Series: The Little Duck Pond Cafe #14
Published by Self Published on December 23 2020
Also by this author: Summer at The Little Duck Pond Cafe, Christmas at The Little Duck Pond Cafe, Snowed in at The Little Duck Pond Cafe, A Bakery at the Little Duck Pond Cafe, Confetti at the Little Duck Pond Cafe, Bonfires & Hot Chocolate at The Little Duck Pond Cafe, Spring at The Little Duck Pond Cafe, A Winter Wedding at the Little Duck Pond Cafe, Lemon Drizzle Mondays at the Little Duck Pond Cafe, A Cornish Summer Holiday, Lucy's Great Escape , Log Fires & Toffee Apple Cake at the Little Duck Pond Cafe, A Kiss in the Snow, Sweet Pasteries and Sourdough, A Summer of Surprises
After the heart-breaking events of the previous festive season, Jenny Wilkes is dreading Christmas.
The one bright spot is that her brand new business, 'Dining In', seems to be thriving. She's won a contract to cater for a week-long Christmas house party at Brambleberry Manor, culminating in the sparkling Cinderella Ball, and she's determined to do a first rate job.
Meeting Noah, one of the guests, gives Jenny a glimpse of light at the end of the tunnel.
But with a stroppy step-daughter determined to stand in the way of her happiness, will love really be able to conquer all?
This is the type of story I have come to love by Rosie!! Something that will warm your heart. Something that will make you smile and hope for a happy ending. Obviously, we have to have that bit of turmoil but it is dealt with in a realistic fashion and in the end…it always works out.
This can easily be read outside of the series, Fen is in it and my favourite Madison but apart from that it is all about Jenny, Tavie and Flo. I think they are all wonderful ladies and I would love to see them all appear in the series. There are so many ladies, but you can never have enough! Although I say it every time I do miss Jaz.
Jenny is in a bit of a pickle when we meet her. She is a step mum to a tiresome teenage daughter. She has money problems and her ex douche passed away plus she is still grieving. Instead of burying her head, she is proactive and using her strength she is cooking up an amazing menu at Fen’s manor. She, however, did not expect things to turn her head the way they do.
I loved Jenny’s story and I had so much respect for her. She is between a rock and a hard place, but she never once went against her morals. She perseveres when obstacles are in her way. The only thing I wanted more of was, was following a conversation Constance had in the kitchen. I felt more could have been said. However, it all worked out in the end and rightly so!!
I can not wait for book 15 in this series, so much so I am off to read it now!!!! It is a series which I am so fond of and I love escaping for a short while too. I just wish it was a real place that I could go to!!!!
Until next time xxx
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