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A Seaside Escape
01 Oct 2017 * EBOOK * £2.99 * 9781788540216

All work and no love can make for a dull life. But cupid's arrow has a habit of striking when you least expect it. A heartwarming, feel-good romance to curl up with.

Fiction / FR (Romance)
Extent: 416 pages
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A Seaside Escape: An uplifting, heartwarming romanceLisa Hobman

All work and no love can make for a dull life. But cupid's arrow has a habit of striking when you least expect it... A heartwarming, feel-good romance to curl up with. Perfect for the fans of Marian Keyes and Veronica Henry.

Mallory Westerman is the successful proprietor of Le Petit Cadeau, a gift shop extraordinaire in thriving Leeds.

Concentrating solely on her business, she has almost given up on finding someone to love. That is until she literally falls into the arms of a handsome, intriguing stranger who becomes her Knight in shining armour.

The whirlwind romance that ensues changes her life-path irrevocably. However, the road to true love is never smooth and things don't always turn out how you expect...

*Shortlisted for the RNA Contemporary Romantic Novel of the Year 2014*

This book was previously published as Bridge Over the Atlantic.

'Things don't always turn out as you'd expect! A Seaside Escape is a funny, poignant and beautiful story of love and loss, just like life. Mallory's story is life affirming and bursting with emotion that will have you reaching for the tissues. A very well told story perfect for reading on cold autumn nights by the fire' Adele O'Neill.

'This is a story to fall in love with, a triumph of love over loss, hope over heartache and ultimately a tale that will lift your spirits and leave you smiling at the end! Well done Ms Hobman, a great debut!' Faith Hogan.

Lisa's debut novel was shortlisted in the 2014 RNA. Her stories centre around believable, yet down to earth characters and the places in Scotland she has visited and fallen in love with. She is a happily married mum of one with two energetic dogs.

*Shortlisted for the RNA Contemporary Romantic Novel of the Year 2014* - previously published as Bridge Over the Atlantic.

Author has over 10 contemporary romance novels published.

Author writes erotica under Lissa Jay.

MARKET: Veronica Henry; Lucy Diamond; Marian Keyes.


'This is a story to fall in love with, a triumph of love over loss, hope over heartache and ultimately a tale that will lift your spirits and leave you smiling at the end! Well done Ms Hobman, a great debut!', Faith Hogan, author of My Husband's Wives

'Things don't always turn out as you'd expect! A Seaside Escape is a funny, poignant and beautiful story of love and loss, just like life. Mallory's story is life-affirming and bursting with emotion that will have you reaching for the tissues. A very well-told story perfect for reading on cold autumn nights by the fire', Adele O'Neill, author of Brothers & Sisters

'A Seaside Escape did not disappoint, neither did the characters', Tracey Ford, NetGalley

'A beautifully heart-warming tale of love, loss and friendship', Tasha Williams, NetGalley

'I couldn't put this book down. It was a very emotional story and had me crying both with sadness and happiness', Janette Schwar, NetGalley

'The thing I loved about this book was the thread of music, which grew and added a rich background to the narrative', Jenny Dunne, NetGalley

'Imaginative and at times very moving', Lesley Newton, NetGalley

'The perfect read for any die-hard romantics out there and I can wholeheartedly recommend it', Caroline Stainburn, NetGalley

'Takes readers on a rollercoaster ride of emotional ups and downs all throughout the story', Carrie Glover, NetGalley

'A great read. An emotional journey of a woman losing her loved one ... Heartfelt, sweet, and believable', Danielle Urban, NetGalley

'Tumultuous, happy, sad - it definitely pulls the heartstrings on more than one occasion', Keren Hughes, NetGalley

'I flew through this book ... I fell in love with the not-quite-perfect Mallory', Jeanne Grace M, NetGalley

'A wonderful read and I would recommend it', Sarah Clay, NetGalley

'A very good, well-rounded romance with an emotional edge to it that was very realistic', Lis Beasley, NetGalley

'A brilliantly written book, a real romance that will leave you feeling all fuzzy inside, but be prepared for a few tears along the way', Michelle Russell, NetGalley

'There are twists and turns when you don't expect them ... It's so emotional and had me holding back the tears (whether of happiness or sadness) at points', Katherine Hayward, NetGalley

'Will leave you with a warm, fuzzy feeling and tremendous respect for Lisa Hobman's outstanding writing style', Jennifer Thomason, NetGalley

'A delightfully heart-warming story!', Rachel Broughton, NetGalley

'I loved this book! It is truly a heart-wrenching read', Jill Jemmett, NetGalley

'Love, sadness, regrets, conflicts, with just the right amount of happiness. Great read', Cathy Streimer, NetGalley

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