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500 miles from you : a novel

Author: Jenny Colgan
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"Lissa is a nurse in a gritty, hectic London neighborhood. Usually terribly good at keeping it all together, she's recently been suffering quietly with PTSD after witnessing a violent crime. Her supervisor arranges for Lissa to spend a few months doing a much less demanding job in the little town of Kirrinfief in the Scottish Highlands, hoping that the change of scenery will help her heal. Lissa will be switching  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Colgan
ISBN: 0062911244 9780062911247
OCLC Number: 1150029731
Description: 416 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Five hundred miles from you
Responsibility: Jenny Colgan.

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"Lissa is a nurse in a gritty, hectic London neighborhood. Usually terribly good at keeping it all together, she's recently been suffering quietly with PTSD after witnessing a violent crime. Her supervisor arranges for Lissa to spend a few months doing a much less demanding job in the little town of Kirrinfief in the Scottish Highlands, hoping that the change of scenery will help her heal. Lissa will be switching places with Cormac, an army veteran and Kirrinfief's easygoing nurse, paramedic, and all-purpose medical man. Lissa's never experienced small-town life, and Cormac's never spent more than a day in a big city, but it seems like a swap that will do them both some good. In London, the gentle Cormac is a fish out of water; in Kirrinfief, the dynamic Lissa finds it hard to adjust to the quiet. But these two strangers are now in constant contact, taking over each other's patients, endlessly emailing about anything and everything. Lissa and Cormac discover a new depth of feeling...for their profession and for each other. But what will happen when Lissa and Cormac finally meet?" -- Page [4] cover.

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