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More about the book…. Imagine her surprise when the constables come to the door to tell her that Phil has been killed by being smooshed with a frozen block of pee that fell from an airplane.

Rurral by Catherine Alliott. A light hearted and enjoyable read, starting with the death of Phil, Poppy Shilling’s husband and as the story progresses, we learn more about the background to her marriage and the reasons for her lack of grief in his loss.

I loved the main character and her Dad she was very easy to relate to, it was great watching her bumble through her emotions and find herself in the end. My kind of book.

She was duly fired. Share your thoughts with other customers. I read this several years ago, in paperback, but it’s still enjoyable the 2nd rura, around.

Poppy has enough on her plate to sort out her own life but she still manages to get involved in her friend Jenny’s marriage, her other friend’s acrimonious divorce, and other assorted girlfriend problems. Aug 04, Tamara Martinez rated it it was ok.


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It will be good to see how she comes out of the situation with her Mother-in-law and the woman who was her husband’s mistress! Oct allliott, Margaret rated it really liked it Shelves: But when a mysterious visitor arrives after the funeral bearing secrets about her husband, Poppy quickly learns that Phil was not exactly the man she thought he was — and she might not be the woman she thought she was, either.

These would be great to take away on holiday! Though there are parts where the author could have cut a few pages here and there, I was sorry when I got to the end. The Below Country tural Oct, 5: Pages with related products. I really enjoyed the book and look forward to reading more by Catherine.

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Poppy is a young wife and mother who has settled into a lacklustre marriage cztherine Phil, a man she doesn’t really like but catheriine fits the bill as a family provider, although a tight-fisted oneand a less-than-doting father. I like the way her characters weave and mingle through the story. Although we are all aware that fiction is just that – and that fiction is pure escapism – there are surely less ridiculous ways to portray Phil’s death.

Catherine Alliott worked in London as a copywriter in advertising. This book took me ages to finish it. Buy the selected items together This item: It’s called blue ice for a specific reason. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Home is a rural spot on the Hertfordshire border, which she shares with her family and a menagerie of horses, cows, chickens, and dogs, which at the last count totaled eighty-seven beating hearts, including her husband.


A young writer becomes entangled in an illicit gypsy love affair, pulling her into a world of secrets, deception and dark desire. I would definitely like to read Having never read allioty of Catherine’s books before I wasn’t sure what to expect. Some encounters can never be forgotten… On the ancient island of Catheine, Greece, a young archaeologist becomes caught in a web of dark obsession, mystery and seduction.

Rurxl something pages and after I had to give up as I was bored.

Poppy decides she is going to start getting involved in activities and joins the local church choir and the world’s worst book club. It’s funny in places and has the potential to be entertaining but it just starts cxtherine drag on and on with nothing much happening. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book kept me entertained to the end.