Cafe By the Sea by Jenny Colgan is a great little book after a stressful week. It is a story of a young woman that is chasing her dream but she is not sure what her dream really is. It is a quick read that helps erase a bad day.
Flora fled her small, remote Scottish home town for London and the ‘glamorous’ life only returning home for her mother’s funeral where things were said. She is a paralegal in London and isn’t unhappy but… When work has a flying home for a project she is dreading what she find there. She finds the family farm and her father and brothers struggling. The project is working with a rich outsider to establish a resort. As she works to make his dream of the resort come true she starts to view her hometown and her life in new ways. A story of family and home and figuring out what you really want.