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‘Romantic and utterly heartwarming’ Jenny Colgan

Emilia has just returned to her idyllic Cotswold hometown to rescue the family business. Nightingale Books is a dream come true for book-lovers, but the best stories aren’t just within the pages of the books she sells – Emilia’s customers have their own tales to tell.

There’s the lady of the manor who is hiding a secret close to her heart; the single dad looking for books to share with his son but who isn’t quite what he seems; and the desperately shy chef trying to find the courage to talk to her crush . . .

And as for Emilia’s story, can she keep the promise she made to her father and save Nightingale Books?

Reviews

A warm-hearted, lovely read
CLOSER
Packed with delightful characters and their stories, this is a touching, warm-hearted and simply lovely read
CHOICE
Beautifully written story for all book lovers
Isabelle Broom, HEAT
A gorgeous escapist beach read
Jo Finney, GOOD HOUSKEEPING
An unassumingly powerful read about the power of books
Claire Frost, FABULOUS, THE SUN ON SUNDAY
If only we all had a bookshop in our lives that could deliver us what Peasebrook's does; meaning, community, true love and, of course, a happy ending. Perfect deckchair reading
Yorkshire Post
An uplifting novel about hope, second chances-and the plight of the independent bookshop
THE LADY
Winningly warm-hearted novel with an appealing heroine, who fights to save the Cotswalds bookshop she inherited from her father
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