If you save a crumbling mansion, will it mend a broken heart? Feel-good, warm and romantic, FINDING HOME is perfect for fans of Carole Matthews and Milly Johnson.
A month ago, Amy Wood had her perfect home, her perfect boyfriend and her perfect job in London. Now she’s broken-hearted, living in her parents' tiny bungalow, and working in a local estate agents in Bath.
At least her new job keeps her busy. Rosemont Hall is a crumbling mansion riddled with woodworm, dry rot – and secrets.
As Amy searches for the perfect owner to restore the house to its former glory, she begins to uncover pieces of the past that some people would rather remain hidden.
In her battle to save Rosemont Hall, Amy will encounter scary housekeepers, evil property developers and mysterious American heirs - and will discover whether the secrets of the past can bring her closer to the future of her dreams...
What readers are saying about Finding Home:
'Lauren Westwood's debut novel is exactly what I wanted it to be. If you're an old romantic, a Jane Austen fan or just want a good laugh, then look no further.'
'Gripping story from beginning to end'
'Fab story. Couldn't put the book down'
'Finding Home is a wonderfully written novel'
'The book grabbed me and sucked me in'
'Romantic, funny and with an intriguing tale of mystery thrown in too'
'A great read, it kept me captivated all the way through'
'A lovely lighthearted story with some great comic moments'
'Uplifting, funny and well-written'
'Heartwarming characters in a glorious setting, it's pure, happy romantic escapism'
Lauren Westwood is delighted to be publishing her debut novel 'Finding Home' with Aria. Originally from California, Lauren relocated to England in 2000. She works as a lawyer for a renewable energy company. 'Finding Home' was inspired by her family's 3-year search for a house that made them the bane of home county estate agents. She currently resides in a pernickety 400-year old house in Surrey with her partner and their three daughters. Her follow-up novel, 'Finding Secrets' is due to be published in 2017. She enjoys travel, visiting old houses, baking with her daughters, dance, playing piano, and hates tennis.