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The Teashop on the Corner by Milly Johnson
  

Sarah Broadhurst's view...

Emotionally damaged folk gravitate to Lini’s tea shop and gradually their problems and pain are aired and they begin to support each other. This is a charming development as we get to know these well-realised characters. There is Carla with a bigamist husband, Will whose business has gone into receivership, Molly whose old love suddenly turns up and Mr Singh who appears to just be a regular. How they interlink and share their backgrounds is beautifully done. Milly Johnson writes with heart, humour and deep sensitivity. She has written some eight novels, some laced with a little magic, all highly satisfying. I love her.

If you like Milly Johnson you might also like to read books by Trisha Ashley, Adriana Trigiani and Kathy Lette.

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The Teashop on the Corner by Milly Johnson

At her beloved husband's funeral, Carla Pride discovers that Martin never divorced his first wife and has been living a double life with her. And his other wife, Julie Pride, is determined to take everything from Carla - her home, her money, and her memories. When Will Linton's business goes bust he at least thinks that with the support of his trophy wife Nicole he will rise to the top again. But Nicole isn't going to stick around with 'a loser' and Will finds himself at rock bottom. Molly Jones is being bullied into going into a retirement home by her 'concerned' daughter-in-law Sherry and son Gram. Then the love of Molly's life walks in through her door - a man who broke Molly's heart into little pieces many years ago. But he says he is dying and wants to spend the time he has left with her. All people in need of a little love and compassion which they find by chance in the stationery and teashop on the corner run by the ever-cheerful Leni, a woman that site developer Shaun McCarthy finds annoying beyond annoying for her ability to remain unrealistically upbeat about everything. But is the world of Leni Merryman as full of rainbows and sparkles as everyone thinks? Or is her smile papering over many cracks in her heart that will soon be shattered unwittingly by her new friends?

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`Another gem from Milly Johnson' * The Sun on Sunshine Over Wildflower Cottage *


About the Author

Milly Johnson

Milly Johnson is a joke-writer, greetings card creator, newspaper columnist, after-dinner speaker, poet, actress, winner of Come Dine with Me, Sunday Times Top Ten author and recipient of Yorkshire Society Award For Arts and Culture 2015. You can find more about the Yorkshire Society at www.yorkshiresociety.org.uk

She is half-Yorkshire, half-Glaswegian so don’t expect her to buy the first round.

She likes cruising on big ships, sparkling afternoon teas, sunshine and birds of prey. She does not like marzipan or lamb chops.

She is proud patron of two fabulous charities: Yorkshire Cat Rescue

(www.yorkshirecatrescue.org) and The Well (www.thewellatthecore.co.uk) which is a complementary therapy centre for cancer patients.

She lives happily in Barnsley with her two teenage sons, Teddy the dog and two very spoilt cats. Her mam and dad live in t’next street.

Afternoon Tea at the Sunflower Café is her eleventh book.

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Publication date

19th June 2014

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Milly Johnson

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781471114649

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