Homeward Bound has been described as ‘a really special one – a plea for all to curl up with a hot drink and read this gorgeous hug of a book!’
It’s a story of family, love and chasing your dreams. 79 year-old George and his teenage granddaughter, Tara, couldn’t be more different. When Tara moves in with George, can they overcome the generation clash and learn from each other?
The reviewers are loving it. ‘I couldn’t put it down,’ and ‘If this book was a song, I’d play it every day’ are just two of the amazing feedback it’s receiving. If you don’t believe them, here are some links to sites where other comments have been left: Goodreads, Netgalley, Amazon, Waterstones and I’ve highlighted some other reviews as blogs and pages on this site. But the best proof would be in the reading. If you do, I hope you enjoy it – and feel free to let me know what you think!
Here’s a bit more about the book
Browsing in my local greengrocers, I found a veritable cornucopia of vegetables. Oregano, mange tout, pak choi, rocket, okra, samphire, fennel, sweet potato . . . all wonderfully cosmopolitan, but no sign of a humble marrow. I don’t mean zucchini or courgette, often described (wrongly) as being baby marrows. I mean full blown cucurbit, described … Continue reading “Scottish play and English vegetables”
‘What’s it all about?’ Tara is eighteen. She’s a musician, about to start uni and hoping for her lucky break. George is seventy-nine. As Tara’s grandfather, he’s expected to be in retirement but in truth, he’s not quite ready to close the lid on his dreams. When he finds himself on a tour of retirement … Continue reading “Homeward Bound”
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