Evening my lovelies.  A late one from me as life is a little manic at the moment juggling work and uni….But anyway, today I’m on the blog tour for Making Waves at Penvennan Cove by Linn B. Halton and heartwarming and feel good romance……

about the book

Title: Making Waves at Penvennan Cove
Author: Linn B. Halton
Genre: Romance
Series/Standalone: Second book in a series
Estimated page count: 334
Formats available: Paperback and eBook
Publisher: Aria (14 Oct. 2021)
Tour organised by: Aria

For once, things are going well for thirty-year-old Kerra Shaw. She has a fulfilling job helping small businesses in the local community, she is within a few minutes’ walk of all the people she loves best, and most importantly, she has finally got together with her childhood sweetheart, Ross.

It’s not all plain sailing, though, because they have to keep their relationship a secret. The feud between their families still rages on, and Kerra doesn’t want to pour fuel on its flame and risk losing everything.

But Kerra should know better than anyone that secrets don’t stay hidden for long in a community like Penvennan Cove…

An uplifting and feel-good romance novel for fans of Lucy Coleman, Jessica Redland and Lisa Hobman.

Purchase links: Amazon UK ~ Amazon US

my thoughts

Kerra has returned home from London to Penvennan Cove, and things are going well.  She’s with all the people she loves, has set up her own business and has got together with the man of her dreams.  The only problem is her Dad and her boyfriend, Ross’ Dad have been feuding for years, and sadly they feel like the only way to move forward is to keep their relationship a secret.  But in a small village like Penvannan, is that even possible? And what will happen if the truth comes out?
We all know how much I love a book set in a little Cornish village and so this was right up my street.  I love the fact that it’s a small gossipy village with some brilliant, unique characters (although I probably wouldn’t want to live there myself!). Linn does a wonderful job of bringing the village to life and you’ll just want go there!
I really liked Kerra and Ross and was routing for them all the way through.  I found it sad that, at their age, they had to keep the relationship secret but this just kept me hoping that they’d get their happily ever after!  There are a lot of other characters in this, and the only downside to this book is that it’s actually book 2 in a series (which I wasn’t aware of).  I found it hard to begin with to understand who was who, so would definitely recommend reading the first one beforehand.
I did really enjoy the story though, the writing style was wonderful and easy to read, and the setting was perfect.  I’d definitely like to read book 1, and I’m sure would have given more stars if I had.  My advice, definitely check this series out but read book 1 first – and then read this!  If you’re a fan of cosy villages and romances, then this is for you!

about the author

From interior designer to author, when Linn B. Halton’s not writing, or spending time with the family, she’s either upcycling furniture or working in the garden. Linn won the 2013 UK Festival of Romance: Innovation in Romantic Fiction award; her novels have been short-listed in the UK’s Festival of Romance and the eFestival of Words Book Awards. Living in Coed Duon in the Welsh Valleys with her ‘rock’, Lawrence, and gorgeous Bengal cat Ziggy, she freely admits she’s an eternal romantic. Linn is a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and the Society of Authors. Linn writes feel-good, uplifting novels about life, love and relationships.

Where to find Linn online: Twitter | @LinnBHalton ~ Facebook ~ Instagram | @linnbhalton

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Thanks to Aria/Head of Zeus, and to the author for my copy of the book.  All views and opinions are my own.

I’ll be back tomorrow lovelies

Chelle x

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