For fans of THE ELEGANCE OF THE HEDGEHOG and THE ONE HUNDRED YEAR OLD MAN, a heart-warming tale of two unlikely lovers rediscovering their joie de vivre.
'Completely enchanting... a gentle and unexpected love story whose characters are drawn with tenderness and touching honesty. I loved it. It deserves to fly off the shelves!'
RUTH HOGAN, author of THE KEEPER OF LOST THINGS
'I enjoyed it very much, a really charming love story' CATHY HOPKINS, author of THE KICKING THE BUCKET LIST Marguerite has been living a comfortable but dull existence in a suburban town with her straitlaced husband. When he dies, she realises that life has passed her by.
Marcel has been in a loving relationship with Nora since they left Algeria sixty years before. Now that he has lost her, he has lost his way.
Marguerite and Marcel come from two very different worlds - one rich, one poor. They never should have met. And yet their paths cross, and a connection forms...
But will they manage to overcome the disapproval of their friends and families, as well as their own misgivings?
'This gorgeous, optimistic, often very funny love story is full of the joys and despairs of ageing, and written with a superb simplicity. It's perfect for the young-at-heart.' DAILY MAIL
The result is an uplifting, heart-warming story about following your heart's desire and finding happiness. - Fraser Coast Chronicle
This is a delightful, tender book about the passage of grief, the ageless art of falling in love and struggling with others' expectations. - Brisbane News