SynopsisThe craggy peak of the Grey Man dominated the small Welsh valley where Docherty's farm nestled among small fields. Its presence haunted Bryony, newly bereaved and finding it hard to settle in as Docherty's housekeeper. The farmer was ill at ease with women and had little to say to her, and she missed her old life on her mother's farm in Cheshire. The mountain reawakened her memories of the avalanche that had killed her fiance eight years before. She feared its ruthless power. Two strands weave their way through this magical novel set in the mountains of Snowdonia. as Bryony tries to come to terms with her new life, so, from the other side of the mountain, Precious Hope, an abandoned German Shepherd bitch, finds her way to shelter in a cave high on the slopes of the Grey Man. Both lonely, both in their different ways fighting to survive in a strange new world, girl and dog will have to brave the mountain at its most wrathful before they can win through to happiness.
Audiobook of the Month
Love, Love Me Do - Mark Haysom
An astonishing debut from Mark Haysom, Love, Love Me Do is set in 1963 - the year the Beatles first top the charts and the year Martin Luther King has a dream. It is utterly original, sweet and funny. Not one to pass by!
1963. Truman Bird moves his family from their Brighton home to a dilapidated caravan in the Ashdown Forest - then disappears. A charmer, a chancer, a liar - he's always got away with it, but now he only has one day to put things right... For Truman's wife, Christie, life has not turned out.