Secrets of Willow House
Maeve McKenna is on the verge of a breakdown. Having worked herself into the ground as a sought-after interior designer in London, she ’ s in desperate wan of a vacation.
Philomena Duffy is a little lonely. After losing her fianc, their crumbling mansion, Willow House, feels awfully empty.
With the rugged shores of Ireland calling, Maeve visits her aunt Philomena in Sandy Cove, where she nce, as a eenager, kissed a wild, mysterious boy – a kiss she has ever been able to tel. The beautiful night ’ s sky is dotted with stars as far as the eye can see, and Maeve is worlds away from her chaotic life in the ity.
As Maeve throws herself into restoring Willow House to its former glory, a deep relationshi with Philomena begins to lossom. Surrounded by the faded walls and peeling carpets of the old ansion, together they stumble across a secret that turns their family upside down.
All he while, she shoul ’ t stop thinking about the enigmatic boy from her past, and hat magical kiss… Is he till in Sandy Cove?
ust as she ’ s startin to feel at home, reality calls. Part of Maeve can ’ t bear to leave Willow House and its rocky beach. Does she have the ourage to leave the security of her old life behind, and put down new roots in Sandy Cove, or is that just a daydream?
Fans of Sheila O ’ Flanagan, Debbie Macomber and Mary Alice Monroe will fall head over heels for this stunning read.
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A heartwarming and moving tory about secrets, fresh starts and the power of friendship, set in the wilds of Ireland ’ s shores.
Published March 25th 2019 by Bookouture