WAITING FOR A BRIGHT NEW FUTURE
by Sally Jenkins
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Pub Date 5 Dec 2023 | Archive Date 12 Dec 2023
Joffe Books, Choc Lit
From award-winning author Sally Jenkins comes a story about family, friends and facing your fears to find love after fifty.
READERS ADORE SALLY JENKINS:
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘An uplifting little gem.’ Theda
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Just love this author — she has a wonderful way of writing that keeps you interested from the beginning until the end.’ Amazon Customer
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Unusual, clever, heart-warming and a joy to read.’ Jan
Can you learn to live again at fifty-five?
Stuart Borefield has spent his life putting others before himself. In particular, his elderly father.
But when his father dies and Stuart discovers he forgot to put him in his will, he’s shattered.
His older brothers allow Stuart to remain in the family home for just one year. So Stuart advertises for a lodger and gets his first job as a paid carer, looking after kind-hearted, elderly William.
Stuart’s new lodger is the lively and colourful Florence, an ageing tribute band singer who is full of life. And also the complete opposite of staid Stuart.
He’s not used to the dancing and singing that fills the house with joy. Not to mention her knickers left to dry on every spare surface in the bathroom.
She’s everything Stuart never got the chance to be. And for that, he can’t help but push her away. No matter how alive she makes him feel.
But Stuart has already changed. He’s no longer the timid man he was when he met Florence. And the future is looking bright, if he only has enough courage enough to grasp it . . .
FROM THE WINNER OF THE ROMANTIC NOVELISTS’ ASSOCIATION ELIZABETH GOUDGE AWARD.
This uplifting story about learning to live life to the fullest is perfect for fans of Love Untold, Jenny Colgan, Mike Gayle, Jill Mansell, Sue McDonagh, Laura Pearson or Beth Moran.
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