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#Review Today I am sharing my review for the next instalment of the series – Coming Home to Merriment Bay – Part Three: Christmas by Emily Harvale

Coming home to Merriment Bay Part 3

Today I am excited to be joining the blog tour for Part Three of this lovely series which I am loving and can’t wait to read the Part Four!

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I am loving this series by Emily Harvale and was eager to read this after reading part two. The characters are really jumping off of the pages now and I am keen to know what is going to happen in the tangle of emotions that Cat seems to have found herself in.

This is a lovely story about unconditional love and forgiveness whilst old emotional scars begin to heal and new relationships start to develop. I have found myself picking these books up as soon as they land on my kindle and devouring them within an afternoon. After reading this one I felt bereft as each story ends leaving you with a sense of anticipation and I am now desperate to read the final instalment of this series.

A great series, set in a lovely location with such lovely characters that you will feel the need to keep reading more.

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Part Three of this heartwarming four-part serial about finding the strength to put the past behind you and to reach out for a future filled with happiness and love.

Cat and Kyra have finally traced the man in the photo they found in Viola’s trunk – thanks to Amias. But Bailey Mitchell lives thousands of miles away and is almost ninety-eight, so meeting him in person is never going to happen. Which is just as well. Exchanging Christmas cards and chatting on social media leads to revelations Cat had not expected.

At least Christmas is looking promising. It may be freezing outside but things have definitely thawed between Cat and her mum, Mary. They’re actually getting on, especially now that Mary is dating Jeremy Stone, the builder working on Viola’s house.

Cat’s also hopeful that Viola’s situation may improve. And when a surprise visitor brings more than just well wishes, Cat’s Christmas takes a delightful turn.

With the festivities in full swing, and snow falling on Merriment Bay, the future’s looking bright. Christmas is a time for miracles and Cat believes she may get one of her own this year if she’s prepared to put the past behind her and open her heart to Love once more.


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Available to purchase Amazon UK & Amazon US


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Emily writes novels, novellas and short stories about friendship, family and falling in love. She loves a happy ending but knows that life doesn’t always go to plan. Her stories are sure to bring a smile to your face and a warmth to your heart.

Emily loves to connect with her readers and has a readers’ group in which many have become good friends. To catch up with Emily, find out about the group, or connect with her on social media, go to her website at

Having lived and worked in London for several years, Emily returned to her home town of Hastings where she now writes full-time. She’s a member of the SoA and the RWA, an Amazon bestseller and a Kindle All Star. When not writing, she can be found enjoying the stunning East Sussex coast and countryside, or in a wine bar with friends, discussing life, love and the latest TV shows. Chocolate cake is often eaten. She dislikes housework almost as much as she dislikes anchovies – and will do anything to avoid both. Emily has two mischievous rescue cats that like to sprawl across her keyboard, regardless of whether Emily is typing on it, or not.


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Many thanks to Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to take part in the blog tour for this series, keep an eye out for the final review coming soon. Please remember to like and share to help spread the festive book love!




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 books are a massive part of our household. I feel really lucky that Daisy also loves losing herself in the amazing worlds the authors are creating for us and neither of us ever go very far without having a book to hand as you never know when an opportunity to read may present itself.

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