I’m delighted to welcome you today to my stop on the blog tour for gorgeous and emotional read The Little Blue Door by Francesca Catlow. Thank you to Anne Cater and the publisher for giving me the opportunity to read and review this warm and heartfelt story.
About the book:
In the post-pandemic world Melodie feels lost and alone, desperate to find something to remind her of her previous life. She sets out on a trip to Corfu to reconnect with happier times, only to be haunted by memories and events from the past.
While travelling Melodie meets an intriguing and handsome man who has the potential to change her future. However, will the young girl from the plane with piercing green eyes be the one to open the door to Melodie’s fate?
About the author:
Francesca Catlow loves to travel. Born and raised in the heart of Suffolk, Catlow has travelled extensively in Europe with her French husband and, more recently, their two young children. Of all the places she’s been it is the Greek islands that have captured her heart. She visits as often as family commitments allow.
She has previously written plays alongside being a lyricist and performer. This book is the first in a series.
To stay up to date please visit http://www.francescacatlow.co.uk.
Written during the lockdown of 2020, The Little Blue Door by Francesca Catlow tells the emotional story of Melodie who, in a post-pandemic world, is feeling lost and alone. So she sets out on a trip to Corfu, a place that reminds her of her recently deceased grandparents and the happy times they all spent there, only to find herself haunted by memories and events from the past. Reconnecting with old friends, Melodie basks in the beauty of the island, reacquainting herself with the sights, sounds and smells of the place she loves so much.
But what, if anything, will the intriguing and handsome man Melodie met while travelling have to do with her future? Or will it be the young girl from the plane with the piercing green eyes who finally unlocks the door to Melodie’s fate?
Beautifully written by Francesca Catlow, The Little Blue Door is very much a character driven story that touches on the moving and emotional themes of grief, loss and rediscovery, taking you on a heartfelt journey that leaves you with a warm and hopeful feeling as you turn the final page.
The Little Blue Door is a gorgeous and emotional debut that brings the island of Corfu vividly to life. The first in a series, it is a lovely, heartwarming read that I would recommend. I look forward to reading more by Francesca Catlow in the future.
The Little Blue Door by Francesca Catlow is available to purchase now.
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