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A Wedding in Cornwall (Books 7-12) by Laura Briggs Blog Tour with Review

A Wedding in Cornwall

A Wedding in Cornwall (Books 7—12)

by Laura Briggs

 

Synopsis:

The last six novellas in the UK bestselling series A WEDDING IN CORNWALL are now available in one collection! Join American event planner Julianne in her final set of adventures ‘across the pond’ in beautiful Cornwall. From celebrity sightings to a local talent show, from a charming village fete to a secret Cornish garden, there’s never a dull moment for Julianne and her Poldark-esque true love Matthew in the quaint village of Ceffylgwyn.

This collection contains A Romance in Cornwall, A Star in Cornwall, A Sewing Circle in Cornwall, A Talent Show in Cornwall, An American in Cornwall, and A Garden in Cornwall. Exclusive bonus materials include a sneak peek of the author’s all-new 2019 Cornish romance series!



 

Christie’s Review

4.5 STARS

A Wedding in Cornwall (Books 7-12) is a delightful and charming anthology. We catch up with all our favorite characters, even though we have to tell them good-bye at the end of Book 12.

So much happens within this anthology. It begins with Julianne returning from the Seattle and realizing time doesn’t stand still. There have been changes in her little village she calls home. Change seems to be the theme throughout this collection. The villagers see some strangers coming to town, a famous writer, a stranger who turns out to not  be who he said he was, and a visit from Julianne’s friend in America. Julieanne finds herself doing many more things than being an event planner. She becomes involved in a play, a quilting circle, and a talent show. She also helps her friend fight a scheming businessman. An old flame of Matthew’s returns at a time when Julianne and Matthew aren’t seeing eye to eye. As you can see, lots of things are happening….romance, big decisions, dreams, secrets, and a baby.

By the end of book 12, Briggs shows us life may be just as we want it when we are thrown a curveball, and we have to re-think what our priorities are. This is exactly what Julianne and Matthew have to do by the conclusion of the series. Hopefully, Briggs will treat us to a future book letting us see how our favorite characters are doing. I, for one, would love to return to this most special village.

 



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Author Bio 

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Laura Briggs is the author of several lighthearted romance novels and novellas, including the bestselling Amazon UK series A Wedding in Cornwall. She has a fondness for vintage-style dresses (especially ones with polka dots), and reads everything from Jane Austen to modern day mysteries. When she’s not writing, she enjoys spending time with family, caring for her pets, going to movies and plays, and trying new restaurants.

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A Match Made in Heaven? by Sun Chara Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway (Win Lindt LINDOR Milk Chocolate Truffles and ebook, A Match Made in Heaven? (Open Internationally)

A Match Made In Heaven

A Match Made in Heaven?

by Sun Chara

Synopsis

Who ‘s meddling with happily ever after?

The Wedding: it’s a set up.
The Break-up: it’s a con.
The Reconciliation: it’s a trap.

When high society bride, Samantha Carroll, devises an ingenious plan to ditch her meddling matchmaking mamma’s groom of choice, the banker’s son, instead of the ordinary Irish guy Johnny Belen she’s pining for, all pandemonium breaks loose.

In the meantime, Johnny has devised his own plan to thwart monster-mamma-in-law’s matchmaking for the wedding of the season, but it is soon clear that Sam is not the type of girl who can be scooped up by just any man…



Christie’s Review

3.5 STARS

I knew from reading the synopsis that this book would be quite a ride, and I was right! The action begins from the very beginning.

I have to say I was confused in the beginning, but as the story progressed, everything started to fall into place. Samantha and Johnny are complete opposites. Samantha is a wealthy socialite who enjoyed all the things her life afforded her, but she realizes it has its downsides…your mother choosing a groom you have no feelings for. Johnny is from the working class. While Sam was enjoying being a socialite, Johnny was looking for a job while trying to finish a business degree. So, you may ask how these two even crossed paths…that would be where divine intervention by angels enter the story in the form of Mirabella…an angel. This couple definitely won’t make it easier for her.

The characters were quirky, but I have to say my favorite was Johnny. He has a wonderful heart, and he is patient. If I were him, I would have dropped Sam long ago. She wasn’t always my favorite character, but through Johnny I came to like her. Even the secondary characters were quite involved in driving the action. Speaking of action, there was plenty of it. At times, I wasn’t sure how it all connected, but the author did tie it all together in the end.  

This was a different kind of romance, but I liked it. It was filled with some swoonworthy moments, romance, laughter, and the meaning of family.  I was glad to see Mirabella’s job might not be done. She may very well have another fiesty couple she will have to bring together.



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Author Bio 

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Sun Chara, an Amazon top 100 bestseller, writes sexy, hip ‘n fun contemporary romance, and romantic comedies w/a divine twist for HarperImpulse. She makes her home in southern California, and has appeared on stage/film to rave reviews in How the Other Half Loves, General Hospital, and McGee and Me. She has a Masters Degree in Education and membership in SAG/AFTRA and Romance Writers of America. Sipping Frappuccinos topped with whipped cream/sprinkles, and dancing on the beach make everyday a celebration!

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I Give You My Heart by SarahJane Ford Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway (Win signed hardback of I Give You My Heart with a personalised message (UK Only)

I Give You My Heart

𝗔 𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗱𝗶𝗮𝗴𝗻𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘀. 𝗔 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲-𝘀𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝗮𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗲. 𝗔 𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗹𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗿𝗶𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘁.

Alice Richards looked forward to watching the seeds of love she and her husband planted bloom and grow well into their old age. But her plans for the future shrivel up and die when she learns she has an inoperable brain tumour.
Determined that she won’t die in vain, she decides to become an organ donor. With a few precious months left, Alice begins documenting her fairytale romance—from their first meeting to the children they dreamed of having. She’ll pass on every detail to her heart’s next owner… along with careful instructions to send her husband reminders of her undying love. Before her time runs out, Alice must find the perfect candidate to guide her husband through unimaginable grief and hold the memory of their love in her heart.
I Give You My Heart is an emotional romantic fiction novel with an uplifting message. If you like strong-willed women, undying love stories, and honest portrayals of coping with a terminal illness, then you’ll love SarahJane Ford’s heart-warming epic.
An unmissable love story full of warmth, beauty and with a huge, beating heart. Perfect for fans of Cecilia Ahern’s ‘P.S. I Love You’ and Jojo Moyes’ ‘Me Before You’.

 



 

Christie’s Review

5 +++++ STARS

A Top 10 Read of 2018

An All-Time Favorite Read

Once in a while, a rare book comes along that finds a place deep in my heart, and I Give You My Heart is one of those books. It’s easily a top 10 read for 2018 and an all-time favorite. It’s one of those books that not only entertains you, but it’s one you feel deep down in your soul. It may quite possibly change the way you look at life…so yes, it’s a beautiful little gem.

Alice has been given a devastating diagnosis…a brain tumor…and she isn’t even thirty yet. She has lived a charmed life, a great relationship with his parents, a fairytale romance with her husband, Alex, and a best friend, Ryan. How is she supposed to tell them good-bye? How is she supposed to help them through their grief? How can she make her life count for something? This is where Alice grabbed ahold of my heart. Instead of being bitter and angry, she decides to to become an organ donor. Because Alice is anything but ordinary, she won’t be a regular organ donor. She enlists Ryan to find the perfect person for her heart. She begins writing an instruction manual for her heart’s new owner and how to help Alex through his grief….to bring him some comfort and hopefully joy after she is gone.  She documents her romance with Alex. Oh my gosh, what a fairytale romance it was. That is what is so tragic. Fate cut their time short, nevertheless, it was a love that will last a lifetime, long after Alice is gone. Ford does such a phenomenal job of illustrating their love story with flashbacks from the past that she documents…the magic jumps right off of the pages.

At the core of the book is the romance between the Alice and Alex. However, Ford brings up an intriguing theory…cellular memory. It is long been believed that all our memories and soul are contained in the brain. Yet, she gives us an intriguing theory in her author’s note that now scientists have questioned that theory. They are now asserting “our consciousness is created by every living cell in the body acing in tandem.” Therefore, our hearts and other organs in the body “store our memories, drive our emotions,” making us who we are. Thus, if any organs are given to others, so are all of our memories, and quite possibly our soul. This is the basis of the book, and what a concept that was. Be sure to also check out the section at the end of the book on organ donation…it’s quite interesting.

I will warn you…have the tissues ready! You know from the very beginning what the end will be, but somehow Ford made it a possible new beginning. I’m so very curious if she will write a follow up to this one. I hope Helen will get her own book as she is a part of Alice. Rest assured, if there is a sequel, I will be the first in line to read it!



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Author Bio 

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SarahJane is the debut author of ‘I Give You My Heart’ which is due to be published on September 1st 2018.

SarahJane was born in Scotland but grew up in the Cheshire countryside, which is home to her. After a few years living in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, where she went to secondary school, she has now settled back in Cheshire in a quirky flat surrounded by trees, birds and rolling fields.

A marketing professional since finishing her formal education SarahJane is delighted to be following her writing dream. She still works part-time as a Marketing Manager, whilst furiously penning her second novel.

Harbouring an adventurous spirit, SarahJane loves to travel, be surrounded by the wilderness or be riding Cornish waves.

SarahJane loves to read (ideally by the sea!). She was raised on the greatest love stories, which is where her romantic soul comes from. She is in love with love…Mr Darcy’s brooding looks in Pride and Prejudice; Julia Roberts and Richard Gere’s arresting chemistry in Runaway Bride; the intensely emotional Titanic; going weak at the knees for Danny Zuko in Grease; Cecilia Ahern’s heartbreaking P.S. I Love You and Patrick Swayze’s mega moves in Dirty Dancing.

Social Media Links –

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Website: http://www.sarahjaneford.com

 

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