Month: September 2022

Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

Lily’s Secret Inheritance

Lily’s Secret Inheritance is the third book by Kristin Harper that I’ve read – the other two being, A Letter from Nana Rose and Aunty Ivy’s Cottage. Book Description Turning off the winding coastal road and seeing the old farmhouse surrounded by cranberry vines ahead, Lily’s breath catches in her throat. It’s just how she remembers it. But pushing open the wooden front door for the first time in decades, it’s clear everything has changed… When her estranged aunt Dahlia dies, single mother Lily Lindgren is surprised to inherit the family home and cranberry farm. Returning to Dune Island for

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

Buttercups in the Basement

Having read and reviewed The Landlord of Hummingbird House , I was only too happy to read Buttercups In The Basement, another book in this series. Book Description 1967: the summer of love and the year Betty moves into her first home.Independent. Open. Inexperienced. She is excited to be living with her new husband, William, and committed to returning Hummingbird House to its former glory. But when she invites captivating new tenants into her home and settles into married life, her world begins to transform in ways she could never have imagined. She thought she was on a journey toward

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Books & Book Reviews, Fiction

The Island Of Lost Secrets

The Island of Lost Secrets is the first book I’ve read by Rebecca Alexander. Book Description As she carefully folded the faded letter back up along its original creases, she found tears running down her face. Looking at the carefully preserved letters, everything finally fell into place. So, this was the secret they had kept all these years… November, 1940: As a storm rages, the wild sea battering the rocks outside, young Patience Ellis is woken in the middle of the night by the body of a foreign soldier being carried into her cottage, saved from a U-boat attack. Patience knows she must do everything

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