Antiques shop owner George is about to discover A New Map of Love - will the antiques that pass through his shop show him the way?
Abi Oliver has spent much of her life in the Thames Valley. She studied at Oxford and London Universities, has worked for a charity, as a nurse, on Indian Railways and as a writer. She has also raised four children and lives in Purley-on-Thames. This is her first novel as Abi Oliver.
Both funny and poignant * Reader's Digest * George Baxter is one of those rare characters in a novel that you feel you've known all your life. Full of hilarious set pieces and moments of tender reflection, A New Map of Love sneaks up on you, the last page is as lovely as the first. I loved it. -- Kit de Waal, author of Costa-shortlisted My Name is Leon A New Map of Love is an acute and beguiling study of life, love and the endless flat footed dance of men and women. -- Sarah Dunant Poignant, funny and ultimately uplifting * Lancashire Post * Think Midsomer without the murders and you'll come close to this charming, old-fashioned story * S Magazine *