"Starting over at Acorn Cottage" by Kate Forster has a little bit of everything; drama, despair, baking, renovations, love and a touch a magic.
Clara's life is a mess. On discovering that her partner has been having an affair with her best friend, she throws caution to the wind, buys a rural property sight unseen, and chucks in her job in to start a life at Acorn Cottage. After a few minor setbacks, Clara forges new friendships with local baker Rachael, retired teacher Tassie, and the handsome handyman, Henry.
The characters are wonderful, flawed, believable and relatable. The plot flows smoothly, making it a hard book to put down. This is more than a simple romance novel, through the tales of three women and their interconnecting lives, it examines coming to terms with past mistakes and wrongs, managing emotions and rebuilding lives.
In the current world climate, it is wonderful to read such an uplifting and enjoyable piece, "Starting over at Acorn Cottage" is a light, engaging and delightful piece of escapism.
- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 1080 KB
- Print Length: 279 pages
- Publisher: Aria (19 March 2020)
- Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B083NZMXH3
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Customer Reviews: 62 customer ratings
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #243 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)