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Sunshine and Sweet Peas in Nightingale Square by Heidi Swain - Book Review

Heidi Swain has done it again, 

Welcome to Nightingale Square, a welcoming community who want to improve their local area by creating a community garden, not only to improve their health but to grow produce for everyone living around the Victorian Mansion at the heart of their little square.

Meet Kate, on the run from a failed marriage she wants to hide away in her newly purchased home on the square and adjust to life without the fairytale she thought her marriage would be.  Life has a habit of poking it's nose in to your business and giving you opportunities you didn't know you wanted or needed.  Moving in to her new home Kate is confronted by new neighbour Lisa who quickly recruits her in to the community's crusade to build their communal garden.  But with the mansion up for sale and prospective developers eyeing up the site could her ideal little world be wiped out before it gets started.

Heidi weaves a wonderful tale of finding out the fairy tale may not always be the black and white story you think it is.  Creating loving and believable characters in Kate, Lisa and Heather, the three strong women at the centre of the story you are drawn in to their lives and along the winding road of the history of Nightingale Square and the way the past can influence our today.

This is the third book of Heidi's I have read and I've loved everyone, I've found her female leads relatable and believable and her stories draw me in to their lives and won't let me put down the book till I sadly reach the end!

If you're looking for a great summer read, grab this and enjoy.


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