Things I Want You to Know
A poignant, heartwarming novel of love, loss and hope for the future, for fans of Me Before You.
How do you pick up the pieces after the worst has happened? When Nick Deegan's wife, Kate, dies, leaving him with two small children to raise alone, he has no idea how he'll manage. But on the day of her funeral, he discovers a book Kate left for him, Things I Want You to Know...more
Nick returns home to take on responsibility for his children who are traumatised by the loss of their mother, especially Emma who is convinced Nick will leave again.
Kate has left Nick a video telling him he must find himself and move on with the children. Not an easy task as Nic ...more
This book…. This book will have you laughing one moment, and tearfully emotional the next. It is just a stunning read and the whole book traverses the peaks and falls of loss and parenting artfully with the right amount of humour and the right amount of respect. I think that this is the first of her books that I’ve ever read and after reading this one I’ll definitely be exploring the others.
Nick and his wife were separated when she sadly passed away after a short battle with cancer. She leaves ...more
Although Nick d ...more
I loved this book (though it is not Martina's best book, in my opinion) and it was so well written that it took me not so long (after I had the make a pause because of some business I had to take care of) to finish it.
I think the only think I would have to criticise is that somehow the ending was so sudden. This ...more