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#Review Rules for a Successful Book Club by Victoria Connelly #Contemporary #Series #BlogTour

I am planning to read each of these book and post my reviews on different dates during this blog tour, and today it is the turn for ‘Rules for a Successful Book Club‘.


Title: Rules for a Successful Book Club

Standalone Book 2 in the Book Lovers Series

Author: Victoria Connelly

Publication Date: – February 2016

Estimated Page Count – 273

Rating: 4.5/5*

Author Content Warning  – Heroine is involved in an abusive relationship and there is one scene of domestic violence.

Purchase Link – https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0186FCCB0


My Review:

Having thoroughly enjoyed the first book in this series, The Book Lovers, I really looked forward to reading this sequel! The books are standalones but they all concern the Nightingale siblings and contain many of the same characters and settings. This story is mainly about Polly Prior, she has a six year old son, Archie, and her husband, Sean Prior, disappeared mysteriously three years ago. She’s certainly not looking for a new love in her life as she is still married to Sean. When her son comes home eager to learn to play the guitar she hadn’t expected him to bring along someone to teach him. She initially refuses to let him have lessons but Jago Solomon lives just across the road and is definitely persistent in offering to give Archie free guitar lessons . . . .

This is a moving story of learning to trust and love again, about following your instincts and valuing yourself. It is a tale which shares that age isn’t what counts but love is . . . . and that leopards really can’t change their spots! It is an emotive read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I’m now really looking forward to reading the next two books in this delightful contemporary series, packed with family, love, drama and books!

I requested and was gifted a copy of this book and this is my honest review after choosing to read it and now I really need to read the next in series!


  Polly Nightingale never meant to fall in love again especially not with a biker thirteen years her junior. But then Jago Solomon enters her life with a guitar strapped to his back, and Polly and her six-year-old son, Archie, know that they’ve never been happier.

But what happened three years ago when Polly’s husband, Sean, went missing? And what will it mean for Polly and Jago if her past ever catches up with them?

About Victoria Connelly

Victoria Connelly studied English Literature at Worcester University, got married in a medieval castle in the Yorkshire Dales and now lives in rural Suffolk with her artist husband, a young springer spaniel and a flock of ex-battery hens. She is the author of two bestselling series, Austen Addicts and The Book Lovers, as well as many other novels and novellas. Her first published novel, Flights of Angels, was made into a film in 2008 by Ziegler Films in Germany. The Runaway Actress was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Romantic Comedy Novel award.

Victoria loves books, films, walking, historic buildings and animals. If she isn’t at her keyboard writing, she can usually be found in her garden either with a trowel in her hand or a hen on her lap.

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2 comments on “#Review Rules for a Successful Book Club by Victoria Connelly #Contemporary #Series #BlogTour

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