I Wish for You by Camilla Isley is available NOW in ebook and paperback format.
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If all your wishes could suddenly come true, what would you do?
A year ago when the love of her life dumped her for no apparent reason, Ally thought she had hit rock bottom. But now that she has seen him with another woman, and one she knows only too well, her life seems to have reached a whole new level of low.
Yet, when she stumbles across an ancient object infused with magical powers and a stranger with a dark past appears out of nowhere promising to grant all her wishes, she finds herself hoping again.
Suddenly Ally’s life is turned upside down; she has a mystery to solve, a rival to beat, a millenarian curse to break, and well, she wants to have some fun playing with her new “gifts”…
But can she wish her way to happily ever after?
I’d like to thank the author, Camilla Isley, for an arc in return for an honest review.
This is Camilla’s debut novel self-published under the Pink Bloom Press label. I was first drawn to Camilla’s novels by the gorgeous covers, I love the silhouetted figures against the pretty pink background for this cover and the blue background for her second novel A Sudden Crush. Please find my review for A Sudden Crush here. I also love Camilla’s style of writing contemporary fiction with a grown up fairytale twist to them.
This was such a fun, whimsical read with a touch of fairytale magic thrown in, and who doesn’t love a Disneyesque story to fill you with hope and warmth?!
Ally is still heart broken a year on from her break up with her boyfriend James. She still cannot understand why, when they were both at their happiest, James suddenly broke up with her. She has been avoiding all James’ old haunts for a year but when she suddenly bumps into him with Vanessa, her nemesis from work, she can no longer avoid him and his new relationship status anymore.
Ally feels this new hurt even more and hits a new low. She visits an antique market with her mother to take her mind off things and becomes enchanted with a stunning, antique box. She doesn’t buy the box. However, when she returns home she discovers the box alongside with a dark, handsome stranger has magically made their new home with her. This stranger is an English gent in all his finery, going by the name of Arthur, and can grant Ally 5 wishes.
Will this stranger be able to grant Ally her true desire to be reunited with her one true love James? Will the possession of this magic solve all Ally’s woes or will it lead to more problems?
We follow Ally and the gallant Arthur on her journey to win back her lost love. We also discover the secret of Arthur’s past, which is quite tragic and beautiful.
Can the power of her wishes be enough for Ally’s happy ever after?
A gorgeous, romantic, modern fairytale 4/5*
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