My review of The Cornish Midwife is here. I enjoyed the previous book so much–I had to know what happens to Ella and Anna and their guys!
Ella and her boss, Anna Jones, are dealing with the good and the bad of life. The good–both have found love. Anna with Brae and Ella with old flame Dan. But how could such a problem beset two midwives? [No spoilers]. Will they adapt and be happy? Accept only a miracle?
Meanwhile, the two and their fellow midwives care for expectant mothers, deliver babies, and do follow-up visits all while raising money for a great cause now very dear to both their hearts.
In a Cornwall as different from that of Daphne DuMaurier as night is from day or Dr. Pepper from Champers, I still am in love with this crew! This books was exactly what I needed for my commute this week. I hope there is another book to come!
4 Stars of Fun and Happiness
A Summer Wedding for the Cornish Midwife by Jo Bartlett
My review of The Cornish Midwife
I needed an audio book for my commute! This conundrum often helps me find enjoyable books I would not have picked otherwise. I liked the look and sound of this book and was in the mood for a “feel good” story. I listened to the sample to be sure I could stand the reader and decided it would be fun.
Ella is ready to embark on the next stage of her London dream life with her record-producer fiance-even agreeing to forgo the wedding in the lovely church at home in Cornwall (see map) to fulfill his dream of marrying where Paul McCartney and Linda did all those years ago. When that plan takes a different turn Ella, a rising midwife with a career in high-risk births, briefly becomes an internet sensation. Running home to Cornwall to wait out her notoriety, Ella takes a short-term contract as a midwife at the local hospital coming face-to-face with her romantic past when one of her first patients is her old boyfriend’s sister. As the months back home in St. Agnes go by Ella feels both more comfortable and a bit worried–was her very expensive education and start in London life really done for her to just deliver babies at home in St. Agnes? Surly her parent’s life savings were worth a higher-profile career, right? But then there’s…..[no spoilers].
This story was exactly what I needed! Feel good, but not cloying, no “oh, come on” coincidences. Ordinary people, enjoying ordinary lives, fulfilling ordinary dreams but in an extraordinarily wonderful way.
Best of all Book Two arrives July 1st! I can’t wait! It is available for preorder now.
The Cornish Midwife by Jo Bartlett