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One Small Act of Kindness by Lucy Dillon

One Small Act of Kindness

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Jason, Stock Exchange trader, is dismissed from his city job for misconduct. His wife, Libby, stands by him and they go back to his roots to help run his family’s B & B, his father having recently died. Libby has to make the best of a bad job. Her mother-in-law is highly critical, the B & B runs out of money and life is tough. She takes in a young woman, Alice, who has lost her memory after a car accident and had the address of the B & B in her pocket. Alice is an interesting character and obviously holds the answer to lots of the plot threads. How it all comes together is beautifully done and nicely unexpected. A good read. ~ Sarah Broadhurst

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One Small Act of Kindness by Lucy Dillon

What can you do to make the world a better place? Libby helps a stranger, and transforms her life in the process. Libby and her husband Jason have moved back to his hometown to turn the family B&B into a boutique hotel. They have left London behind and all the memories - good and bad - that went with it. The injured woman Libby finds lying in the remote country road has lost her memory. She doesn't know why she came to be there, and no one seems to be looking for her. When Libby offers to take her in, this one small act of kindness sets in motion a chain of events that will change many people's lives ...


'Such a brilliant book. So satisfying and clever and deeply moving. I'll be passing it on to all my friends.' Sophie Kinsella

'This vibrant and uplifting novel has not only entertained me hugely, but made me change the way I look at life.' Katie Fforde

'I absolutely adored this wonderful warm truthful book.' Jenny Colgan

'An uplifting novel which will appeal to fans of David Nicholls.' Daily Mail

About the Author

Lucy Dillon

Lucy Dillon won the Romantic Novelists' Association Novel of the Year Award in 2010 for Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts, and is the bestselling author of four other novels: The Ballroom Class, Walking Back to Happiness, The Secret of Happy Ever After and A Hundred Pieces of Me. Lucy was born in Cumbria in 1974. She now divides her time between London and the Wye Valley where she enjoys walking in the Malvern Hills with her basset hounds, Violet and Bonham.

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23rd April 2015


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Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division


480 pages


Relationship Stories
Family Drama
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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