Absent in the Spring - Carrie Elks

Absent in the Spring

By Carrie Elks

  • Release Date: 2018-04-26
  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings


From the bestselling author of Fix You, comes the story of an unexpected inheritance, a Scottish castle and the family secrets that surround it.

A successful lawyer, and the eldest of four sisters, Lucy Shakespeare is used to being in control of everything and everyone around her, most particularly herself - until she meets the gorgeous businessman Lachlan MacLeish.

Lachlan's used to getting the best, so when he needs a lawyer, Lucy is the one he hires. His inheritance is suddenly in doubt, thanks to his furious half-brother and there's no way he's going down without a fight. The very last thing he wants is a distraction, but as soon as he sees Lucy, he knows he's in trouble.

Despite their efforts to resist, it isn't long before Lachlan has Lucy longing to break all her careful rules. As they travel from Scotland, to Paris and on to New York, Lucy can't help but wonder: is it sometimes worth risking it all?

'Fresh, fun, smart and authentic' Heat Magazine
'An amazing romance that will captivate your imagination and warm your heart.' Mad About Books
'If you're after a book to get lost in, to step inside a world of characters you will adore, then this is the book for you.' Whispering Stories Book Blog
'I loved the characters, I loved the plot... and I loved the London and New York settings. It really was a marvellous read!' Leah Loves
'An excellent novel.' Shaz's Book Blog
'A sexy, addictive romance worthy of big screen triumphs.' Kraftireader
'Perfect for a cold winter's afternoon.' Linda's Book Bag
'A magical, festive love story' Susan Scott
'A wonderful, captivating romantic story.' Chicklit Club
'Will stay with me for quite some time to come . . . Simply a wonderful read.' A Spoonful of Happy Endings


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