The Lemon Tree Café - Part OneA Cup of Ambition
This is Part One in a brand-new serial from bestselling author Cathy Bramley.Rosie Featherstone loves her high-flying job at a social media firm. So what if she isn’t married and settled like her sister? A relationship would only get in the way of this workaholic’s hectic schedule! So when she unexpectedly finds herself at a loose end for a month, Rosie keeps busy by helping her Italian nonna serve espressos and biscotti at the Lemon Tree Café, a little slice of Italy nestled in the rolling hills of Derbyshire.Worryingly though, the café’s fortunes seem to have taken a turn for the worse since Rosie last went home. But with Nonna blind to the truth and angry at the idea of anyone interfering, the two are soon at loggerheads. However, just when Rosie decides it’s time to head back to reality, an old acquaintance suddenly reappears, and the prospect of life at the Lemon Tree Café begins to seem more appetizing . . . The Lemon Tree Cafe is an irresistibly charming novel told in four parts – following the adventures of Rosie Featherstone in friendship, family and second chances. This is the first part.Your favourite authors have loved reading Cathy Bramley:‘Full of joy and fun’ Milly Johnson‘Delightful!’ Katie Fforde‘I love Cathy’s writing and her characters - her books are delicious’ Rachael Lucas‘Perfect feel-good loveliness’ Miranda Dickinson
The Lemon Tree Cafe is an irresistibly charming novel told in four parts – following the adventures of Rosie Featherstone in friendship, family and second chances.
After four years of flinging herself round the dancefloors of Nottingham's nightspots, Cathy somehow managed to get an honours degree in business. She then plunged herself into the corporate world of marketing, working on high-powered projects such as testing the firing range of SuperSoaker water guns and perfecting the weeing action of Tiny Tears. After making it onto Timmy Mallet's Christmas card list, she realised it was time to move on and so in 1995 set up her own marketing agency.She now lives in a Nottinghamshire village with her husband, two daughters and a dog called Pearl.Random Facts about Cathy Bramley:Lucky charm: pottery frog out of a Christmas crackerFavourite tipple: Polish cherry vodkaBest ever Christmas present: potter's wheel (toy version)Hates the expression: 'Compliments to the chef'You can get in touch with Cathy via her website www.CathyBramley.co.uk, her Facebook page www.Facebook.com/CathyBramleyAuthor or on Twitter: @CathyBramley.