Utterly magnificent. Expect twists, tears, laughter, and wonderfully eccentric characters. The Uplit Queen has woven her magic again
Exuberant and full of zest - Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel is divine
Tender and funny and wise . . . her best novel yet
An absorbing, tender and heartfelt story of a complicated mother and daughter relationship. Beautifully crafted from start to finish, Hogan fans (of which I am one) are in for a real treat
Unravelling the complexity and longevity of love, Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel pulses with heart and hope.
You know when you're devouring a book but you have to stop yourself because you don't want it to end? That's how I feel about all of Ruth Hogan's books, but particularly this beauty. You are in for such a treat.
Ruth Hogan has done it again! It's going to fly. Funny and tender. A story of the mistakes and sacrifices we make for love.
A life-affirming, celebratory story, full of humour, happiness and joy . . . A strong core of hope lays beneath the murky secrets, one that celebrates the power of finding your place and belonging.
Charming, beautiful, wonderful; a read that will stay with you and make you smile.
Honest, real and heartbreaking . . . Wonderful, eccentric, emotional but, like always, a great amount of fun.
This book really shines . . . laugh-out-loud funny.
This book blew me away . . . Ruth Hogan can weave a story like nobody's business, that's for sure!
A poignant tale of love and family
With its enchanting characters, this is a divine read.
You're in for such a treat.
A captivating and beautifully written book which will have you going 'hannng on a minute' multiple times whilst filling you full of joy and happiness.
Ruth Hogan is a true Brightonophile. In this, her third novel, her passion for the seaside town colours the kaleidoscopic incarnations of central storyteller Tilly.
Hogan has a reputation for eccentric characters, hints of the supernatural and the power of unexpected friendships. Here, she combines all these with a moving exploration of the complex relationship between mothers and daughters.
A tender tale
As exuberant as it sounds.
This lively novel is sprinkled with zest, wit and whimsy.
A beautifully written book and a moving exploration of relationships, not just between mother and daughter but also between friends. It is full of charming characters and the town of Brighton seems a vibrant character in itself. Once again, Ruth Hogan has crafted a poignant and compelling novel.
Charming and whimsical
Full of Hogan's trademark technicolor characters; it's also reminiscent of The Trouble With Goats and Sheep.
Past and present ricochet about as Tilda discovers the truth of the life Tilly led with her mother, hiding away in the hotel in a seaside community of misfits.
During the dark, dreary days of winter, a new Ruth Hogan novel is as delightful as the first hints of spring. Hogan writes entirely hopeful fiction, full of warmth, humour and tenderness and even though her appealing and endearing characters are often caught in a maelstrom of difficult emotions, there is always a sense that love endures, despite all else.... As lovely as a burst of bright bluebells.
Lively . . . Past and present collide as Tilda learns the truth about her old life in the titular hotel.
We're huge fans of Ruth Hogan's books and we guarantee you'll fall in love with her characters.
I am in love with Ruth Hogan's writing.
Sprinkled with zest, wit and whimsy
Sprinkled with zest, wit and whimsy . . . grief and loss do haunt these pages, along with love and understanding. The writing sparkles.
Beautifully written . . . an intricate and moving study in complex family relationships.
A novel full of warmth, humour and tenderness reveals secrets kept, love lost and irresponsible sacrifices made
Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel is a gorgeously written piece of fiction that tackles big-picture topics when it comes to family dynamics. Add on its fascinating and unique cast of characters, and it's a book that's difficult to put down.