Helen McGinn

The Island of Dreams

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Pre-order the BRAND NEW read from Saturday Kitchen's Helen McGinnMartha is the youngest of three sisters and, in her mid-thirties, has the dubious honour of being the only one to call off a wedding at the last moment.Now, feeling as if she'll be single forever, and trying to keep her low opinion of her sister Iris's fiancé to herself for risk of looking bitter, Martha needs a change of scene.When she is given the opportunity of a holiday to Paxos it seems too good to turn down, though the idea of travelling alone is daunting. And when the trip to the Greek island gets complicated, Martha wonders if this has all been a mistake.But soon the island and its residents start to work their magic on Martha, and when she meets single father Harry and his adorable son Milo, a new way of living is revealed in contrast with the drab routine of her life back home. How can Martha leave behind the warmth of the people, the freedom and the fun, not to mention Harry and Milo when it's time for her to go home...Let Helen McGinn magic you away to a world of sunshine and serenity, romance and relaxation. Perfect for fans of Erica James, Carol Kirkwood and Karen Swan.Praise for Helen McGinn:'This is McGinn's third novel and it's her best yet. Packed full of emotional wisdom, heartbreak and hope and is particularly brilliant on the importance of friendship and taking things one day at a time. Wonderful - I loved it.' Daily Mail'This is a lovely uplifting book that transported me away, firstly to the beautiful city of Rome and then to gorgeous Cornwall. It's a moving and emotional story of families in all their messy wonderfulness, of people losing one another, and then coming together again - sometimes in unexpected ways. A hugely enjoyable family tale, it was exactly what I wanted to read at this time.' Louise Douglas'This Changes Everything is the perfect tonic. An uplifting, forget-about-everything-else read that I couldn't put down. Romantic, emotional and page-turning, Helen McGinn's debut novel can't fail to cheer you up!' Zoe Folbigg'I loved reading this book. I needed escapism and it gave me Rome, Cornwall and a family who immediately felt like old friends. I took it to the bath, to bed and had finished it within 24 hours. It was the perfect antidote to tough times.' Victoria Moore The Daily TelegraphReaders love Helen McGinn:'The author has one of those writing style that is easy to get used to and easy to get along with. She has a way of grabbing the reader's attention and draw them into what proves to be one hell of a read.''This book was a breath of fresh air. I basically couldn't put it down. I love Italy so a sprinkle of Florence in the middle was just perfect.''A beautifully written book packed with gorgeous characters who just come to life with their vivid description.''A great read with twists & turns. Characters you can believe in, made me want to go to Florence! Look forward to the next book.''I really enjoyed this book, Helen is such an authentic and genuine writer. Read it in one day, just loved all the twists.'
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