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A Perfect Cornish Christmas

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Escape to Cornwall this Christmas in this gorgeous festive romance.

‘Sparkling and festive, as satisfying as figgy pudding and clotted cream – loved it!’ Milly Johnson

Christmas in Cornwall is just around the corner…

But after last Christmas revealed a shocking family secret, Scarlett’s hardly feeling merry and bright. All she wants this Christmas is to know who her real father is.

So Scarlett heads to the little Cornish town of Porthmellow, where she believes the truth of her birth is hidden. 

What follows is a charming tale of families falling apart, intrigue, love and finally families reunited which i thoroughly enjoyed and thank netgalley for my arc in return for my honest opinion.
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A Perfect Cornish Christmas was a nice, easy festive book to read. A great second book in the series but could also be read as a stand-alone book. Another great book by Phillipa.
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Complementary copy for honest review. 
Perfect book club cozy read.  This serious is loveable and keeps giving you the characters you grow to associate with.
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A lovely story about the life and times in the stated locality. The book keeps you involved from the beginning right through until the final page. Definitely recommended to those readers who enjoy reading this genre.
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Being a fan of Phillipa Ashley this one certainly didn't disappoint.  The plot thickens when the two daughters present their parents with a DNA kit with the results for Christmas and therein lies the plot!  Great characters that you are drawn to, the area seems as familiar as my home town with such vivid descriptions you could well be taking part!  .Highly recommended, great story line, fabulous characters and written with Ashley's poignant descriptions.
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This book was quite enjoyable, at times the plot and pace were quite slow. However the character development and dialogue was great. Thanks!
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I always love books set in cornwall, they’re always family oriented and you find out so much about all the characters. The plot of this book was fantastic; loved it
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A Perfect Cornish Christmas is the next book in the series by Phillipa Ashley and I absolutely loved it, which is why I have given it three leaves for my rating.   
On our return to this little heavenly corner of Cornwall we meet Scarlett and her family and last Christmas did not go well at all. This Christmas Scarlett is on a mission to learn more about herself and moves to Cornwall in the hope of doing just that and she meets Jude...lovely Jude and some surprising things happen. 
A Perfect Cornish Christmas is told not only from Scarlett's view point but also her sister's. I love it when an author does that as it gives a greater depth to the story and it works really well in this story as Phillipa has written a story that is about families and their complex issues as well as love and new beginnings. 
I love a good series of books that have interlinking characters and the same setting. You get to find out what has happened to characters that you have fallen in love with and want to know where there stories go next, with the added bonus that you have a whole new cast of characters and story line. 
Phillipa Ashley has a perfect way with words that had me gripped from the start wanting to see how everything played out. A perfect book to curl up with and loose a good few hours.
A great read packed with drama, love and new beginnings.
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I love curling up with the latest Phillipa Ashley book, especially when they are set in Cornwall. They have wonderful characters and settings and a real sense of community. Scarlet is spending a second Christmas in Porthmellow and we gradually discover what happened before and how the community helped her at her lowest point. I was totally engrossed in this book from start to finish.
The covers are always so enticing and make you want to pick the book up and add it to your tbr list. A wonderful Christmas read
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This was a cosy, easy read Christmas book. 

I have read quite a few advanced reader copies womens fiction this christmas period and some are far better than others in terms of character and plot.

I enjoyed this and as I said it was an easy read, quick and 'popcorn for the brain'when you need light relief.

Thank you for providing me with an advanced reader copy.
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A heartwarming  story set in the festive period.  Already recommended  to my book club for next December.
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This was my first Phillipa Ashley book, which I didn’t realize at first was the second in a series. It didn’t seem to matter much, and I was able to read this novel with no trouble. I read a few reviews of this before I started, and was expecting a cozy, Christmas story. This was not that at all. Christmas is sort of happening in the background as the story plays out. Not bad by any means, but not what I was expecting. 

The story follows sisters Scarlett and Ellie, after an emotional bomb has been dropped on their family. As they try to deal with the fallout, they begin to learn to live their lives again, as a family, and on their own. 

For me, this book had a lot going on. I felt like I couldn’t concentrate on any of them. I think I would have preferred one narrator, but it was okay. It was nicely written, and I always enjoy reading books from authors from other countries. Their phrasing, terminology, always makes for an interesting read! I am looking forward to checking out other titles from this author. 

I was given an advanced reader's copy via NetGalley. All thoughts and opinions are my own
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I have read quite a few books by Phillipa Ashley and A Perfect Cornish Christmas is another good read. 
Set again in Cornwall, it follows Scarlett and Ellie, the two sisters , as they uncover a family secret that threatens to tear their family apart. Set in the little village of Porthmellow, this has some lovely Christmas themes. Perfect for a cosy afternoon read, cuddled up in the warm.
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I enjoyed this page turning book. It was well written. Glad that I read it. Will be checking other books by this author.
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As with other Christmas stories this has a warm homely feeling to this. A wonderful curl up on the sofa , next the fire with a hot chocolate in your hand..
A book that’s has many twists and turns along the way. 
Unfortunately I didn’t read the first in the series of these with the character Scarlett , which is the first person you meet as you enter the book. 
My advice is to read the first book before this, but a wonderful book with many ups and downs.
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Another great read from an author I really enjoy reading from, love how they flow and connect and that you are able to see how people in previous books are getting on.

Can’t wait for another book
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I received a digital ARC of this from netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

This was my first encounter with this author and I was pleasantly surprised. Having recently returned from a short trip to Cornwall, the descriptions in this book took me right back! It was clear that Cornwall is a part of the country that the author knows well.

The characters were really good and I was invested in all their stories. I would definitely read the other books in this series - if only to be transported back to Cornwall again!
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I've read a number of Phillipa Ashley novels and always enjoy them and i am happy to say this was no different. It was a great Christmas story with good characters and an engaging storyline. The Christmas element wasn't too overly done but was just a nice undertone to the whole book. I enjoyed it a lot and this author is still on my auto-buy list.
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A gorgeously written Chris story.  Addictive reading and set in Lake District and Cornwall.  

Loved it.
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Set in a lovely location, a nice easy to read Christmas story, perfect to get you feeling christmassy! Really enjoy reading Phillippa Ashley's novels, and look forward to finding other stories by this author.
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