Release Date - 11th August 2016
Book Length - 464 pages
Available on - www.amazon.com | www.amazon.co.uk
In 1997 life was just beginning for Tess. Travelling with her best friend, Doll, for the summer was great and she knew that she would love to return to Italy someday. But an exciting new life was waiting for her at University when she returned home, and she couldn't wait. But sometimes fate has different plans, and when Tess returns home her world is turned upside down when her beloved mum dies with cancer and everyone expects Tess to look after her little sister Hope, who has Aspergers Syndrome. But as the years trickle by, Tess must deal with many challenges along the way - a broken engagement, a lost friendship, an affair and many disappointments. And at a time when she seems to be at her lowest, an unexpected trip may just bring her everything she needs.
Life was also at a turning point in 1997 for Gus. On a holiday in Italy with his parents, Gus struggles with the death of his brother - mainly because he feels guilt about the way he died, and also about the fact that he didn't really like his brother that much. With his parents lost without their golden boy, Gus is eager to leave home and begin University, even if he is unsure about studying medicine. As the years pass, a steady relationship is thrown away and an unexpected relationship burns brightly, but life will bring joy alongside sorrow, for Gus. But when he finds himself, in his thirties, lost and alone, a friend gives him a trip that may just see the stars align in his favour.
MISS YOU by Kate Eberlen is an emotionally charged contemporary novel that really deals with the messy parts of life and love. Told through the eyes of Tess and Gus we get to see their lives unfold and their reasons for their decisions - we also get to see them pass each other by, like ships in the night, so many times that I found myself screaming for them to actually meet! Dealing with many topics, like Aspergers Syndrome, grief, affairs, broken friendships, and the complexities of familial relationships, MISS YOU by Kate Eberlen relays it all with grace and such a unique flare that really gets to the heart of life. Balanced with humour and love, this is a truly wonderful read, and I could not put it down!
BOOK RATING - 📖📖📖📖📖 5+
Kate Eberlen grew up in a small town thirty miles from London and spent her childhood reading books and longing to escape. After studying Classics at Oxford University, she had lots of different jobs before training to teach English as a Foreign Language with a view to spending more time in Italy, a country she loves. Kate is married and has one son. For more information:
Website - kateeberlen.com
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Twitter - twitter.com/KateEberlen
*Book received from Netgalley.com
Hi fellow bookworms. My name is Linda and I'm a reviewer & blogger from Ireland. Oh and also a wife and mother!
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