When her dreams of young love were cruelly shattered, Nerissa Morgan found it hard to move on. Now, at forty-three, everyone around her is enjoying life while she’s just going through the motions. With her boss retiring and rumours of a new doctor coming in to take over the practice she manages, change is coming, whether she’s ready for it or not.
Following the death of his beloved wife, Tom Nelson buried himself in work at his busy inner-London GP practice. When his teenage children find themselves in trouble at school, he realises he’s completely lost touch with them. Desperate to reconnect before it’s too late, he whisks his family away to the pretty seaside village of Mermaids Point determined to make a fresh start.
But all is not as idyllic as it seems. With his predecessor reluctant to let go of the reins and the children as distant as ever, the last thing Tom needs is an undeniable attraction to the woman he unexpectedly finds himself sharing a roof with…
Warm, escapist, feel-good and altogether brilliant story-telling from bestselling author Sarah Bennett. Perfect for all fans of Trisha Ashley and Milly Johnson.
Praise for Sarah Bennett:
'I adored this book. From the moment I read the first page, I was swept up in the beautiful setting, the wonderfully rounded characters and the masterful storytelling. This is a must for fans of emotional storytelling, escapist reading and people and places that will take your breath away. I can't wait to read the next one!' Fay Keenan
'A joyful, heart-warming book full of human kindness and affection. I adored it.' Celia Anderson
'A charming, delightful book. Pour yourself a cup of tea and hunker down. You’ll want to read this in one go.' Terry-Lynn Thomas
'This is the perfect escapist read and I can't wait to follow the characters in what promises to be a wonderful series. Five sparkling stars!' Rachel Griffiths
'What a Mer-mazing book! I'm so glad this is a series and I'll get to meet the characters again because you won't want to leave them after the final page.' Catherine Miller
‘Wonderful! So great to read the story of an older heroine getting a second chance. Highly recommended. Five stars.’ Rachel Burton
'An absolutely gorgeous book. It's wonderful from start to finish. The ending had me sniffing back tears. And, as usual, it was beautifully written.' Katie Ginger
'Another fabulous trip to the beautiful setting of Mermaids Point which will have you rooting for Nerissa all the way. The perfect cosy read.' Bella Osborne
'This adorable book was an absolute joy to read - everything about it was wonderful.' Victoria Cooke