I am absolutely thrilled to be starting off this blog tour. ‘The Gingerbread House’ is being published on the 2nd March by Black & White Publishing. I was very kindly sent a copy to review which you can read soon. First up though, a guest post by Kate Beaufoy herself.
An Introduction to The Gingerbread House
The Gingerbread House tells the story of Tess and Katia, a mother and daughter who move into a pretty bungalow in a remote country setting to care for Eleanor, Tess’s aged mother-in-law. Tess is trying to write a book, so a distraction-free zone is what she wants. Katia, however, finds the house eerie and claustrophobic; in order to escape its confines she retreats to her childhood treehouse and spends hours talking to an imaginary friend, telling herself stories, and spying on Toby, the fit young gardener.
Initially, Tess and Katia imagine that caring for…