A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs – Book Review

A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs
Series: A Little Hotel in Cornwall

Genres: Chick Lit, Romantic Comedy, Women's Short Stories
Format: Kindle
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A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs

Struggling American waitress and aspiring novelist Maisie Clark dreams of becoming a full-time writer — even though in real life she’s just lost her chance at an exclusive writer’s mentorship program that would give her novel its big break. Desperate, she decides to take a chance and ask her favorite writer, a celebrated but reclusive English novelist, to help her find a second chance.

When she receives the author’s reply in an envelope with a Cornish postmark, Maisie decides not to take the writer’s half-hearted ‘no’ for an answer. With nothing to lose, she takes off for the author’s last known location, a beautiful hotel on Cornwall’s western coast. But when the hotel mistakes her for the latest applicant for a maid’s position, Maisie finds herself given an opportunity too good to lose … and a chance for a summer adventure far bigger than she ever imagined.

Surrounded by breathtaking Cornwall and working in an elegant hotel, Maisie’s world becomes one of secret identities, quirky friends, and unintentional mishaps — and despite reminders of past relationship disasters, a certain handsome, charming local resident Sidney Daniels has her conflicted about her heart’s desires, too.

Will Maisie find the chance she’s been waiting for — and a possible new romance — in her perfect Cornish summer?

A feel-good, escapist romance in the spirit of adventurous titles by Jill Mansell, Lucy Coleman, and Hannah Ellis!


A Little Hotel in Cornwall (Book 1 of 4) by Laura Briggs follows a determined aspiring author as she leaves everything behind in California to chase her dreams in Cornwall. This is a wonderful romance story.

After completing the writer’s program she had been so delighted to join, Maisie Clark cannot wait for the next step in her literary career which involves becoming part of a mentorship program with the opportunity to be mentored by a renowned author. An enthusiastic Maisie quickly scans the list of accepted applicants but her dreams come crashing down when she realizes she is not among those joining the program. Adding to her misfortunes, her favorite author gently turns down Maisie’s mentorship request. Not dissuaded by the turn of events, Maisie leaves for Cornwall hoping to find him. A case of mistaken identity and a blossoming romance turns Cornwall into a dream that Maisie could never have imagined.

The disappointments at the beginning and Maisie’s unexpected opportunity in Cornwall introduce unexpected twists in the story which make it captivating and entertaining. The novel is set in an opulent hotel, next to the beautiful sea. The background forms the perfect backdrop for the beginning of an anticipated romance story. Maisie as the main character is undeterred, willing to sacrifice everything she has to follow her dream. The inclusion of an ex-boyfriend further complicates Maisie’s life which makes the novel even more interesting. The story is light and brief, mainly focusing on Maisie but still includes a few supporting characters who contribute significantly to the story, overall.

Chick Lit Café recommends the lovely, heart-warming romance story, A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs. A light-hearted romance novel that contains picturesque settings and surprising turns. ~ Book reviewed by Edith Emunah for Chick Lit Café.

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