The charming new novel from the author of The Canal Boat Cafe. Perfect for cake lovers and old-fashioned romantics!
‘Captivating’ Heat Magazine
‘Beautiful… heartwarming’ Zara Stoneley
‘A wonderful ray of reading sunshine’ Heidi Swain
On your marks, get set… Baking fanatic, Charlie Quilter, still nursing a broken heart, is surprised when her late uncle bequeaths his vintage 1950s Routemaster bus to her in his will. She adored driving around with him in it when she was a child and can’t contemplate selling it.
When Charlie loses her job, her friend Juliette has an exciting idea and suggests Charlie come to stay with her in the picturesque Cornish village of Porthgolow. Thrilled at the chance of a new start, Charlie packs her spatula, her pinny and her cute dog Marmite onto the bus and they head off for a summer adventure…
Praise for Cressida McLaughlin:
‘Oh, I just LOVED this story. All the characters are wonderful.’ Isabelle Broom
‘With a heroine that you root for this is a sweet read with real heart and soul’ Sarra Manning author of The House of Secrets
‘McLaughlin writes so warmly and vividly, the rest of the world melts away… I love that feeling!’ Kirsty Greenwood
Praise for Cressida McLaughlin
'A lovely, warm gem of a series that stays with you…I loved it’ Alexandra Brown
‘Warm and wonderful…’ Miranda Dickinson
‘Real heart and soul’ Sarra Manning author of The House of Secrets
About the author
Cressy was born in South East London surrounded by books and with a cat named after Lawrence of Arabia. She studied English at the University of East Anglia and now lives in Norwich with her husband David.
When she isn’t writing, Cressy spends her spare time reading, returning to London or exploring the beautiful Norfolk coastline.