Poppy Jenkins

Poppy Jenkins Two old friends, one hot summer, a whole load of confusion Poppy Jenkins makes everyone smile She s the heart of Wells, a beautiful village in mid Wales, leaving light and laughter in her wake She has a doting family, an errant dog and a little sister with a nose for mischief But she s the only gay in the village and it s a long time since she kissed a girl the chance of romance in sleepy Wells is rarer than a barking sheep If she doesn t think too hard, life is cosy, until a smart sports car barrels into town with the last woman Poppy wants to see behind the wheel Beautiful Rosalyn Thorn was once Poppy s high school BFF even though she was trouble Then one day she abandoned Wells and Poppy without explanation Now the highflier is back and bound to cause fresh havoc in the village and with Poppy s heart folk are not happy Wells needs to wake up to the 21st century and Rosalyn can help, but old prejudices die hard If they can be friends it could be the chance to make everyone s happy ever after Couldn t it

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 378 pages
  • Poppy Jenkins
  • Clare Ashton
  • English
  • 16 February 2017

10 thoughts on “Poppy Jenkins

  1. says:

    Aaargh, I love this book so much The writing is excellent, the setting is just wonderful, delightful, funny, authentic with an author s licence , I run out of superlatives and best of all the characters lived, breathed, laughed and loved on the page and directly into my mind s eye I didn t want this book to end I wanted to rush out to buy Bara Brith I wanted to proclaim my 1 16th Welsh heritage.The best romance that I have read this year, bar none If you want effortless and witty romance Aaargh, I love this book so much The writing is excellent, the sett...

  2. says:

    Forgive me for indulging for a moment or two in moving into the review notes on what I read indirectly For those who have read my reviews some may or may not recall something that I find myself mentioning once or thrice when writing reviews for Melissa Brayden books the simple fact that I came to the party late Most of those who I know follow friended at the very least really liked, or loved Brayden s books So, I entered somewhat nervously only to find that I loved them as well.So, why am Forgive me for indulging for a moment or two in moving into the review notes on what I read indirectly For those who have read my reviews some may or may not recall something that I find myself mentioning once or thrice when writing reviews for Melissa Brayden books the simple fact that I came to the party late Most of those who I know follow friended at the very least really liked, or loved Brayden s books So, I entered somewhat nervously only to find that I loved them as well.So, why am I saying all this in a little box set aside for a book by Clare Ashton Simple enough really when I started reading this book, the book in question, Poppy Jenkins you know, the book this review is taking place on , had a rating somewhere near or above 4.6 I think it was actually at 4.64 at the time I started And my friends, 17 of them actually, only six have rated the book , had combined to give a rating of 4.83 Did I think of that at all No Because I d read somethi...

  3. says:

    This book is a true gem For the very first pages you are taken by the beauty of the Welsh village as much as the main character Poppy You become invested in the characters, rooting for their triumphs, and sharing their sadness Poppy Jenkins is not the book to pass on This one will steal your heart Good luck on getting that back Poppy Jenkins is one of those rare people that are almost too good to be true This beautiful woman has a heart of gold, always seeing for the best in everyone and ...

  4. says:

    There s a reason Clare Ashton is a must read for me Every time I pick up one of her books, I get this feeling of delicious anticipation, of never knowing what to expect She doesn t write to a formula or stick to a single genre Not even the all important HEA is a certainty Let s see There s a claustrophobic psychological thriller, a comedy of errors, a romantic comedy, and an impossibly complicated romance I seldom see such versatility in lesbian genre romance Having said that, I did eye There s a reason Clare Ashton is a must read for me Every time I pick up one of her books, I get this feeling of delicious anticipation, of never knowing what to expect She doesn t write to a formula or stick to a single genre Not even the all important HEA is a certainty Let s see There s a claustrophobic psychological thriller, a comedy of errors, a romantic comedy, and an impossibly complicated romance I seldom see such versatility in lesbian genre romance Having said that, I did eye Poppy Jenkins with a bit of skepticism, because the cover and the blurb seemed to imply a rehash or some variation of her earlier rom com, the cute and fluffy That Certain Something I m happy to report that while Poppy Jenkins reads like a rom com, it is so muchThere is an undercurrent of big city vs small town class war A culture clash between rude but efficient modern and polite tradition Between cynicism...

  5. says:

    I have words for this book, and they re words I ve seen in other reviews delightful, charming, pastoral, idyllic It s all of those things andThis novel felt decidedly British to me, in the best possible way Clare Ashton is a master of bringing settings to life and, just as she made London spring off the page in That Certain Something, she does so again here with the small Welsh village of Wells It s a place full of quirky characters and memorable locations that form the color palette I have words for this book, and they re words I ve seen in other reviews delightful, charming, pastoral, idyllic It s all of those things andThis novel felt decidedly British to me, in the best possible way Clare Ashton is a master of bringing settings to life and, just as she made London spring off the page in That Certain Something, she does so again here with the small Welsh village of Wells It s a place full of quirky characters and memorable locations that form the color palette with which Ashton paints a sea of rolling green hills and sparkling personalities, the brightest of which i...

  6. says:

    Clare Ashton is a quality author.Her novels are very different, some lighthearted, some very serious, yet everything I read by her is good.Whenever she paints a story she sets a background, a scenic design, for her characters to come alive And her settings are so rich and detailed to become important protagonists of the story.In Poppy Jenkins, the setting is a little village in mid Wales, complete with pastures, sheep, narrow minded countrymen and countrywomen and the great heart typical o Clare Ashton is a quality author.Her novels are very different, some lighthearted, some very serious, yet everything I read by her is good.Whenever she paints a story she sets a background, a scenic design, for her characters to come alive And her settings are so rich and detailed to become important protagonists of the story.In Poppy Jenkins, the setting is a little village in mid Wales, complete with pastures, sheep, narrow minded countrymen and countrywomen and the great heart typical of simple peo...

  7. says:

    Poppy Jenkins is gorgeously written, evoking the lushness and warmth of late spring, green hills, and love both old and new The town of Wells is so vibrant that it s its own character, waking up as spring turns to summer and coming back to life as Rosalyn shares her business knowledge with the locals There s a brightness to the language and writing style that reflects Poppy and her attitude, which is perfect as the book is told entirely from her perspective There isn t much in the way of plot Poppy Jenkins is gorgeously written, evoking the lushness and warmth of late spring, green hills, and love both old and new The town of Wells is so vibrant that it s its own character, waking up as spring turns to summer and coming back to life as Rosalyn shares her business knowledge with the locals There s a brightness to th...

  8. says:

    Wow It was a few months ago that I saw several people reviewing this book and everyone seemed to really enjoy it So I looked into Clare Ashton as a writer My best friend calls me a completionist because I can t ever jump into the middle of anything So even though her books aren t sequels, I had to read Ashton s other 3 novels before I read this one They are a...

  9. says:

    I AM HIGH OFF THIS BOOK Like, yes, yes, yesssss it s taken my expectations, stuffed them into a cannon, and shot them to Jupiter And that may not make any sense because as mentioned I M BOOK HIGH.High ratings on fiction actually don t make me skeptical They make me excited So, I held off reading Poppy Jenkins until the absolute perfect time And it paid off I can reel and sigh and luxuriate in this newfound love From the very first chapter, it had me hooked I loved the snippets of lan I AM HIGH OFF THIS BOOK Like, yes, yes, yesssss it s taken my expectations, stuffed them into a cannon, and shot them to Jupiter And that may not make any sense because as mentioned I M BOOK HIGH.High ratings on fiction actually don t make me skeptical They make me excited So, I held off reading Poppy Jenkins until the absolute perfect...

  10. says:

    I absolutely love Poppy Jenkins I use the word love in the present tense because my feelings about this book are so overwhelming that even though I am done I m still experiencing them Clare Ashton has created characters that are so well developed, and have such distinct personality s, that they seem to jump off the page Poppy had this beautiful innocence about her but you could never mistake it for ...

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