Beneath Cornish Skies: An International Bestseller - A heartwarming love story about taking a chance on a new beginning - Kate Ryder; | Foyles Bookstore
Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Beneath Cornish Skies: An International Bestseller - A heartwarming love story about taking a chance on a new beginning
Foyalty 27

Beneath Cornish Skies: An International Bestseller - A heartwarming love story about taking a chance on a new beginning (Paperback)

£8.99
Not currently available to order online.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

To an outsider, Cassandra Shaw's life looks perfect. She lives in a beautiful, luxurious house in the English countryside, with a handsome, wealthy boyfriend who insists she needn't do a day's work in her life. But Cassie knows that something is not right. Her boyfriend has grown colder, treating her more like a housekeeper than a future wife. And her time feels empty and purposeless.



Cassandra has always been riddled with insecurities and self-doubt, but, just for once, she decides to take a chance on a new beginning. She answers an advert for a live-in nanny, dogwalker, cook and all-round 'Superhuman' for a family living in a rambling manor house on the rugged North Cornish coast. The work is hard and tiring, but Cassie has never felt so fulfilled.



As Cassie learns to connect with the natural beauty unfolding around her, Cornwall starts to offer up its secrets. Soon, Cassie starts wondering if she was drawn to this isolated part of the coast for a reason. Why was she guided to Foxcombe Manor? What are the flashes of light she sees in the valley? Is it her imagination or does someone brush past her? And who is the mysterious man living deep in the woods?



A beautiful romance with a hint of ghostliness, Beneath Cornish Skies is for anyone who has ever longed to start their lives again.



Reviews for Beneath Cornish Skies:



'A wonderful story of finding love, freedom and oneself with a little help from friends, ancient magic and spirits in the landscape. Uplifting, romantic and perfect for anyone who loves Cornwall!' Christina Courtenay, author of Echoes of the Runes



'I absolutely adored this beautifully written book. A magical and deeply romantic read' Georgia Hill, author of On a Falling Tide



'A beautiful story of love and self-discovery. Evocative, haunting and magical' Nicola Cornick, author of The Forgotten Sister



'An absorbing tale of romance and deceit, layered with supernatural magic and impressively researched historical fact' Carol Lovekin, author of Wild Spinning Girls



'A lovely and atmospheric read, filled with magical moments' Samantha Tonge, author of The Winter We Met



'An evocative and powerful ode to Cornwall, its magic and mysteries, and the power to start over again' Nancy Barone, author of New Hope for the Little Cornish Farmhouse

Fiction & PoetryHorrorFiction & PoetryRomanceRomanceAdult & contemporary romance Publisher: Head of Zeus Publication Date: 01/04/2021 ISBN-13: 9781800245983  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Not currently available to order online.  

Originally from the Home Counties, Kate now resides in the diverse and inspirational county of Cornwall, which provides a glorious backdrop for much of her writing. Her career has encompassed travel, property and publishing, and she has travelled widely. Together with her supportive husband, a gorgeous Arab horse and a 'rehomed' half-Bengal cat called Bella, Kate lives in the beautiful Tamar Valley in a 200-year-old cottage that she and her husband painstakingly restored and which proved the inspiration for her international best-selling timeslip, Secrets of the Mist.

More books by Kate Ryder

Customer Reviews

One to get your senses tingling! Different, and most enjoyable. Cassandra lives a very privileged life, but becomes aware that she is paying a heavy price for it. Her boyfriend treats her coldly and she realises that she has lost her self-respect. With no relatives around, she gathers her confidence and answers an advert for a 'Girl Friday' to a family in Cornwall. Settling in quickly, Cassandra relishes the feeling of satisfaction that each new day brings but she is aware that there is something other-worldly on her periphery. The first thing to attract me to this novel was the author's name; Kate Ryder can always be depended upon for a good read. This, her latest novel, has a wonderful cast of characters, an excellent story with enough of a touch of magic realism to be believable but not so much as to freak me out. Add in children, animals, a sprinkling of romance and a bit of doubt as to where it's all heading and you have an interesting read. I thought that using different derivates of the lead character's name in each part of the story admirably emphasised the changes in her life. Every bit as good as I expected it would be and a book I definitely recommend. Four stars!

- 11/01/2021
Report this Review
Leave Review

Our Christmas Last Posting Dates can be found here
 

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

 

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
Free UK Standard Delivery on Orders Over £25 (2nd Class)     3-5 Days
UK Standard Delivery (2nd Class) £2.99 £0.00 3-5 Days
UK 1st Class Delivery £3.99 £0.00 2-3 Days

Click & Collect / 
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop

 

Free Free Click and Collect and Delivery to Store is available for all our shops. Collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.
Please wait for order arrival confirmation email before making a journey to collect.
UK Courier* £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe Airmail** £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail*** £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

* For courier service please contact the Charing Cross Road store

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

*** We are currently unable to delivery to the following countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ghana, Iraq, Lebanon, Macao, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Virgin Island US

For goods delivered outside of the UK, the consignee (ie the person to whom the consignment is sent) will be the declarant and importer into the country for which the consignment is destined. The consignee will be responsible for both customs clearance and payment of customs duties and local taxes where required.

Customs Charges - if you are ordering goods for delivery outside of the UK, please note that your consignment may be subject to VAT (Value Added Tax), other taxes, customs duties and/or fees levied by the destination country. Any such charges levied in relation to customs clearance must be borne by you. It is accepted by you that Foyles has no control over additional charges in relation to customs clearance. Foyles recommend that you check with your local customs officials or post office for more information regarding importation taxes/duties that may be applicable to your online order.

Delivery Help & FAQs

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.
 

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Untitled New Novel
(Hardback)
Lucy Diamond
 
 
£14.99
 
Melissa Lenhardt 2 Of 2
(Paperback)
Melissa Lenhardt
 
 
£8.99
 
Secrets: An epic, unputdownable read...
(Paperback)
Danielle Steel
 
 
£8.99
 
Untitled Isla Gordon 2
(Paperback)
Isla Gordon
 
 
£7.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd