A Springtime Affair opening lines: Helena was not happy. She had nearly finished weaving a throw in quite a complicated pattern only to be interrupted by a knock at the door.
Helena is a super recogniser and without a doubt, she knows who Leo is. But her mother Gilly has no idea when she first meets him. Leo wants her to sell her house and move in with him. And Martin and Cressida are on the same page. Will Helena be able to encourage her mother to stay put, and dump Leo? Or will her brother have more sway over her?
A Springtime Affair
It’s the season of new beginnings for Helena and Gilly.Gilly runs her own B&B business from her much-loved family home, which she doesn’t want to part with – at any price.But that’s before she meets handsome estate agent Leo. Soon he has her wondering whether it’s finally time to sell up and try something new in life.Meanwhile, Gilly’s daughter Helena has a budding romance of her own. A talented weaver, she’s becoming very close to her new landlord Jago, who’s offered to help her at an upcoming craft fair that could give her dream career a major boost.It’s what friends do, and they are just friends. Aren’t they?With spring in full bloom, Helena and Gilly begin to ask themselves the same question:Could their new loves lead to their happily ever after?
A brilliant, light-hearted read from Katie Fforde. Perfect if you need a break from reality.
Disclosure: I was sent the book to review by Penguin Random House South Africa. I was not required to write a positive review. This post is in line with my blogging policy.