A heartwarming, uplifting village romance for fans of Holly Martin, Tilly Tennant and Cathy Bramley.
Buying a thatched cottage in the country may not be the usual cure for a broken heart. But after Clara Maxwell finds out her boyfriend and best friend have been sneaking around behind her back, packing her bags and leaving everything in London behind feels like it's the only way forward.
Clara knew Acorn Cottage would be a fixer-upper... Yet in person, the cottage is less charmingly ramshackle and more a real health and safety concern. When Henry Garnett, her (rather handsome) new contractor, turns up with his little daughter Pansy and a van shaped like a cottage in tow, she isn't sure whether to laugh or cry. What on earth has she gotten herself into?!
Still, there is something strangely lovable about the people in the little village of Merryknowe, from Rachel Brown, the quiet, lonely girl who bakes magical confections for the tearooms, to Tassie McIver, a little old lady with a lot of wisdom and a penchant for reading tea leaves. And Clara can't deny that Henry and Pansy are quickly worming their way into her heart...
With all the heartbreak of the year behind her, could Acorn Cottage be the fresh start Clara so desperately wants?
What readers are saying about Kate Forster:
'This beautifully descriptive and touching story about love and hope is fabulous sunshine reading' Closer.
'A lovely get-away-from-it-all read' Red.
'Enticing and addictive. I loved it' I heart Chick Lit.
'A fun-filled, feel-good holiday read which is ideal just to put a big smile on your face' Reviewed the Book.