Hello, Sunshines! I am back again with another weekly special, this time I will collecting together a selection of my favourite Book Bargains of the week. After all, don’t we all love a bargain? Unless specified, all of the bargains will be from Amazon UK, but I hope that won’t stop people from outside the UK from checking out the books on their preferred buying sites.
I have compiled a good mix of books which I am sure will suit all bookish tastes, all of the books below I own myself so I know they are wonderful, what are you waiting for?
Go on, go and treat yourself!
The Teashop on the Corner
Spring Hill Square is a pretty sanctuary away from the bustle of everyday life. And at its centre is Leni Merryman’sTeashop on the Corner, specialising in cake, bookish stationery and compassion. And for three people, all in need of a little TLC, it is somewhere to find a friend to lean on.
Carla Pride has just discovered that her late husband Martin was not who she thought he was. And now she must learn to put her marriage behind her and move forward.
Molly Jones’sex-husband Harvey has reappeared in her life after many years, wanting to put right the wrongs of the past before it is too late.
And Will Linton’s business has gone bust and his wife has left him to pick up the pieces. Now he needs to gather the strength to start again.
Can all three find the comfort they are looking for in The Teashop on the Corner? And as their hearts are slowly mended by Leni, can they return the favour when she needs it most.
The Last Letter From Juliet
The USA TODAY bestseller!
Inspired by the brave women of WWII, this is a moving and powerful novel of friendship, love and resilience for fans of My Name is Eva, The Alice Network and The Tattooist of Auschwitz.
A story of love not a story of a war…
A daring WWII pilot who grew up among the clouds, Juliet Caron’s life was one of courage, adventure – and a love torn apart by war. Every nook of her Cornish cottage is alive with memories just waiting to be discovered.
Katherine Henderson has escaped to Cornwall for Christmas, but she soon finds there is more to her holiday cottage than meets the eye. And on the eve of Juliet’s 100th birthday, Katherine is enlisted to make an old lady’s final Christmas wish come true…
Me Before You meets The English Patient in this stunning romantic historical novel
The Secret Messenger
The highly awaited new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The German Midwife (also published as A Woman of War).
The world is at war, and Stella Jilani is leading a double life. By day she works in the lion’s den as a typist for the Reich; by night, she risks her life as a messenger for the Italian resistance. Against all odds, Stella must impart Nazi secrets, smuggle essential supplies and produce an underground newspaper on her beloved typewriter.
But when German commander General Breugal becomes suspicious, it seems he will stop at nothing to find the mole, and Stella knows her future could be in jeopardy.
Years later, Luisa Belmont finds a mysterious old typewriter in her attic. Determined to find out who it belonged to, Luisa delves into the past and uncovers a story of fierce love, unimaginable sacrifice and, ultimately, the worst kind of betrayal…
Set between German-occupied 1940s Venice and modern-day London, this is a fascinating tale of the bravery of everyday women in the darkest corners of WWII, for readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris.
One Summer In Santorini
‘An ideal holiday read that ticks all the boxes. I thoroughly enjoyed it!’ Julie Houston, best selling author of A Village Affair.
There was something in the air that night. . .
Sarah has had enough of men. It’s time to rekindle her first true love – travel – so she books a sailing trip around the Greek islands with a group of strangers.
The very last thing Sarah wants is to meet someone new, but then a gorgeous American man boards her yacht… And when she also encounters a handsome silver fox who promises her the world, she realises that trouble really does come in twos.
Will Sarah dive into a holiday fling or stick to her plan to steer clear of men, continue her love affair with feta and find her own way after all?
The perfect holiday read to escape with this summer, for fans of Annie Robertson’s My Mamma Mia Summer and Mandy Baggot’s One Last Greek Summer.
Escape To The French Farmhouse
‘You smell the lavender, you feel the sun on your face, this book is pure joy!’ Katie Fforde
‘Uplifting and full of warmth, this novel is the next best thing to jetting off to France on a relaxing break away.’ My Weekly
Can Del find her recipe for happiness?
Del and her husband Ollie moved to a beautiful village in Provence for a fresh start after years of infertility struggles. But six weeks after they arrive, they’re packing the removal van once more. As Del watches the van leave for England, she suddenly realises exactly what will make her happier…a new life in France – without Ollie.
Now alone, all Del has is a crumbling farmhouse, a mortgage to pay and a few lavender plants. What on earth is she going to do? After discovering an old recipe book at the market run by the rather attractive Fabian, Del starts to bake. But can her new-found passion really help her let go of the past and lead to true happiness?
A heart-warming tale about reclaiming your life, set amongst the lavender fields of Provence. Perfect escapism from the author of Late Summer in the Vineyard and The Honey Farm on the Hill.
The Girl I Used To Know
‘Another heart-warming read from Faith Hogan’ Trisha Ashley.
‘Heart-warming, poignant and uplifting’ Lucy Coleman, author of Snowflakes Over Holly Cove.
Two women. Two very different lives. One unexpected friendship.
Amanda King and Tess Cuffe are strangers who share the same Georgian house, but their lives couldn’t be more different.
Amanda seems to have the perfect life. But the reality is a soulless home, an unfaithful husband and a very lonely heart.
While Tess has spent a lifetime hiding and shutting her heart to love.
But if they can open up to one another, these two women may just learn that sometimes letting go is the first step to moving forward and new friendships can come from the most unlikely situations.
Perfect for fans of Lucy Diamond, Marian Keyes, Rowan Coleman and Veronica Henry.
What is a duke to do, when he falls in love with someone who is totally unsuited to be a duchess?
When Peregrine Beaucliffe becomes the ninth Duke of Cullenmore he is determined to do his duty, which includes fulfilling a promise to his grandfather to marry before he reaches thirty. He does not see this as a problem, because it has always been accepted that he would marry the highly eligible Lady Honoria Flintley. All Perry has to do is propose.
However, as the responsibilities of his new role press in upon him, Perry decides that he will take a holiday before he settles down to his new life, a holiday that includes a visit to one of his smaller properties, a sham castle prophetically named Duke’s Folly…
(First published in “A Summer of Dukes” Regency Romantics Box Set Summer 2018 )
Penny’s Antique Shop Of Memories and Treasures
Previously published as The Antique Love
“A wonderful and heart-warming contemporary romance that you won’t be able to put down until the very last page.” Romance author Marie Laval
One rainy day in London, Wyoming man Kurt Bold walks into an antique shop off the King’s Road and straight into the dreams of its owner, Penny Rosas. Kurt certainly looks every inch the cowboy hero…but he soon brings Penny’s dreams to earth with a thump. His job is in the logical world of finance – and as far as Kurt is concerned, romance is just for dreamers.
But when Kurt hires Penny to help refurbish his Victorian house near Richmond Park, it’s not long before the logical heart he has guarded so carefully is opening up to new emotions, in a most disturbing way…
Summer Secret’s at The Apple Blossom Deli
The laugh-out-loud new novel from bestseller Portia Macintosh!
Lily Holmes is ready for a fresh start. And there’s no better place to begin again than the idyllic seaside town of Marram Bay.
All Lily wants to do is focus on making her new deli a success and
nsuring her son’s happiness. Not the postcard creeping out of her handbag, and definitely not finding a new man in her life!
But this isn’t going to be as easy as she first thought. The town is in uproar about the city girl who’s dared to join them and she’s fighting a battle at every turn.
Perhaps with a little help from the gorgeous cider farmer next door, she may be able to win them over, but her past secrets threaten to ruin everything…
The brand new laugh-out-loud romantic comedy from bestseller Portia Macintosh. Perfect for fans of Jo Watson and Tilly Tennant.
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