I almost dragged the postman through my letterbox as the envelope from @headlinepg containing @jo_thomas01 latest book arrived on my doormat, which I had requested from over on @bookbridgr.
Escape to the South of France with A VINE ROMANCE – the irresistible new romantic novel from Jo Thomas, award-winning author of ebook runaway bestseller THE OYSTER CATCHER and THE OLIVE BRANCH.
For Emmy Bridges, life hasn’t exactly gone to plan. She is working in a dead end job, earning almost nothing and to top it all – she is thirty-two and still lives with her Dad. But all that could still change, couldn’t it?
So when work want to send her to the South of France to learn about the wine she is soon to be selling, it seems like a good idea. And it turns out Emmy is a fast learner.
Far from home and unsure what she’s doing, Emmy soon learns that life – like the local wine – is better when you trust your instincts. She may want to protect the vines from destruction but can Nell also plant some roots of her own?
I loved the cute cover, so inviting and summery, as was the story. Jo really made me feel as if I was part of the vineyard experience, and it really was a pleasurable one. I loved the humour and the characters and the added bonus of animals was a plus for me. I’m not a wine drinker but after reading this book I may partake in a small glass with a wedge of brie, just to keep my “Late Summer in the Vineyard” experience a longer lasting one.
I rate this book 5/5
A bit about the Author :
Jo Thomas worked for many years as a reporter and producer, first for BBC Radio 5, before moving on to Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and Radio 2’s The Steve Wright Show. In 2013 Jo won the RNA Katie Fforde Bursary. Her debut novel, The Oyster Catcher, was a runaway bestseller in ebook and was awarded the 2014 RNA Joan Hessayon Award and the 2014 Festival of Romance Best Ebook Award. Jo lives in the Vale of Glamorgan with her husband and three children.
Here is Jo’s Website http://jothomasauthor.com