Bring Down the Moon

by Eva Le Bon

Family Drama Relationship Stories Sagas and Romance

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Set in 1954 and running to the present day Bring Down the Moon is a tragically romantic story of the complex, entangled lives of two sisters who marry two brothers; hoping for so much but finding life doesn't always work out as you planned. We think this well-written family saga, from a small independent publisher, is a compelling and addictive read. Why not download the opening extract and see what you think?


Bring down the Moon is on the 2013 Reading Well Mood-boosting Books top 40 List. Run by The Reading Agency, this is a national promotion with the books recommended by readers and reading groups around the country and range from novels and non-fiction to poetry and graphic novels.

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Bring Down the Moon Synopsis

'At the heart of a loving community we find many stories, intertwined with each other and spanning fifty years. Initially, the story revolves around the doctor's home in the 60s, the centerpiece of the village and follows the inhabitants through joy, adventure and struggle.


A story of honesty and veiled truths; two sisters marry two brothers and find themselves in a mix of intense emotion and complications. Fleur, the intrepid heroine, wants the closeness to be perfect but her life takes an unexpected twist when she hears the reflections of a dying priest.

As the layers of stories unfold they draw you in and make you feel part of their world. From the eyes of heroine Fleur, Polly, Annie and Father Francis, Bring Down the Moon will take you on a journey that will excite and absorb you. Both tragic and romantic, it's a tale in which you might just learn something about yourself.' Kitiara Pascoe

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Bring Down the Moon Press Reviews

''It is a bitter-sweet read that shines a light on the painful truths of life.' Elizabeth Fremantle, author of Queen's Gambit


‘A fascinating story told in layers of characters. At times unsettling, but ultimately a story of hope-of the choices we make in the adversities that befall us in our lives. How can we be light and skip through our lives in the wake of tragedies? So cleverly written-and the end is magical’ Ailsa Smith clinical psychologist.


‘I just finished reading BDTM and I loved it! I’ll be putting this on our Book Club reading list for sure!’ Annabel Krupp Canada


‘This is one of those rare books that truly deepens our understanding of human emotion and the way we relate to each other. Everyone should read this’ Dr Jackson Grassington


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ISBN: 9781849916462
Publication date: 20/10/2011
Publisher: Chipmunkapublishing
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849916462
Publication date: 20th October 2011
Author: Eva Le Bon
Publisher: Chipmunkapublishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 190 pages
Genres: Family Drama, Reading Groups, Relationship Stories, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Romance,

About Eva Le Bon

This sensitively written novel is Eva Le Bon’s first piece of fiction writing. From the tapestry of her own lived life including her experience as a psychotherapist she has really loved letting her pen write this novel, with no rush, over several years of her life, and has been intrigued by where it has taken her! At times tear jerking and thought provoking Eva’s story challenges us to keep on discovering our own pathway through, whoever we think we are, and whatever the cards of life have dealt us, as we write our own stories by ...

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