforde “Filled with warm and likeable characters. Great fun!” Jill Mansell Demi doesn’t expect her summer in Cornwall to hold anything out of the ordinary. As a waitress, working all hours t...

The Woman Who Ran by Sam Baker
Reviews / 7th May 2016

What the publisher says: How do you escape what you can’t remember? She can run. But can she hide? Helen Graham is a new arrival in a tiny Yorkshire village, renting dilapidated Wildfell Hall. The villagers are intensely curious – what makes her so jumpy and why is she so evasive? Their interest is Helen’s worst nightmare. Looking over her shoulder every day, she tries to piece together her past before it can catch up with her. With ...

Game of Scones by Samantha Tonge
Reviews / 3rd May 2016

What the publisher says: A story of icing and flour… and how love doesn’t always go to plan! Growing up, Pippa Pattinson’s summers were spent in the idyllic Greek island fishing village of Taxos. There she spent many long hazy days determinedly ignoring thoughts of the life her parents had mapped out for her (a dreary-but-secure accounting job and obligatory sensible husband!) Instead she daydreamed of running her own tea shop – serv...