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‘Utterly enchanting’ Woman’s Weekly

An unforgettable story of past love and family secrets, set in sunny Seville

Holly loves making marmalade. Now she has a chance to leave her stressful city job and pursue her dream – of returning to the Dorset landscape of her childhood to open Bitter Orange, a shop celebrating the fruit that first inspired her.

Holly’s mother Ella has always loved Seville. So why is she reluctant to go back there with Holly to source products for the shop? What is she frightened of – and does it have anything to do with the old Spanish recipe for Seville orange and almond cake that Ella keeps hidden from her family?

In Seville, where she was once forced to make the hardest decision of her life, Ella must finally face up to the past, while Holly meets someone who poses a threat to all her plans. Seville is a city full of sunshine and oranges. But it can also be bittersweet. Will love survive the secrets of the orange grove?

Praise for Rosanna Ley:

Beautifully written and gently captivatingHeat

Sun-soaked escapismBest

The ultimate feel-good readCandis

‘Holiday romance at its most evocative and escapist’ The Lady

Unabashedly romantic . . slips down like easy-drinking vino infused with Mediterranean sunshine’ Saga

A gorgeous, mouth-watering dream of a holiday read!Red Magazine

Beautiful, evocative writingSun

Reviews

Beautifully written and gently captivating
Heat
Sun-soaked escapism
Best
A glorious read that feels like a summer holiday in a book
People's Friend
Holiday romance at its most evocative and escapist
The Lady
Unabashedly romantic . . slips down like easy-drinking vino infused with Mediterranean sunshine
Saga
I loved this wonderful tale of forbidden love and mysterious family secrets . . . completely beguiling and beautifully told
Kate Furnivall
This wonderful family saga has it all: the irresistible temptations of love long-denied, burgeoning secrets from the past, the gorgeous background of the Italian Riviera. A perfect summer read
Rachel Hore
A gorgeous, mouth-watering dream of a holiday read!
Red Magazine
Beautiful, evocative writing
Sun
A wonderfully relaxing sun lounger read
Sunday Express
Utterly enchanting
Woman's Weekly
A lovely summery read . . . promising romance and intrigue
My Weekly
[A] mesmerising story of lost love, new love and intriguing family relationships. The Orange Grove is a beautiful piece of writing, a perfect summer read!
Hot Brands Cool Places
Utterly enchanting
Woman's Weekly
Unforgettably mouth-watering
East Devon Resident
A wonderfully fruit flavoured exploration of Seville
The Book Trail
If heart-soaring romance, a thirty-year-old mystery, and some of the most mouth-watering locations in stunning Seville stir your soul and set fire to your senses, escape to beautiful Spain alongside master storyteller Rosanna Ley
Lancashire Evening Post
With endearing characters and a plot that makes you hungry, you will not want to put this book down. It is a wonderful, sunny read of beautiful escapism
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