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The Cottage on Lily Pond Lane-Part 2: Summer Secrets by Emily Harvale Blog Tour with Review

Summer Secrets

The Cottage on Lily Pond Lane-Part 2: Summer Secrets

by Emily Harvale


Escape to the seaside village of Little Pondale with Part Two of this heart-warming and romantic, four-part serial.

Mia Ward was amazed to inherit her great-aunt Matilda’s thatched cottage in the tiny seaside village of Little Pondale – especially as Mia didn’t know she had a great-aunt Matilda. She was even more astonished to discover she’d only inherit the place if she lives there for a year.

Now Mia and her friends, Ella and Garrick are embracing village life. Garrick’s also embracing someone in The Frog and Lily, so Mia turns her attention to one or two of her sexy, single neighbours. But great-aunt Matilda remains an enigma and Mia’s still determined to discover who she was.

When Mia’s mum, Lori arrives, she’s eager to see what the summer has to offer. There’s the Kite Festival, the Fête, the Frog Hill Run, but what really appeals to Lori, much to Mia’s horror, is the Midsummer Night’s naked bathing in the pond at Frog’s Hollow.

As sweltering days surrender to sultry nights, love is definitely in the air. And when an incident means Mia has to face her greatest fear, help arrives from a surprising source. But one thing is clear… someone is trying to make sure Mia doesn’t stay in Little Pondale…


Christie’s Review


Mia, Ella, and Garrick are back, and boy does Harvale have some surprises in store for her readers in this one! Love seems to be in the air, but so does some mystery!

Mia is settling into her life in the small village, and she is desperately trying to discover the mystery that is her aunt. She learns some little tidbits about her, but nothing that really stand out. Along with that, Harvale delves deeper into the secondary characters. We learn a bit more about Hettie and Jet. Lori, Mia’s mother, also arrives on the scene that adds a bit to the storyline.

Mia definitely has her hands full with would be suitors, but she can’t seem to make up her mind completely on which man who holds the key to her heart! She seems a bit indecisive, so hopefully she will decide soon!

Without spoiling anything, the tone of the story takes a more mysterious and darker turn, but despite that, it doesn’t take anything away from the charm of the book. I’m really anticipating the third book to find the answers to all the mysteries that occur within this one. Harvale really raises the level within the last chapter of the book!!!!


Purchase link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07DDL5KCR

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Author Bio –

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Having lived and worked in London for several years, Emily returned to her home town of Hastings where she now spends her days writing… and chatting on social media. Emily is a Member of the SoA, a PAN member of the RWA and a Pro Member of ALLi. She’s an Amazon bestseller and a Kindle All Star. Emily loves writing and her stories are sure to bring a smile to your face and a warmth to your heart.

Emily says, “I write about friendship, family and falling in love. I believe in happing endings.” When she isn’t writing, she can be found enjoying the stunning East Sussex coast and countryside, or in a wine bar with friends, discussing life, love and the latest TV shows. Chocolate cake is often eaten. She dislikes housework almost as much as she dislikes anchovies – and will do anything to avoid both.

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