A Perfect Home

by Kate Glanville

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LoveReading View on A Perfect Home

Gloriously moving and delightful, this is the perfect companion to hide from reality with for a few hours. At first glance Claire appears to have a heavenly life, her husband is busy finishing their dream cottage and Idyllic Homes are featuring them in their magazine (you know… the darling, fairy-tale type of magazine that actually stuffs you green with envy). Each chapter is headed with an extract from the article detailing Claire’s perfect home, each chapter then describes Claire’s reality; the chaos of three children, an indifferent husband, a monstrous mother-in-law and then the teasing, flirting and fluttering that a click of connection and hope can bring. Become friends with Claire, laugh with her, cry with her, care about her and cheer her on as she struggles to become the person she deserves to be. ~ Liz Robinson

Liz Robinson

A Perfect Home Synopsis

Claire appears to have it all - the kind of life you read about in magazines; a beautiful cottage, three gorgeous children, a handsome husband in William and her own flourishing vintage textile business. But when an interiors magazine sends a good-looking photographer to take pictures of Claire’s perfect home, he makes her wonder if the house means more to William than she does. This is the beautifully observed and poignant love story of a woman who has to find out if home really is where the heart is.

A Perfect Home Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.

  • Phyl Smithson - 'Very surprised how this book quickly became unputdownable.  I anticipated it would be a run of the mill marriage in troubled waters but it was so much more.' Read full review >
  • Celia Cohen - 'A real page turner. Ideal holiday reading...I found all the characters so well drawn that they became real, not just names on a page.' Read full review >
  • Joy Bosworth - 'Easy to start but very hard to leave off!' Read full review >
  • Christine Phillips -  'First book read by Kate but it won't be the last one. I thoroughly enjoyed it and I read it in 2 days as I was hooked.' Read full review >
  • Jane Brown - 'A great summer chick lit read with all the fluffiness of a marshmallow predictable yet a lovely romance.'  Read full review >
  • Maggie Crane - 'This book was a delight to read, well written, smooth, seamless, engaging and so difficult to put down, resulting in a feeling of loss when I reached the end.' Read full review >
  • Anne Cater - 'A love story that gently unfolds, with humour and compassion. With characters who feel as real as your neighbours, and a message about how perfection is often only on the surface.' Read full review >
  • Alison Bisping - 'Superb writing by Kate Glanville...I've been introduced to a new author.  Enjoy the book but don't read it when you are very busy - you won't get anything else done!' Read full review >
  • Kimberley - 'I absolutely LOVED this book!...I couldn't recommend this book more, it was funny, sad, heartbreaking and hopeful, a real roller coaster of a read.' Read full review >
  • Joanne Nuttie - 'At first I thought oh no!! This book is going to drag on, but very quickly I started to enjoy it...All in all a good, easy to read romantic novel.' Read full review >
  • Caz Barnett - 'This is a pleasant read which will probably appeal most to women.' Read full review >
  • Sarah Jones - 'Well written but annoying main character.' Read full review >
  • Sue Muir - 'If you like a feel-good easy-to-read romantic novel this book will have you curling up on the sofa for a good few hours.' Read full review >

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ISBN: 9781783755097
Publication date: 15/01/2015
Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

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Book Information

ISBN: 9781783755097
Publication date: 15th January 2015
Author: Kate Glanville
Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Genres: Reader Reviewed Books, eBook Favourites, Reading Groups, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Romance,

About Kate Glanville

Kitty Glanville was born in West Africa to Irish parents. She now lives with her three children in rural West Wales. For many years she has practised as a successful ceramic artist supplying tiles and tableware to many leading shops and galleries around the world. From childhood she has been passionate about writing stories. Her first novel A Perfect Home was published by Berkley in August 2012.

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