Michelle doesnt believe in fairy tales. Shes a hard-headed businesswoman, making a fresh start in a new town. And when she decides to take over a neglected book shop, she knows the perfect manager.
For book-loving Anna, its a dream come trueand not just because it gives her an escape from her three demanding step-children and their adorable but hyperactive Dalmatian. Although shes been thinking that her own fairytale ending hasnt really turned out the way she hoped, Annas passion for the classics is transforming the shop. The customers, and even Michelle, are falling under the spell of the magical stories of romance, adventure, and lost dogs.
But when secrets from her past threaten Michelles new beginnings, and trouble strikes at the heart of Annas household, can the wisdom and courage of the stories in the bookshop help the two friendsand those they lovefind their happy ever after?