Find the perfect read for your Mum this Mother’s Day

A Katie Flynn book called The Rose Queen and some flowers. The Penny Street saga focuses on books for mums.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and you could be stuck for what to purchase. If you’re Mum’s an avid reader and you are searching for her next great read, then you have come to the right place.

Discover new books that are just perfect for Mums everywhere!

Why choose books for Mums this Mother’s Day?

Reading is an incredibly popular past-time. It could be the perfect way for your Mum to relax and unwind. Plus, is there really anything better than a new book to dive into? Combine that with a cup of tea and you’re on to a winner.

Now, there are lots of books out there to choose from for your Mum. We are here to make that choice a little easier for you with the wonderful, enchanting works of renowned novelist, Katie Flynn.

What makes Katie Flynn’s work so much more special is that her daughter now writes the novels under her mother’s name. Katie Flynn sadly passed away and her daughter Holly assumed writing the novels.

Katie and now Holly have authored so many well-loved stories that it can be hard to choose which one your Mum would like. So we have narrowed it down to five to choose from. Here’s the best of Katie Flynn.

A Rose and a Promise

A Rose and a Promise could be the perfect Mother's Day book for your Mum.

A Rose and a Promise could be the perfect gift.

This is the latest Flynn offering and fans have been long anticipating the return of Cadi and her adventures. This instalment sees Cadi rush to be with her beau at his bedside after he has been fighting in the war.

As she receives some devastating news about her husband, how will she cope with the pressures? This novel is full of plenty of twists and turns that will be sure to have your Mum on the edge of her seat.

This story follows Cadi during her darkest hours and shows just how much she needs her friends and loved ones to help her through this. Are you ready to see where this journey takes one of our favourite heroines?

A Rose and a Promise is the latest instalment in Flynn’s saga series and has already been greeted with some great reviews online, with fans calling it a ‘lovely story’ and it was an instant Sunday Times bestseller. Get reading and learn more. A Rose and a Promise can be purchased online and in your local supermarket.

The Rose Queen

This wonderful novel is the very first in Katie Flynn’s saga. The year is  1938, and Cadi is chosen to be Rose Queen in the annual Rose Fete in her local town. She is happy to be treated like royalty for the day, but deep down she is dying to leave the Welsh mining community where she grew up. She is longing for a change.

The Rose Queen by Katie Flynn, which is one of the perfect books for mums.

The Rose Queen is the ideal gift for your Mum.

When war is declared, Cadi and her best friend Poppy take a chance and they escape. Cadi leaves behind her parents and local boy Aled, whom she is meant to marry, for Liverpool. Where will this journey take her? What will become her fate?

Does this sound like the perfect book for your Mum? If so, The Rose Queen can be purchased online.

Over The Rainbow

This wonderful novel follows Olivia Campbell in Liverpool in 1939. On the surface she is lovely and confident, but behind the scenes she is fearful of her abusive father. She also does not have support from her Mum so she is left feeling alone.

Over The Rainbow with some macarons and a coffee.

Over The Rainbow by Kaite Flynn.

Before she knows it she begins a relationship with Ted, but this romance will face challenges. When the war comes to Liverpool, what will become of Olivia’s life? She joins the WAAF and everything changes.

Does this sound like a book that your Mum would enjoy? Buy Over The Rainbow for her now!

The Forget-Me-Not Summer

It’s 1937 in Liverpool and one day Miranda wakes to find that her Mother has disappeared. She alerts the locals but her vanishing remains to be a mystery.

This forces Miranda to live with her auntie and her cousin and with this she loses all hope that her Mother will be found. When war breaks and comes to Liverpool, she meets a neighbour, Steve, who promises to help. Will she be able to find her Mother and resume her life?

This wonderful novel, The Forget-Me-Not Summer can be purchased today.

A Mother’s Love

The last in our selection is the brilliant A Mother’s Love which follows the journey of Ellie Lancton in Liverpool, 1940. After losing her Mother, the time has come for Ellie to learn to stand on her own. This comes when an air-raid blasts through the city and she is forced to fend for herself.

War changes her life as she knows it and takes everything away from her. Ellie must use her strength, courage and her Mother’s guidance to get her through the times that lie ahead. What will fate have in store for Ellie?

To find out what happens to Ellie, purchase A Mother’s Love for your Mum this Mother’s Day.

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