Newly widowed Poppy Shilling should be feeling distraught at the death of her husband, Phil. But, instead, she can’t help feeling relieved. No longer will she have to endure Phil’s iron fist ruling over her and their two young children, or his unfortunate penchant for Lycra cycling wear.
And when a secret is revealed after his death, Poppy’s memories of their life together are turned upside down. Freed from her loveless marriage, Poppy is determined not to make the same mistakes again.
As she embraces village life to the full, will Poppy have the courage to follow her heart? It’s time for a new beginning, and a chance to discover what real love feels like….
Alison Reid reads this hilarious, heartwarming novel from bestselling author Catherine Alliott.
©2011 Catherine Alliott (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
the narrator was awesome and the story was a nice light chic lit, easy to listen too
yes I would recommend it to others who enjoy an easy listening story
"a rural affair"
this was one of the best books I have purchased for a long time. it is begging to be made into a film, made me laugh out loud.
"A Rural Affair"
A good fun book to listen to that flows along easily. Good story. One to go for if you want something easy and gentle.
"Light read with some funny parts"
It was a lovely story about a girl I could identify with. Everything she does goes wrong but she comes right in the end. With some funny moments along the way.
Poppy and her father
The hunt and the ball
It made me laugh
A nice holiday read with a few funny moments especially when her husbands dies
"overall a good ending"
ive read many books by catherine alliott but dont feel this was her best at times there was too much detail leaving me wanting to skip along to get to the interesting bit but overall it turned out to be a good listen,narrated well
"A bit drawn out"
Some good characters especially the her father. There were some and very funny dialogs and laugh out loud moments. For most of the book Poppy was wrapped up in her own thoughts. Great narration just not my cup of tea.
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