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The Big Dreams Beach Hotel

About the Book

Wriggle your toes in the sand and feel the warm breeze on your face when you check into the hotel that’s full of dreams…

‘The happy plot is charming… very entertaining’ Publisher's Weekly

Three years after ditching her career in New York City, Rosie never thought she’d still be managing the quaint faded Victorian hotel in her seaside hometown.

What’s worse, the hotel’s new owners are turning it into a copy of their Florida properties. Flamingos and all. Cultures are clashing and the hotel’s residents stand in the way of the developers’ plans. The hotel is both their home and their family.

That’s going to make Rory’s job difficult when he arrives to enforce the changes. And Rosie isn’t exactly on his side, even though it’s the chance to finally restart her career. Rory might be charming, but he’s still there to evict her friends.

How can she follow her dreams if it means ending everyone else’s?

Praise for Lilly Bartlett:

“Absolutely gorgeous!” Debbie Johnson

“Full of enjoyment, humour and utter brilliance” 5* Ali the Dragon Slayer

“Funny, charming and irresistibly sweet. I loved every minute of this and raced through from first page to last” Jen Med’s Book Reviews

“Wowzer, it’s phenomenal! Rosie is one of the best characters I’ve read this year” 10 out of 10 Paige Turner Reviews

“Utterly fabulous, completely hilarious, a pure escapist read” 5* Rachel’s Random Reads

“I was buzzing through the pages – a story I HIGHLY recommend!” Mrs Mommy Booknerd

“Enchanting, huggable, gigglefest – the perfect antidote for when antics in the real world are severely tragic” The Writing Garnet

“A brilliant cast of eccentric and very memorable characters” Cheryl’s M-M Reviews

“A fun, fondant-sweet, dream of a plot but with a melancholic edge to tug at your heartstrings” My Chestnut Reading Tree

“Witty dialogue, engaging and relatable characters – I flew through this story in record time” Books of All Kinds

“A beautiful story – a perfect pick-me-up – such a lot of laugh-out-loud moments” BrizzleLass Books

“Delightful friendships, witty writing and a sweet romance that is guaranteed to entertain” Rae Reads

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Critical Praise

‘Brilliance in the pages’ Mrs Mommy Booknerd

‘This is a wonderful rollercoaster of a read’ Tracy Bloom

‘Funny, warm and always entertaining, reading a Michele Gorman novel is like spending time with a favourite friend’ Chrissie Manby, Sunday Times Bestselling Author

‘Gorman's writing is warm, witty and wonderful’ Matt Dunn

‘An undeniable sense of fun on every page’ Nick Spalding

‘An engaging read that makes you smile with each page turned’ My Weekly
‘[An] entertaining read’ S Mag, Sunday Express

‘Michele Gorman is the queen of light hearted, yet thoughtful books with female main characters that are just awesome’ Kritter’s Ramblings

‘Fresh, funny and brilliant’ Heat Magazine

‘Feisty bursts of humor light the pages’ Lovereading

‘A well-written comedy romp’ Sunday Mirror

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008226619
  • ISBN 10: 000822661X
  • Imprint: HarperImpulse
  • On Sale: 08/18/2017
  • Pages: 352
  • List Price: 3.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Romance / Holiday
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Humorous / General
  • BISAC4: FICTION / Romance / Romantic Comedy
  • BISAC5: FICTION / Romance / Clean & Wholesome

The Big Dreams Beach Hotel by Lilly Bartlett, Michele Gorman

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