Review: A Home in Sunset Bay by Rebecca Pugh
There’s no place like home… Enough is enough! The always perfect Laurie Chapman had jumped in her car and raced as fast as she could from London heading to Sunset Bay and (she hopes!) the open arms of her estranged sister…
Mia Chapman loves running Dolly’s Diner in the picture-perfect coastal Cornish town of Sunset Bay. Now that her and Grandma Dolly’s dream is finally a reality Mia has never been prouder! Until Laurie suddenly turns up on her doorstep… How can she forgive the sister who walked away?
Once upon a time Mia and Laurie were best friends. Back together after so long, the time has come for the sisters to figure out what went so wrong all those years ago – and whether they can ever put it right!
An uplifting romantic comedy about sisters, friendship and the love of good food.
Rebecca Pugh’s debut novel, Return to Bluebell Hill, truly placed her as someone to watch in the chick-lit/romance genre’s last year. Yesterday her second novel, A Home in Sunset Bay was released and Rebecca has leant her voice to a novel which will truly touch hearts and welcome’s her into the world of women’s contemporary fiction aswell.
It’s easy for author’s to stay safe, to write what they know and not take risks, but Rebecca Pugh, has not done this, instead of staying firmly in chick-lit and romance she has branched out with this novel writing something which is far more about the lives of sisters, families, careers, and finding true happiness. Her writing is so unique, yet friendly, bubbly and supportive. It is always so disappointing when her book ends.
Mia, has spent most of her life in Sunset Bay, she now runs Dolly’s Diner, inherited from her grandmother. She loves it, lives and breathes it. Enter Laurie, Mia’s older sister, she followed the career path and became a lawyer. After some devastating blows she has come to Sunset Bay to be with her sister for a while.
This novel, tackles family feuds, sisterly bonds, and how to find happiness. Rebecca Pugh has, of course, included some romance and our romantic leads are the perfect matches for our sisters. But for me, this book was about the sisters, their relationship, their bonding.
As a sister myself I felt everything they felt, good and bad. I’ve been though similar arguments, make-ups, and I understand the strength of a sisters bond.
This book is truly for everyone who has a sister and everyone who wants a sister.
Rebecca Pugh has yet again written a beautiful novel and I certainly can’t wait for her third.
Thank you to Rebecca Pugh and Carina UK for the ARC via NetGalley so that I could review this book.
Title: A Home in Sunset Bay
Author: Rebecca Pugh
Genre: Romance, Chick-Lit, Contemporary Women’s Fiction
Publisher: Carina UK
Publication Date: 9 February 2016
Review Format: eBook
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