The brand new novel from bestselling author Holly Hepburn, perfect for anyone who loves Jenny Colgan, Veronica Henry and Lucy Diamond. A Year at Castle Court is Holly Hepburn's four Castle Court e-novellas collected together as a novel for the first time.
Sadie is a single mum, nursing a broken heart. Her best friend from childhood, Cat, is burned out from working long hours as a chef in Paris. In need of a change, they decide to invest in their dream – running their own handmade biscuit shop in gorgeous Castle Court, a three-storey food court tucked away behind Chester's bustling streets.
They soon discover that Castle Court has its own community – a little haven of delight against the stresses of the outside world. But not everyone welcomes the new business; the patisserie owner is less than pleased by what she sees as direct competition and Greg, who runs the fancy bistro that dominates one end of the courtyard, doesn't think Sadie and Cat have the talent or business acumen to succeed. Luckily, there's support in the form of the delectable Jaren, who owns the Dutch waffle house opposite Smart Cookies, and Swiss chocolate-shop owner, Elin. And if all else fails, the friends can drown their sorrows in Seb's cocktail bar on the third floor!
***Praise for Holly Hepburn***
'A beautiful, indulgent read – full of delicious detail and with enough flying sparks to rival any fireworks display' Cressida McLaughlin
'Fabulously feel-good, funny and fresh, it will sweep you off your feet' Rowan Coleman
'Pure pleasure, a delight from opening credits to closing reel' Julie Cohen
'You'll fall in love with this fantastic new series. Filled to the brim with captivating characters and fantastic storlyines in a gorgeous setting. I want to read more!' Miranda Dickinson
'Warm, witty and laced with intriguing secrets!' Cathy Bramley
++ A Year at Castle Court is the bind-up of the Castle Court e-novellas. If you have already enjoyed the novellas, then you have already enjoyed A Year at Castle Court. For new novellas from Holly, check out her Star and Sixpence series and her Picture House by the Sea series ++