Ben Stratton and Bryony Nightingale. Everybody thought they’d be together forever. But when Ben leaves the small market town of Castle Clare to travel the world, Bryony is heartbroken, seeing his departure as the ultimate betrayal.
Throwing herself into her work running the much-loved children’s bookshop, Bryony is determined to forget Ben and start dating again. But Ben doesn’t make it easy for her, sending her postcards filled with his love and posting her foreign editions of all the great romantic novels from the countries he’s traveling through.
Then, after six long years, the unexpected happens, and Ben returns, determined to win Bryony back. Will she forgive him, and does he have the courage to tell her the truth about why he left her? Natural Born Readers is the third book in the warm-hearted Book Lovers series by the best-selling author of The Rose Girls and A Weekend with Mr Darcy. Perfect for fans of Debbie Macomber and Sherryl Woods.
Praise for Victoria Connelly:
"Great fun. A real page-turner." - Andrew Davies, screenwriter of Pride and Prejudice
"Sunshine on a rainy day. A charmingly written slice of warm-hearted escapism." - Lisa Jewell
"A lovely feel-good story." - Katie Fforde
"Fun, flirty fantasy from the gifted pen of Victoria Connelly. A magical story with a gorgeous setting and more than enough handsome men to go around!" - Carole Matthews