Reasons To Go Outside: an uplifting, heartwarming novel about unexpected friendship and bravery - Esme King (Hardback) 26-05-2022
Pearl Winter hasn't been outside in forty-three years. Since she arrived on Dartmoor as a girl, an isolated family cottage has been her whole world. A place of safety. But now fifty-nine-year-old Pearl is utterly alone - except for the postman, the local crows, and memories of the summer of 1976. Teenager Connor Matthews feels like a stranger in his own home. Since his mother's death he's been adrift from his remaining family, troubled by the reality of moving on, and unable to see a future ahead. But when Connor begins a summer job as Pearl's gardener, an unexpected friendship opens the door to a fresh start for them both. If only Pearl and Connor can take the first steps . . .