One Winter’s Night by Kiley Dunbar **Book Review** @rararesources @herabooks

Happy Tuesday all!

This was an entertaining uplifting story with a perfect peppering of festive cheer!❄️

One Winter’s Night

A gorgeously uplifting, romantic read that will warm your heart – take a trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon, where magic happens…

It’s autumn in beautiful Stratford-Upon-Avon and Kelsey Anderson is enjoying her new life in her adopted town. Her Shakespearean tour guide days behind her, she’s now opened her own photography studio and loved up with boyfriend Jonathan – even if a long-distance relationship is sometimes lonely.

When best friend Mirren Imrie moves down from Scotland, Kelsey is delighted to have her friend at her side – and as the nights turn colder, Mirren throws herself into dating, until she finds herself growing closer to sexy journalist, Adrian Armadale. But when Mirren uncovers a long-buried scandal while working at the local newspaper, her big scoop might throw Kelsey’s – and Jonathan’s – life upside down. Will she choose her career over her friends’ happiness?

And when Jonathan returns from America and discovers the secrets Mirren has uncovered about his family, it throws his relationship with Kelsey onto shaky ground. Can they find their way back to love, before it becomes the winter of their discontent?

A romantic, funny and feelgood read that will make you smile from ear to ear. Fans of Milly Johnson, Heidi Swain and Holly Martin will fall in love with this cosy winter read!

My Thoughts

This was an engaging feel good story. I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with these charming characters in Statford-Upon-Avon. This is a follow-up to Kiley Dunbar’s ONE SUMMER’S NIGHT, but it can most definitely be read as a standalone. The story bounces back-and-forth between the perspectives of Kelsey and her BFF Merrin. Kelsey is starting a new photography business and learning to navigate her long distance relationship with her actor boyfriend Jonathan. Merrin has had it with her misogynistic work environment in Scotland and has decided to stay with her friend Kelsey for a while to regroup. Really liked both Kelsey and Merrin. It was amusing watching them live together in a shoebox sized apartment. I enjoyed watching Kelsey get her business off the ground and for Merrin to find her footing again. Kelsey’s enigmatic neighbor Blythe was a lovely addition to the story. Some romance, a little mystery, New beginnings, second chances, good friends, A dash of Shakespeare, and a peppering of festive cheer. This was just such a great feel-good story that warmed my heart.

This book in emojis ❄️ 📸 🗞 🎭 🍺

*** Big thank you to Hera Books for my gifted copy of this book. All opinions are my own. **


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Author Bio – Hi, I’m Kiley Dunbar, author of heart-warming, escapist, romantic fiction set in beautiful places.

If you’re looking for travel adventures, swoony heroes, and dreamy escapism that will let you forget the world just for a wee while then I’m your author.

Take your pick from my first three novels:

Summer at the Highland Coral Beach (2020), the first in the Port Willow Bay Series, takes you on an impromptu crafting holiday in the Scottish Highlands and reminds us that after the storm comes the rainbow. Crafts, ceilidhs, coral bays and gentle recovery. (Part two coming September 2021 – both parts can be read alone)

Christmas at Frozen Falls (2019) will fly you to snowy, remote Finnish Lapland over Christmas where Sylvie Magnussen is getting a second chance at love with an old flame – sexy Stellan Virtanen – the one who got away – well, he ran away actually, and Sylvie never understood why. Hot kisses in a cold climate, Northern lights and a stunning resort setting. (Standalone novel)

One Summer’s Night (2019) whisks you away on a working staycation in beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon during a sultry heatwave summer. Kelsey Anderson, Shakespeare nerd and aspiring photographer, navigates her new life in a new town. A starting over story, handsome actors, backstage passes, and a whole lot of drama in the Heart of England. (Sequel coming September 2020 – both parts can be read alone)

And if you’ve enjoyed one of my books I’d be thrilled if you left a review! Thanks a million, Love, Kiley, x