Narrated By: Katie Scarfe
Duration: 10 hours and 27 minutes
What to expect
Growing up in a Yorkshire village, Roxanne Cartwright couldn’t wait to escape and make her place in the world. Now, thirty years later, she’s a fashion editor living a glamorous life of perennial singlehood in London – or so it seems to her sister Della. But when Roxanne finds her career under threat, she feels herself pulled back to the quiet village she’d been so desperate to leave.
As Roxanne reacquaints herself with life on Rosemary Lane, she slowly makes a surprising discovery: the people who live in Burley Bridge are, well, just people – different from the fashion set she’s used to, but kind and even interesting. Michael, a single dad trying to make a go of a small bakery, particularly so. Little by little, cupcake by cupcake, Roxanne and Michael fall into an unexpected friendship.
Could there be a life for Roxanne after all, in the place she’s spent years trying to escape?
Contemporary romance, Baking, bread, cakes & pastry
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‘Warm, funny and poignant.’ The Daily Mail
‘A novel as comforting as a slice of homemade apple pie.’ Red
’Brilliant…manages to capture family life perfectly.’ Chick Lit Reviews