Cathy Woodman - Follow Me Home
Former vet Cathy Woodman writes feel-good novels set in a fictitious country village. Vets, doctors, farmers, families and animals bring her books to life. I have found all of her novels a good read, with engaging characters, dilemmas to be solved, plus excitement and page-turning relationship stories. This one is about the local village midwife, Zara, recovering from a broken marriage and coping with delivering babies whilst longing for a family of her own. Then along comes vet Lewis, younger than her, but there's a spark between them. Thoroughly recommended.
Benita Brown - The Promise
Newcastle author Benita Brown pulls the reader into the history of the city and its environs. Warm, real characters fill her stories. This novel follows love across the class divide. We are drawn into a world of comfortable middle-class respectability that hides dark secrets. The author also paints a picture of the hardship of the poorer classes and the boundaries that are difficult to cross in Victorian society.
Carole Matthews - The Difference a Day Makes
Another tale of moving to the country - and how a new life can be made out of tragedy. The heroine, Amy, finds courage and strength to face all that life throws at her. This is a story that pulls at the emotions, containing heartache, love, cute kids and engaging animals, with scenes of gentle humour that carry the reader to a satisfying conclusion.