THE LEMON TREE CAFÉ in Sunday Times Bestseller list!

Here at H&S headquarters, we are celebrating the news that Cathy Bramley‘s The Lemon Tree Café has reached number 8 in this week’s Sunday Times Bestseller list accordingly – with large helpings of delicious lemon drizzle cake, no less!

When Rosie Featherstone finds herself unexpectedly jobless, the offer to help her beloved Italian grandmother out at the Lemon Tree Cafe – a little slice of Italy nestled in the rolling hills of Derbyshire – feels like the perfect way to keep busy.

Surrounded by the rich scent of espresso, delicious biscotti and juicy village gossip, Rosie soon finds herself falling for her new way of life. But she is haunted by a terrible secret, one that even the appearance of a handsome new face can’t quite help her move on from.

Then disaster looms and the cafe’s fortunes are threatened . . . and Rosie discovers that her nonna has been hiding a dark past of her own. With surprises, betrayal and more than one secret brewing, can she find a way to save the Lemon Tree Cafe and help both herself and Nonna achieve the happy endings they deserve?

Cathy Bramley is the author of the best-selling romantic comedies White Lies and Wishes, Comfort and Joy, The Plumberry School of Comfort Food, Wickham Hall, Ivy Lane, Appleby Farm and Conditional Love. She lives in a Nottinghamshire village with her family and a dog.

Her career as a full-time writer of light-hearted, romantic fiction has come as somewhat of a lovely surprise after spending eighteen years running her own marketing agency. However, she has been always an avid reader, never without a book on the go and has now found her dream job!

Biggest congratulations, Cathy!