Title:The Secrets of Ivy Garden
Release Date: April 3rd 2017
Genre: Chick Lit, Romance
When Holly breaks up with her boyfriend Dean, she’s at a loss as to what to do next. But things go from bad to worse when her beloved grandmother Ivy dies – and Holly is left in charge of sorting out Ivy’s house and garden. As she sorts through her grandmother’s belongings and makes her way through the wilderness outside, Holly soon finds that there is more to Ivy than meets the eye, and uncovers a surprising family secret that changes everything…
When Holly’s grandmother dies, she has to go to Appleton to sort the cottage out and then she wants to put it up on sale. When she is going through her grandmother Ivy’s things, she finds her diary, which tells her things she didn’t know about, but can really affect her life. Holly is trying to solve the mystery that surrounds the diary and also take care of Ivy’s garden that was very important to her grandmother. Holly didn’t intend to stay in Appleton for a long time,but unexpected events kept her there longer. While taking care of everything, Holly gets closer with locals and also meets two guys, who’ll have very different yet important part in her life. Will Holly solve the mystery and find the right guy for her?
It was my first book by the author and I really enjoyed it. I found all the characters likeable and realistic and the mystery was very well written, I didn’t have a clue until the very end. It’s a great book to read during spring/summer time.