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Kate thinks all her wishes have come true when she opens her little craft shop down on the harbour in the pretty Cornish seaside town of St Felix.

It's been her life-long dream to open her own shop, and now she's finally got the chance, she's loving selling her own quirky handmade textile designs to the many holidaymakers that flock into St Felix every year.

But there's a mystery about Kate's shop - one that Jack, the owner of a new art store in town, wants to help Kate solve. A series of mysterious paintings and beautiful embroidered pictures hint at a love story over 60 years old, but Kate needs to know how the story ends!

As Kate and Jack delve deeper into the vintage romance, they find that not only do their own lives share uncanny similarities with their 1950s counterparts, but also the two of them are becoming closer.

But as the two couples' stories unfold over six decades apart, can Kate and Jack put right a wrong that's remained a secret since the 1950s - and will both couples end up with the happy ending they truly deserve?

©2020 Ali McNamara (P)2020 Hachette Audio UK

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  • Sue
  • 25-07-2020

Kate and Clara 's Curious Cornish Craft Shop.

I love this book ,Ali McNamara 's books are always magical. This one especially.

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  • Margarhett
  • 26-07-2020

Magical story

I really enjoyed this book, it was a joy from start to finish. I enjoyed the characters, and a nice touch was finding out about characters from previous books. This was a great story and I found myself wanting to find out more and more. This is a feel good story, that makes you smile.

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  • June
  • 26-07-2020

Great story

I was unsure to begin with reading this book it’s beginning is similar to another book I have read by Ali McNamara, however I soon got over this as I was drawn into the lives of all the characters both past and present. The inclusion of characters from previous books is always a pleasure and the continuation of their stories enhanced the story adding colour and flavour. The main characters were well developed and likeably human both flawed and well meaning. The story developed gently and ended with you feeling both happy in present and past stories. It was a really great book

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  • Cornish Maid
  • 11-08-2020

Disappointing

Have always enjoyed Ali McNamara's writing but not this one so much.Wasn't expecting the fantasy element which was off putting. Couldn't take it seriously after that.

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  • Linda S.
  • 07-01-2021

A little gem

I really enjoyed listening to this enchanting book . Lovely story line to keep you coming back for more.

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  • prettythings
  • 11-08-2020

Ridiculous

I was looking forward to reading more of this quaint Cornish harbour town. I expected the book to be a bit quirky as the previous were but it was ludicrous. I loved the previous books but this was boring and the characters annoying. I listen to audio in the sunshine and bed times but kept sleeping and missing whole chapters and not noticing. Disappointed.

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  • Janet Jones
  • 27-07-2021

What an....

absolutely amazing storyline from start to finish with the lovely characters. The narrator was okay but I struggled with the characters voices as she didn't change voices much like some other narrators do.

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  • Wendy
  • 07-07-2021

Absolutely brilliant!!

A little bit of history/mystery/love/friendship. So enthralled I couldn't tear myself away from it!!

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  • tracey r.
  • 17-06-2021

enjoyment

loved every minute of it, didn't want it to end. very easy and clear listening

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  • Strawberriesclint
  • 08-06-2021

Brilliant Story

Really enjoyed the story, very imaginative, and well read. would recommend without a doubt. Brilliant

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