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A Cosy Christmas At Bridget’s Bicycle Bakery by Alex Brown

Warm And Witty

A Cosy Christmas At Bridget’s Bicycle Bakery by Alex Brown is a wonderful contemporary festive offering that will warm your heart. It is the fourth book in the Carrington’s series but can be read as a stand-alone.

The story is a study in love, grief and new beginnings. We witness a family recovering from the loss of a father and a home as they return to the seaside town of the mother’s childhood. Here they get a warm welcome as they meet friends old and new.

Grief brings many feelings including that of guilt for being alive and beginning to live again. A young child has a beautiful attitude to the loss of her father which will bring a tear to your eye and a smile to your lips.

There is much love within the community. There is kindness too as neighbours look out for each other.

New ventures are greeted enthusiastically as a need is met within the town.

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The Wish by Alex Brown

Immersed In Village Life

The Wish by Alex Brown is a wonderful contemporary story that both amuses and has the reader guessing from the start.

There is an eclectic mix of characters who make up village life. The reader ‘hears’ the narrative from several viewpoints. The style is warm and inclusive. The reader really ‘feels’ a part of village life.

Everyone has their secrets – some are good, others are destructive. Sooner or later the truth must come out.

The heart of the novel focuses on a marriage that is falling apart. Everyone suffers. “The whole family… were coping in isolation.” To fix a relationship, people need to come together and talk.

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