You follow the hidden creek towards a long-forgotten house. They call it Keepsake, a place full of wonder...and danger. Locked inside the crumbling elegance of its walls lies the story of the Butterfly Summer, a story you've been waiting all your life to hear. This house is Nina Parr's birthright. It holds the truth about her family - and a chance to put everything right at last.
The house has soft, purple wisteria twining around the door. You step inside. The hall is cool after the hot summer’s day. The welcome is kind, and always warm. Yet something makes you suspect life here can’t be as perfect as it seems. After all, the brightest smile can hide the darkest secret. But wouldn’t you pay any price to have a glorious place like this?
Leaving her tiny flat in London and a whole host of headaches behind her, Lizzy Walter is making the familiar journey back home to spend Christmas with her chaotic but big-hearted family, with Keeper House being her one constant. But family secrets and rivalries lurk behind the mistletoe and mince pies. When David, the man who broke her heart, makes an unexpected appearance, it ranks as a Christmas she would definitely rather forget.
Laura Foster used to be a hopeless romantic, until she grew up and faced reality. Then she met Nick. A romantic hero straight from a fairytale, with a grand country estate. But now they’ve been together four years, people are asking when they’ll hear wedding bells, and Nick is keeping secrets. Can an ordinary girl like Laura make it work with one of the most eligible men in the country?
At twenty-two, Eleanor Bee is sure about three things: she wants to move to London and become a literary superstar, she wants to be able to afford to buy a coffee and croissant every morning, and she doesn't believe in happy endings. She saw what divorce did to her parents, especially her mum. Ten years on, and Elle's life has changed in ways she could never have predicted.
Natasha Kapoor's life is at a turning point. Leaving London for the magical Cornish coast to attend the funeral of her beloved grandmother, this trip will reunite her with her large and complicated family. As she and her family sort through her grandmother’s possessions and prepare to sell her idyllic coastal home, Natasha is given the long-lost diary of her aunt Cecily, who died in a tragic accident at the age of fifteen. Returning home Natasha must get back to normality.
Sophie knows she should count herself lucky when she finds herself catapulted into the A-list after the surprise hit of a budget movie, but she just wishes she could be a proper actress, in proper, serious films. As Sophie’s career begins to decline her fate seems to be entwined with that of her favourite actress, Eve Noel: the epitome of 50s Hollywood glamour…