lilskip4.0 out of 5 starsWell-written and uplifting18 June 2019Format: Kindle EditionEllie-Rose is a great character. She’s, young, adventurous and capable. She’s a working physio who loves her job and has all the skills needed to set up a good business. She has also lost her boyfriend because of a tragic accident and has to grieve, make a new life and eventually think about falling in love again.
Although it’s a novel, it has the interest of a ‘medical memoir’ in places and I really enjoyed being let into the secrets of the physio (The novel had me wondering about my posture and wishing Ellie-Rose could have a quick look at my stiff shoulder).
Despite the fact that it deals with serious themes, Ellie’s world is a lovely one to slip into at the end of the day as she settles in a village, parties in London and holidays abroad. It fits the recent trend in ‘up-lit’ novels in which everyday courage, kindness and empathy create optimism.
K9Kay5.0 out of 5 starsA must have holiday read4 June 2019Format: Kindle EditionI normally don’t read romances but this is a book with a real depth of characters and the vivid descriptions of locations makes you feel s if you are there – I know them to be accurate as I have visited several of these places. I particularly liked the vignettes that interspersed the narrative with stories of the patients. I highly recommend this as a first class holiday or rainy afternoon read and you may be surprised how much you also learn about physiotherapy and working gundogs!
tilly thomas5.0 out of 5 starsA really good read5 June 2019Format: Kindle EditionI dont get a lot of time for reading, but took this book on holiday and got lost in it! Beautifully written with a genuine warmth to the story. Loved the references to physiotherapy and the working of the dogs. A must read!
Amazon Customer4.0 out of 5 starsA heart warming Sunday afternoon read!23 June 2019Format: PaperbackThis is a lovely story, full of heart warming moments. The characters are endearing and you find yourself rooting for Ellie-Rose praying that it’s all gunna work out for her. (sorry, no spoilers in this review). It’s a positive look at how one young woman works through her grief and not only accepts her new life, but learns she can thrive in it.