Book Review and Giveaway: Christmas at Ladywell by Nicola Slade @rararesources

 

Christmas at Ladywell

Synopsis

A time for spilling secrets…

 

Having refurbished her inherited house and upcycled her whole life in the process, Christmas at LadywellFreya – now happily married to Patrick, and with a small child –  has to transform her tiny stone barn into a romantic hideaway for a mystery guest who is also looking for change. With Christmas only a week away, things don’t go according to plan…

In the past old uncertainties are resolved when an elderly woman seeks the truth of a legend on Christmas Eve and confesses to a deception; a Tudor wife listens to a story that must never be repeated and is given a precious relic that must never be displayed; and in the early nineteenth century an old woman tells a younger one the story of the hares at Ladywell.

 

Past and present are only a whisper apart when Freya learns of an astonishing discovery that will make Ladywell famous, but meanwhile her house is full of unexpected visitors, she has a turkey to cook – and a very special secret of her own that must be told.

 

Purchase Links

UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-at-Ladywell-Nicola-Slade-ebook/dp/B07YNKPCJW

US –  https://www.amazon.com/Christmas-at-Ladywell-Nicola-Slade-ebook/dp/B07YNKPCJW

Review

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Thank you to the Author and Rachels Random Resources for providing me with a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

Christmas at Ladywell is a short but sweet Christmas read which tells the story of both the past and the future. There is an aspect of mystery which I loved as well as just a really warm and homely feeling throughout the whole book. There was perhaps not a whole lot of character development but as a novella I don’t think there really needed to be. This is a story I would definitely recommend for a quick and quiet afternoon of reading.

Rating: 4/5

Would I read again: Yes

Would I Recommend: Yes

Would I read another book from this author: Yes

Giveaway

Giveaway to Win a .mobi or PDF of The Convalescent Corpse by Nicola Slade (Open INT)

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About the Author

Nicola Slade is an award-winning, bestselling author of historical and contemporary mysteries and romantic fiction, all set in and around Winchester and Romsey in Hampshire – which is where she lives. The House at Ladywell – a contemporary romantic novel with historical echoes – won the Chatelaine Grand Prize for Romantic Fiction at the CIBA awards in April 2019.

She is the author of the mid-Victorian Charlotte Richmond mysteries and the contemporary Harriet Quigley mysteries and The Convalescent Corpse, published November 2018, is the first in a new series, The Fyttleton Mysteries, set in 1918.

 

Social Media Links –
Website:
www.nicolaslade.com

Blog: www.nicolaslade.wordpress.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/nicolasladeuk/

Twitter: @nicolasladeuk

Pinterest: www.pinterest.co.uk/nicola8703

One thought on “Book Review and Giveaway: Christmas at Ladywell by Nicola Slade @rararesources

  1. Sounds like a good book right before the holidays! I enjoy reading in those time periods and sounds pretty good!

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