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Kicking off the week with some wonderful escapism – Summer at the Chateau by Jennifer Bohnet

My Review

I always look forward to picking up one of Jennifer Bohnet’s new books as she has quickly become a firm favourite when looking for a story I can lose myself in. I loved getting to go back to Brittany with her and catching up with a few characters from previous books who also made a cameo.

A story that grabs your attention and doesn’t let it go until the last page. Pixie is a wonderful character full of warmth who is still struggling to adjust to life without her husband. Her recent loss has created a writer’s block and when she realises that the dream home they bought in Brittany was sitting empty she convinces her Mum to take a trip with her to pay it one last visit. On arrival she never anticipates what will come next and now needs to unravel the mystery her husband left behind.

A story brimming with family love with a touch of romance sprinkled on top and packed with characters that are a wonderful blend of personalities and easy to connect with. Set in a gorgeous area of France, the chateau is vividly described and easy to fall in love with.

Grab yourself a coffee, a croissant and curl up in the French sunshine and join Pixie and her family on an adventure none of them ever saw coming.

Book Blurb

Every end has a new beginning…
All NEW from bestselling author Jennifer Bohnet.


When Pixie Sampson’s husband tragically dies, she inherits the beautiful Château Quiltu in Brittany, Northern France.

But unbeknown to her, she also inherits a mysterious lodger, Justine Martin and her 4-year-old son Ferdie.

Heartbroken and with her adventurous Mum, Gwen in tow, they travel to France to put the Château on the market but are soon drawn into a quest to seek the Château’s secrets.

Who is Justine? Why is she living at the Château? How did she know her husband?

Over the Summer months, the Château fills with family and laughter and secrets are discovered and old wounds begin to heal.

Available to purchase here

Meet the Author

Jennifer Bohnet is the bestselling author of over 12 women’s fiction titles, including Villa of Sun and Secrets and A Riviera Retreat. She is originally from the West Country but now lives in the wilds of rural Brittany, France.

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Kel x