Jul 27, 2018

The Little Cornish Kitchen By Jane Linfoot Review

The Little Cornish Kitchen
By Jane Linfoot
Release Date: May 31st, 2018
Tour Host: Rachel's Random Resources
Source: ARC provided by the Author

It's time to come home to Cornwall
With an exciting new life in Paris, Clemmie Hamilton isn't looking forward to heading home to the picturesque but sleepy village of St Aidan, Cornwall. However, when she discovers that the cosy apartment by the sea, which her grandmother left to her, is under threat from neighbour and property developer, Charlie Hobson, Clemmie realises she can't abandon her home in its time of need.
With her childhood friends encouraging her, Clemmie decides to turn the apartment into 'The Little Cornish Kitchen' – a boutique pop up pudding club raising money for the repairs to the building in an effort to stop Charlie once and for all. But when Charlie and his easy charm won't seem to go away, everything soon becomes even messier than the state of Clemmie's Cornish kitchen…

*ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest and unbiased review*
This is the first Jane Linfoot book I have ever read, and because it's about one of my favorite places in the world (Cornwall), I was nervous to read it, but from the very first page, I enjoyed the fresh tone.

From Cornish seaside backdrop to the sassiness of Clemmie, and her inventiveness in turning her flat she received from her Grandmother into the Little Cornish Kitchen,  this book did impress me, though I would recommend that you read the other books in the series before starting with this book, as I was completely lost for the first few chapters, as there was no real clear introduction to the residents of St. Aidan.

I found the writing and plot line enjoyable and humorous and the scenes described so well I could almost smell the sea and tea!

Overall I was very impressed with the book and the plot, so much so I plan to read all the books series!

I give The Little Cornish Kitchen 4 stars

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Jane Linfoot is a best selling author, who lives in a muddy cottage, up a steep hill in Derbyshire, with her family, their pets, and an astonishing number of spiders. Although she loves seeing cow noses over the garden wall, she’s happy she can walk to a supermarket.
Jane grew up in North Yorkshire where she spent a lot of her childhood avoiding horizontal gales blowing off the sea, and wrote her first book by accident while working as an architect, and renovating country houses. While she loves to write feelgood books that let readers escape, she’s always surprised to hear her stories make people laugh, admits to (occasionally) crying as she writes, and credits her characters for creating their own storylines.
Jane’s garden would be less brambly if she wasn’t on Facebook and Twitter so often. On days when she wants to be really scared, she rides a tandem.
Her latest books include a series of stand-alone novels, based around a seaside wedding shop in Cornwall. Cupcakes and Confetti – The Little Wedding Shop by the Sea, Sequins and Snowflakes – Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop, and Bunting and Bouquets – Summer at the Little Wedding Shop, and most recently, The Little Cornish Kitchen. These are all published by Harper Impulse,  an imprint of Harper Collins.

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