BOOK REVIEW: The Little Teashop of Lost and Found by Trisha Ashley

The Little Teashop of Lost and Found

The St Helen’s-born author, Trisha Ashley, catches the feel of life in Yorkshire despite now living in North Wales. The life of a baby girl abandoned as a baby on an isolated moor above Haworth was saved only because she was wrapped in a sheepskin rug and was found by a farmer in time to save her life.

Alice Rose decides to move to Haworth in an effort to discover who her real mother was

Adopted by a woman who made it plain she was not keen on the arrangement, Alice Rose decides to move to Haworth in an effort to discover who her real mother was.

A skilled cook, she buys a rundown tea shop and plans to make it into a place where people flock for a quality afternoon tea, helped by a neighbouring trader in antiques and his family.

The Little Teashop of Lost and Found is a pleasant tale, told alongside the plotting and planning of the restaurant, and the  constantly changing relationship between Alice and her business neighbour – an attractive man whose attitude is ambivalent.

Few real shocks in the ending but you will learn some of the problems of running a teashop.

By Trisha Ashley Bantam Press, Hardback, £12.00 Amazon

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