By Sophia Whitfield
“Today Is The Frist Day Of The Rest Of Your Life”. Tess reads this motto on a plate in her kitchen and wonders what life might have in store for her.
Tess and Gus meet fleetingly when they are both on holiday in Italy but then keep just missing each other.
Tess is in Florence with her best friend for one final fling before heading to university. But when she gets home a family tragedy means university must be postponed and Tess has to step up to help her family. In doing so Tess gives up all her big dreams.
Angus and his family are also in Florence, their lives have already changed due to a family tragedy. Angus must follow the path dictated to him and enter into the medical profession. He tries to do what is expected of him but is desperate to break free from the shackles of his family.
For sixteen years Tess and Gus get on with their lives, both face numerous challenges.
There are magic moments is this debut. Full of humour and romance, this is one to put on your list. If you are a fan of One Day then this one is for you.
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