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Wedding Cake Tree (Paperback) (Melanie Hudson)

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*Winner of the Romantic Novelists’ Association 2016 Contemporary Romantic Novel of the Year Award*

Can a mother's secret past provide the answers for a daughter's future?

Celebrity photographer Grace Buchanan has always known that one day, she’d swap her manic day job for the peace and quiet of her beloved childhood cottage, St Christopher’s – she just didn’t expect it to be so soon.

At the reading of her mother’s will, she’s shocked to learn that she hardly knew Rosamund at all, and that inheriting St Christopher’s hangs on one big – and very inconvenient – condition: Grace must drop everything for two weeks and travel the country with a mysterious stranger – war-weary Royal Marine, Alasdair Finn.

Caught in a brief but perfect moment in time, Grace and Alasdair walk in Rosamund’s footsteps and read her letters at each breathtaking new place. As Grace slowly uncovers the truth about her mother’s incredible life story, Alasdair and Grace can’t help but question their own futures. Will Rosamund’s madcap scheme go to plan or will events take an unexpected turn?

An emotional, fun-filled and adventurous journey of a lifetime.


“The Wedding Cake Tree is Melanie Hudson’s first novel and I thought it was brilliantly written in a very evocative style which left me hooked until the end… The Wedding Cake Tree is a lovely novel about going on a journey to discover who you really are and where you belong in the world. I thought this was done really well and the simmering romance between Grace and Alastair was perfectly pitched to fit with the story. I’m interested to see what Melanie Hudson’s next novel is like and if she can again capture the essence of many places in one book.”
Joanne Dibb, That Thing She Reads

"The Wedding Cake Tree is a wonderful story of a woman’s life, and a celebration of it as well... I would recommend The Wedding Cake Tree for just about anyone. It is a rich, engaging, heartwarming story that you should not miss."
Keeper Bookshelf

"I found The Wedding Cake Tree to be a touching, charming and uplifting story, reminding us to enjoy life and to make sure that we don’t take our loved ones for granted. It has spurred me on to ask more questions of my parents, as even the smallest bit of information helps me to know them just that little bit better. It is beautifully written and a joy to read."
Curious Ginger Cat

"The whole premise for the book is excellent... I just loved it, a really good old-fashioned but original romantic read - don't miss this one."
Being Anne

"One thing that really shone through in this book is that the author knows and loves the places she writes about, it goes to prove that you must always write about your passions in life... a thoroughly good read."
Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Author: Melanie Hudson
Language: English
Street Date: August 19, 2015
TCIN: 51052894
UPC: 9781781892244
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-0135
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