Campari for Breakfast by Sara Crowe
Sue Bowl has been through a lot more in life than most 17-year-olds have. Her mother, Buddleia, committed suicide, and not long after that, her father took up with another woman. Buddleia's sister, Aunt Coral, was still mourning the loss of their father when Buddleia took her life. Looking for comfort, and knowing Sue needed some comforting herself, Coral invites her to Egham to spend her gap year in her mother's ancestral home. Of course, Sue can't leave Titford fast enough, mostly because she's sure that Green Place will be the perfect setting to start writing her novel. While she's there, perhaps she can find some answers about her mother, with a dash of romance on the side.