A Summer to Remember
Escape deep into the English countryside in this perfect summer’s day read. Fans of Alexandra Potter and Katie Fforde won’t be able to resist.
Nina Elliot is tired of her life. She’s not sure how it happened, but somewhere along the way, she lost track of where it was all going.
So one fateful day, she makes a brave decision: she’s going to leave it all behind.
Taking a job d...more
A Summer to Remember is a perfect Summer read. Full of glorious sunshine, beautiful countryside, a rogue or two, and a couple of heroes - it was made for reading by the pool, or in the garden in the sunshine.
Nina has taken the plunge at last. Sick to death of being reduced to a hiccuping wreck by her boss and feeling totally unloved by her lon ...more
It has taken her some time, but Nina has finally found the courage to change her boring and unhappy life. She has ended her relationship, quit her job, and is looking for a new place to live. Nina isn’t sure what she wants to do with her life, but she’s already looking forward to that next step towards something new. While she’s at the supermarket, she unexpectedly bumps into her old boss, Olivia Milton. When she was a teena ...more
Sadly this book didn't leave a lasting impression on me nevertheless it was a quick summer read which left a big fat grin plastered to my face.
One of my favourite scenes in the novel is when Nina went on dog walks with Ziggy in the great British fields. It was an endearing part of the book and you could literally hear me go 'awwhh' multiple times because fun fact, i'm a sucker for dogs and all thing cute and fluffy.
If you're looking for a ...more
a) lying to them about their identity, even though to the reader this is SUPER OBVIOUS;
b) over-persistence and not taking NO for an answer;
Obviously neither of these things are intended as creepy, given that this is a work of romantic fiction, but I always have slight problems with these tropes and therefore it tends to impact my enjoyment of a novel.
That said, Connelly is a charming write ...more
The more I think bout this book and it characters the more it reminds me of a modern day Mary Poppins meets Cinderella.....
This author never fails to deliver a really fab read that makes you want more lots more please.
Would definitely recommend this; I'll certainly be checking out more or Victoria Connelly's work!
Victoria can [and does] write laugh out loud funny reading! One more example...:)
In 2000, she got married in a medieval castle in the Yorkshire Dales and moved to London. Five weeks after their wedding, her husband, a television news cameraman, was sent to Israel. ...more