Over the past few years, Jill Mansell has become one of my go to authors. Whenever I’m in need of a new book and I don’t have one in mind, I search the Kindle store for one of hers and I’ve never been disappointed. To the Moon and Back is the fifth novel I’ve read by Jill Mansell, and like all of her others, I was thoroughly entertained with her witty humor and storytelling.
What would you do if the love of your life was tragically killed? Could you pick up the pieces and move on? Unfortunately, Ellie Kendall finds herself in that situation when her husband dies in a car accident. A year after his death, she realizes she needs to move out of their flat which had suddenly become rundown by low income tenants and find a new job with colleagues who won’t look at her as though she’s about to break at the drop of a hat.
With her move across town, Ellie finds a new friend in her new neighbor, Roo – who is true to form to all of Mansell’s supporting characters. She’s a former pop star diva, once mistress turned do-gooder to pay for her sins. Her new job? It’s perfect. She lands a job as an assistant to Zach McLaren – a successful entrepreneur. Like all of Mansell’s novels, there’s twists and turns along the way and nothing is ever as straightforward as it seems to Ellie. As she heals and starts to move on with her life, she faces opportunities that force her to decide if she’s really ready to jump back into the dating pool.
Whether it’s your first or fifth Jill Mansell book, you won’t be disappointed. It’s perfect for a warm summer day by the pool or a perfect one to save for those early, chilly fall nights at home.
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