Months after the death of her husband Luke, with whom she had been happily married for six weeks, Claudie Gale sees no sense in life. She regularly sees a therapist, who tries to assuage her sadness with weekly recommendations of the most varied lifeMoreMonths after the death of her husband Luke, with whom she had been happily married for six weeks, Claudie Gale sees no sense in life. She regularly sees a therapist, who tries to assuage her sadness with weekly recommendations of the most varied life help books. She conscientiously performs her duties at work and keeps in contact with her friends.
But the only moment s during which she forgets her pain are when she immerses herself in the world of musicals with her favorite stars Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland. One day a troupe of angels appears to her: Jalisa, who is a former dancer, the beautiful twins Mary and Lily from the Tudor period, who are always arguing, Bert who was in show business in the 1940s and loves musicals as much as Claudie does, and Mr.
Woo, a Chinese herbalist, who has medicine for almost every ill. They want to help Claudie to get over her loss of Luke and to have the courage to carry on. Claudie thinks she has lost her mind. Only she can see the angels and talk with them. Her social environment considers her isolated and strange. But the angels are persistent. What they do and the things they make happen is so endearing, chaotic, funny, and entertaining that they must make Claudie smile.
This doesnt go unnoticed, and Claudies friends also engage themselves wholeheartedly for her happiness. Press A phantastic, warm-hearted novel, whose reading is an elevated experience. Katie Fforde Wittily and cleverly written, this is a wonderful book that credibly tells the story of an endearing and courageous heroine. A true reading pleasure. Charming, creative, and genuine. The jury of the Romantic Novelists Association A story as if taken from life. A mourning widow isbrought back into life by a troupe of eccentric angels.
Sensitive, romantic, and sometimes insanely funny. A novel that one will devour from from the first to the last page. Sophie Weston Author Victoria Connelly was born in 1971 and grew up in Norfolk. She has worked as a civil servant, secretary, and personal assistant. Today she is a private teacher in London. She loves romantic comedies and, like her character Claudie, is addicted to musicals. Flight of Angels is her first novel.