I genuinely can’t believe how close the festive season is, it just seems to have crept up on me this year! This time of year I love nothing more than curling up with a good book, however it’s always such a busy time for me that sometimes I do struggle to read a much as i’d like. The book I’m sharing today as part of it’s wonderful Blog Tour though is a short novella, perfect for reading when time isn’t on your side! Many thanks to Rachel and author Rosie for allowing me to take part in this fabulous festive tour, I hope you all enjoy my review.
The biggest snowfall in years has blanketed Sunnybrook, cutting the village off from the outside world. For Fen, who finds herself snowed in at The Little Duck Pond Cafe, it’s little more than a minor inconvenience. Her love life is finally running smoothly; it looks as if she’s found the perfect man for her.
But then a shocking secret threatens to destroy Fen’s new-found happiness.
Will being snowed in be the final straw? Or will Fen find a way through the snowdrifts to the perfect love?
Fen hasn’t had much luck with romance, however it’s Christmas Eve and she can finally say the man of her dreams is by her side. Rob is everything Fen has dreamed of and more, but there’s something not quite right and she can’t put her finger on it. It soon becomes clear that Rob hasn’t been completely truthful with her and having recently come out of a relationship with a lying ex Fen doesn’t want to go down that route again.
What she doesn’t bank on though is her ‘helpfully’ interfering friends getting involved to try and reconcile the couple. Add to that a heavy snowfall, an essential journey to get to the second round of a Baking contest plus even more revelations and you have a recipe for disaster! But will Fen be able to forgive and forget?
Snowed In At The Little Duck Pond Café is the 4th book in the series from author Rosie Green, however I don’t think you need to have read the previous novels to enjoy it as I haven’t. I felt there was a good amount of background detail given on all the characters, so I wasn’t left wondering. Having said that I would be intrigued to read the rest of the series now my appetite has been sparked, plus I do usually like to read things in the right order!
This festive Novella starts right in the thick of the romantic relationship between Fen and Rob, who reading between the lines have been getting close for a while. Set against a snowy backdrop it’s a feel-good chick lit that hits the spot perfectly, with plenty of action packed into such a small number of pages. I love nothing more than a good Christmassy read and this one didn’t disappoint. Being a mere 119 pages long it’s also ideal for this time of year when I find myself without much chance to read at the end of the day. Highly recommended to any chick lit and Christmas lovers out there, it’s really helped get me in the festive mood and I’m now praying for snow! – sorry guys I do love Winter! Grab a brew and enjoy this festive delight snuggled in bed, you won’t regret it.
About The Author
Rosie Green has been scribbling stories ever since she was little. Back then they were rip-roaring adventure tales with a young heroine in perilous danger of falling off a cliff or being tied up by ‘the baddies’. Thankfully, Rosie has moved on somewhat, and now much prefers to write romantic comedies that melt your heart and make you smile, with really not much perilous danger involved at all, unless you count the heroine losing her heart in love.
Rosie’s brand new series of novellas is centred on life in a village café. The first two stories in the series are: Spring at The Little Duck Pond Cafe and Summer at The Little Duck Pond Café.
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Snowed In At The Little Duck Pond Cafe is available to purchase from Amazon
*We were gifted a copy of this book in return for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are our own.