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Tell it to the Bees [Jan]

By Fiona Shaw
Published by Tindal Street Press
ISBN 978-0-9556476-6-6
Category Romance
January 2010


“Lydia is distraught at the break-up of her marriage. Then her young son, Charlie, makes friends with the local doctor, Jean, and her life is turned upside-down. The locals don’t like things done differently. As Lydia and Jean become closer, rumours start to fly and threaten to shatter Charlie’s world.”

Author's Biography

“Fiona Shaw lives and works in York, where she teaches at the university. After giving birth to her two daughters, she suffered a postnatal breakdown – an experience she chronicled in her acclaimed non-fiction debut, Out of Me, shortlisted for the MIND prize.”


“A memorable evocation of an era when homosexuality was a crime and abortion illegal … A committed and thoughtful writer” — Times Literary Supplement
“Shaw’s writing is lovely: elegant, subtle and haunting” — The Times
“A tender and unlikely page-turner” — Financial Times
“Gripped me like a vice – I stopped doing anything else to get to the end and find out what was going to happen” — Andrew Davies
£9.99   Paperback

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This is a great read - moving, dramatic, romantic, brilliantly written and a page turner to boot!
A great read!
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