Release date: 22 September 2016
Back cover blurb: Nightingale Books, nestled on the high street in the idyllic Cotswold town of Peasebrook, is a dream come true for booklovers. But owner Emilia Nightingale is struggling to keep the shop open. The temptation to sell up is proving enormous - but what about the promise she made to her father? Not to mention the loyalty she owes to her customers. Sarah Basildon, owner of stately pile Peasebrook Manor, has used the book shop as an escape from all her problems in the past few years. But is there more to her visits than meets the eye? Since messing up his marriage, Jackson asks Emilia for advice on books to read to the son he misses so much. But Jackson has a secret, and is not all he seems... And there's Thomasina, painfully shy, who runs a pop-up restaurant from her tiny cottage. She has a huge crush on a man she met and then lost in the cookery section, somewhere between Auguste Escoffier and Marco Pierre White. Can she find the courage to admit her true feelings? How to Find Love in a Book Shop is the delightful story of Emilia's fight to keep her book shop alive...
Julius Nightingale is newly widowed when he buys a bookshop in the small but lovely Cotswold town of Peasebrook.
Some Thirty odd years later and Emilia Nightingale finds herself the owner of Nightingale Books after the tragic and untimely death of her Father. She has promised to keep the bookshop alive in his death, yet had no idea of the financial difficulty that the shop was in.
When a local property developer approaches Emilia she is quick to tell him to get lost, but then he sends in one of his lackeys to try a different approach, and suddenly Emilia sees a different side to the bookshop than she had previously.
Should she really prepare to let it go?
Or should she keep it on, if only to honour her Father?
Emilia has a difficult decision to face; Nightingale Books is at the heart of the Peasebrook community and its residents won't let it go without a fight.
How to find love in a bookshop, is a lovely heartwarming novel that will stay with me for a long time.
How to find love in a bookshop is available to buy now via Amazon online and all good bookshops.
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