Reviews


‘Burstall is a great writer, and this is not your usual run-of-the-mill chick lit ... Burstall paints a beautiful portrait of this village with its secrets, lies and hidden desires. I was gripped from the start.
— Daily Mail

Smart, funny and poignant
— Daily Mirror

Fun, funny and fast - a really lovely novel
— Penny Vinzenzi

I couldn’t put it down. I loved this honest, absorbing story. A terrific read
— Lorraine Kelly

An incredibly moving story of love, loss and friendship
— Closer

‘The literary equivalent of strawberries and cream and a gin and tonic on a hot summer’s day, Tremarnock Summer is a delicious, delightful and decadent tale fans of Fern Britton and Veronica Henry are going to love ...Difficult to put down, hard to resist and an absolute joy from beginning to end
— Bookish Jottings

A perfect summer read! Although this is part of a series, you can read this book without having read those – it may leave you dreaming of a summer getaway, of beaches, or of just the sea!
— Our First Year Here

The author’s wonderfully descriptive writing made me fall in love with the beautiful place where the sky is blue, the sea has a magical pull, and the people rally around to make you feel happy. A magical book to get comfy with this summer!
— Sparkly Word Blog

Stories of everyday life that will make the reader laugh and cry. Touching and heart-warming, you will feel like you know all the characters personally
— Sibzzreads

An easy-paced, relaxing read with stunning scenery and interesting issues throughout, and I really enjoyed reading it
— Books of All Kinds

Burstall’s writing style is descriptive, heartwarming and engaging. The setting is beautiful and together with the story it just creates a wonderful flair and atmosphere
— Simona's Corner of Dreams

What makes this book such a great read is that it is not all full of love and romance but gives the reader something they can get their teeth into because the storyline is so true to life ... a perfect read for a relaxing afternoon in the garden with a heroine you won’t forget in a hurry
— Shaz's Book Blog

An utterly brilliant novel, and I honestly didn’t want to stop reading once I had begun ... A super read with a fantastic cast, and a story you simply can’t forget. Tremarnock is a must-read this summer! 5/5
— Chick Lit Chloe

A fabulous story, and the first of a trilogy set in the village, and I am really looking forward to the second book
— Rachel's Random Reads

A MUST BUY, MUST READ ... [Burstall] has a gift for conjuring atmosphere and emotion ... Burstall writes fantastic characters that hook you in instantly
— I Read Novels

Burstall has created a little sanctuary, which will have readers eager to book a Cornish holiday as soon as possible ... a heart-warming, “feel-good” novel that makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside. I can’t wait for the next book in the series so that I can return
— Bookbag

The community spirit that I felt so strongly in the first book is back in full force in this book ... it gives such a positive, uplifting and cosy feel to the storyline
— Rea Book Reviews

Be warned: You’ll find this deeply satisfying novel very hard to put down
— World of Cruising