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The Year of Surprising Acts of Kindness

The Year of Surprising Acts of Kindness

Sometimes all it takes to make the world a better place is a small act of kindness…

When Ceri Price arrives in the small seaside village of Dwynwen in West Wales, she only means to stay for a couple of nights – long enough to scatter her mother’s ashes, and then go back to her life as a successful make-up entrepreneur.

But a case of mistaken identities means she lands a job as the barmaid in the local pub, she unexpectedly finds friendship, and wonders if love might follow… But when the plans for a new housing estate put the local woodland under threat, she fears the way of life here could disappear.

Then mysterious acts of kindness start springing up around the village – a string of bunting adorns the streets, a new village signpost appears out of nowhere and someone provides paint to spruce up the houses on the seafront. Who is behind these acts of kindness and can they help in the race to save the village from the faceless developers…?

Welcome to Dwynwen: Village of Love. Where friendship flourishes and love blossoms…

Read by Lowri Walton

(p) Orion Publishing Group 2018
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 22nd February 2018

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781409174882

Reviews

Praise for Laura Kemp's warm, feel-good reads: Witty, warm and wise with the funniest one-liners - totally loved every page. Laura Kemp delivers another winner
MILLY JOHNSON
Warm, funny, sweet *and* spicy, what a fab read
LUCY DIAMOND
A warm-hearted, laugh-out-loud story of the things we do (or don't do) in pursuit of love. Sexy, witty and wise, with moments that will steal your heart
MIRANDA DICKINSON
Gorgeous! Funny, clever, romantic and real, it's brilliant
RACHAEL LUCAS
Fun but with real heart
FABULOUS MAGAZINE
Heartwarming, wise, funny and romantic...this is a delight
RACHAEL LUCAS
A truly wonderful and heartwarming read
HEIDI SWAIN
A lovely, warm, uplifting read...loved it
CLARE SWATMAN, author of Before You Go
Gorgeous from start to finish - if this doesn't warm your heart I don't know what will!
HOLLY HEPBURN, author of A YEAR AT THE STAR AND SIXPENCE
Warm, witty, Welsh and wonderful
Milly Johnson, author of The Queen of Wishful Thinking
Warm, uplifting and refreshingly original. I absolutely loved it!
Cathy Bramley
A perfect feel-good read that will lift your spirits no end.
The Sun
Utterly beautiful. I am spellbound
Anne Cater, blogger at Random Things Through My Letterbox
I loved it
Clare Mackintosh
An adorable life-affirming book
Rowan Coleman
This wonderfully warm, funny and inspirational story from Laura Kemp will have you cheering from first page to last. It's the kind of book that rekindles your hope in good things. I loved it!
Miranda Dickinson