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The Secret Gift of Lucia Lemon

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What to expect

Don’t miss the enchanting, heartwarming new novel from the bestselling author…

’Uplifting with a magical quality’WOMAN
Took me on a trip I’ll remember for a long time’ BELLA OSBORNE
‘Certain to make you laugh and cry’ JENNI KEER
’An absolute joy’ RUTH HOGAN

Years of mystery lie inside, just waiting to be unravelled…

After fifty-eight years of playing it safe, Lucia Lemon wants something more from life. If only she knew what…

Until she receives a package in the post from an old friend that will change her life forever. Inside, she finds a bundle of cash, a collection of old maps, and a beautiful compass that no longer points north.

Holding the compass in her hand, Lucia suddenly feels hopeful – for the first time ever, life feels full of possibility and the open road is calling. If only she’s brave enough to answer it…


‘Full of intrigue and fabulously quirky characters’ Bella Osborne, bestselling author of The Promise of Summer
’A gorgeous, uplifting, poignant tale of love, friendship and second chances… A treat of a novel which will fill your heart with joy and soothe your soul’ Annie Lyons, bestselling author of Eudora Honeysett is Quite Well, Thank You
‘Celia has a way of writing upligting books with a magical quality […] This is an enchanting read – and we loved it’ Woman’s Weekly
’Five lemon-yellow stars for this beauty!’ Catherine Miller, bestselling author of The Girl Who Couldn’t Leave
‘I enjoyed and savoured every word’ Julia Wild, author of The Secret Notebook

Critics Review

  • Praise for Celia Anderson:

    ‘I was delighted’ bestselling author Anne Stenhouse

    ‘Clever storytelling with a dusting of magic. A beautifully written tale that keeps you guessing until the end’ bestselling author Jenni Keer

    ‘Characters full of personality cast in the first book set in Pengelly dip in and out of the book’s rich texture; yet this book could be enjoyed equally as a standalone delicious treat. Warm and satisfying with enough unexpected twists to delight a reader’s palate’ bestselling author Julie Vince

    ‘Wonderful’ bestselling author Lucy Felthouse

    ‘It was immensely soothing to lose myself in Celia’s lovely world and watch the story unfold, rather like spending a relaxed, enjoyable evening with a dear friend’, bestselling author Chris Stovell

    ‘A delightful read that’ll take you all the way to Pengelly and make you not want to leave’ bestselling author Catherine Miller

    ‘One of the most charming books I’ve ever read… brilliant’ bestselling author Cathy Mansell

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