Lucy Daniels is the collective name for the writing team that created the bestselling children's book series Animal Ark. Hope Meadows is a brand new Lucy Daniels series for adult readers, featuring the characters and locations that were so beloved in the original stories. The Hope Meadows series been written by Sarah McGurk, who has the twin advantages of being passionate about Animal Ark and a fully qualified vet! Sarah was inspired by James Herriot to become a veterinary surgeon some thirty years ago. A few years after qualification, she realised she wanted to follow him further, into the world of veterinary writing. She began with short stories, then longer works of fiction, related to her work in general practice and in emergency and critical care. Her special interests include anaesthesia and pain relief, and low-stress techniques in small animal handling. Sarah currently lives in Norway. She has worked for two years in a local veterinary practice and speaks Norwegian fluently.
Praise for the Hope Meadows series * : * 'The romance, tragedy and drama play[s] out alongside some deeply poignant animal stories...an absolute must read for animal lovers' -- The Book Bag 'A lovely story of what it's like to be working with animals and travelling around the beautiful Yorkshire countryside' -- Jaffareadstoo 'An incredibly lovely story' -- Rachel's Random Reads 'Just the right amount of nostalgia... wonderful and very poignant' -- The World is a Book Blog 'An adorable read [with] a real sense of village community' -- Bookworms and Shutterbugs 'A stunning, emotional, beautiful tale of friendship, love, and the importance of being who you need to be. I laughed, I cried, and I became completely ensnared, and I cannot recommend it highly enough - it really has got it all!!' -- Books of All Kinds