A Rose Petal Summer

A Rose Petal Summer


A remote job in a crumbling Scottish castle. A run-in with the one who got away. A life adventure awaits… from the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Country Escape and A Secret Garden.

‘The queen of uplifting, feel good romance.’ AJ Pearce
'Warm, brilliant and full of love' Heat
'Delicious - gorgeous humour and the lightest of touches' Sunday Times

It's never too late to fall in love...

Caro Swanson has taken a job in a remote part of Scotland.

She’s answered an ad in The Lady: being a companion to an elderly gentleman who lives in a country estate could be perfect! Surely it's time to make a change and do something different for a while?

The fact that she may also see Alec, the young man who she met some years previously and who she has always thought of as her ‘one who got away’, is of course purely incidental.

Soon Caro is falling in love - not only with Alec but with the stunning country house she's now living in. But the estate is in financial difficulties, and Caro soon realises there's only one way to rescue it.

So begins a magical romantic summer, one that will take Caro from Scotland to London and the south of France, in search of a classic lost perfume that might just restore all their fortunes.

Readers can't get enough of A Rose Petal Summer . . .
***** 'Reading a Katie Fforde book is such a pleasure! They make my heart happy and I “feel all the feels”.'
***** 'I am awed at how seamlessly the many stories come together in a satisfying end! Wow! Hang on to your hats!'
***** 'I always love Katie’s books and this was no different. I got into the story very quickly and couldn’t put it down.'
***** 'This book is just amazing. It was warming, loving and cute.'
***** 'Absolutely adored this amazing book.'


  • A perfect antidote to grey weather, I encourage you to curl up on the sofa with this book and dream of the summer to come. Delightful.
    The Lady

About the author

Katie Fforde

Katie Fforde lives in the beautiful Cotswold countryside with her family, and is a true country girl at heart. Each of her books explores a different profession or background and her research has helped her bring these to life. She’s been a porter in an auction house, tried her hand at pottery, refurbished furniture, delved behind the scenes of a dating website, and she's even been on a Ray Mears survival course. She loves being a writer; to her there isn’t a more satisfying and pleasing thing to do. She particularly enjoys writing love stories. She believes falling in love is the best thing in the world, and she wants all her characters to experience it, and her readers to share their stories.

To find out more about Katie Fforde step into her world at www.katiefforde.com, visit her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @KatieFforde.
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