Neil returns from ordination inspired by his sense of ministry, but determined to distance himself from the two ladies in his life. This is not altogether well received, and a wide segment of the congregation of St Stephen's Dunbridge – including the music group – points Neil to the error of his ways. Meanwhile Neil's close friend Colin and his wife Jeannie are delighted by the birth of a daughter, but is all well with the baby? Neil's mother Iris continues to meddle, to his irritation. Churchwarden Peter has said a relieved farewell to his flighty wife Glenda – or has he? Dunbridge is not as peaceful as it seems ...
- Seasons Readings
- Best of 2017
- 2017 British Book Awards - shortlisted titles
- BookShots - big on plot, short on length