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Sweetshop of Dreams


Jenny Colgan

FROM THE BOOK JACKET: Rosie Hopkins has gotten used to busy London life. It's...comfortable. And though she might like a more rewarding career, and her boyfriend's not exactly the king of romance, Rosie's not complaining. And when she visits her Aunt Lilian's small country village to help sort out her sweetshop, she expects it to be dull at best.

Lilian Hopkins has spent her life running Lipton's sweetshop, through wartime and family feuds. When her great-niece Rosie arrives to help her with the shop, the last thing Lillian wants to slow down and wrestle with the secret history hidden behind the jars of beautifully colored sweets.

But as Rosie gets Lilian back on her feet, breathes a new life into the candy shop, and gets to know the mysterious and solitary Stephen—whose family seems to own the entire town—she starts to think that settling for what's comfortable might not be so great after all.

Jenny Colgan (Author of The Bookshop on the Corner)AUTHOR INFO: Jenny Colgan is a British chick-lit writer of romantic comedies since 2000. She also used the pseudonym Jane Beaton and J. T. Colgan for other fiction. In 2013, her novel Welcome to Rosie Hopkin's Sweetshop of Dreams won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association.


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