A Winter Wish, Little Duck Pond Café
With her new-found happiness unexpectedly crushed, Clara is struggling to move forward. It’s hard – especially with step-sister Lois bouncing around the place with joy and making all sorts of plans for the future. And when the household is shocked by a mysterious break-in and a neighbour makes a shocking accusation, Clara finds herself in an impossible position. It’s a situation that threatens to destroy her blossoming romance almost before it’s begun . . .
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Author Bio –
Rosie’s series of novellas is centred around life in a country village cafe. ‘Clara’s Secret Garden’, the first in a trilogy telling Clara’s story, was published in August, and ‘A Winter Wish’ is Book 2. Look out for ‘Clara’s Christmas Magic’, the third and final book in the trilogy, out in November 2022.
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You’ll find that this is a book about Clara and her step-sister Lois. Lois has been dating Rory and Clara’s upset that she still feels that she’s in love with Rory. While she works hard to hide these feelings, she learns that Lois will propose to Rory. Their mother Irene is an alcoholic so the family is intentional in trying to help her fight this, even though she’s in denial.
Clara is frightened one night when a disguised person breaks into the house. Odd things are left on the kitchen table. The relationships between the mother, step-mother, step-sister, and grandmother are all the focus of this interesting second book in the series.
Rating of PG 14 because of language on the first few pages.