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Five Hundred Miles From You: the life-affirming, escapist novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author

Jenny Colgan

5 Reviews

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Adult & contemporary romance

The unmissable new heartwarming, funny, emotional read from Sunday Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan

'This uplifting story is one of Colgan's best to date' Daily Mirror
'I wanted to hot-foot it to the Scottish islands' Daily Mail
'With a cast of memorable characters and an uplifting storyline, [Five Hundred Miles From You] is one of her best novels' Sunday Express


Lissa loves her job as a nurse, but recently she's been doing a better job of looking after other people than looking after herself. After a traumatic incident at work leaves her feeling overwhelmed, she agrees to swap lives with someone in a quiet village in Scotland.

Cormac is restless. Just out of the army, he's desperately in need of distraction, and there's precious little of it in Kirrinfief. Maybe three months in London is just what he needs.

As Lissa and Cormac warm to their new lives, emailing back and forth about anything and everything, finally things seem to be falling into place. But each of them feel there's still a piece missing. What - or who - could it be?

And what if it's currently five hundred miles away?

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Praise for Five Hundred Miles From You: the life-affirming, escapist novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author

  • This sweet romance will lift your spirits - Sunday Mirror

  • A timely window into the world of frontline health workers, and an escapist treat for life-swap dreamers - Mail on Sunday

  • So charmingly described that it made me want to hot-foot it to the Scottish Highlands . . . beautifully written, emotionally intelligent and poignant to read about the many ways health workers help their communities - Daily Mail

  • Gorgeous location, dancing dialogue and characters you'll fall in love with. Irresistible!

  • A wonderful story with a hint of magic about it. Just lovely.

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Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous Sunday Times bestselling novels and has won various awards for her writing, including the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance, the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year Award and the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel of the Year Award. Her books have sold more than five million copies worldwide and in 2015 she was inducted into the Love Stories Hall of Fame. Jenny is married with three children and lives in Scotland.

For more about Jenny, visit her website and her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
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