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Three womenand#8217;s lives are about to change because of a few delicate pieces of china...
When Jenny Davis comes across a beautiful vintage tea set at an outdoor market in the English countryside, sheand#8217;s convinced itand#8217;s fate. A young bride on a budget, she has her heart set on a vintage tea-party theme for her weddingand#151;and the gorgeous gold-rimmed china before her is perfect. Thereand#8217;s only one problem. Two other women have fallen in love with it, too. So they come up with a solution: Theyand#8217;ll share it.
They establish a sisterhood, sharing the ups and downs of their livesand#151;from broken hearts and weddings, to family drama and career dreams. When a figure from Jennyand#8217;s past threatens to ruin her big day, Alisonand#8217;s teenage daughter pushes her to the limit, and Maggieand#8217;s romantic life is thrown into turmoil, the members of the Vintage Teacup Club band togetherand#151;proving their newfound friendship will last a lifetime.
From the author of The Vintage Teacup Club
The first rule of afternoon tea: never rush. Take time to savor it. Just like friendship
The Seafront Tearoom is an insider secret in small-town Scarborough a beach-front haven with the best tea and cakes in town and journalist Charlie Harrison would love to put it on the map with a feature in her magazine. But single mom Kat Murray doesn t want to see her favorite sanctuary overrun by tourists, and begs Charlie to seek out other options. She offers her help, as a tea obsessive, and so does French au pair SeraphineMoreau, whose upbringing makes her a connoisseur of everything sweet and indulgent.
Together the three women will scour the countryside for quaint hideaways and hidden gems, sharing along the way their secrets, disappointments, and dreams and discovering that friendship, like tea, takes time to steep. But learning too that once you open your heart, the possibilities are endless.
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About the Author
Vanessa Greene hosted her first tea party as an eight-year-old for a select gathering of stuffed bears. Since then sheand#8217;s trawled antiques markets from Paris to Buenos Aires to build her teacup collection and feed her passion for all things vintage. She still loves an excuse to bring friends together, but nowadays her guests are less shy about trying the cake. Vanessa lives in London with her fiancand#233;, James. The Vintage Teacup Club is her first novel.and#160;