***Shortlisted for The Golsboro Books Contemporary Romantic Novel Award***
Bestselling author Debbie Johnson says Jenny Oliver writes about 'love, humour, family and hope - the perfect ingredients for a summer read'.
Escape with Jenny Oliver's next uplifting read, The Summer We Ran Away, available June 2020!!
The house where Stella and her sister Amy grew up never changes - the red front door, the breath-taking view over the Cornish coast, her parents in their usual spots on the sofa. Except this summer, things feel a little different...
Stella's father is nowhere to be seen, yet her mother - in suspiciously new Per Una jeans - seems curiously unfazed by his absence, and more eager to talk about her mysterious dog-walking buddy Mitch.
Stella's sister Amy has returned home with a new boyfriend she can barely stand and a secret to hide, and Stella's husband Jack has something he wants to get off his chest too. Even Frank Sinatra, the dog, has a guilty air about him.
This summer, change is in the air for the Whitethorns...
Warm, funny and gloriously feel-good, this is the perfect summer read for fans of Veronica Henry and Milly Johnson.
Praise for Jenny Oliver:
'Love, humour, family and hope - the perfect ingredients for a summer read' Debbie Johnson
'This book made me want to fly to Spain and dance on the beach with a glass of sangria in my hand. The perfect summer read' Sarah Morgan
'Brilliantly written, this is packed full of humour and there is a wonderful thread of love... A perfect holiday read' The Sun
'Dramatic and fun!' My Weekly
'Heartwarming, funny and wonderfully observed, The House We Called Home explores one family's wake-up call with wit and wisdom. Jenny Oliver's characters are so real and relatable they could just walk off the page' Fiona Harper
'Jenny Oliver does a brilliant job' Woman