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Her British whit and charm is so evident in her writing. Salvation arrives for Polly in an unexpected way.

There is also a fairly interesting hunt club section that had both humor and sadness. Start reading A Rural Affair on your Kindle in under a minute. I am loving Catherine Alliotts writing. Newly widowed woman seeks fresh start and village scandals.

It just didn’t deliver that wow, five star punch. Want to Read saving…. Customers who bought this item also bought. Paperback xatherine, pages.

Xffair very likeable character, you can sympathise with her in her loss and the way she copes with her situation through all the ups and downs of her life.

Return to Book Page. Create an account to gain access to more nzherald. I would definitely like to read another one of Catherine’s books.

A Rural Affair

Catherine has written fifteen bestselling novels and is translated into eighteen languages. Share on Google Plus google-plus. Just the first of many humorous twists and turns. It’s an enjoyable enough read I suppose but I doubt very much that I will remember a great deal about it a few weeks down the road!


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It isn’t going to win any awards, but there are parts that caused me to pause and do some thinking.

Catherine Alliott has become one of my favorite writers. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It is so funny and the characters are so enjoyable. There were quite a few laugh out loud moments which always appeals to me but the story was over all VERY predictable and many of the characters where rudal pretentious which just doesn’t appeal to me.

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A certain amount of predictability is encountered, but worth the enjoyment of the story! I found myself warming to the village life and I loved it when Poppy the main character gets on a horse when she hasn’t been on one for ages, I think this part really drew me into the story.

The characters are interesting and there are more than a few laugh aloud moments, as well as some sadness. 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.

Phil has been hiding a dark secret but what could it be? Oct 10, Amy rated it catehrine was amazing. Poppy Shilling has been fantasizing about killing off her prig of a husband for a while. A very likeable character, you can sympathise with her in her loss and the way she copes with he 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 characters in this book. Don’t have a Kindle? See all 61 reviews. Open Preview See a Problem? Written in the first person, it is very easy to identify with Poppy. Light hearted enough to enjoy catherinr time, be it at the airport or when relaxing at home. Easily influenced by those closest to her because she can see the sense of what they are saying, she nevertheless makes her own decisions when affaie time is right.

It was a light hearted romp through village life with many enjoyable characters. All the usual country saga suspects: Poppy Shilling is married to Phil they have 2 children Phil likes to be in control of everything. Refresh and try again. May 27, Robin rated it liked it.