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A Year at Appleyard Farm

(2020)
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Down a winding lane lined with strawberry trees and wildflowers lies Appleyard Farm, a beautiful orchard in the English countryside. And in a little farmhouse in the furthest corner, a young woman has a difficult decision to make…

Life on Appleyard Farm is all Freya Sherbourne has ever known. Having spent her childhood playing in the emerald green meadows and berry picking until sunset, Freya intends to call the farmhouse home forever. But when her father suddenly passes away and Appleyard Farm goes up for sale, Freya’s world comes crashing down.

Holding back the tears, she starts packing boxes while waiting for a buyer. Now the river no longer sparkles, and the apples taste a little less sweet. Until Freya learns the exciting news that her best friends Merry and Willow are moving nearby to open a local shop. And when someone from her past re-emerges, handsomer than ever and offering to mend the cracks in her broken heart, Freya’s eyes begin to twinkle once again.

But falling in love is scary, especially when you don’t know what the future holds. And when Freya discovers that her new love has been keeping a secret, one that threatens both their fragile relationship and the farm, she risks losing everything.

With the clock ticking, will Freya choose to follow her heart or save the farm? Or can she find a way to do both?

Told in four parts, this is a gorgeous story about love, friendship and new beginnings. Fans of Jenny Colgan, Lucy Diamond and Debbie Johnson should grab a cup of hot chocolate, curl up on the sofa and prepare to be carried away!

A Year at Appleyard Farm was previously published separately as: Merry Mistletoe, Spring Fever,Gooseberry Fool, and Blackberry Way.

What readers are saying about A Year at Appleyard Farm:


Delightful story… cozy and comfortinga wonderful novel, “magical” in many ways and warm with love and friendship.’ A Bookworm’s Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘What a lovely book!… it grabbed me and kept me to the very end. I loved the characters!The town is so well described you’ll want to move there, and the kindness of the characters to each other is heartwarming. I highly recommend this book.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

DelightfulThe characters are charming and the plot is captivating! I highly recommend this fun and quick read.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

An absolutely smashing collection set in a charming village that the reader hopes is real a fun book to read.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, Emma's writing makes you feel like you’re standing alongside the characters… a good balance of suspense and catching you off guard. I can't wait for the next one.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A delightful tale of country living with many lovely characters… a very interesting and varied read.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Genre: Romance

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Paperback Editions

September 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Year at Appleyard Farm: An utterly gorgeous and heart-warming romance novel
Author(s): Emma Davies
ISBN: 1-83888-630-3 / 978-1-83888-630-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

September 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Year at Appleyard Farm: An utterly gorgeous and heart-warming romance novel
Author(s): Emma Davies
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU