A hurt and rejected single mum, forced to work for her ex-partner, finds solace in a charming children’s entertainer. But lots has to go wrong before it can go right and with unfair accusations, misunderstandings and some really moving and poignant childhood flashbacks, this lovely novel is a must read.
Jo Gilroy, an award-winning TV news reporter, has returned to work part-time at Spotlight North West after a lengthy maternity leave. But, to her dismay, she has been demoted to covering the 'And finally' stories at the end of the news. Even worse, her new boss is her ex-boyfriend Richard, who walked out on her and their son Alfie on his first birthday.
Now Richard's going out with the station's celebrity weather girl. As the humiliation piles on, Jo wonders how she can ever trust a man again. But then she meets Dan, an enigmatic balloon sculptor who lives on a canal boat.
Her son Alfie is enchanted by him, as is Jo. But Dan is hiding a dark secret about his childhood. And can Jo really risk another unhappy ending? Find out in Linda Green's hilarious and moving new novel...
Closing date: 31/08/2018
Publication date: 05/03/2009
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||5th March 2009|
|Publisher:||Headline Publishing Group|
Linda Green wrote her first novella at age nine. Unfortunately the pony-based, time-travel thriller genre never took off. She did, however, go on to become an award-winning journalist and has written for the Guardian, the Independent on Sunday and The Big Issue. Linda lives in West Yorkshire, is married to a sports photographer for a national newspaper and has a six-year-old son.More About Linda Green