The Lost and Found Life of Rosy Bennett
As she struggles her way through the grief ...more
I learned more about alpacas than I expected, and, ...more
Rosy is a pretty incredible character, for all that she frequently seems unable to cope. The situation Simon leaves her in is awful, ...more
Its not often i can say a whole book drew me in and had me engaged from start to finish.
So here we meet Rosy Bennett, after husband Simon suddenly and unexpectedly dies. We discover things arnt quiet as they seem. Sadly Rosy goes on to discover so many secrets that Simon has been keeping from her. There seems to be no end to the betrayal. Simon has been l ...more
The characters in this novel are so well written that you’ll forget they are not real! Rosy is so identifiable and ...more
I liked the quick pace of the storyline, right from the very start there was plenty going on to hold my interest. Rosy’s life had been completely tipped on its head and she was struggling to co ...more
This was a good book. The plot and the writing picked my interest since the beginning and the mystery to discover pushed me to greedily turn page after page.
Rosy Bennett,our heroine,was a likable character. She seems so real that I felt really bad for her at the beginning and I was really happy at the end.
I've appreciated that she never gave up even if it wasn't easy to leave the city she knows and loves,her best friend and her siter to go to live in an alpaca farm in a little village with her
What starts out as a fairly normal day for Rosy Bennett turns into a really horrible one when her husband dies, leaving her and her sons deep in debt. They have to move down from London to an alpaca farm she suddenly inherits, and in the countryside, she comes to know another side of the man she was married to. She also has to deal with life the right way, while trying to get her sons to not completely hate her.
Rosy is a one of a ...more
“Simon gestured apologetica ...more
Suddenly Rosy finds herself in debt, in danger of losing her family home and the owner of a herd of alpacas. Yes, a bunch of four-legged furry exotic animals. Not really the kind of secret you expect your ...more
The main character, Rosy, has her life turned completely upside down by a series of unpredictable twists throughout the course of the story. She has to deal with every woman's worst nightmare - the sudden death of her partner coupled with debt and the emotional challenges of bringing up two children as a newly single parent. As if that wasn't enough to deal with, she then discovers her husband's secrets and realises she was compl ...more
The author did an amazing job developing Rosy as the lead character. Rosy was a very strong individual even if she didn't know if throughout the whole book. I felt as a reader I couldn't help but root ...more
Her 2 boys are hard to handle youngsters and make life even more difficult – in particular the younger lad James is just a nightmare! I found Rosy’s attitude toward dealing with him a lit ...more
As soon as she hears the fateful news from the family lawyer that there is no money but in fact there is a huge mortgage on a farm miles away her life takes a turn for the worse. Why would he have bought an Alpaca farm! Faced with loo ...more
Rosy's life is thrown into turmoil many times during the story, the first of which is when she sees her husband collapse and die, on the tube, on the morning commute. Leaving behind Rosy and her two teenage boys, Rosy soon discovers she didn't really know her husband at all.
The first surprise and only because it is mentioned within the first 10% of the book ...more
The thought of having to live and work on a farm is horrifying to Rosie and her boys. She tries to make the best of it just like any other Mother would, but her youngest son is proving to be a ...more
A life you once knew and took for granted is now gone, it is hard enough to fight moving forward yet alone a web of secrets that seem to come to head when you realise your husband had lied about not having a mortgage and many other things in life that he looked after. Trying the best way to provide for her Family, Rosy is rebuilding their life from the bottom ...more
Brilliantly written this emotion packed novel unfolds to the quandary Rosy is left in with the death of her husband. Everything she thought she knew about him and what they had together wiped clean with news from her solicitor the family’s finances had been depleted.
The story begins in London and moves to the English countrys ...more
An excellently written book with lots of energy , determination and stamina. Just when you think she has had enough, up pops something else for her to deal with.
I struggled with how Rosy dealt with her 11 year old potty mouth :-)
Rosy left widowed, with all that to contend and deal with, doesn't have a clue what is to follow for her. What does follow are total shocks but she takes each issue on as it hits her. She is hurt, in love and in business bu ...more