Reader review'with a delightful setting, a roller coaster romance and fantastic storytelling, this is another great read from this talented author. I couldn't put this book down. Darcie's female lead was a joy to follow, with so much loss and heart-break in her life, I couldn't not root for her to get the happy ending she so deserves.
The Cottage at Plum Tree Bay: An uplifting, cosy Cornish romance Cornish Hearts Book 2 #ad - Reader review'each book i have read of Darcie’s is a little ray of happiness into your heart, pure unadulterated happiness and warmth in a book. Since her father left, it’s always been the two of them and Catherine has no interest in romance. She’s soon bumping into mark everywhere – or being thrown at him by her matchmaking friend! The chemistry is undeniable.
One summer can change everything. Catherine bromley has spent her life in Penhallow Sands, dedicating herself to work and supporting her emotionally fragile mother. It was excellently written, keeping you wanting to read more and more.
The House at Greenacres: An uplifting, cosy Cornish romance Cornish Hearts Book 1Canelo Escape #ad - My first by this author. All roads lead home…when holly dryden fled Penhallow Sands nearly a year ago she was determined to put the past – and Rich Turner – behind her. But now an unexpected loss and financial trouble has led her back to the family vineyard and it’s time to tell Rich the truth – he’s a father.
Surrounded by the memories of what they once shared Holly’s anger fades in the glow of Rich’s undeniable love for their son and the way he selflessly steps in to help the vineyard out of trouble. A beautiful written light-hearted romance. A good feel good read’ 5* reader review‘Brilliant plot, excellent main characters that you invest in’ 5* Reader review.
Darcie has a magical way of writing that instantly makes you smile and feeling good’ 5* Reader review‘Perfect summer read. Will be looking out for more’ 5* reader review‘good summer read for anyone who likes Phillipa Ashley or Cathy Bramley!’ 4* Reader review‘A really lovely book and Holly is someone you just want to give a big hug too.
The House at Greenacres: An uplifting, cosy Cornish romance Cornish Hearts Book 1 #ad - As holly watches rich flourish in his new role as father to baby Luke, she realises that though they can’t change the past, the future is still theirs to write…An uplifting, emotional Cornwall-set romance perfect for fans of Holly Martin and Phillipa Ashley. Praise for the house at Greenacres‘A really lovely book.
The Christmas Tea Shop at Rosewood: An uplifting, Cornish festive romance Cornish Hearts Book 3Canelo Escape #ad - It’ll take a Christmas miracle to set things right. A heartwarming christmas romance set in Cornwall and perfect for fans of Holly Martin, Phillipa Ashley and Sue Moorcroft. Praise for the christmas Tea Shop at Rosewood‘Perfect Christmas read. Even a hopeless love lifefran gandolfini can’t help taking in strays; with four dogs, five cats and two bearded dragons, she refuses to give up on a creature in need.
With some wonderful, with everything you could possibly want in a festive rom-com and perfectly timed to set you up for your own sparkling Christmastime, and absolutely earning a full five shining stars!’ 5* Reader review‘This was a lovely, magical moments this is a delicious read, heartwarming story that captures the essence of life in a small community, focusing on the importance of family and friends supporting one another.
The Christmas Tea Shop at Rosewood: An uplifting, Cornish festive romance Cornish Hearts Book 3 #ad - Reader review ‘a sweet romantic festive tale of new love, yummy food and misunderstandings. His past means he struggles to trust people, but Fran might be the one person capable of changing that. Until a life-changing secret that Fran’s keeping for a friend causes a rift between them. There’s nothing a good cup of tea can’t fix.
. Fran can’t tell Ethan the truth, but she hates lying to him more.
A Train from Penzance to Paris A Little Hotel in Cornwall Book 5#ad - And when she unwittingly becomes privy to a seeming literary conspiracy, she must decide what to do in light of its truth – and decide what’s most important in her quest to become a professional writer. Join maisie in a whirlwind tour across two of the world’s greatest cities, dreams, as she discovers herself as a writer, and a chance for fame that she believed far beyond her grasp, filled with questions, and how to embrace an unexpected future on her own terms.
Instead of making beds and serving coffee at the penmarrow hotel in Cornwall, she’s making notes on her manuscript while sitting in a French cafe, meeting famous writers at private dinner parties, and trying to ferret the secrets behind the author’s unfinished future novel. Separated from sidney by distance and circumstances, Maisie fears that their connection will be lost despite her words to him – and maybe because of those words, and the ones she didn’t allow him to say in return.
Meanwhile, there are plenty of things in her new life trying to distract her – the professional editor hired to critique her novel, the eager young literary agent who sees pie-in-the-sky potential for Maisie’s talent, but Maisie finds solace in the eclectic group of amateur writers into whose midst she finds herself by accident.
A Train from Penzance to Paris A Little Hotel in Cornwall Book 5 #ad - . His unspoken answer has become one of the most important pieces of her life, even as she struggles to match the pace of her new life and keep her dreams in sight. It’s glamorous, it’s breathtaking … but it’s also an ocean channel away from the place that she loves, more importantly, and, the person to whom she just recently confessed her deepest feelings.
But it’s missing sidney that fills maisie’s thoughts the most, along with her life back in Port Hewer, and she can’t stop wondering whether his feelings are the same as her own.
A Spirited Girl on Cornish Shores A Little Hotel in Cornwall Book 2#ad - Between the staff of quirky co-workers, and her growing friendship with the charming but mysterious Sidney Daniels, glamorous and unusual guests, Maisie is living out adventures instead of just penning them in the pages of her would-be Gothic novel's growing number of chapters. And then there's the slight problem of keeping the balance between friendship and 'something more' with Sidney, who's helping introduce her to the village's version of a Cornish Halloween, and has recently taken an interest in Maisie's secret that may change things between them.
An eccentric earl has chosen this site to host his lavish birthday celebration that includes a pretty and perceptive young psychic whose predictions seem to have everyone on edge — and, to Maisie's delight, the elusive novelist Alistair Davies is rumored to be part of the guest list! But with the earl's bickering relatives and illustrious friends on hand— and more than one ghost of the past waiting to be revealed — it’s anyone’s guess what the festivities will bring before the party is over.
A Spirited Girl on Cornish Shores A Little Hotel in Cornwall Book 2 #ad - Will the psychic foretell doom for the earl's gathering—and is her ‘gift’ as genuine as it seems? Will Maisie finally meet her favorite author face to face? And, more importantly, what about the romantic sparks that fly between Maisie and Sidney? It looks like a perfect cornish autumn, with aspiring novelist Maisie Clark still finding inspiration as a maid at the historic Penmarrow Hotel.
But even maisie’s imagination can't conjure the unusual event this Halloween brings to the Penmarrow.
Sea Holly and Mistletoe Kisses A Little Hotel in Cornwall Book 3#ad - Christmas is coming to port hewer and the hotel penmarrow, a young american businessman staying at the hotel through Christmas, where Maisie is suffering a case of the holiday blues far from home this year — until Gavin, talks her into joining him as his partner in the hotel's ice sculpting competition in a mutual pact to enjoy the holidays to the fullest.
Meanwhile, maisie experiences the village Christmas season vicariously through Sidney, and continues writing her Poe-inspired story with only Sidney aware of her secret novel. She soon learns, that criticism and praise go hand in hand when he takes issue with her latest chapters, however, which puts pressure on their friendship, too.
Sea Holly and Mistletoe Kisses A Little Hotel in Cornwall Book 3 #ad - But is that what's really the issue between them? Because handsome Gavin has more than ice sculpting in mind when it comes to Maisie's time, which comes as a surprise to no one who's seen them together. And faces a question of what her heart wants most, too. As maisie faces this sudden romantic dilemma, she realizes what she wants most in her life.
Coming Home to Merriment Bay: Part Two: Sparks FlyCrescent Gate Publishing #ad - She also knew sparks would fly the moment they came face to face. Each series can be read alone, but several characters appear in both series. What readers and reviewers are saying:“Sparks Fly is definitely an appropriate title for this book; I have adored it. I couldn’t bear to break off from reading this fabulous part of the story.
It forms book one in emily Harvale's Merriment Bay series which is interconnected to her Wyntersleap series. 5 stars” – shalini’s books and reviews“i simple adore Emily Harvale’s addictive storytelling and her ability to get the most out of each and every one of her characters. The writing garnet“there were a couple of unexpected revelations leaving the way open for more to come – and I can’t wait! Well worth all five stars.
Coming Home to Merriment Bay: Part Two: Sparks Fly #ad - Grace j reviewerlady“emily harvale has once again stolen my heart with her compelling story telling!" – Audio Killed the Bookmark“Once I started to read the book, I didn’t move a muscle until I finished the last word on the last page. Cat devon knew she couldn’t avoid Amias Wells for long. So why does cat still catch her breath whenever he looks her way? The fact he flies a vintage Spitfire for the Merriment Bay WWII Museum doesn’t interest Cat, but his knowledge of the former RAF pilots stationed there certainly does.
Apart from the fact they don’t get on, amias wasn’t interested in Cat before the accident that left the ugly scars on her face and body, so he definitely won’t be attracted to her now. Part two of this heartwarming four-part serial about finding the strength to put the past behind you and to reach out for a future filled with happiness and love.
She’s happy with her life just the way it is.
New Beginnings at Wynter House Wyntersleap series Book 2Crescent Gate Publishing #ad - At least she has her best friend, Jo Duncan to lean on. Olivia wynter will enjoy bossing nurse hazel around and she also makes it clear Amelia – who is handling the marketing for Rafe’s new business venture – is far more suited to be her grandson’s girlfriend than Neva will ever be. Whilst amelia is ensconced at Wynter House, Neva is busy with her new hair and beauty salon in Merriment Bay.
The new year brings unexpected revelations at Wynter House. Neva grey’s Christmas brought several surprises. Now a shocking secret has life-changing consequences for the Wynters, as the New Year brings revelations. And relatives to Wynter House. It also brings Hazel Smart and Amelia Goodbody. And it’s not just adam and Rafe Wynter who are pleased Hazel and Amelia have come to stay.
New Beginnings at Wynter House Wyntersleap series Book 2 #ad - And so is Adam Wynter. This is book two in the Wyntersleap series but it can be read as a standalone. The wyntersleap series is interlinked with the Merriment Bay series and several characters appear in both series. Perhaps she should enlist her niece, ghosts from the past, old secrets, Sasha’s help because just when she thought she had found the love of her life, and new arrivals might shatter all her dreams.
A Little Hotel in Cornwall#ad - With nothing to lose, she takes off for the author's last known location, a beautiful hotel on Cornwall's western coast. Struggling american waitress and aspiring novelist Maisie Clark dreams of becoming a full-time writer — even though in real life she's just lost her chance at an exclusive writer's mentorship program that would give her novel its big break.
And a chance for a summer adventure far bigger than she ever imagined. Surrounded by breathtaking cornwall and working in an elegant hotel, and unintentional mishaps — and despite reminders of past relationship disasters, a certain handsome, quirky friends, charming local resident Sidney Daniels has her conflicted about her heart's desires, Maisie's world becomes one of secret identities, too.
A Little Hotel in Cornwall #ad - Will maisie find the chance she's been waiting for — and a possible new romance — in her perfect Cornish summer?A feel-good, Lucy Coleman, escapist romance in the spirit of adventurous titles by Jill Mansell, and Hannah Ellis! . When she receives the author's reply in an envelope with a Cornish postmark, Maisie decides not to take the writer's half-hearted 'no' for an answer.
But when the hotel mistakes her for the latest applicant for a maid's position, Maisie finds herself given an opportunity too good to lose. Desperate, a celebrated but reclusive English novelist, she decides to take a chance and ask her favourite writer, to help her find a second chance.
Coming Home to Merriment Bay: Part One: A ReunionCrescent Gate Publishing #ad - I loved it from the first page to the last” – coffee and Kindle Book Reviews“It is 5 stars from me for this one, it was a great start and a lovely introduction to the main characters. Another Gem of a book. Dash fan book reviews“harvale’s writing is absolutely beautiful and I was immediately drawn into both the landscapes and the way of life in Merriment Bay.
Portable magic“as always, Emily Harvale’s wonderful writing doesn’t disappoint. I always love her books, but I found this one particularly enchanted me. Sibzzreads“harvale has an amazing ability to write a book with bits of mystery that really makes the book addicting, and add in her talent in descriptive writing that enables her readers to feel like they are a part of the story itself, and you have just about the perfect read!” – Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews.
Coming Home to Merriment Bay: Part One: A Reunion #ad - Very highly recommended and i can’t wait to start part two – Sparks Fly!!” Donna’s Book Blog“A Fantastic Start, a New Must Read Series. Each series can be read alone, but several characters appear in both series. What readers are saying about this book: “ever wondered how to kick start a new series? THIS is the way to do it! What a brilliant, brilliant start to a new series! I just love the way she writes multi-layered stories flawlessly and in a way that I always want more.
The writing garnet“This book hooked me from the very first page. She discovers a faded photo of an RAF pilot, a pile of unopened letters, and a mystery waiting to be solved. Who is the man in the – clearly treasured – photo? Cat and Kyra are intent on finding out.
Coming Home to Merriment Bay: Part Three: ChristmasCrescent Gate Publishing #ad - Cat and kyra have finally traced the man in the photo they found in Viola’s trunk – thanks to Amias. It may be freezing outside but things have definitely thawed between Cat and her mum, Mary. Each series can be read alone, but several characters appear in both series. What readers and reviewers are saying:“Emily has a wonderful way of bringing her characters to life, they become so vivid, that they become friends.
Dash fan book reviews“the will-they, won’t-they, and it makes for page-turning, story continues with Amias and Cat, compulsive reading. Sibzzzreads “the characters are really jumping off of the pages” – Love the Smell of a Book“This is a fantastic story packed with great characters, a delightful community and lots of surprises.
Coming Home to Merriment Bay: Part Three: Christmas #ad - Splashes into Books“This is feelgood reading at its best. Books, life and everything“another winner, earning a full five stars!” – Grace J Reviewerlady“Emily Harvale is a super talented lady and I absolutely adore her stories. Little miss book lover 87“emily harvale was a clever story spinner who gave me emotions yet kept me hanging at the edge of the cliff.
Shalini books and Reviews“I absolutely love these characters. Exchanging christmas cards and chatting on social media leads to revelations Cat had not expected. At least Christmas is looking promising. Part three of this heartwarming four-part serial about finding the strength to put the past behind you and to reach out for a future filled with happiness and love.