Posted in Adult Fiction, Blog Tour, Contemporary Fiction

Today I am sharing my review for It Started with a Note by Victoria Cooke #blogblitz #lovethesmellofabook @victoriacooke10 hosted by @rararesources

I love reading authors I haven’t read before and jumped at the chance to take part in this blog blitz when asked by Rachel’s Random Resources.

A story of adventure and self discovery, where Cath puts herself first for once and takes the plunge to go on an adventure of a lifetime in the hope of learning more about her Great Grandfather who was killed in France during World War I.

I loved the historical references in this book, alongside the brilliant friendships that Cath makes during her adventures. I feel like I have visited these places due to the vivid and brilliant descriptions and I was reminded of how I felt when I visited Ypres.

A truly brilliant book filled with friendship, adventure and a touch of romance, I loved reading this book and will definitely be reading more by Victoria Cooke.

Book Blurb

One lost letter. A chance to change her life!
Superhero single mum Cath always puts other people first. But now that she’s seen her son safely off to university (phew!), life seems a little, well…empty.

So when Cath unexpectedly discovers some letters written by her great-grandfather during the First World War, she decides to take herself on an adventure to France to retrace his footsteps.

Cath expects to spend her holiday visiting famous battlefields and testing out her French phrase book. What she doesn’t anticipate is that her tour guide, the handsome Olivier, will be quite so charming! Soon Cath isn’t simply unearthing the stories of the past – she’s writing a brand new one of her own, which might end up taking her in a very unexpected direction…

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Available to purchase from Amazon UK, Amazon US and Kobo

About the Author

Victoria Cooke grew up in the city of Manchester before crossing the Pennines in pursuit of her career in education. She now lives in Huddersfield with her husband and two young daughters and when she’s not at home writing by the fire with a cup of coffee in her hand, she loves working out in the gym and travelling. Victoria was first published at the tender age of eight by her classroom teacher who saw potential in a six-page story about an invisible man. Since then she’s always had a passion for reading and writing, undertaking several writers’ courses before completing her first romantic comedy novel, ‘The Secret to Falling in Love,’ in 2016.

Cooke’s third novel, Who Needs Men Anyway? became a digital bestseller in 2018.

Social Media Links

You can stay up to date with Victoria’s upcoming releases via Goodreads, Facebook,
Twitter and Instagram.

 

Giveaway to Win a Signed copy of It Started With A Note (UK Only)

*Terms and Conditions –UK entries welcome.  Please enter using the Rafflecopter box below.  The winner will be selected at random via Rafflecopter from all valid entries and will be notified by Twitter and/or email. If no response is received within 7 days then Rachel’s Random Resources reserves the right to select an alternative winner. Open to all entrants aged 18 or over.  Any personal data given as part of the competition entry is used for this purpose only and will not be shared with third parties, with the exception of the winners’ information. This will passed to the giveaway organiser and used only for fulfilment of the prize, after which time Rachel’s Random Resources will delete the data.  I am not responsible for despatch or delivery of the prize.

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Author:

I am a total bookworm who loves nothing more than to lose herself in a book. My pile of books to read is teetering higher and higher as there are not enough hours in the day compared to how many old and new amazing books there are out there to read. I love to read in my spare time and have recently started to listen to audio books as well to ensure I can maximise my time losing myself in the amazing worlds the authors are creating for us.

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