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Return to Cornwall by Laura Briggs **Book Review** @rararesources

Happy Sunday all! I love Laura Briggs, I love Cornwall, and I love this book!💕

Return to Cornwall

The sequel novel to the best-selling UK series A WEDDING IN CORNWALL brings new surprises, romance, humor, and wedding bells, to readers who fell in love with the first stories.

Busy mother of two Julianne Rose has extended her talents beyond the manor house, opening her own event planning agency with the help of no-nonsense best friend Kitty. Balancing the chaos of daily life with their respective careers in their beloved Cornish village means Julianne can rarely snatch a romantic moment with handsome husband Matt. And just when it seems things couldn’t get any more chaotic, a sudden arrival at Cliffs House lands Julianne in the most unusual event of her career.

The reappearance of Percy or ‘the old earl’ after years of adventures abroad has temporarily shocked Lord William and Lady Amanda and set the entire village abuzz with gossip. Grizzled, spry, and delightfully eccentric, he’s returned with a most unusual set of traveling companions: an archaeological team digging in a spot whispered to have ties with the legendary Camelot. But it’s Percy’s ties with a certain charming woman among its team that has everyone taken by surprise, along with the news of their soon-to-be nuptials.

Tasked with planning the big day, Julianne and Kitty spring at this opportunity despite its rushed timeline and their own woes regarding the renovation of their future event space. But as the big day rolls closer for the earl and his bride-to-be – with cakes and wedding flowers competing with pottery shards and an ancient warrior chieftain’s grave for attention — are there still surprising revelations to come?

Adding to the excitement is the return of former Cliffs House maid Gemma, whose posh new life as a novelist may not be all it seems … and Dinah visits in a flurry of festive baking for a holiday competition on everyone’s favorite baking show. Kitty’s life is in a tizz regarding both family and secrets … and Julianne’s happy marriage is challenged by an unwelcome sexy-and-persistent suitor among the summer visitors.

Filled with old friends, new adventures, and heartwarming Cornish charm, RETURN TO CORNWALL is an all-new, full-length novel—the first one ever to feature the characters from the original series!

My Thoughts

Love Laura Briggs! Love Cornwall! Love this book! In case you missed it I am a huge fan of this author. Her characters and settings just completely resonate with me. I love the charm, Whimzy, and heart of her storytelling. This is a follow up story to her hugely popular novella series A Wedding in Cornwall. Admittedly I did not read all of those books (I know, I know), but I still thoroughly appreciated this book. Julianne and Matt have been married for some time now and have two adorable kids. But the honeymoon is definitely over and it is time to navigate real life. Julianne and bestie Kitty have started an event planning business. Toss in an eccentric Percy, an archaeological dig, A colorful cast of characters, a rush wedding and you’ve got yourself one heck of a story!

I had such a delightful time reading this book. Julianne was such a great character. I loved Matt and her marriage, it’s nice to see a book about an established marriage. Not only the good but the ugly as well. Also loved everything about the event planning business, and the friendship between Julianne and Kitty. There’s something about wedding planning I love to read about even though I never planned my own wedding (I got married at a courthouse and guess what divorced at that same courthouse, LOL). Grandpa Percy was the definite highlight of the story I loved his energy and quirk. Another fun filled story from one of my favorite authors.

Purchase Link – https://smarturl.it/returntocornwall

Author Bio –

Laura Briggs is the author of several feel-good romance reads, including the Top 100 Amazon UK seller ‘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 and friends, caring for her pets, gardening, and seeing the occasional movie or play.

Social Media Links –

Author Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1JjeMoI

Author Twitter: http://bit.ly/1ME9ivJ

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