Brilliantly written. I read this book in one sitting and the hours just flew by!’ NetGalley reviewer. Romance, friendship, second chances and drama. Wow, this book has everything. I enjoyed every minute of it. And in the café belle vie she finds a bustling community – including new best friend Charlie – and a near-constant supply of cakes.
Escape to the Little French Cafe: A laugh out loud romantic comedy to fall in love with #ad - All in all, things are looking pretty good. So when a blast from the past – her teenage crush Jay Merino – suddenly turns up in Chamillon, Natalie’s thrown. Full of fun, giggles and romance. Between the pages book club‘i was hooked from the beginning of the story… i laughed out loud, and in the end, I have a smile on my face! Thoroughly loved this story!’ Goodreads reviewer, cried… This story has it all, 5 stars‘I snort laughed… Hilarious.
Smile love read Repeat‘5 Stars.
Summer at the Little French Cafe: The perfect laugh out loud romance for summerBookouture #ad - Lovely imagery and a really pretty cover, a must read for the beach!’ netGalley Reviewer, 5 stars‘You can’t help but kept swept away… The added aspect of it all being set in France was just the icing on the top of an already scrumptious story… a wonderful and entertaining read. By the letter book reviews, 5 stars‘So summery and inviting – I couldn't wait to dive in!
. Quirky, engaging characters that I missed as soon as the book ended… a great choice for a beach read. Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars. Loved it. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘perfect summer read, with great characters, beautifully described scenery and a story that will have you glued to the page. In the beautiful village of chamillon lies the café belle vie, where you’ll always find croissants and friends when you need them the most – and where Elle is hoping to uncover the truth about her past…Thirty-year-old Elle Matheson has decided it’s finally time to find the mother who gave her up as a baby.
Summer at the Little French Cafe: The perfect laugh out loud romance for summer #ad - And since elle hasn’t exactly told her younger sister what she’s up to, the little white lies about where she is are starting to add up…But Elle is really starting to feel at home on the beautiful island. I was hooked straight away… Perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Debbie Macomber. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘a really lovely feel-good book which leaves you with a smile on your face… a huge host of delightful characters in this book and the descriptions of Chamillon will leave you wanting to visit… Loved it.
The locals are welcoming, and charlie is always there with a helping hand, the café is homely, a listening ear, and a pain au chocolat.
The Bakery at Seashell Cove: A feel good, laugh out loud romantic comedyBookouture #ad - When meg receives shocking news about her family, he’s on a cycling tour and ignoring her calls – and posting selfies on Facebook with a female cyclist he looks far too cosy with. Luckily the bakery’s estate agent, is understanding and funny, Nathan, and as the summer goes on an unexpected friendship blossoms.
When the bakery is given a second lease of life under a mysterious new owner, Meg realises a change might be exactly what she needs too. Will meg find the happy-ever-after she dreams of in Seashell Cove?An uplifting, laugh-out-loud rom com that will make you dream of romantic days at the beach. I absolutely adore this… Stunning… This novel is absolutely fantastic.
The Bakery at Seashell Cove: A feel good, laugh out loud romantic comedy #ad - The cosiest corner, she’s months away from marrying her high-school sweetheart, 5 starsMeg Larson thought she had everything she wanted: she works in the local bakery, and home is beautiful, where the sky is blue, sunny Seashell Cove, the sea is turquoise and the sand is golden. Except that the bakery is up for sale and her fiancé Sam’s more interested in bikes than their relationship.
It's worth far more than the five stars i have given it… Full of romance… Funny and heart-warming… Fantastic read, I highly recommend it… Simply fantastic read. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘wonderful… heart-warming and funny… Absolutely perfect… Had me hook, line and sinker right from page one… Delight in every single word.
Stardust book reviews, 5 stars‘sent my pulse racing… i fell head over heels in love… Will certainly have your heart melting… Extremely hard to put down… A deliciously, wondrous story that you will devour within no time at all. It is escapism at its finest and I really enjoyed every minute of it.
The Cafe at Seashell Cove: A heartwarming laugh out loud romantic comedyBookouture #ad - Perfect for fans of Debbie Johnson, Holly Martin and Jenny Oliver. Read what everyone is saying about the café at seashell cove:‘Words cannot express how much I enjoyed this novel, it was so easy to read, light-hearted and hilarious that I couldn't put it down… I would 110% recommend this book. An absolutely perfect story to lounge around on the beach with… Fantastic!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars‘I laughed out loud… A truly beautiful, cosy and touching novel… It will leave you feeling the most loved person in the world.
The writing garnet, 5 stars‘I absolutely loved it… Fantastic. Goodreads reviewer‘Heart-warming, funny, and utterly charming. Goodreads reviewer‘a really funny, romantic book by karen which you won't regret picking up… You'll be sure to enjoy this read, especially on the beach in the summer!’ Goodreads reviewer, sweet, 5 stars‘A feel-good novel that I really enjoyed reading.
The Cafe at Seashell Cove: A heartwarming laugh out loud romantic comedy #ad - I will definitely need to check out this author's other books. Bookworm corner‘i didn’t want to put it down… Delightful. Fabulous book fiend‘Funny and cosy… Strongly recommended. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘A really fun summer read. Twitter review, 5 stars. I highly recommend reading this.
The Beachside Flower Stall: A feel good romance to make you laugh out loudBookouture #ad - But with the stall’s finances in jeopardy and Ruby needing her niece more than ever, Carrie has to keep her emotions in check. With bouquets to arrange, save the stall, can carrie keep her cool, and Tom unavoidably a part of her life again, family secrets to uncover, and find her very own happy ever after?A heartening and uplifting read about lost love and true friendship.
Wow! a beautiful story of lost love and coming of age and new beginnings. Written with heart. Perfect for fans of Cressida McLaughlin, Cathy Bramley, and Debbie Johnson. Read what people are saying about the beachside flower stall:‘Heartfelt and hilarious… Karen Clarke’s writing is an absolute joy to get lost in… This book is truly the perfect book to get lost in for an afternoon.
The Beachside Flower Stall: A feel good romance to make you laugh out loud #ad - Clues and reviews, 5 stars‘The author has a way of just bringing her novels and the characters to life. Now she’s back to help run her aunt Ruby’s flower stall in idyllic Shipley. Soon carrie’s crawling under the stall to hide and accidentally inventing an imaginary boyfriend. I had a grin on my face the entire time.
Novel gossip, 5 stars‘I loved this book and didn’t want to put it down.
The Beachside Christmas: A hilarious feel good Christmas romanceBookouture #ad - Snow is falling and there’s romance in the air. Keen to prove herself, she calls in a favour and secures gorgeous reality star Ollie. Lily’s neighbours are initially thrilled, but Ollie is as uncontrollable as he is good-looking. I have lost track whilst reading this how many times I’ve laughed out loud… This is a fabulous book!!
. The perfect christmassy story that will have you smiling throughout!’ goodreads reviewer, fun, easy to read story that will have you giggling, while also wishing your own house has far more Christmas lights!’ Rachel’s Random Reads, 5 stars‘Had me properly laughing… A light hearted, 5 stars‘Karen Clarke has such a knack for writing hilariously funny one-liners.
The Beachside Christmas: A hilarious feel good Christmas romance #ad - And whilst handsome but stubborn cameraman craig tries to help, romance, even he can’t stop Ollie’s madcap plans to stage a romance with Lily…Will Lily be able to keep Ollie under control and bring the Christmas cheer back to Shipley – and find herself a real kiss under the mistletoe?An addictive, heart-warming and uplifting read about friendship, and Christmas spirit.
Curl up for a cosy christmas by the fire at seaview cottage…When thirty-year-old Lily Ambrose’s latest relationship ends in disaster, she remembers happy childhood holidays in the seaside town of Shipley and decides it’s the perfect place for a fresh start. But when lily arrives, the town’s spirits are as low as her own: the local celebrity due to turn on the Christmas lights has gone on a cruise instead.
Five stars!’ stardust book reviews, 5 stars‘the beachside christmas is a fun and heart-warming read that had me feeling all toasty inside… Karen Clarke has become one of my must read authors and is one I can rely on to cheer me up and chase those bad old blues away. By the letter book reviews, 4 stars‘This book had me laughing from page one.
The Beachside Sweet Shop: A feel good romantic comedyBookouture #ad - Loved, loved, loved. The characters and storyline are just everything I adore in a book. I can honestly say that I felt quite sad to be saying farewell to everyone at the end. 5* the reading shed‘brilliant! Such a beautiful, heart warming story! Loved every word! So well written. Within the first page turn I was laughing out loud… It was a delight to read.
5* rachel’s random readswhen Marnie Appleton inherited a sweet shop from her grandfather she was determined to do his legacy proud. A lot of the sweets reminded me of my childhood. Thoroughly enjoyed it. 5* lilac mills‘i can’t wait to read the next. 4* lilina reads‘A delightful British love story. For the love of books‘A delicious novel…I highly recommend this.
The Beachside Sweet Shop: A feel good romantic comedy #ad - 5* with love for Books. Highly recommend it to everyone. Renita d’silva‘had me chortling away…really funny…A fabulous candy cane of a read. As well as being funny, relaxed and welcome…it’s amazing how much drama one little sweet shop can create! I was captivated, and sometimes surprised, the storyline had a homely feel to it, reading it made me feel comfortable, by the goings on in the little village shop…a bright read that left a smile on my face and my taste buds in need of some sweet treats.
5* v family fun‘i smiled all of the way through this gorgeous heart-warming read. A magical, feel good tale.
I'll Be Home for Christmas: A heartwarming feel good romantic comedyBookouture #ad - Except this year she doesn’t. Had me cracking up laughing hysterically! . This book had everything for me and I would quite happily read it again in an instant. The writing garnet ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️‘Melted my heart! . Because it turns out that her husband-to-be has been cheating on her – and her beautiful wedding ceremony in the snow is cancelled.
She’s not really in the mood to be jolly, or go anywhere near gingerbread men – in fact, sing carols, what Nina wants is to avoid the whole thing. What more could i ever want in a christmas book?!!’ goodreads reviewer ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ‘i love christmas book season!!! what a fun and sweet book to start my season reading with… I'll definitely be reading more books from this author!’ Goodreads Reviewer‘Loved reading this heart-warming story… Such a gorgeous Christmas book that kept me enthralled throughout and desperate to go walk in the snow ❄️’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ‘A perfect Christmas romance.
I'll Be Home for Christmas: A heartwarming feel good romantic comedy #ad - . So she’s come to stay at her Aunt Dolly’s cosy café to nurse her broken heart. Nina is determined to get through Christmas with no tinsel, no fuss – and definitely no flirting. Such a lovely book and is absolutely perfect at this time of year with its Christmas theme!! .
The Christmas Cafe at Seashell Cove: The perfect laugh out loud Christmas romanceBookouture #ad - It's a fabulous story… one to put a smile on your face and joy in your heart!’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars‘A lovely, cosy and heartwarming Christmas story… Makes you laugh out loud. B for book review, 5 stars‘fabulous… i loved reading every moment of this story… A joy to read… Such a pleasurable story to lose yourself in for a few hours.
Rachel’s random reads, romantic moments, 5 stars‘i instantly fell for Seth… Full of Christmas cheer, and gives you that feel-good feeling… Real laugh-out-loud moments… Excellent. Star crossed Reviews. Perfect for fans of sue moorcroft, holly martin and debbie johnson! What readers are saying about The Christmas Café at Seashell Cove:‘Had me in hysterics!… Kept me thoroughly entertained from start to finish… Fun, lighthearted and addictive.
The writing garnet‘has you hooked from the beginning… Full of friendship and romance… So heart-warming… You just want to be curled up in front of the fire when you read it. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘such a delight… heart-warming and full of love and laughs!… the absolute perfect read… Would definitely recommend this one without a shadow of a doubt! Fantastic!!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars‘Absolutely wonderful… Truly endearing… I actually found myself giggling more than once… What a hoot!… Pulled on my heartstrings.
The Christmas Cafe at Seashell Cove: The perfect laugh out loud Christmas romance #ad - Robin loves reading, hilarious read about friendship, 5 stars‘a heart-warming, 5 stars‘I absolutely adore this… The perfect Christmassy story… Absolutely perfect!’ Goodreads reviewer, family and the meaning of Christmas… Get swept away as I did with this book. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘funny from the first page – in fact make that funny from the first paragraph! I so enjoyed this light-hearted and feel-good read… I found myself chuckling along… Engaging and very witty.
Goodreads reviewer‘oh how i love seashell cove! it’s probably one of my favourite series – ever… It’s funny throughout, and just written beautifully!… I loved, loved, it’s engaging, loved being back in Seashell Cove… Keeps you hooked to the story until the very last page.
A Very French Affair: A feel-good beach read about second chances!Bookouture #ad - The perfect story to read on a summer’s day or on a holiday where you can just relax and let the author's words take you away… 5 stars from me for this one, very highly recommended!!’ Donna’s Book Blog ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘Go on your very own French adventure. Her son jake is practically perfect in every way, but he’s started asking some difficult questions, and the answers lie in a holiday romance twenty years ago.
And if she succeeds, laugh-out-loud story about second chances, how will he take the bombshell secret Liv has been keeping? Liv has to do the best thing for her family, secrets and sunshine! The perfect summer read for fans of Carole Matthews, but does that mean closing the door on this very French affair?A joyful, Jenny Colgan and Sophie Kinsella.
A Very French Affair: A feel-good beach read about second chances! #ad - It really was such a fun, uplifting and heart-warming story. Because – if she’s going to give Jake the answers he needs – Liv knows she has to hunt down her first love Andre. Back when liv was staying with her aunt on the french Riviera…Returning to the Cote d’Azur, with its white sandy beaches, her supportive aunt, and exquisite wine and cheese is harder than it sounds though.
Whether you take it on the beach, wherever you go this summer, the back garden, the plane, make sure to have a copy. By the letter book reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘What can I say.
My Big Greek Summer: A feel good funny romantic comedy about second chances!Bookouture #ad - So when she discovers her heart-throb husband has had a fling, she realises it’s time to make some BIG changes. I loved every minute. The cosiest cornera holiday can solve everything… can’t it? A hilarious, hot new summer escape about kissing your past goodbye and learning to love again…Carefree, thirty-something Mandy thought she’d be married to first-love Danny forever.
And she finds herself unexpectedly falling for a tall, dark, handsome stranger. Definitely recommend… a great beach read!' Owl You Need Are Books'Simply brilliant… has you hooked from the first page… Amazing read. But what will mandy do now she’s single for the first time in her adult life?Determined to find her spark again, Mandy hops on a plane, ready for adventure and a second chance at happiness.
My Big Greek Summer: A feel good funny romantic comedy about second chances! #ad - Great summer read. Consumer review, 5 stars‘a fun read… i loved it!’ Goodreads Reviewer, feel-good read, 5 stars'A fun, with wonderful characters. Debut novel about growing up, moving on, and finding yourself. A fantastic story… laugh-out-loud… I literally flew through the pages. Will have you smiling and laughing all the way through.
Goodreads reviewer'i found myself reading this with a huge smile on my face and wasn't able to put it down… everything you could want from a summer read.