Art and Soul is an uplifting contemporary romance about second chances and friendship with sizeable helpings of delicious cake on the side.
Struggling single mother Becky Watson longs to revive her career as a life-fixer, working miracles to solve her clients’ problems, no matter how big or small. Since the birth of her two-year-old son she has been stuck preventing wedding fiascos for the richest and rudest residents of the Comptons, a charming, leafy area of southern England known for its artistic heritage.
So when reclusive local artist Charlie Handren reluctantly hires Becky to fix his six-year creative slump, she’s delighted to set him up with a come-back exhibition and Rachel Stone, the woman of his dreams.
Though they get off to a rocky start, Becky and Charlie soon become close. But as the beautiful Rachel becomes Charlie’s muse, Becky is forced to wonder: will giving Charlie everything he wants mean giving up her own happily ever after?
A heart-warming contemporary romance served with a generous slice of cake. Perfect for fans of Jill Mansell and Phillipa Ashley.
Art and Soul is Book One in the Love in the Comptons series. These are standalone stories and can be read in any order.
1. Art and Soul (Becky and Charlie)
2. The Only Exception (Lucinda and Alex)
Book Club Questions
I was asked to put together some questions about Art and Soul for a book club. If you would like them, here’s a link to the PDF document.
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Claire Huston / Art and Soul