The Little Shop of Hidden Treasures: Starting Over (Part One) written by Holly Hepburn, publisher Simon & Schuster UK, is available NOW in ebook format.
When Hope loses her husband, she fears her happiest days are behind her. With her only connection to London broken, she moves home to York to be near her family and to begin to build a new life.
Taking a job at the antique shop she has always admired, she finds herself crossing paths with two very different men. Will, who has recently become the guardian to his niece after the tragic death of his parents. And Ciaran, who she enlists to help solve the mystery of an Egyptian antique. Two men who represent two different happy endings.
But can Hope trust herself to choose the right man? And will that bring her everything she really needs?
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I recently shared the first two chapters of this delightful new series from Holly Hepburn and I couldn’t wait to get started myself, so I now have the pleasure of sharing my review.
I cannot believe this is the first book by Holly Hepburn I’ve read, I had to scroll through my e-reader a few times to double check. Holly Hepburn drew me into the book first by the charming cover, then the title (who doesn’t love finding treasure) and thirdly by the synopsis. All three ingredients for a great uplifting reading experience and I wasn’t disappointed as I absolutely adored Part One of what looks set to be a gorgeous new feelgood series.
Our leading lady, Hope, has returned to her home county of Yorkshire following the death of her husband. She’s looking to find comfort being close to family and to familiar surroundings. One such surrounding is a little emporium of curiosities in a small street in the centre of York. Hope feels pangs of nostalgia from her childhood gazing into the window of this shop so when she sees a job vacancy she feels like it’s a sign that’s too good to miss.
This part-time job in the little emporium is bringing Hope much joy and also the chance to make new friends that don’t remember her life as a married woman. Hope hadn’t got love on her agenda but when two men, both from different backgrounds and possessing quite differing characters, catch her eye she’s contemplating letting love in again.
With a shop crammed full of hidden treasures waiting to be discovered and appreciated each item holds it’s own history and mystery. We follow Hope on her journey of starting again and unearthing curiosities mixed in with friends, love and warmth.
The author has found a new fan in me with her work and has left me wanting more.
About the Author
Holly Hepburn has wanted to write books for as long she can remember but she was too scared to try. One day she decided to be brave and dipped a toe into the bubble bath of romantic fiction with her first novella, Cupidity, and she’s never looked back. She often tries to be funny to be funny, except for when faced with traffic wardens and border control staff. Her favourite things are making people smile and Aidan Turner.
She’s tried many jobs over the years, from barmaid to market researcher and she even had a brief flirtation with modelling. These days she is mostly found writing.
She lives near London with her grey tabby cat, Portia. They both have an unhealthy obsession with Marmite.
Follow the author on Twitter @HollyH_Author