The Little Shop in Cornwall

Helen Pollard

‘I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough… Uplifting, witty, moving and romantic… sure to make you giggle, sigh and keep you hooked.’ Bookish Jottings

Claudia thought she knew how this summer was going to go. Turns out, she didn’t have a clue…

It’s been two years since Claudia arrived on the beautifully rugged Cornish coast with nothing but a suitcase to her name. She’d walked out on the husband who had never loved her, ditched the corporate job she’d never wanted and vowed that no gym membership card would come within ten feet of her ever again.

Swapping boardrooms and cocktails for a little shop right at the end of the beach road should have been a bit of a shock. But from the moment she first laid eyes on the empty, run-down store, Claudia knew this was where she was meant to be all along.

After all that upheaval, Claudia was looking forward to a quiet summer, full of the usual holiday makers and long walks along the clifftops. But life in her patch of paradise is about to change in more ways than one.

Enter recently widowed Jason, dragging his sullen teenage daughter Millie in tow. Millie and Claudia immediately hit it off. And while Millie loves everything about Claudia’s free-spirited way of life, practical architect Jason is less than thrilled about his daughter’s new interests. He doesn’t shy away from telling Claudia exactly what he thinks and sparks fly every time they meet.

But as circumstances throw Claudia into Jason’s path in increasingly unexpected ways, she begins to glimpse what lies beneath his fiery temper and sharp tongue. Claudia was sure her new life was perfect in every way. But was there something missing after all?

The perfect summer holiday escape, full of warmth, humour and heart. Fans of Sarah Morgan, Cathy Bramley and Phillipa Ashley will be charmed by this seaside romance.

Readers love The Little Shop in Cornwall:

‘This book was just what the doctor ordered and I could almost smell the sea air… A lovely feel-goodnovel.’ Sandie’s Book Shelves, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I sat up all night reading this lovely book, I just couldn’t put it down… A joy to read.’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A delightful read… Reading one of Helen’s books feels more like a chat between friends rather than an actual book.’ Ginger Book Geek, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A heartwarming and funny rom-com… kept me hooked till the end and I loved the twists and turns.’ Scrapping and Playing, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A bewitching, fun read with great characters in a delightful setting and an added mystery, too.’ Splashes Into Books, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

LOVED THIS STORY!!! It was super cute and I was hooked from the beginning.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘If you want to escape to a picturesque Cornwall village, this is the book for you.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A beautiful coastal setting, strong characters, a bit of mystery and romance, mix them together and you have a very enjoyable book.’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Delightful… I really enjoyed traveling along with Jason and Claudia’s emotional journey.’ All Romance All the Time, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This book was just what I needed. It has small town romance. It has second chancesIt had it all.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A delightfully funny romance!… A fun, light, feel-good summer read.’ Lu Review Books, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I loved this book… I could picture the little shops and the beach with miles of warm sand and blue sea.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A breath of fresh air (or one full of sea salt), and written extremely well… I now want to pack up my life, say goodbye to my old self (like the main characters Claudia and Jason) and live beside the sea.’ Life by Becky,⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘This is a “takes a village” romance (I loved all the other people and, of course, Claudia’s cat)… It’s light, it’s funperfect!’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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