A New Start at the Beach Hotel
An uplifting, emotional WW1 saga
Can Edie find the courage to choose her own future?
June 1914. Edie Moore is a Governess for Lord and Lady Moreland, living in comfort at the grand Downland House in Sussex. But, wanting more from life, she flees in secret to Littlehampton, the place where she spent many idyllic childhood holidays.
Desperate for work, Edie begins working as a chambermaid at the prestigious Beach Hotel, even if the menial tasks are a far cry from her previous job.
While the days are long and gruelling, Edie works hard and soon is in favour with Helen Probert, the manager’s wife, who sees that Edie is destined for bigger things – which leads to tension with some of the other chambermaids.
But as she navigates her new life and finds friendship with fellow maid Lili Probert, she also grows closer to charming, cheerful porter, Charlie Cobbett, and finally finds the happiness she has been searching for.
However, what none of her new friends know is that Edie is hiding a secret from her past, one that would change the way they view her, forever. When the truth comes out, will Edie be able to keep her new life and remain in the place she loves so much?
A captivating, romantic and moving World War 1 saga that fans of Elaine Roberts and Pam Howes won’t be able to put down.
Readers love Francesca Capaldi’s historical romances:
‘Heart-wrenching, highly emotional and hard to put down...saga writing at its mesmerizing best.’ Reader Review
‘Lovely and romantic…This was such an emotional book.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review
‘This is such a warm-hearted book…I would ask all readers to read this book. I loved it’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review
‘This is a really emotional book…I really enjoyed this book and fully recommend it. Worth all the stars’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review
‘A story of friends, love, hate and forgiveness…A story of the war and those lost. I did enjoy reading this book and I would recommend it.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review