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I’m back with another review of one of Elaine Everest’s books – The Teashop Girls. She is definitely one of my all-time favourite authors in the family saga/woman’s fiction genre. You can check out my reviews here for The Butlins Girls, and festive reads, A Gift From Woolworths and Christmas at Woolworths.
Today I’m sharing with you a review of The Teashop Girls which is released tomorrow! A tale of love and friendship in wartime 1940’s.
It is early 1940 and World War Two has already taken a hold on the country. Rose Neville works as a Lyon’s Teashop Nippy on the Kent coast alongside her childhood friends, the ambitious Lily and Katie, whose fiancé is about to be posted overseas in the navy. As war creates havoc in Europe, Rose relies on the close friendship of her friends and her family.
When Capt. Benjamin Hargreaves enters the teashop one day, Rose is immediately drawn to him. But as Lyon’s forbids courting between staff and customers, she tries to put the handsome officer out of her mind.
In increasingly dark and dangerous times, Rose fears there may not be time to waste. But is the dashing captain what he seems?
What I Thought of The Teashop Girls
Just as I fell in love with the characters of The Woolworths Girls series, Elaine Everest is back with a new series with new characters. It’s exciting to discover these new characters. Which is one of the reasons I adore Elaine’s books. They are heavily character driven and you feel like they are your friends. Gosh, that makes me sound like a billy-no-mates! But it’s true. You feel so much into the book they are your friends.
Set around the Lyons Teashops you become entwined within the lives of Rose, and her childhood friends Lily and Katie. Life within the Teashop is non stop. One day Rose comes upon an officer who has entered the Teashop. She is drawn to him and cannot put him out of her mind. Is he worth bending the rules of no outside contact with customers?
I don’t want to tell you anymore as it will spoil the story. But please keep a special eye out for Anya a young polish girl.
Another fantastic read from Elaine Everest and a series I cannot wait to read more. Fantastic plot and settings as usual from Elaine. A 5 star read from me!
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Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you enjoyed this review.