The Cafe at Marigold Marina

Tilly Tennant

Welcome to the café on Marigold Marina, where the smell of freshly baked cakes fills the air and the boats bob merrily in the mellow evening sun. But will an unexpected meeting mean the chance to love again or a broken heart?

When Rosie inherits the café on Marigold Marina after her husband’s tragic death, she is determined to pour her heart into his dream. Nine months later, as she serves coffee and cakes to customers, she is all smiles and laughter. But when the sunshine-yellow doors of the café are closed, she allows her heart to break all over again.

Rosie doesn’t have much room in her life for anything but the café. But when Kit, the mysterious owner of a bookshop barge, starts to come by regularly for lunch, she finds it difficult to ignore his dark eyes, dishevelled curls and the fact that he has his own sorrows. Rosie finds it easy to talk to Kit and as they swim together in the sparkling marina waters she hopes she can help Kit the way he has helped her.

But just as she is letting herself open her heart, she learns the shocking secret that the husband she loved for so many years kept hidden from her. And when she discovers that Kit is hiding things too, she fears she has been foolish to trust again. Should she close her café and move away from the marina? Or take a risk and give love another chance?

An absolutely gorgeous and heartwarming read about what can happen when you leave your comfort zone and listen to your heart. Fans of Shari Low, Heidi Swain and Nicola May will fall in love with The Café at Marigold Marina.

What everyone is saying about The Café at Marigold Marina:

‘I was completely hooked by the end of the first page and had it finished in a few hours! It is such a fabulous read that will pull on your heart strings and lighten your heart all in one go! Love, loved, LOVED it! Would definitely recommend!!’ Stardust Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘This has to be one of my favourite books by Tilly Tennant. It really got under my skin and into my heart… A fabulous story of friendship, family and secrets with a great cast of characters… A real heartwarmer this one, it got me so emotional too… I LOVED it!!StefLoz Book Blog, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A brilliant rollercoaster of a ride I read this book in one sitting in less than a day and loved every minute of it. A can’t-put-down book!… I read late into to the night because I just had to know what the ending was going to be.’ Netgalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘What a beautifully written story… This is a “can’t go to sleep because I want to know what happens next” book and even after the last page I’m still thinking about Rosie.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

What an enchanting read! I felt like I’d moved to Marigold Marina myself… A perfect book that kept me entertained all the way through.’ Goodreads reviewer

What a charming, feel-good sort of book! This was a lovely weekend read and certainly makes me want to read more by this author in the future. Recommended!’ The Princess and the Pen

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