I’m in two minds over how to review this book – on one hand, I read the book in just a few hours and I felt really invested in how Beth’s story would turn out.
But what was really jarring for me was that there were so many editorial mistakes that I kept being jolted out of the flow of the story because either the sentence didn’t make sense or a spelling mistake meant my brain had to try and process what was being said.
Like “His mum had always had a funny term of phrase’, or ‘Please try and remember than none of this is about you’. I know it shouldn’t bother me so much, but I find it really offputting.
But in terms of the story, although it was pretty predictable what was going to happen, I still felt invested in it – the characters were really likeable and made you want to root for things to go in the right direction for them.
I appreciated how well described Lavender Bay was, I felt as if I could be there with them, smelling the fields of lavender mixed with the salt from the sea – sounds like heaven!
I’d say if you were wanting an easy read and could forgive the mistakes, I’d recommend this book, and I would probably read the next in the series if it was cheap enough, but it’s not something that I’m desperate to read so clearly not one of my favourites.