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Poppy's Seed

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When Emily and Peter Stanchester retire to Lyme Regis, they both struggle to adapt to their new life. Peter misses his routine and the feeling of being important and useful; Emily misses her freedom and her friends at work. The happy retirement they had been looking forward to seems out of reach and their once-unshakeable marriage is on the brink of falling apart.

Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 28th 2017 by Troubador Publishing Ltd
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Jan 23, 2018 rated it liked it
I recognized a lot about early retirement in this story! Set in Lyme Regis, with short forays to Taunton, I recognized the places and the Cobb, for once, wasn't centre stage. There's more to life than making do, isn't there?
Feb 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Peter and Emily struggle to settle into their new way of life once retired to Lyme Regis. However they both encounter an artist in the small town, who is about to affect both their lives. Although this book had somewhat of a slowish start, mainly with some necessary scene setting, it is worth it. The story begins to unfold and the well drawn and believable characters reveal themselves.

I found this a very enjoyable read with a believable and interesting storyline. Its also refreshing to read abo
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Apr 26, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this to be an interesting concept on life after retirement.
A definitely different but shocking prospective, if you uproot when you retire from your employment and leave friends, job and any family.
An eye- opener!
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