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Discover the most romantic of Christmas treats in this lovely relationship and friendship story. Eco consultants Hannah and Noah spend the run-up to Christmas working at a beautiful hotel in Cornwall. When a storm cuts the village off, they join the community, enjoy scrumptious food, and find themselves on a ghost hunt. If you’ve already read the other books in the Cornish Cream Tea series then you’ll meet some very familiar faces. If this is all new to you though, you can quite happily start here (and then catch up on the other stories). Fresh and modern, yet told with a gentle warmth, I found myself sinking into this delightful tale. Each of the four parts in this novel almost make a story in their own right, when read together they form a will-they won’t-they huggable romance. Cressida McLaughlin writes with genuine affection for this setting and group of characters. From mischievous dogs to runaway Christmas puddings, there is a smile to be found within the pages. The Cornish Cream Tea Christmas is an enchanting addition to this series, and it simply glows with festive spirit.
Hannah Swan is looking forward to Christmas for the first time in years. Her new job as an eco-consultant is taking her - and her geeky colleague, Noah - to the beautiful Cornish village of Porthgolow for the first time.
They're are helping the Crystal Waters Hotel to ramp up its green credentials, though after a bumpy journey, Hannah can't shake off the feeling that Porthgolow is strangely familiar. Never able to resist a mystery, her interest is piqued when the hotel's staff and customers report odd noises and sightings, believing the hotel to be haunted.
When bad weather cuts off Porthgolow, Hannah and Noah are looking at a Cornish Christmas. It gives them plenty of time to work out what is really going on, but will their yuletide escape send shivers up their spines? Or will it be as warm and toasty as a glass of mulled wine?
Closing date: 04/04/2021
Praise for Cressida McLaughlin:
'Oh, I just LOVED this story. All the characters are wonderful.' Isabelle Broom
'With a heroine that you root for this is a sweet read with real heart and soul' Sarra Manning author of The House of Secrets
'McLaughlin writes so warmly and vividly, the rest of the world melts away... I love that feeling!' Kirsty Greenwood
'A lovely, warm gem of a series that stays with you...I loved it' Alexandra Brown
'Warm and wonderful...' Miranda Dickinson
Publication date: 12/11/2020
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 17/09/2020
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||12th November 2020|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Relationship Stories, Sagas and Romance,|
|Categories:||Romance, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Cressy was born in South East London surrounded by books and with a cat named after Lawrence of Arabia. She studied English at the University of East Anglia and now lives in Norwich with her husband David. Cressy's favourite things include terrifying ghost stories, lava lamps and romantic heroes, though not necessarily at the same time. She doesn't (yet) have a dog of her own, but feeds her love vicariously through friends' pets, and was once chased around a field by a soaking wet, very mischievous Border Collie called Wags. When she isn't writing, Cressy spends her spare time reading, ...More About Cressida McLaughlin