Disclosure: Digital version of the book was received for review. All opinions are 100% mine.
Zip up your puffer coat, winter has arrived!
When Lexi Davies discovers that her father has sold the fishermen’s cottages she runs as holiday lets and where she also lives, she is heartbroken. Then, when Oliver Whimsy arrives at the boardwalk and announces that he is the new owner, Lexi realises that the future she was looking forward to enjoying at her cottages is over. Oliver might be handsome, wealthy and very sexy, but he’s new to the island and has already made a terrible impression on the locals.
When he offers Lexi a job, she’s unsure whether she should accept. Unfortunately, she has little alternative if she wants a roof over her head for the winter. As Lexi gets to know Oliver better, she discovers there’s far more to Oliver Whimsy than she or anyone else had imagined. Just what is the heartache Oliver’s trying so desperately to hide and why was he so determined to buy the cottages?
Lexi wants to find out, but in order to do so she’s going to have to spend time with him…
UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Winter-Whimsy-Escape-Christmas-Boardwalk-ebook/dp/B08K3H8XZD/
US – https://www.amazon.com/Winter-Whimsy-Escape-Christmas-Boardwalk-ebook/dp/B08K3H8XZD/
Author Bio –
Georgina Troy is a pseudonym of author Deborah Carr, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Poppy Field, Broken Faces and the Mrs Boots series. She was a finalist in the Contemporary Romance Category of the Romantic Novel of the Year Awards 2016 (RoNAs) with A Jersey Kiss, book 1 in her Jersey Scene series. Georgina lives on the island of Jersey with her husband and three rescue dogs and is 1/3 of The Blonde Plotters.
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I have enjoyed reading this lovely book about some sweet characters who live on the Channel Island of Jersey. I particularly enjoy any books based in the UK. The setting is a charming boardwalk above the bay.
The main female character is Lexi Davies who manages her late-mother’s three beach cottages. She loves her home and the tourists who rent them. But, during the winter there isn’t much to do until Oliver Whimsey shows up.
He shows up holding the deed, because Lexi’s father was too shamed to tell her that he sold them out from under her. Since Lexi’s mother passed away two years ago, Lexi has assumed that her mother would leave them to her. This creates many problems between Lexi and her father (and his new pushy girlfriend).
Oliver had made a poor first impression, but he grows on Lexi. He hires her to type out his notes for a book. She continues to live in one of the cottages during this time, but wonders what she will do with her life now.
Oliver feels bad about buying the cottages, not knowing the story behind the sale. The reader will be eager to learn what happens to Lexi and the cottages. The book is an easy and calm read and the relationships unfold throughout and you can easily picture yourself there on the beach.
The romance book has no explicit sex scenes and only a few mild-swear words.