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‘An honest and thoughtful memoir. Moving but, ultimately, full of hope. Beautiful.’ KATE MOSSE

‘A beautiful, intimate story of love and understanding – candid and funny. This is a lyrical memoir of hope and forgiveness.’
RAYNOR WINN,
author of The Salt Path


‘He’s in hospital again . . . and he’s not eating. Perhaps you should think about coming back to the UK,’ Brenda said. ‘I don’t think your dad will be going home again.’

Shaun’s mother is in a care home with Parkinson’s Dementia and now his father is dying. He should go back.

And yet this was supposed to be his time. Shaun has relocated to a new country to make a fresh start. His two daughters are grown-up. He has moved on from the divorce. He is single and he is free and still hoping to find love again.

Will this mean giving up on his own life?


A heart-warming, heart-wrenching, and beautifully humane account of loving and caring.NICCI GERRARD, novelist and author of What Dementia Teaches Us About Love

‘An insightful tale of care . . . this book needed to be written.’ JO GOOD, BBC Radio London

‘A vital subject, a really strong voice and, hurrah, humour makes this absorbing reading.’ CAROLINE RAPHAEL, Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime

An eye-opening – and at times jaw dropping – account that will make you weep with its tenderness and compassion . . . A highly readable tale of redemption and a celebration of love’s many hues.PAUL BLEZARD, Love Reading

Moving’ DAILY MAIL