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House of Dreams

by Fanny Blake

House of Dreams Synopsis

Only a weekend in Spain - what could possibly go wrong? At their family hilltop villa, Lucy awaits the arrival of her brother and sister for their mother's annual birthday party. Although this time, their mother won't be there. Struggling at Malaga airport with her fractious four year old, Jo has already lost her case and is dreading arriving without its precious contents. For Tom, returning to Casa de Suenos stirs up all sorts of memories - then a beautiful face from his past appears . . . Over one long, hot weekend, past secrets will spill out as three siblings discover more about their family and each other in this gorgeous, warm and witty novel from Fanny Blake - the perfect holiday read. Don't miss Fanny Blake's new novel, Our Summer Together, available to pre-order nowYour favourite authors love Fanny Blake's feelgood books: 'A heart-warming tale of family secrets revealed. A compelling and delightful read' SANTA MONTEFIORE 'Fanny has made this little corner of womankind, with all its humour and trials and tribulations, her own' PENNY VINCENZI 'Warm, wise and wonderfully addictive' HELEN LEDERER

House of Dreams Press Reviews

Transport yourself to a bougainvillea-covered house in the Spanish hills with this family drama. Read with a nice chilled sangria in hand * MARIE CLAIRE * Witty and engaging family drama set in Spain -- Isabelle Broom * HEAT * Another must-read from Fanny Blake -- Jo Finney * GOODHOUSEKEEPING * An easy-to-read, sun-soaked family drama -- Deirdre O'Brien * SUNDAY MIRROR * With her trademark warmth and insight, Blake offers a deliciously irresistible peek into one family's enthralling drama -- Kerry Hiatt * SUNDAY EXPRESS MAGAZINE * A lovely, sunny, absorbing book. -- Wendy Holden * DAILY MAIL * House of Dreams is a heart-warming tale of secrets slowly revealed and family tensions in a beautiful Spanish setting. A compelling and delightful read -- Santa Montefiore Full of interesting characters and intriguing twists and turns, once started you will be completely absorbed in the story. A perfect weekend read! We absolutely loved it! Highly Recommended. -- KAYE THORNE * HOT BRANDS COOL PLACES *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409159872
Publication date: 2nd June 2016
Author: Fanny Blake
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Fanny Blake

Fanny Blake was a publisher for many years, editing both fiction and non-fiction before becoming a freelance journalist and writer. She has written various non-fiction titles, as well as acting as ghost writer for a number of celebrities. She was Books Editor of Woman & Home magazine until recently, regularly reviews fiction in the Daily Mail and has been a judge for the Costa Novel Award, the British Book Awards, the Comedy Women in Print Award among others. She is the commissioning editor for Quick Reads, a series of short books by well-known authors. She has written eight novels, including AN ...

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