Falling

Falling

Book - 2016
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When Emma Montague left the strict confines of upper-crust British life for New York, she felt sure it would make her happy. Her Manhattan life was 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 wasn't the life she wanted either. In the picturesque waterfront town of Westport, Connecticut, she begins to confront what it is she really wants from her life. Remaking the dilapidated cottage she rents from Dominic, a local handyman who lives next door with his six-year-old son, Emma finds herself feeling at home in a way she never has before. When fate intervenes, Emma must fight for what she loves, for the truth she has discovered about herself, or risk losing it all.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780399583285
0399583289
Branch Call Number: GREEN J
Green, J
Characteristics: 375 pages ; 24 cm

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brooklynheart5
Aug 23, 2017

I absolutely adored this book! I even cried on the train (very embarrassing). I would love to just pack up and move to beautiful Connecticut. (I wish).

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BooksAmy
Feb 18, 2017

I read this for the Feb. t-shirt/book promotion on-line. The author kept my interest and surprised me as well.

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Gerry_21
Jan 09, 2017

A very good read - another great book from Jane Green :-)

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pktab
Oct 05, 2016

Another great story by Jane Green! I always look forward to her books because they are among the best in women's fiction. In addition, they are all so different; totally different stories with different endings. One never knows what to expect from this author. Great read!!

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bricky
Oct 05, 2016

This book is very disappointing. How is it that Emma went to the hospital in the back of an ambulance then drove home afterwards. As far as her parents coming from England - well I think they must have used a time machine.

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Pulp_queen
Aug 24, 2016

What starts out and progresses as a nice love story takes an abrupt turn for the worse. Out of nowhere, the author changes the pace and I was left thinking....did someone else write the ending?

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McAnnieG
Aug 22, 2016

Move over Nicholas Sparks! Falling: a love story will have you laughing and crying and hoping for a happy ending.

A rental home by the beach in Westport Connecticut is exactly what 37 yr old. Brit Emma Montague is looking for now that she's left her high finance job in New York and is trying to figure out what's next.

Her landlord, Dominic DiFranco, is a local boy who rents out one of the homes he inherited from his Italian grandparents while he lives in the other one next door with his 6 yr old son, Jesse. Dom tends bar at night to be able to raise Jesse alone.

Everybody loves Dom and Emma finds herself drawn to him even as she's terrified of interacting with a child.

Though they have very different upbringings, they are determined to build a life together and give Jesse a stable, love-filled home.

Love and life never run smooth and theirs is no exception. How everyone handles what fates befall them makes this a story where laughter and tears blend well.

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caj1222204441801
Aug 10, 2016

What a great story!!! Emma finds herself wanting an easier lifestyle than to be in England. Well written and very enjoyable. Loved it!!!

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