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A decidedly different Scottish island, a snow storm in July, and a leading lady by the name of Luna Lark head this magical relationship tale.
An enticing relationship tale with a difference, and just a touch of magic! After several decidedly difficult years the fabulously named Luna Lark travels to a remote Scottish island to make a fresh start. I must confess (and I’m really very sorry) that I hadn’t read any of Carrie Hope Fletcher’s books before. I initially wondered whether this would be a sugary sweet confection, but there is so so much more on offer here. I don’t want to tell you too much, as it will spoil the story, so I’ll just say to keep a close eye on the chapter headings! As I stepped inside the pages, as I realised what was happening, I gripped the book more tightly and got carried away by the story. Oh, and by the way, I simply adored the ending, it is rather special! A wonderfully easy book to read, In The Time We Lost touches love, kisses magic, and serves up an appealing and wonderfully engaging tale.
Luna Lark used to love her name, but that was before people started saying it differently.
I'm so sorry, Luna.
Are you alright, Luna?
Everything will be okay, Luna.
Luna doesn't want pity, what she wants is a fresh start. Somewhere she can make headway on her next novel, mend her broken heart, and - most importantly - keep herself to herself.
For that Luna needs the most remote place she can find: Ondingside, a magical little island off the wild coast of Scotland. And when the town is cut off on her first night by a freak July snow storm it feels like fate.
But Luna soon realises that being a newcomer in a small town might not be the best way to blend in. People are curious about her - handsome, kind, coffee shop owner Beau in particular. Will history repeat itself or will they have a future?
|Publication date:||1st October 2020|
|Author:||Carrie Hope Fletcher|
|Publisher:||Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group|
|Primary Genre||Books of the Month|
Strikingly creative, humorous and saturated with warmth - thecoast.net.nz on On The Other Side
A heart-warming love story laced with magical realism - Samantha Shannon on On The Other Side
A spellbinding story of life, love and secrets, magic sparkles from every page - Miranda Dickinson on On The Other Side
An enchanting and magical love story that reminded me so much of Cecelia Ahern - Ali McNamara on On The Other Side
Utterly enchanting - Jill Mansell on On The Other Side
Think Chocolat with a heaped tablespoon of Bake Off - Mail on Sunday on All That She Can See
A thoroughly, magical and riveting story that hooks you in from the first page and takes you on a roller coaster ride towards the last. - The Bookbag Blog
Carrie Hope Fletcher is fast becoming our go-to for spellbinding stories with a magical edge - Heat
Carrie Hope Fletcher is an actress, singer, vlogger and, thanks to her popular YouTube channel ItsWayPastMyBedTime, 'honorary big sister' to hundreds of thousands of young people around the world. The videos she creates (on topics as diverse as exam stress, handling school bullies and how to pee in a onesie) have been viewed nearly fifty million times. Carrie is currently playing the role of Eponine in Les Miserables at the Queen's Theatre in London's West End and received the 2014 WhatsOnStage Award for Best Takeover in a Role. She lives just outside of London with numerous fictional friends that she keeps ...More About Carrie Hope Fletcher