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This summer, escape to Lake Como – where the scene is set for romance, fate and second chances…

For Floriana, it is the place where the love of her life is getting married to another woman. And she’s been invited to the wedding.

Esme fell in love there for the first time – over sixty years ago. But what happened to the man who stole her heart, and changed the course of her life?

Adam has buried himself in work to distract from his broken heart. A trip to Lake Como might just be the fresh start he needs…

Even in the dazzling summer sun, the past casts a poignant shadow… But can the magic of the Italian lake finally set them all free?

Let Erica James sweep you away…

‘Glorious escapism’ Sunday Express Magazine

‘Joyously readable’ Woman & Home

‘I wanted it to go on forever’ Cathy Bramley

Reviews

The Hidden Cottage is a heart-warming, romantic story full of engaging characters, an emotional rollercoaster.
DAILY EXPRESS
I raced to the end of this.
DAILY MAIL
Like Maeve Binchy, the characters are identifiable, yet somehow never predictable and always with an element of sympathy ... This novel, telling the story of a perfect family and its imperfect realities, is splendid and just right for an end-of-summer read.
PARENT TALK
The magic of Lake Como is firmly at the centre of this heart-warming story
WOMAN & HOME
A tale of lost love, fate and second chances
NEW!
This charming story has just the right mix of love, sunshine and fun
PARENT TALK
A big hug of a novel that leaves you feeling warm and fuzzy
WOMAN