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Death at Lovers Leap by Catherine Coles #Review#PublicationDay

    Today I am featuring the third in a cozy crime series by Catherine Coles , The Martha Miller Mysteries . Death at Lovers' Leap is published today, on February 16th by Boldwood Books .You can read my review of the first in the series, Poison at the Village Show   here amd the second, Death at the Country Fair   here .     Westleham Village 1948 As Valentine's Day rolls around, Martha Miller finds herself unusually melancholy at the state of her own love life. With husband Stan still missing and with her growing feelings for Vicar Luke still shrouded in secrecy, there’s only one place Martha can go - famous local beauty spot, Lovers' Leap. Legend has it that those with a broken heart throw themselves off the bridge that spans the river, but Martha is certainly not about to do such a thing! But it looks like someone else has had other ideas…. Because there in the river, Martha finds a body. But is this misadventure, a moment of lovesick madness, or is foul play a

Frost Falls at the Potting Shed by Jenny Kane #Review

 

Here is the first in a new series by Jenny Kane, Frost Falls at the Potting Shed. It was published by Aria on 27th October. 

 

It has always been Maddie Willand's dream to take over her father's plant nursery. But after his sudden death, she is devastated to discover that she might lose The Potting Shed forever.

Maddie's bossy older sister, Sabi, is joint owner of the nursery, and she's convinced that the best thing for both of them would be to sell up. Determined to keep the business going, Maddie can't afford any distractions, but staying focused might be harderthan she thinks when –after a major garden centre chain puts in an offer –her search for legal advice throws her into the path of attractive lawyer Ed...

Reviews

 

'A perfect feel-good story about family dynamics and sisterly love,with characters you truly care about. Loved it. Highly recommended.'–Jennifer Bohnet 

'I really loved this book. It was warm, funny and smart and made me want to get out into the garden. If you love reading and gardening then this is a perfect combination. A gorgeous story with a beautiful setting.'–Kate Forster


 My Thoughts

Having enjoyed the Mill Grange series, I was anticipating this new series.  The Potting Shed proved to be a warm, welcoming place, with a strong, family vibe. Of course, some members of the family are not in agreement and an offer from an outside concern causes a rift to emerge between the two sisters, Maddie and Sabi. They have different priorities. Maddie is easy to like. She is hardworking and wears her heart on her sleeve. Sabi, on the other hand, is less sympathetic and appears entitled and a little snobbish. As the story develops, you begin to see a different side to Sabi and to understand why she is behaving as she does.

    There is plenty of potential for future stories set in the Potting Shed.  You are introduced to a range of characters who all come over as individuals. Full of the outdoors, Maddie relishes the outdoors, no matter the weather and the stary walks sound amazing. With a love of nature, the Potting Shed seems to bring the best out in people and you sense a community who you may meet in future books, willing Maddie to succeed. This is a warm and entertaining story, set in Winter, with a nod to the festive season.

In short: Take a risk and follow your dreams

   

About the Author


Jenny Kane is the bestselling author of many romantic fiction series. These include the Mill Grange series, Abi's Cornwall series, and the Another Cup series. She has had bestsellers in the Amazon Romance, Contemporary Fiction and Women's Fiction charts and multiple bestsellers. If you enjoy Jenny's writing, then why not follow her author page, for updates on all of her new                                                                    releases!

 

You can follow Jenny here: Twitter |  Facebook
 
Aria Fiction: Website  |  Twitter

Book links:  Amazon UK 
 
 
Thanks to Jenny Kane, Aria  for a copy of the book and a place on the event.

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