When Jo Edmond's husband runs off with their nanny. Jo resolves to make a new life with her baby son Thomas. She purchases Kirkton House a run down guest house and with the help of a colourful cast of locals, establishes a thriving country house hotel. She opens during fair week, a 300 year old gypsy tradition hated by the locals and loved by every tinker and traveller in the country.
Romance is the last thing on her mind, until the enigmatic John Doherty walks into her life...
I really enjoyed reading this book, I couldn't put it down. It is such an eye catching book cover and very brightly colourful pink. This book made me giggle from start to finish and i loved that it was a behind the scenes of a guesthouse and what really can go on behind the walls.
I loved the main characters Jo and Hattie, they soon become very close when Jo employs Hattie to help run Kirkton House and i enjoyed reading their friendship blossom, it was lovely..They always knew when to perk each other up or need a shoulder they were always their for each other.
I was very excited to read about Jo and how she sets up Kirkton House and finds staff to help who actually enjoyed working there and the ghostly experiences too!
I disliked Jinny Atkinson very much, she was an awful snotty cow who wanted everything her own way and took a horrible liking to Jo. And I disliked Jo's husband too, he came across as though he could have anything he wanted with a click of his fingers.
The best parts about the book were reading about the traditional 300 year old fair that the gypsy's have every year with their own horse races, fights & general gossip which goes on for a week which is based on real life gypsy fair at Appleby Horse Fair.
This book was a fab read and i would recommend everybody to read it, You won't be disappointed.
This book was a fab read and i would recommend everybody to read it, You won't be disappointed. Just a little mention also, this book has recently just come out in paperback at £7.19 and also on Kindle at £2.29.
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