One Good Thing
A heartwarming and hilarious alternative love story from Alexandra Potter, bestselling author of Confessions of a Forty-Something. In life, nothing is certain. Just when you think you have it all figured out, something can happen to change the course of everything. Liv Brooks is still in shock. Newly divorced and facing an uncertain future, she impulsively swaps her London life for the sweeping hills of the Yorkshire Dales, determined to make a fresh start. But fresh starts are harder than they look. Feeling lost and lonely she decides to adopt Harry, an older dog from the local shelter, to keep her company. But Liv soon discovers she isn't the only one in need of a new beginning. On their daily walks around the village, they meet Valentine, a lonely elderly gentleman in need of companionship, and Stanley, a little boy who is scared of everyone and hides behind his garden gate. And then there's Maya, a teenager who is angry at everyone and everything. But slowly things start to change... Utterly relatable, funny, and heartbreakingly honest, One Good Thing is a novel about friendship, finding happiness, and living the life unexpected. And how when everything falls apart, all you need is one good thing to turn your life around and make it worth living again.