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A Christmas Wish on a Carousel is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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A Christmas Wish on a Carousel by Lottie Cardew

Genre: Romantic Comedy / women’s fiction

Tour Dates: 11th - 17th October 2021

Publication Date: 4th October 2021

Formats available: Mobi or PDF

Standalone Novel

Estimated Word Count: 85k

Types of post available: Reviews (preferred) or basic promo / spotlight posts

Author Content Warning: The heroine’s mother lived with clinical depression and took her own life, thirteen years before the start of the story. MC’s father also died accidentally while confronting youths who had broken into their house. No gratuitous references or flashbacks. The word ‘suicide’ is never used. ADHD representation.

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Snuggle up under your favourite blanket and escape to the beautiful village of Pebblestow this winter, for one of the most heartwarming stories of the season...


When Cara Mia Shaw makes a desperate wish one night, while riding on a carousel at a Christmas market, little does she know her small, but safe world is about to spin off its axis.


Befriending a fascinating returnee to the village, an elderly woman called Perdita with a jaunty pink beret and the wisdom of a life well lived, might set Cara on a different, albeit harder, course, if she’s brave enough to listen. Art was always her passion, after all, even if fate seemed to have other ideas.


And then there’s the new man in her life, who her friends think is perfect for her because they set her up with decent, reliable Greg in the first place. Cara’s been hurt enough times to know the difference between a good man and a feckless one. Until Wilfred comes along – moody, sarcastic, and scattered – just to complicate matters and meddle with Cara’s resolve, to the horror of almost everyone around her. But is either man ultimately meant for her, anyway? And will she self-sabotage as usual, or gamble everything this time, including her heart?


It might take the highs and lows of friendship, the risk of a forbidden romance, and a Pomeranian called Loki – not to mention some much-needed Christmas magic – before Cara finally realises the wish she made that night on the carousel might just be about to come true.

About Lottie Cardew

Lottie Cardew was born during the Great Lockdown of early 2021, and writes uplifting, heartstring-tugging romcoms with no mention of anything remotely resembling a pandemic.

She lives in North Wales, subdues the other members of Novelistas Ink if they misbehave – including the popular authors Trisha Ashley and Sophie Claire – ­­­­and is a huge advocate of diversity and OwnVoices in fiction. Lottie has previously written as Valerie-Anne Baglietto, and is diagnosed autistic with suspected ADHD. Her home is currently overrun by husband, not-very-small children, and a ball of fluff masquerading as a Pomeranian, so Lottie often takes refuge at her pop-up desk in the bedroom.

Lottie guarantees her books will have a HEA ending, and some might possibly have a tiny hint of magic, too. They will always be warm, emotional, and witty (she hopes), and transport her readers to lovely places because everyone needs somewhere safe to escape to at times.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

11th October

  1. Being Anne

  2. Novel Kicks

  3. mrsljgibbs

12th October

  1. This Hannah Reads

  2. @Curlygrannylovestoread

  3. Jazzy Book Reviews

13th October

  1. Tizi’s Book Review

  2. Emma's Things to Read

  3. B for bookreview

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