Sunshine And Sweet Peas In Nightingale Square By Heidi Swain
Kate is on the run from her almost-divorced husband who is determined to have her back, and she has found the perfect place to hide… a little cottage on Nightingale Square in Norwich, far away from her old life in London. But the residents of Nightingale Square don’t take no for an answer, and Kate soon finds herself pulled into a friendship with Lisa, her bossy but lovely new neighbour. Within a matter of days Kate is landed with the job of campaigning the council to turn the green into a community garden, meanwhile all the residents of Nightingale Square are horrified to discover that the Victorian mansion house on the other side of the square has been bought by developers. But when all hope is lost, the arrival of a handsome stranger is sure to turn things around.
I genuinely loved this book and the characters in it. Kate is a fun and fascinating character who is brave enough to go it alone even though she still loves her ex-husband, who’s quite slimy.
As she settles into her new life, she makes new friends who welcome her warmly into the area. I particularly loved Lisa, a boisterous and warm hearted character who knows everything and wants to know everything.
The story is fun and is also quite mysterious as Kate begins to delve into the history of the small square. There is also the inclusion of a handsome man called Luke, who brings a new energy and charisma to the tale.
Sweetly written with lovely characters, this book is the perfect standalone story to enjoy, but it also makes references to previous novels that I want to look into. A charming story about new beginnings, ‘Sunshine And Sweet Peas In Nightingdale Square’ is a lovely story with a beautiful cover.