Dreaming of a happily ever after at Cedarwood Lodge is Clio Winters’ current focus, especially with a winter wonderland wedding expo planned. But with brides coming from far and wide the heat is on for Clio to fulfil everyone’s dream of a Christmas wedding!
It seems like Clio’s new business might be off to a rocky start and surrounded by love struck brides she can’t help but hope for a little Christmas romance of her own...
Cedarwood Lodge is a delectable romance told in three parts – following Clio Winters journey back to her hometown of Evergreen. This is Part Two.
Snow is falling thick and fast outside the Gingerbread Café and inside, its owner Lily is planning the wedding of the year. Her wedding! She never dreamt it would happen, but this Christmas, she’ll be marrying the man of her dreams - in a Christmas-card-perfect ceremony!
The gingerbread is baking, the dress is fitted and the mistletoe’s in place – for once, everything’s going to plan. That is until her mother-in-law arrives... Suddenly, Lily’s famous cool is being tested like never before and her dream wedding is crumbling before her eyes.
In the blink of a fairylight, the Gingerbread Café has been thrown into chaos! Lily thought she had this wedding wrapped up, but with so much to do before she says ‘I do’, can Lily get to the church on time – and make this Christmas sparkle after all?
Also by Rebecca Raisin:
The Gingerbread Café trilogy:
Christmas at the Gingerbread Cafe
Chocolate Dreams at the Gingerbread Cafe
Christmas Wedding at the Gingerbread Café
The Bookshop on the Corner
Secrets at Maple Syrup Farm
The Little Paris Collection
The Little Bookshop on the Seine
The Little Antique Shop Under the Eiffel Tower
The Little Perfume Shop off the Champs-Elysées
‘Christmas Wedding at the Gingerbread Café is simply divine, with stunning writing slipping between being utterly romantic, charming and fun-filled and a little emotional.’ – Reviewed the Book
‘[Rebecca Raisin]’s a modern Maeve Binchy.’ – Books for Bunny
‘A truly beautiful story, this is one to put you into the festive mood and keep you there for the whole season.’ – Sam Still Reading
‘a book that’s sure to leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside, with a healthy dose of Christmas Spirit.’ – Paris Baker’s Book Nook
‘I just love this series. It's got drama and romance, but most of all it's got a more general sweetness and love and happiness that is often hard to find these days.’ – Love Reading Romance
‘I’d absolutely recommend picking up this series in the lead up to Christmas, they’re fun, quick, festive reads that’ll leave you glowing from within.’ – Into the Bookcase
‘the sweetest romance novel readers have yet to read! I found this story to be funny, romantic, and very believable.’ – UniversalCreativityInc14
'It has everything, from sensational food to gorgeous romance and all the little things in-between.' – Becca's Books
The Gingerbread Café is all a buzz! This Easter, Lily and the rest of the town of Ashford, Connecticut are planning a truly decadent Chocolate Festival. Cooking up a storm, CeeCee and Lily are not just baking a batch of their sinfully delicious chocolate-dipped gingerbread men, but an excess of chocolate truffles, squidgy, cinnamony hot cross buns and melt in your mouth chocolate eggs. The Gingerbread Café staff have definitely enjoyed the tasting process!
Add in Damon’s cute-as-a-button seven year old daughter, Charlie, up for a visit and Lily’s perfect Easter may just be around the corner. Until her ex-husband Joel turns up demanding twenty thousand dollars... Suddenly the future of the Gingerbread Café is not so clear...and Lily finds herself eating far more of The Gingerbread Café’s treats than her skinny jeans allow...
Can Lily concoct a brilliant plan to save her beloved café, convince Damon she has no feelings for Joel and still throw a Chocolate Festival the town will be talking about for years? There’s only one way to find out...
Welcome back to the warmth, cupcakes and hot chocolate of The Gingerbread Café – your home away from home
This is the second story in The Gingerbread Café series
Book 1 - Christmas at the Gingerbread Café
Book 2 – Chocolate Dreams at the Gingerbread Café
Book 3 – Christmas Wedding at the Gingerbread Café
The Bookshop on the Corner
Secrets at the Maple Syrup FarmPraise for Rebecca Raisin
'Wow - loved it, loved it, loved it! Having read the first novella Christmas at the Gingerbread Cafe I knew I'd love it and I wasn't disappointed. It was just like I was visiting with old friends, Rebecca's descriptions are so vivid I could very well have been stood in the cafe, hugging CeeCee and waddling out after sampling all the different choclatey delights on offer. My mouth literally watered with every turn of the page. ...I don't know what I'm going to do whilst waiting for the next book - Christmas is so far away!!' - Crooks on Books
'This book is sweet & delicious, and I am looking forward to the next in the series as they end all to quickly!' - All Booked Out
‘Christmas at the Gingerbread Café is a lovely, cheery festive read, a good old-fashioned feel-good romance to warm the cockles of your heart. This is one of my favourite Christmas reads of the year.’ - Books with Bunny
‘...the perfect read to get you in the mood for Christmas and my mouth was watering after reading about all of the delicious-sounding baking. If you are looking for a Christmassy romance then don’t look any further than Rebecca Raisin’s brilliant debut.’ - Bookbabblers on Christmas at the Gingerbread Cafe
‘Raisin not only excels in creating a festive mood — the tone of family and friends coming together is sweet — but also portrays a lovely winter wonderland setting, where things are covered in snow...It’s definitely an uplifting read.’ - Sam Still Reading on Christmas at the Gingerbread Cafe
‘This is a short and incredibly sweet novella that explores a very endearing and unexpected romance. It is definitely one that will make you laugh and warm your heart, and one that can be happily devoured in one sitting.’ - Louisa’s Reviews on Christmas at the Gingerbread Cafe
‘If you love Christmas, romance and HEA then you will love this sweet novella.This one gets an A.!’ - Clue Review on Christmas at the Gingerbread Cafe
Planning a New Years Eve Party might be the kind of event Clio Winters used to dream about organising, but when everything is feeling a bit up in the air, she has to hope that this New Years her wish really will come true.
Cedarwood Lodge is a delectable romance told in three parts – following Clio Winters journey back to her hometown of Evergreen. This is the final part in this feel-good romance serial.
Christmas has arrived on gorgeous Hope Island, promising snowflakes, surprises and plenty of seasonal romance. So snuggle up and fall in love with a brand-new story from the bestselling author of Christmas at Lilac Cottage…
Growing up on Hope Island, Eden Lancaster always believed that if you wished hard enough for something, dreams really could come true. But Eden’s greatest wish is also her biggest secret: she has been completely in love with her childhood friend, the charming and attractive Dougie Harrison, for as long as she can remember. And he has no idea.
When Dougie leaves his successful life in New York to return home to Hope Island for good, Eden can’t escape her feelings. Her heart is full of hope that her romantic dreams are finally, at long last, going to come true…
This Christmas could change everything. But can a lifelong friendship really turn into the perfect romance? And will Eden get the happily ever after she’s always wished for?
Christmas at Mistletoe Cove is like a warm hug on a cold winter’s day. If you love Debbie Macomber, Carole Matthews and Miranda Dickinson, this story is the perfect treat for you this Christmas.
Readers are falling in love with Christmas at Mistletoe Cove:
‘I didn't want to put it down!!… the whole story is brilliant… just perfect for a warm and cosy winter evening.' Donna’s Book Blog, 5 stars
‘Wow… This book is so Christmassy and beautiful - Holly Martin certainly knows how to write a Christmas romance novel. The story was terribly romantic and simply magical has fast become my favourite Christmas book… I loved everything about it.’ The Cosiest Corner, 5 stars
‘Christmas at Mistletoe Cove is as cosy as laying under a blanket with a hot cuppa tea; it truly is a hug in a book. Prepare to fall in love...’ The Writing Garnet, 5 stars
‘Holly really does write the best love stories ever!! You can always rely on Holly for a fantastic face hurting from smiling so much story…’ Natasha Potter, 5 stars
‘My festive reading isn't complete without diving in to novel full of love, romance, snow and sparkle from Holly Martin. Christmas at Mistletoe Cove is Holly Martin at her best, full of romance, snow and magic.’ Lozza’s Book Corner, 5 stars
‘This is one of those books that makes you smile - and keep on smiling. SUCH a feel-good factor! The setting is gorgeous and the "Will they?" "Won't they?" kept me reading until the wee small hours.’ Annie Cooper’s Book Corner, 5 stars
‘Everything about this book is perfect… If you haven't read any of Holly Martin's books yet, then don't delay any more, as you are missing out.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘It certainly isn't Christmas unless there is a Holly Martin book, and this has surpassed expectations. Dougie is one of the most romantic heroes that I have read about, and it was only a few pages in when I fell head over heels in love with him. Full of romance, wishes, beautiful setting, great friendship, and just all around great feelings, this is <b>a wonderful story that was a delight to read.’ Rachels’ Random Reads, 5 stars
‘A story of love, friendship, romance… Also thrown in is some magical glittery Christmas fairy dust…what more could you want in a book! The setting is perfect, the characters are perfect and the story is perfect. Don’t leave this book till Christmas, read it now!!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars
Beth is running away. With her young son Leo to protect, Willow Cottage is the lifeline she so desperately needs. Overlooking the village green in a beautiful Cotswolds idyll, Beth sees a warm, caring and safe place for little Leo.
When she finally uncovers the cottage from underneath the boughs of a weeping willow tree, Beth realises this is far more of a project than she bargained for and the locals are more than a little eccentric! A chance encounter with gruff Jack, who appears to be the only male in the village under thirty, leaves the two of them at odds but it’s not long before Beth realises that Jack has hidden talents that could help her repair more than just Willow Cottage
Over the course of four seasons, Beth realises that broken hearts can be mended, and sometimes love can be right under your nose...
Willow Cottage is part of a serialized novel told in four parts, following the journey of Beth and her new life in the Cotswolds. The full book will be out next this August, but for now, enjoy Willow Cottage seasonally.
Dreaming of a Parisian Happily-Ever-After
Sarah Smith has been offered the opportunity to exchange bookshops with a Parisian friend for six months. Saying yes is a no-brainer – after all, who would turn down a trip to Paris?
Even if it does mean leaving the irresistible boyfriend behind, Sarah’s sure she’s in for the holiday of a lifetime – days spent surrounded by novels in a gorgeous bookshop and the chance to watch the snow fall on the Champs-Élysées.
But will her dream come true or will Sarah realise that a fairytale Christmas in the city of love isn’t quite as rosy in reality...
A deliciously feel-good romance perfect for fans of Debbie Johnson and Julia WilliamsPraise for The Little Bookshop on the Seine
‘This novel is a love letter to Paris, and even more so a love letter to books; it is absolutely a must-read book for book lovers.’ – Rather Too Fond of Books
‘I literally could not get enough and I was so sad to finish it. It was a truly captivating, spellbinding tale of taking chances and living life to the full that I am sure will ring true with many readers.’ Compelling Reads
‘I love love love this author, and this book cements the fact that this series is a winner!’ Fiona (Goodreads)
‘I loved every second of The Little Bookshop on the Seine, easy to read, with words oozing charm and good feeling Rachel’s Random Reads
‘a beautifully written novel’ Hilda (Goodreads)
‘A delightful story that's perfect for reading in your favorite cozy chair. ... Such a good book to lose yourself in.’ Janet Robel (Goodreads)
‘It really brought Paris to life ... extremely romantic, love is most definitely on the menu’ Elaine (Goodreads)
‘a great escape to Paris and I’m looking forward to the other books in the Little Paris Collection.’ French Village Diaries
Welcome to the cosy Comfort Food Café, where there's kindness in every cup of hot chocolate and the menu is sprinkled with love and happiness...
Moving to the little village of Budbury, Zoe hopes the crisp Dorset sea breeze and gentle pace of life will be a fresh start for her and her goddaughter, Martha.
Luckily for them both, the friendly community at the café provide listening ears, sage advice, shoulders to cry on, and some truly excellent carrot cake. And when Martha's enigmatic, absent father suddenly turns up, confusing not only Martha but Zoe too, the love and support of their new-found friends is the best present they could ask for.
Have Zoe and Martha truly found their home at the Comfort Food Café?‘As sweet and as satisfying as a mug of hot chocolate’ Sunday Times bestseller Milly Johnson ‘Full of comfort and cheer – the perfect antidote to cold winter nights’ Sunday Times bestseller Jane Costello
Readers LOVE the Comfort Food Cafe!
‘Full of heart and delivers so much more than you expect...a real joy to read’ Alba in Bookland
‘I truly believe that Budbury, the Comfort Food Café and the characters that live there have magical healing powers. I want to live there. I want to be in the novel, in every book in this series’ Lisa Talks About
‘I urge you to pull up a chair, grab a bowl of your own comfort food and sit back and relax with a wonderful story’ Rachel’s Random Reads
‘Funny, touching, realistic and sweet’ Bananas Are Tricky
‘I simply adored it with all my heart and my whole little miserable life’ On My Bookshelf
‘Debbie's best yet’ Annie Cooper’s Book Corner
‘Such a heartfelt story’ Jane Hunt Book Reviews
‘The perfect story whatever the season. I adored it’ Rae Reads