|About the Book|
Too Perfect is the second novel by author Lilian Francis.Miriam French wanted to be a writer. But her parents thought she should use her university degree for something more useful. And so, she finds herself working in a small English prep school,MoreToo Perfect is the second novel by author Lilian Francis.Miriam French wanted to be a writer. But her parents thought she should use her university degree for something more useful. And so, she finds herself working in a small English prep school, where she begins to realise that she is not really cut out for teaching. She even doubts whether she likes children, and she certainly has a very low opinion of most of the other staff. But, then she meets Felix.Felix wanted to remain a student forever and after Cambridge, went to Harvard to continue his studies, and indulge his passion for ice hockey. He too, returned to England to do a proper job and now he is the Head Librarian at the Senior School attached to the prep department where Miriam works.The unlikely combination of literature and ice hockey brings these two together. Miriam is also a fan of the crazy sport, and a Christmas trip to the USA to watch Felix’s favourite team, throws them into a whirlwind romance. But, the holiday is just the beginning. They both fall in love, not only with each other, but with the beautiful valley in Vermont, where they ski on the hills above idyllic picture book American villages, and meet some wonderful people.Never imagining they could find someone to share their passions, Miriam and Felix seize the chance to set out together on a life-changing journey. Leaving behind the dull greyness of England, they start a new life in Vermont. The friendships made on their first trip are strengthened. They find a beautiful log cabin to live in. Felix is offered a lecturing post at the university and Miriam finds time to write. All they need now, is a family. Life seems to be perfect, but superstitious as always, Miriam wonders just how long such perfection can last.When cracks start to appear, Miriam knows that an avalanche soon follows and survival becomes a matter of luck. Will Miriam and Felix be lucky enough to weather the storm together, or will she be left alone again?