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New Beginnings at the Little House in the Sun is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contacme on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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New Beginnings at the Little House in the Sun by Chris Penhall 

Genre: Contemporary romance 

Tour Dates: 15th - 19th November 2020

Publication Date: 25th August 2020

Publisher: Ruby Fiction  

Standalone Sequel to The House That Alice Built, and the second in the Portuguese Paradise series. 

Formats available: Mobi only (direct from Ruby Fiction)

Estimated Page Count - 288

Types of post available: Reviews, guest posts, extracts and Q&As

Follow your yellow brick road .... 

Alice Dorothy Matthews is on the road to paradise! She’s sold her house in London, got rid of her nasty ex and arranged her move to Portugal where friendship and romance awaits. All that’s left to do is find a place to call home. 

But Alice’s dreams are called into question when complications with friends, work and new relationships make her Portuguese paradise feel far too much like reality. 

Will Alice’s dream of a new home in the sun come true?

Note for bloggers: there is a big reveal regarding Luis’ past early in the book, please avoid giving away the details of the reveal in your review. 

About Chris Penhall

Chris Penhall won the 2019 Choc-Lit Search for a Star competition, sponsored by Your Cat Magazine, for her debut novel, The House That Alice Built. The sequel, New Beginnings at the Little House in the Sun was published on August 25th 2020. 

Chris is an author and freelance radio producer for BBC Local Radio. 
Born in Neath in South Wales, she has also lived in London and in Portugal, which is where The House That Alice Built is set. It was whilst living in Cascais near Lisbon that she began to dabble in writing fiction, but it was many years later that she was confident enough to start writing her first novel, and many years after that she finally finished it! 

A lover of books, music and cats, she is also an enthusiastic salsa dancer, a keen cook, and loves to travel. She is never happier than when she is gazing at the sea. 

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 2 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

15th November

  1. Rajiv's Reviews

  2. Jazzy Book Reviews

16th November

  1. PAJNewman

  2. Damsel In The Bookland

17th November

  1. Herding Cats

  2. Stardust Book Reviews

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