Monday, January 13, 2020

SPRING AT THE LITTLE DUCK POND CAFE




This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Rosie Green will be awarding a $25 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour. Rosie Green is also offering her book for FREE to everyone!



Fleeing from a romance gone wrong, Ellie Farmer arrives in the pretty village of Sunnybrook, hoping for a brand new start that most definitely does not include love!

Following an unscheduled soak in the village duck pond, she meets Sylvia, who runs the Little Duck Pond Cafe. Renting the flat above the cafe seems like the answer to Ellie's prayers. It's only for six months, which will give her time to sort out her life, far away from cheating boyfriend Richard.

But is running away from your past ever really the answer?

Clashing with the mysterious and brooding Zak Chamberlain, an author with a bad case of writer's block, is definitely not what Ellie needs right now. And then there's Sylvia, who's clinging so hard to her past, she's in danger of losing the quaint but run-down cafe altogether.

Can Ellie find the answers she desperately needs in Sunnybrook? And will she be able to help save Sylvia's Little Duck Pond Cafe from closure?

Readers will be able to read the entire series 
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Read an Excerpt

I have never climbed a tree in my life.

But I suppose there’s a first time for everything.

It’s a gaspingly cold mid-January morning with an ice-blue sky overhead – not exactly the ideal conditions in which to be lurking on the pavement outside a stranger’s house, nervously eyeing up the oak tree in their garden.

Camera gripped in my freezing hands, I stamp my feet and blow out misty breath as I psyche myself up to be bold. I’ve driven sixty miles from Newtown, where I live, to the pretty, chocolate-box village of Sunnybrook in Surrey – with the ultimate goal of climbing this very tree and taking photos of the view from up there.

The tree is almost exactly how I pictured it in my imagination – old and gnarled with broad, evenly-spaced branches. My eye homes in on one branch in particular. It reaches out to the left, a little over six feet from the ground; the perfect place to sit and gaze out over the village green and the duck pond. (As I knew it would be.)

Tears fill my eyes. But I’m smiling, too.

It’s all in a good cause.

Stop dithering and just do it!

When I push it open, the garden gate swings inwards without creaking and the windows remain blank. I drop my bag by the gate and head for the tree.

It’s amazing how fear can give you almost super-human powers. Under normal circumstances, I’d need someone to give me a bunk-up into this tree. But today, with adrenalin pumping through my system, I manage to swing myself up there with no problems at all . . .


About the Author



Rosie has been scribbling stories ever since she was little.

Back then, they were rip-roaring adventure tales with a young heroine in perilous danger of falling off a cliff or being tied up by ‘the baddies’.

Thankfully, Rosie has moved on somewhat, and now much prefers to write romantic comedies that melt your heart and make you smile, with really not much perilous danger at all – unless you count the heroine losing her heart in love.

Spring at the Little Duck Pond Café is the first in Rosie’s brand new series of novellas centred around life in a village café. Each novella is a ‘stand-alone’ read.

You can connect with Rosie Green on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/Rosie_Green1988

Amazon purchase link: https://amzn.to/2W8uXF7

***NOTE: Book is free***


Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Rosie-Green/e/B07CZYV7DW%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share



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15 comments:

Mary Preston said...

Such a cute cover and title too.

Bea LaRocca said...

Cute cover and an intriguing excerpt. This sounds like a good read. Thank you for sharing your book and author details.

Jeanna Massman said...

I love the cover. The colors are beautiful.

Rosie Green said...

Thank you, Mary!

Rosie Green said...

So glad you like the sound of my book, Bea! I’m loving this blog tour 😀📚🦆

Rosie Green said...

Thank you! Must admit, I love it too 😀💕📚

Rosie Green said...

Thank you so much for hosting today’s stop on my blog tour, Caroline. It’s much appreciated! Xx

Michele S. said...

The cover is adorable.. you are a new author to me and this book looks like one I would like to read....Thank you...

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Darlene said...

My question for the author is where do you get your ideas for your stories.

Victoria Alexander said...

Sounds like a good book, thanks for sharing!

Bernie Wallace said...

This book sounds like it would be fun to read.

James Robert said...

Thank you so much for taking time to bring to our attention another great read. I enjoy these tours and finding out about many terrific books.

Bernie Wallace said...

Did you come up with the title of the book before you started writing it?

Bernie Wallace said...

Do you have any plans for a followup?