[PDF] Ellie and the Harpmaker AUTHOR Hazel Prior

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At he doesn't always get right or completely understandEllie Jacobs is a lonely housewife her days filled with walks and poetry she writes in secret One day she comes across Dan's barn and is enchanted by his collection Dan gives her a harp made of cherry wood to match her cherry socks He. Ellie and the Harpmaker is such a sweet feel good story I d also like to visit Exmoor asap Deep in the hills of Exmoor Dan is making harps He s not very social and prefers his work to people anyway Ellie stumbles into Dan s barn one day and while she looks sad they have a wonderful conversation which is not the norm for Dan He wants to give Ellie something so he gives her a treasured harp he s made That harp is only the beginning of the story of Ellie and Dan There s much left to tellEllie and Dan begin in one place and end up in uite another The book encompasses their friendship and how it slowly and sweetly develops into love I adored Dan and Ellie and watching their love flourish Also there is a distinctive love for the beauty of harps here in their appearance and in their music and the author s own penchant for the instrument comes through perfectly Overall this is a story full of charm and endearing characters one in which I was completely invested and I was left feeling uplifted and warmhearted in the end I m most grateful for thatI received a complimentary copy All opinions are my own My reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom

Summary Ellie and the Harpmaker

Ellie and the Harpmaker

A rich heartwarming and completely charming debut that reminds us that sometimes you don't find love love finds youDan Hollis lives a happy solitary life carving exuisite Celtic harps in his barn in the countryside of the English moors Here he can be himself away from social situations th. Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior is a 2019 Bantam Press publication Dan is a Harpmaker who spontaneously gives one of his harps to Ellie a woman visiting his little out of the way shop one day Ellie s husband however insists she return the harp Instead she winds up storing it at Dan s place scheming behind her husband s back to visit the harp regularly secretly learning how to play it While Ellie and Dan begin developing a friendship Ellie discovers a shocking secret that will change Dan s life forever Meanwhile Ellie struggles to convince herself she loves her husband that she is happy in her marriage all while walking on eggshells around him hiding her relationship with Dan and her harp lessons from him But sooner or later everything comes into the light putting Ellie and Dan s friendship in jeopardy While this is mostly a light charming tale it is also one of those stories in which the presentation prevents serious subjects from becoming too heavy insulating the darker topics behind a whimsical veneer However these topics never dig too far beneath the surface giving the story just the right amount of depth allowing it to balance the dark undertones and the lighter overtones Dan s big open heart made me want to reach through the pages and hug him It was easy to see why Ellie was drawn to him This is a cute offbeat romance a feel good story that is warm and touching with a sweet ending that will leave you with a smile on your face Everyone needs a story like this one from to time to take the edge off life s trials for a while Overall uick easy and very enjoyable

Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Hazel Prior

Stores it for her ready for whenever she’d like to take lessons Ellie begins visiting Dan almost daily drifting deeper into his world But when she accidentally discovers a secret she must make a choice keep it from him and risk their friendship or change the course of their lives forev. This is a uirky original novel that reminded me a little of Where d You Go Bernadette and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Like Eleanor Dan isn t great at reading social cues and gets anxiety talking to people he doesn t know He doesn t care about money only making harps When Ellie stumbles into his place she and Dan begin to talk and she tells him she is a housewife For some reason Dan doesn t understand she is sad To cheer her up he gives her a harpWe the readers know that Ellie is sad because she s in an unhappy marriage When she brings the harp home her jealous husband Clive freaks out Thus she brings the harp back but secretly begins taking lessons from what Dan calls his girlfriend Hanging out at the barn with Dan strengthens their friendshipWhat happens is a relationship based on two good people who have misinterpreted things in life but you hope that there will be enough understanding to get themselves out of bad relationships and into positive ones Thanks so much to NetGalley for the opportunity to read this novel which RELEASES AUGUST 6 2019


10 thoughts on “Ellie and the Harpmaker

  1. says:

    45 stars Christina I'm totally in love I confided With the harp It was completely and totally unexpected but it happenedOne day Ellie wanders down a new path and stumbles upon a wonderfully hidden secretA harp make

  2. says:

    Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior is a 2019 Bantam Press publication Dan is a Harpmaker who spontaneously gives one of his harps to Elli

  3. says:

    35 stars rounded up I can’t think of any other way to describe this other than what sounds cliche a sweet charming story

  4. says:

    35 STARs A cast of uirky characters with some unexpected and even uite odd turns made this one a uniue read for me although the end was uite predictable I'm not a big romance reader so this was a lighter read and definitely a slower paced story than my typical genre I enjoyed the two main characters Dan and Ellie and thei

  5. says:

    Enchanting sweet heartwarmingELLIE AND THE HARPMAKER by HAZEL PRIOR is a feel good delightful up lifting lighthearted and lovely story that completely entranced meHAZEL PRIOR delivers an engaging humorous entertaining enjoyable and beautifully written tale of music and love here that is told through alternating chapters between Dan and Ellie I absolutely loved Dan’s endearing uirky fun innocent loveable character and thought

  6. says:

    Ellie and the Harpmaker is such a sweet feel good story I’d also like to visit Exmoor asap Deep in the hills of Exmoor Dan is making harps He’s not very social and prefers his work to people anyway Ellie stu

  7. says:

    This is a uirky original novel that reminded me a little of Where’d You Go Bernadette and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Like Eleanor Dan isn’t great at reading social cues and gets anxiety talking to people he doesn’t know He doesn’t care about money only making harps When Ellie stumbles into his place she and Dan begin to talk and she tells him she is a housewife For some reason Dan doesn’t understand sh

  8. says:

    35 starsEllie and the Harpmaker is an entertaining uplifting eccentric escapism with unusual likable characters There is nothing ne

  9. says:

    Beautifully written This was very atmospheric in the manner of a lyrical journey it almost felt like a fairy tale Ellie a housewife of Exmoor wandered into Dan the harp maker's barn one day and they struck up a conversation Dan thought she wa

  10. says:

    Many thanks to Berkely for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review ”Music helps fill up the holes that people leave behind” Ellie and the Harpmarker is a great tale of music and love We follow Ellie and the harpmaker Because whoever was in charge of giving this a title doesn’t know what subtlety is When the harpmaker Dan gives Ellie a harp completely free of charge I might add her life is sent snowballing in both good and b

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