#BookReview of The Christmas Surprise by Rosie Green @Rosie_Green88 @rararesources #TheChristmasWish #LittleDuckPondCafe #BeatTheBackLog

Posted February 28, 2022 by Zoé in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

#BookReview of The Christmas Surprise by Rosie Green @Rosie_Green88 @rararesources #TheChristmasWish #LittleDuckPondCafe #BeatTheBackLogThe Christmas Surprise by Rosie Green
Series: The Little Duck Pond Cafe #19
on November 30, 2021
Format: eARC
Source: Author
Pages: 66
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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, A Brambleberry Manor Christmas, Sweet Pasteries and Sourdough, A Summer of Surprises, The Wedding Cake Wish , Snow Falls over Sunnybrook, Chocolate Cake for Breakfast, Jingle Bells in June

After the worst year of her life, Valentina is facing a bleak festive season.

But things might be about to change.

Could a sprinkling of Christmas magic help her turn a corner, and bring her the hope and happiness she's yearning for?

I want to just say, I want more of Valentina, or well Tina as she is known. I know this is only a small story but I want more about her. Being such a short book, one I finished in half my lunch break just left me wanting more. We whizzed through Tina, we revisit her meeting with Ruby and how she ends up with the man she is meant to be with. But yes, I want more, there is more to be told on those pages.

Always a bother when you read a novella because you get into the book and then it finishes. It was over too quickly and I wasn’t ready for that. Despite this, it was a lovely addition to the series and hopefully, we shall see more from Tina in the future.

It was also nice to see the girls from a different perspective, someone outside of the circle and for us to have Tina was lovely. I can’t believe how much I loved her in those short pages, maybe I could relate to the loss of a parent at a young age, I just instantly connected with her.

I really do hope this is not the last time we see Tina!

Until the next time xxx

About Rosie Green

Rosie Green has been scribbling stories ever since she was little. Back then they were rip-roaring adventure tales with a young heroine in perilous danger of falling off a cliff or being tied up by ‘the baddies’. Thankfully, Rosie has moved on somewhat, and now much prefers to write romantic comedies that melt your heart and make you smile, with really not much perilous danger involved at all, unless you count the heroine losing her heart in love.

Rosie’s brand new series of novellas is centred on life in a village café. Summer at The Little Duck Pond Café, published on 18th June 2018, follows the first in the series, Spring at The Little Duck Pond Café.

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