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The Winter Cottage, Paperback / softback Book

The Winter Cottage Paperback / softback

Part of the Applemore series

Paperback / softback


The first in a brand new cosy romantic series from the bestselling author of The Village Green Bookshop.

The Winter Cottage is a heartwarming, feel-good novel full of friendship, family secrets, and finding love where you least expect it...

When Rilla Clark's long lost father dies, she leaves New England and heads to his cottage in the Scottish Highlands to sort out his affairs. Rilla's determined that her visit will be a fleeting one. The little village of Applemore holds a lot of memories for her, but she prefers to travel light. Looking back might just open up her heart, which she's kept well guarded until now. 

Lachlan Fraser is less than delighted with his inheritance. He left the grand, crumbling Applemore House as soon as he could, and he can't see what his three sisters love about it. Gathered together after their father's death, the battle of wills over what to do with the house is just beginning when into their life walks Rilla, who they haven't seen for over fifteen years...

Old friendships and long-hidden emotions are rekindled as the romance of a Highland winter works its magic - will Rilla and Lachlan discover that home isn't a place, but a feeling?

Full of the big-hearted warmth and romance readers expect from Rachael's writing, this is the perfect winter escape to curl up with. 

Praise for The Winter Cottage:

'A perfect cosy romantic treat' Cathy Bramley

'Full of festive comfort and joy' Alex Brown 

'The most deliciously wintry, sizzlingly romantic hug of a book - the perfect Christmas comfort read' Cressida McLaughlin

'A delicious escape' Liz Fenwick

'I loved it - it's a snuggly hot chocolate of a book' Holly Martin

'Gorgeously romantic'  Isabelle Broom

'A romantic, atmospheric read about fresh starts and second chances - a perfect winter warmer' Tasmina Perry

'A gorgeous, warm-hearted delight' Kirsty Greenwood



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