Following a premonition before reading Clare’s tarot cards, Jo takes a risk and decides to go into business with her. Eventually, they open the doors to Clare’s dream: Merrilies, a bookshop situated in a small English Cotswold town. Soon, Merrilies becomes the home from home for some of the locals.
Seven-year old Annie visits each day after school, and worms her way into the hearts of everyone she meets, including the five members of the reading group.
Graham takes a shine to Mollie, and wonders if he’ll find romance after years of being alone; single mum Tessa struggles with her teenage daughter; and Michael confronts a bully at work. Will Felicity – who’s dropped out of law school – ever grow up and stop scrounging off her parents?
This diverse group of people, brought together by their love of reading, forge lasting friendships and make some unexpected discoveries about themselves and each other.
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About the Author
Tina K Burton is a freelance writer of anything and everything - she believes in being versatile! She's sold work to various publications in the UK and overseas. Chapters of Life, her debut novel, has been released by Crooked Cat Publishing, and she's working on another three books - the sequel to Chapters of Life, a dark thriller with a twist, and a light-hearted romcom. She has stories on several websites including Alfie Dog Fiction and Ether Books, and is also in a couple of anthologies. Tina runs a Facebook writing group, has a blog and is on Twitter, and when she's not writing, she spends her time crafting, relaxing with friends, and going for walks across the beautiful moorland in Devon where she lives with her family.