Summer of Love by Katie Fforde

(From My Latest Reading List in August 2019)

About the book

Sian Bishop has only ever experienced one moment of recklessness – a moment that resulted in her beloved son Rory. It’s not that she doesn’t love the outcome of that wild night, but since then she has always taken the safer route. So when dependable, devoted Richard suggests a move to the beautiful English countryside, she leaves the hustle and bustle of the city behind, and she throws herself into the picture-postcard cottage garden, her furniture restoration business, and a new life in the country.

Her good intentions are torpedoed on a glorious summer’s evening with the arrival of Gus Berresford. One-time explorer and full-time heartbreaker, Gus is ridiculously exciting, wonderfully glamorous, and a completely inappropriate love interest for a single mum. But Gus and Sian have met before…

Sian has no use for a fling, she simply mustn’t fall in love with the most unlikely suitor ever to cross her path – even if he has now crossed her path twice. But who knows what can happen in a summer of love…

My thoughts

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It had a lot of suspenseful moments and I loved the growth journey of the protagonist and the fact that her love interests also landed up being the antagonists at certain points in the story. I also enjoyed the relationship she developed with her ‘neighbour’ from down the street. I’m definitely glad that I got to read it. Katie Fforde has become one of my favourite authors now!

I gave this book a 4/5 star rating.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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