Cathy Woodman - Author

About the Author

Cathy Woodman began her working life as a small animal vet before turning to writing fiction. She won the Harry Bowling First Novel Award in 2002, and her first novel in the Talyton St George series was one of the bestselling debut novels of 2010. She is also a sessional lecturer in Animal Management at a local college. Cathy lives with her two children, two ponies, three exuberant Border Terriers and two cats in a village near Winchester, Hampshire.

Featured books by Cathy Woodman

Follow Me Home (Talyton St George)

Follow Me Home (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/07/2014

This is perfect for fans of Catherine Alliott and Katie Fforde. The village midwife and a young shepherd find love in the new novel from the bestselling author of Trust Me I'm a Vet, set in Talyton St George, Britain's most romantic town Life has been tough for village midwife Zara. Recently divorced and living with her grandmother, Zara is struggling to get back on track. Until one day, love walks in, in the form of an abandoned puppy. Although Zara adores her new friend, the puppy causes havoc wherever they go, so she is grateful when local shepherd Lewis offers to train her. But Lewis has an ulterior motive for helping. And though Zara may be able to trust him with her naughty dog, can she trust him with her bruised heart?

Country Loving

Country Loving

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/1970

Finally, she decides to give up her job - and her fiance - and take on the farm permanently. She dreams of turning it into a tourist attraction, never realising it would be so difficult. But with the help of many of Talyton St George's local residents, and the locum vet Leon, she is starting to make progress. Until a life-changing complication throws all her plans into disarray, and destroys her growing romance with Leon...

Other books by Cathy Woodman

Springtime at Cherry Tree Cottage (Talyton St George)

Springtime at Cherry Tree Cottage (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/03/2016

After years of training, horse-mad Flick has finally achieved her dream of becoming one of the few female blacksmiths in the country. Her first job is in Talyton St George. The little cottage on the green where she is staying is idyllic, and it feels like the fresh start she needs. But she soon finds she is having to work overtime to prove her abilities to the not-so-welcoming locals. One person very much on her side though is Robbie Salterton. He's a bit of a local celebrity - a handsome stunt rider who does charity work in his spare time - and he seems to be going out of his way to look out for Flick. But is he just being friendly or does he see Flick as something more? Despite swearing off men, Flick can't help wanting to find out . . .

Follow Me Home A Novel

Follow Me Home A Novel

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/07/2015

Vets on Call (Talyton St George)

Vets on Call (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/04/2015

It's all change at Otter House as a new vet moves in. Perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Catherine Alliott Motorbike-riding, leather-clad Ross looks like a bad boy, but underneath the leathers, he's a good-looking charmer and he soon worms way into the hearts of everyone in Talyton St George. Even vet nurse Shannon warms to him. So when she needs a place to live, it makes sense to move in with Ross. Just as a friend, of course. As they grapple with escaped snakes and feral cats, their friendship deepens, until they can't deny their feelings for each other any longer. But when a terrible accident leaves Shannon's life in tatters, it changes their relationship forever. Because how will she ever know whether Ross is staying with her out of love or pity? Talyton St George, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home

Give a Little Love

Give a Little Love

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: eBook Release Date: 12/03/2015

From Cathy Woodman, the bestselling author of Trust Me I'm a Vet, an exclusive short story featuring some of Talyton St George's best-loved charactersThree years after an accident left her in a wheelchair, artist Penny Diamond has made a new life for herself in a little cottage on the edge of Talyton St George. Penny makes a living through her art, and with the aid of her assitance dog Sally and a carer who comes in during the day, she's managing to live an independent, if very quiet,life. Until one day she gets a new carer. Declan is young - a lot younger than her - and he brings a breath of fresh air into her life. It doesn't hurt that he's also thoughtful, kind and good looking. But what could a young man like Declan ever see in a woman like Penny?

Follow Me Home (Talyton St George)

Follow Me Home (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/07/2014

This is perfect for fans of Catherine Alliott and Katie Fforde. The village midwife and a young shepherd find love in the new novel from the bestselling author of Trust Me I'm a Vet, set in Talyton St George, Britain's most romantic town Life has been tough for village midwife Zara. Recently divorced and living with her grandmother, Zara is struggling to get back on track. Until one day, love walks in, in the form of an abandoned puppy. Although Zara adores her new friend, the puppy causes havoc wherever they go, so she is grateful when local shepherd Lewis offers to train her. But Lewis has an ulterior motive for helping. And though Zara may be able to trust him with her naughty dog, can she trust him with her bruised heart?

Three of Us

Three of Us

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: eBook Release Date: 24/03/2014

The Three of Us is an exclusive short story introducing Zara, the village midwife whose story you can read in Follow Me Home, and bringing us up to date with what's happened to Tessa and Jack from The Village VetTessa and Jack live at the animal sanctuary in Talyton St George. They had been friends for years, but it wasn't until Jack interrupted Tessa's wedding that she discovered his feelings for her were stronger than she ever knew.Now, a year on, they could not be happier. And when Tessa discovers she's pregnant, it's as if all their dreams have come true.But a scan shows that there are complications, and suddenly Tessa realises that Jack has always had doubts about having a baby. Supported throughout by Zara, the village midwife, Tessa and Jack have some tough decisions to make. However, as the baby's birth draws closer, Tessa and Jack grow further apart. Will he feel differently when the baby is born? Or will having her wonderful child mean losing the man of her dreams?

Country Loving

Country Loving

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2013

The seventh book in Cathy Woodman's hugely popluar Talyton St George series Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Their names are in brackets to show which books feature their story. All the other books have new characters, although Maz and Alex always crop up now and again. Talyton St George, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home

Vets in Love (Talyton St George)

Vets in Love (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/11/2012

The sixth book in Cathy Woodman's hugely popular Talyton St George series Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Their names are in brackets to show which books feature their story. All the other books have new characters, although Maz and Alex always crop up now and again. Talyton St George, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home 'I absolutely love Cathy's books. They are such a treat to read' Katie Fforde 'Woodman's warmth and wit are set to make her the next big thing in rural romance' Daily Record 'An utterly compelling read with moments that brought tears to my eyes. I would definitely recommend it' Candis 'Woodman weaves a beguiling tale grounded in her own experience' Choice

City Girl, Country Vet

City Girl, Country Vet

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: eBook Release Date: 04/09/2012

London veterinarian Maz Harwood has learned the hard way that love and work don't mix. So when Emma, her best friend from vet school, asks her to look after her practice in the English countryside for six months, Maz decides that is just the change of scenery she needs. But country life is trickier than she could have imagined.It is one thing to trade her smart heels for wellies; it's another to deal with unwelcoming locals, an intense rivalry with the town's other vet practice, and worse yet, the realization that her friend's practice is in as bad a shape as Maz's own broken heart. Things get even more complicated when she meets her rival's dashing son, who is totally unsuitable as a prospect . . . or is he? Can Maz win over the locals, save the lives of her patients, keep Emma's practice from going under . . . and find love again?Cathy Woodman, a fresh new voice in women's fiction, has written a warm, breezy romantic comedy with just enough mishap and plenty of adorable four-legged creatures.Previously published in the UK as Trust Me, I'm A Vet.

The Village Vet (Talyton St George)

The Village Vet (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/04/2012

The fifth book in Cathy Woodman's hugely popular Talyton St George series Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Their names are in brackets to show which books feature their story. All the other books have new characters, although Maz and Alex always crop up now and again. Talyton St George, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home 'Woodman's warmth and wit are set to make her the next big thing in rural romance' - Daily Record 'An utterly compelling read with moments that brought tears to my eyes. I would definitely recommend it' - Candis 'Woodman weaves a beguiling tale grounded in her own experience' - Choice 'Great fun' - Sun

Talyton St George Bundle: Trust Me, I'm a Vet/ The Sweetest Thing

Talyton St George Bundle: Trust Me, I'm a Vet/ The Sweetest Thing

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/2012

Katie Fforde meets James Herriot in these two gorgeous countryside romancesTrust Me I'm a VetWhen city vet Maz Harwood runs away from her disastrous love life in London to work at Otter House Vets in Talyton St George, Devonsire, she is hoping that she will find some peace and quiet.But there is precious little peace to be had at the Otter House. What with a comatose hamster, bowel-troubled dogs, and prize-winning cats. But her patients are the least of her worries, as she also has to contend with a stubborn neighbour who's threatening to sue over an overzealous fur cut, and the distracting presence Alex Fox Gifford, the dashing son of the Otter House vets' main competitor.The Sweetest ThingAfter a messy divorce, Jennie Copeland is determined to live life on her own terms, and so she moves herself and her three children into a ramshackle house on the outskirts of Talyton St George, where she intends to set up her own cake-baking business.Although it sounds idyllic, in practice, Jennie can't help wondering whether neighbouring farmer Guy Barnes was right when he predicted she wouldn't last the year. But she's determined to stick it out, if only just to annoy him.

It's a Vet's Life (Talyton St George)

It's a Vet's Life (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/11/2011

The fourth novel in Cathy Woodman's hugely popular Talyton St George series Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Talyton St George, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home

The Sweetest Thing (Talyton St George)

The Sweetest Thing (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/04/2011

The third novel in Cathy Woodman's hugely popular Talyton St George series. Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Their names are in brackets to show which books feature their story. All the other books have new characters, although Maz and Alex always crop up now and again. Talyton St George, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home

Must Be Love (Talyton St George)

Must Be Love (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/10/2010

The second novel in Cathy Woodman's hugely popular Talyton St George series. Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Their names are in brackets to show which books feature their story. All the other books have new characters, although Maz and Alex always crop up now and again. Talyton St George, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home

Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Talyton St George)

Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Talyton St George)

Author: Cathy Woodman Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/04/2010

The very first novel in Cathy Woodman's hugely popular Talyton St George series. Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Their names are in brackets to show which books feature their story. All the other books have new characters, although Maz and Alex always crop up now and again. Talyton St George Series, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home

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