It's only a weekend - what could possibly go wrong?
Only a weekend in Spain - what could possibly go wrong?
At their family hilltop villa, Lucy awaits the arrival of her brother and sister for their mother's annual birthday party. Although this time, their mother won't be there.
Struggling at Malaga airport with her fractious four year old, Jo has already lost her case and is dreading arriving without its precious contents.
For Tom, returning to Casa de Suenos stirs up all sorts of memories - then a beautiful face from his past appears . . .
Over one long, hot weekend, past secrets will spill out as three siblings discover more about their family and each other in this gorgeous, warm and witty novel from Fanny Blake - the perfect holiday read.
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Your favourite authors love Fanny Blake's feelgood books:
'A heart-warming tale of family secrets revealed. A compelling and delightful read' SANTA MONTEFIORE
'Fanny has made this little corner of womankind, with all its humour and trials and tribulations, her own' PENNY VINCENZI
'Warm, wise and wonderfully addictive' HELEN LEDERER
House of Dreams is a heart-warming tale of secrets slowly revealed and family tensions in a beautiful Spanish setting. A compelling and delightful read
'Blake's beat is middle-aged, middle-class family life gone wrong and here's her best one yet ... Wryly perceptive, excellently plotted, packed with telling lifestyle detail and especially good on the monumental selfishness of teenagers'
'The twists will tantalise until the big shock on the very last page' - WOMAN
'Female friendship comes under the microscope ... a fabulous page-turner' - PRIMA
'I love the way Fanny Blake proves that women just become more and more fascinating'
'Fanny Blake has the gift of creating wonderful page turners from very domestic situations; and then making them warm and funny as well'
Fanny Blake was a publisher for many years, editing both fiction and non-fiction before becoming a freelance journalist and writer. She has written various non-fiction titles, as well as acting as ghost writer for a number of celebrities. She was Books Editor of Woman & Home magazine until recently, regularly reviews fiction in the Daily Mail and has been a judge for the Costa Novel Award, the British Book Awards, the Comedy Women in Print Award among others. She is the commissioning editor for Quick Reads, a series of short books by well-known authors. She has written eight novels, including AN ITALIAN SUMMER and A SUMMER REUNION.
Find out more at www.fannyblake.co.uk or follow her on Twitter @fannyblake1