LEt Me Be Like Water
Holly and Sam have been together since university, their lives wrapped up in each other's, and with everything seemingly going for them. But just before her twenty-third birthday, Sam dies suddenly. Overwhelmed, Holly packs up the life they shared, and moves - away from all that reminds her of him - to live by the sea in Brighton.
Here, experiences with her new friends - including a retired magician, a sensational cook, and a pub quiz team - are interspersed with descriptions of her pain and anger. This novel is a lyric meditation on grief, as Holly talks to the Sam she imagines is still listening, offering the reader a deep and personal portrayal of the first year after bereavement.