The Green Hills of Home

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The Green Hills of Home

When Gwen Jones, a young Welsh writer, lands a three-book contract with a well-known publishing house, she’s ecstatic that her dreams are finally coming true. The only problem is they would like her to travel to London to work with John Thatcher, the editor they assigned to help her with her books. Usually that wouldn’t be a problem, but right now she must stay close to home because of her infirmed mother. Oddly enough, due to her situation, John decides to head to Gwen in Wales so they can work together and at the same time, allow her to be close to her mother so she can continue supplying her medical care.

I really enjoyed this debut novel and while I was reading it, I could feel all the emotions Gwen was feeling during the writing process with John. Not to mention the chemistry stirring between these two. I enjoyed watching their relationship develop and I loved the surprises that popped up from time to time. I found the storyline and characters believable and very entertaining as well. I also loved the descriptions of Wales, so much so that I felt I was there with the characters being a part of everything they were seeing and doing. What a fantastic debut by this author!

Gwen Jones is a writer and would love to land a book contract to make her publishing dreams come true. Well, she’s in luck because a prominent publisher offers her a three-book contract. The major issue she must face is they want her to travel to London to work with their editor, John Thatcher. Due to her infirmed mother constantly needing Gwen nearby, this seems like an impossible task for her to accomplish. That is, until John hears about the situation and decides he’ll head from London to Wales to accommodate Gwen. During their time together, sparks fly and a relationship develops between them. Do they continue their relationship once their work together is done?

Book Blurb for The Green Hills of Home

Gwen Jones, a young Welsh writer, is desperate to save the family farmhouse from being sold from under her critically ill mother and herself. When she lands a lucrative three-book deal with an eminent publisher, she thinks her problems are all over. However, Gwen's need to be near her sick mother means she’s unable to travel to London to work with her devilishly desirable editor, John Thatcher, and he must come and stay with her in Wales. Handsome and eminently capable, cosmopolitan John is used to getting his own way and has plans for the future which certainly don’t include being distracted by pretty Welsh girls; nevertheless when he journeys into the country to work with Gwen it’s not long before he finds himself falling in love with her, as well as the house she’s so anxious to save. But is John capable of loving anyone as much as his job? And when he has to decide between his goals and Gwen, which will he choose?

'The Green Hills of Home' - a sweet heart warming tale of duty, devotion and love.

Night Owl Reviews Aug, 2013 4.00