Doctor Simon Gatward is popular with staff and patients alike, he always makes time to listen to personal problems as well as physical ones. But he has a tragedy in his past and when a new patient comes home to die, his past comes back to haunt him.
A busy doctors surgery in a small West Country town witnesses many close relationships and rivalries, human problems and frailties - among the doctors as well as their patients. Doctor Simon Gatward is popular with staff and patients alike: sympathetic and compassionate, he always makes time to listen to personal problems as well as physical ones. But Simon himself has a tragedy in his past that casts a shadow over his life. And when he takes over responsibility for a new patient - a young man who has come home to die - it s a past that comes back to haunt him.
A gripping story which touches some very basic emotions ... Captures wonderfully the two extremes of village life ... This is very powerful stuff - Barbara ErskineAn irresistible read ... This is trusty Joanna Trollope turf; the very centre of Middle England - Clare Garner, The Independent on The Trespassers A delightful, ripping tale, an intriguing story: just the sort of book I d like to read on holiday' - Fiona Castle Warm and witty ... a very readable story of village life - Woman s Weekly on With Hearts and Hymns and VoicesPam Rhodes' tender concern for her characters gets beneath the skin of village life to show how the eternal themes of life and death run side by side with the petty cruelties and little kindnesses of everyday existence' - Woman & Home. . . an excellent and moving read - Woman's WeeklyVery moving, very powerful intimate moments . . . I really did enjoy it - Lynne ParsonsPam Rhodes . . . is worthy of high praise for this moving tale, which shows the human soul at both its best and worst - Northern Echo
About Pam Rhodes
Pam Rhodes is known around the world as the main presenter of BBC TV s Songs of Praise. She has worked on a wide variety of programmes, from anchoring live evening news for Anglia Television to network holiday and travel programmes, her own daily interview series on Lifestyle Television as well as other long-term commitments for LWT and BFBS Television. In addition, Pam has worked extensively in the business world, providing communication skills training and presenting internal corporate programmes, live conferences and worldwide satellite link-up discussions. She lives in Hitchin with her two children.
Whispers by Pam Rhodes
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