Blog Tour|Book Review|The First Date|Zara Stoneley

Today is the last day on the blog tour for this gorgeous new rom com. I always look forward to a new Zara Stoneley book. I am excited to share my review with you for her latest novel.

Publisher One More Chapter Published 24th April 2020

Edition Kindle Genre Rom-Com Purchase Link UK


Right place.

Right time.

Wrong guy …

After breaking up with her childhood sweetheart, clueless dater Rosie has found herself in a boyfriend-drought. So when she finally swipes right on a guy who seems interested, she can’t wait to meet up in person.

Until she’s left standing alone. In a bar. Stood up.

Enter Noah. Confident, funny … and a serial first dater. Offering to give Rosie a crash course in seduction, this could be just what she needs. Until her matchmaker turns out to be the best date she’s ever had – and Rosie wonders if she wants the fake dates to be the real ones after all …

A hilarious, heartwarming romantic comedy about what happens when the wrong guy turns up at the right time, perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella and Mhairi McFarlane.

From the USA Today bestselling author of The Wedding Date!

My Review ***** 5stars Another great read from Zara. This for me had more of a serious edge to it but all of her usual banter, innuendo, wit, humour and fun lift it so well. The story revolves around Rosie who is looking to get on the dating horse after her mutual breakup with long term safe relationship with Robbie, thing is Rosie has never done dating before and doesn’t know what she is doing. With a little help from best friend Bea she finds a date via an app, only he never shows! Along comes charming, funny, gorgeous Noah who offers to teach her the ways of dating. An unusual and striking friendship is ignited with plenty of warm, loving and funny moments along the way. All the characters have subtle vulnerabilities that were explored showcasing the best and worst of them and really endeared me to them even more. Noah turning up when he did was just what Rosie needed, to see that not all men are arses. They can be charming and flirtatious and still be a nice guy. He also helped her to see the best in herself, to be confident and outspoken but in the right places. A gem of a read, that will keep me coming back to read more.

About The Author

Zara Stoneley

Zara Stoneley is the USA Today bestselling author of ‘The Wedding Date’.

She lives in a Cheshire village with her family, a lively cockapoo called Harry, and a very bossy (and slightly evil) cat called Saffron.

Born in a small village in the UK, Zara wanted to be a female James Herriot, a spy, or an author when she grew up. After many (many) years, and many different jobs, her dream of writing a bestseller came true. She now writes about friendship, dreams, love, and happy ever afters, and hopes that her tales make you laugh a lot, cry a little, and occasionally say ‘ahhh’.

Zara’s bestselling novels include ‘Bridesmaids’, ‘No One Cancels Christmas’, ‘The Wedding Date’, ‘The Holiday Swap’, ‘Summer with the Country Village Vet’, ‘Blackberry Picking at Jasmine Cottage’ and the popular Tippermere series – ‘Stable Mates’, ‘Country Affairs’ and ‘Country Rivals’.

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