Monica Wood is an award-winning, bestselling novelist and memoirist. Born in Maine, New England, to an Irish Catholic family, she worked as a guidance counsellor and in a nursing home before becoming a full-time writer. She is also a singer, and travelled the New England circuit singing jazz, country, pop and gospel for many years. She lives in Maine with her husband.
Curl up and enjoy this bewitching novel - Woman & HomeA lovely, quirky novel about misfits across generations - Daily MailA whimsical and bittersweet story about finding friendship in the most unlikely places - Good HousekeepingRazor sharp while packing a heart-wrenchingly powerful emotional punch... Beautifully written, cleverly constructed, at times hilariously funny and ultimately deeply affecting - this should be a smash - Sunday MirrorDelightful. It's a hugely engaging look at how lives can be remade in the most unexpected of ways - Sunday ExpressHeartwarming... beautifully sketched characters... life-affirming ***** - StylistA beguiling, heart-wrenching and funny book... Absolutely gorgeous - PsychologiesThis inspirational tale of friendship, world records and following dreams is a stunner - Heat