A mistake during a job interview caused Andrew, whose job it is to inspect houses after a death, to fabricate an entire family. Like many mishaps, a small white lie grows into something bigger that takes over and gets in the way of him getting on with his life.
It’s only when Penny arrives on the scene at work that it becomes a real problem. Soon Andrew has to decide whether he’s prepared to lose face to gain love.
Something To Live For by Richard Roper is uplifting and funny, with some really touching moments. It causes you to consider the nature of relationships and the threat of loneliness, as Andrew searches for people’s next of kin and attends the funerals if they don’t have anyone.
Uplit is a big genre these days, and the Headline non-fiction editor was signed by Orion with a six-figure deal within 48 hours of submission.
A smile inducing and warming read.