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I came here looking for some kind of happiness. I think it might have been the cleverest thing I have ever done.

One difficult winter when her love life falls apart (and so does she), Jen decides on Three Gifts to Self. Gifts One and Two are reducing her workload and staying away from relationships for a while. Gift Three, the most important, is a month alone on a tiny, wild Greek island. It’s a chance to find another kind of happiness; one that comes from the sun and the sea, from the aroma of herbs on the mountains and holding an octopus in your hands.

She decides to act on her dreams of staying for longer – because life is too short not to reach out for what makes us happy. But just when everything is falling into place again, the strangest thing happens…

Falling in Honey is a mouth-watering mix of comedy and romance, and an unforgettable journey from heartbreak to happiness.

‘Take the time to savor her splendid story and find the inspiration to give yourself a gift that might change your life.’
Lisa Niver Rajna, Huffington Post

‘Captures the gentle pace of island life with great charm. A joy to read.’
Harry Bucknall, author of In the Dolphin’s Wake.

‘A lovely read, made me want to run away to a Greek island.’
Helena Frith Powell, author of Love in a Warm Climate, and Two Lipsticks and a Lover.

‘Unlucky in love? If you can’t escape to an idyllic Greek island Falling in Honey is the next best thing.’
John Mole, author of It’s All Greek to Me.

‘Remarkable story’
Daily Express

‘This book will make you laugh and cry and laugh again. I didn’t want it to end.’
Emma Woolf

‘This beautiful memoir recalls both Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love (2006) and the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, providing glimpses into the lives of people in a small Greek village and the process of healing from a broken heart.’

‘Light and lively reading with an understated edge.’