Needles and Pearls Paperback
by Gil McNeil
Slip one A year after her husband's death, Jo Mackenzie is finally starting to get the hang of being a single parent.
Knit two together The boys are thriving in their new seaside home, the wool shop is starting to do well and despite two weddings, an in-school knitting project and Trevor the Wonder Dog coming to stay, she's just about keeping her head above water.
Cast off But boys, babies and best friends certainly make life a lot more interesting.
Can Jo cope when things get really complicated? Because if knitting truly does keep you sane when your life starts to unravel then it looks like Jo is going to need much bigger needles.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 04/08/2008
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780747581659
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Review by wyvernfriend
It's been a year since Jo Mackenzie's husband died. She's slowly getting (somewhat) used to being a single mom, working out how to make the shop work, keeping her staff happy, mourning a little Damien's departure from her life and wondering if Martin would be a good choice for a new relationship.And then she discovers that she's pregnant and her life will never be the same.It's light stuff, the knitting references really anchor it for me and the story pulled me along, nothing spectacular but readable.