Falling by Jane Green is a warm romance novel. It is kind of a book that one can enjoy in cold winter near a fireplace, with warm coffee and blanket. This book has soft, calm and comforting vibes in it.
When Emma Montague left the strict confines of upper-crust British life for New York, she felt sure it would make her happy. Away from her parents and expectations, she felt liberated, throwing herself into Manhattan life replete with a high-paying job, a gorgeous apartment, and a string of successful boyfriends. But the cutthroat world of finance and relentless pursuit of more began to take its toll. This wasn’t the life she wanted either.On the move again, Emma settles in the picturesque waterfront town of Westport, Connecticut, a world apart from both England and Manhattan. It is here that she begins to confront what it is she really wants from her life. With no job, and knowing only one person in town, she channels her passion for creating beautiful spaces into remaking the dilapidated cottage she rents from Dominic, a local handyman who lives next door with his six-year-old son.Unlike any man Emma has ever known, Dominic is confident, grounded, and committed to being present for his son whose mother fled shortly after he was born. They become friends, and slowly much more, as Emma finds herself feeling at home in a way she never has before.
This story is about an English woman Emma Montague who is an ex-banker. She was in her twenties and left banking to live happy and comforting life in the town of Westport. In Westport, she tried to figure out what she wanted to do in life. She rented a cottage from a Dominic who is hunky, handsome handyman, a bartender by profession. He lived just next door. The romance started between them. Emma and Dominic fell for each other. Emma also acquired great bond with Dominic's son Jesse. And just when everything was going fine Jesse's mother and Dominic's ex showed up. Things became little haywire but they sorted things out with her and themselves. Once more things were going normal and a tragedy happened. To know more read the book.
I loved this book, this wasn't the kind of cheesy love story that I have accepted in past but it is a really mature and decent one, and I liked it. The writing is good, the characters are wonderfully portrayed. All in all kudos to the author for this mesmerizing book.
Talking about ratings
- Cover : - 4/5
- Content : - 4.5/5
- Character : - 4/5
- Concept : - 4/5
- Overall : - 4/5
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