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‘This uplifting story is one of Colgan’s best to date’ Daily Mirror
‘I wanted to hot-foot it to the Scottish islands’ Daily Mail
‘With a cast of memorable characters and an uplifting storyline, [Five Hundred Miles From You] is one of her best novels’ Sunday Express


Lissa loves her job as a nurse, but recently she’s been doing a better job of looking after other people than looking after herself. After a traumatic incident at work leaves her feeling overwhelmed, she agrees to swap lives with someone in a quiet village in Scotland.

Cormac is restless. Just out of the army, he’s desperately in need of distraction, and there’s precious little of it in Kirrinfief. Maybe three months in London is just what he needs.

As Lissa and Cormac warm to their new lives, emailing back and forth about anything and everything, finally things seem to be falling into place. But each of them feel there’s still a piece missing. What – or who – could it be?

And what if it’s currently five hundred miles away?

Reviews

This sweet romance will lift your spirits
Sunday Mirror
A timely window into the world of frontline health workers, and an escapist treat for life-swap dreamers
Mail on Sunday
This uplifting story is one of Colgan's best to date
Daily Mirror
So charmingly described that it made me want to hot-foot it to the Scottish Highlands . . . beautifully written, emotionally intelligent and poignant to read about the many ways health workers help their communities
Daily Mail
With a cast of memorable characters . . . charming illustrations by Jenny Colgan herself, and an uplifting storyline, this is one of her best novels
Sunday Express
A romantic tale that brings a much-needed dose of happiness
Woman
This book will leave you smiling
Bella
A heartwarming read - we loved it.
Closer
Another treat from the queen of feel-good
Woman's Weekly
A heartwarming, emotional read that raises vital issues
Heat
A magic story, heartwarming, addictive and a lovely book to read
Woman's Way