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Knowing where a marriage starts is easy. Knowing where it ends is harder. Angela's beloved husband, Jonathan, has been dead for two years. But after all this time, Angela can still hear his voice echoing in her mind, promising her - as he had in life - that he'd send her someone to love....

Title : Send Me A Lover
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ISBN : 9780340932766
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 352 Pages
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Send Me A Lover Reviews

  • Samantha
    2019-04-18 04:35

    It is considered exteremly bad forms for a woman to sit on a commuter train crying her eyes out on her way home, this is the situation that I found myself in yesterday when I finished this book. Angela's last date with her husband broke my heart not only was it touching but it was extremely sensitive and beautifully written, for me this is where the story really gets going. I love the mother daughter relationship and for me Viv really brings a sence of light relief with her. A wonderfuly and creative read with some comparisions to PS I Love You but well able to stand alone as a good story in its own right.

  • Νίκη
    2019-03-27 12:33

    Στα μισά του βιβλίου, το είχα βαρεθεί.Του έδωσα μια ευκαιρία μήπως με κερδίσει αλλά όχι,δεν μου άρεσε. Οι χαρακτήρες αλλοκοτοι, με εξαίρεση την πρωταγωνιστρια,

  • Diane D White
    2019-04-08 10:19

    Black with Cream and SugarThis novel reminds me of how I always used to order my coffee:"black... with cream and sugar". I meant the pause as a tongue-in-cheek way of admitting I wasn't quite yet equal to just drinking it black.Mason successfully sweetens and lightens the darkness of her subject matter with endearing female characters and entertaining dialogue. The black acid taste of devastating grief is made tolerable by their plucky get-on-with-it-then manner of supporting one another. Mason didn't overdo it; one knows the brew is essentially too hard to choke down without a bit of cream and sugar. I will express disappointment in Mason's proofreaders. This book suffers from numerous proof-edit oversights.

  • Punithadanakody Danakody
    2019-03-21 07:39

    Angela’s husband, Jonathan, promised if something happened to him, he’ll send her a lover. Two years after his death, nothing happens and Angela feels like she’s an emotional wreck.Trying to cope with her misery, she ends up going on a trip to Greece with her over vivacious mother – Vivian, who’s although full of life, is actually afraid of dying, the antithesis of Angela. While in Greece, Angela meets two men she likes and wonders if Jonathan is being true to his word. But which one is the one? This is a chick-lit which reminded me at first of P.S I Love You. This is the first book of Carol Mason I read and I enjoyed her style of writing and her humour. Vivian adds a lot of wit to the story by being the innocently sweet mother who thinks her daughter insane for not enjoying life to the fullest. Angela’s somewhat sombre character who tries too hard to find a lover, thinking every men is sent her way by her dead husband. Although, she finds her happily ever after, there was not much story behind her relationship with the man she ultimately finds herself with. As a reader, I felt like I missed out on the chemistry with her ‘the one’. But the good writing and wit makes up for it. I’m glad for Mason’s Vivian who is actually the life of the book. I had the pleasure of meeting with Carol Mason during the SiWA conference in Surrey, BC (October) and she’s lovely with her wonderful British accent. Her books has all the entities a good read should have – humour, drama, tears and the suspense (of who she’ll ultimately end up with). We do see character development in both Angela and her mother in the end and also a much happier Angela. This is a good chick-lit for a cozy afternoon read.

  • Donna Porter
    2019-04-14 04:22

    This book was good but a little dry for my liking. I like a little more romance in my books and less background. This had more background. Its about Angela who was married for five years and her husband died in a auto accident. He had always told her if he died he would send her someone so she wouldn't be alone. She doesn't know if she believes this or not. It centers on her life in canada and her mom in england as they travel to greece. I think if you like a background book you will like this one

  • Donna
    2019-03-21 12:22

    Kept me going, with a slight twist. A good, light read.

  • Char
    2019-04-16 11:10

    Unexpected pleasures. This book is a total joy. It rang e s from tragic to triumphant and is never predictable. Wonderful depiction of friendship,especially. Interesting portrayal of the Mother Daughter relationship. Love lost, grief and recovery, and all with a special sprinkling of humor. I might read it again to catch nuances I missed the first time.

  • Shannon Swartz
    2019-04-06 06:35

    Ugh...The ending is a HUGE and Horrible disappointment!! You get towards the end thinking "yes! Finally!" Then the very next sentence flips around so unexpectedly and just drops you right on your ass...terrible! I loved this book, until the last chapter seems as though it was written for a completely different book. I want to cry it was so bad 😢

  • Ian Mason
    2019-04-06 08:33

    I think this was Carol Mason's first novel and although I have to admit to being a bit of a fan, for me it lacked some of the polish and maturity of her later ones. The changing locations - Vancouver, Zakinthos and Italy/Capri - and the changing list of potential 'lovers' made the narrative a little clunky. And maybe 'Mam' was a bit too much of a caricature for this sort of novel..?

  • Jennifer
    2019-04-21 08:24

    This was a very good book. More realistic than most romance type books. More of a feel good mom and daughter, daughter overcoming losing her husband than romance though. I hope for more of this type of read from Carol Mason.

    2019-04-21 09:25

    Another book you can't put down!Descriptive attention to detail that lends itself to maintaining the flow of the story leading the reader to find what is the next twist in the tale. The reader can expect the unexpected - you just can't put this enjoyable novel down!

  • sandra terrell
    2019-04-13 07:34

    LovetI love all three books I have read by Carol Mason...her characters remind me of myself with all my failed romances..

  • Shannon
    2019-04-05 05:23

    Sweet story of finding self and love againSweet story of finding yourself again after losing the love of your life tragically. Story is funny, full of chaotic and colorful humor!

  • Marlene
    2019-04-07 06:27

    A bit chatty...This was a quick, easy read but I skipped over a lot of the chit chat between girlfriends. A good summer read for the beach.

  • Megan
    2019-04-15 12:25

    3 and a half

  • Teresa Gosser
    2019-04-09 04:11

    It was an enjoyable light summer read.

  • Patricia MacWright
    2019-04-02 06:38

    A perfect beach read!This book is good blend of romance, humour and very real human interactions - while youCan't put it down, simultaneously you don't want it to end.

  • Megan
    2019-03-21 07:18

    I bought this book as a "Holiday Read" and I have to admit I enjoyed this a lot more than I was expecting to, This book for me was a cross between Mamma-Mia and P.S Iloveyou. The main character Angela has lost her husband 2 years ago to a car accident and she still hasn't fully got over his death so she books a holiday with her mum to Greece and meets a few men over there who she begins to like, Her husband had said that if he ever died he would send someone for her to love again. I thought the concept of this book was very heartwarming. I loved Angela as she was very down to earth and was described perfectly, She was a very realistic character as she had her own problems and struggles. I loved the holiday part in Greece with Angela and her mum as their relationship was something I adored as they would fight but you knew deep down they loved and cared for each other.I only rated this 3 stars as yes I did really enjoy this book and it's characters but some parts of this book was a bit predictable with the situations the characters were in had been in other books before. Also I didn't really like how this book ended simply because throughout the book their were around 5 guys Angela could of ended up been with at the end. I had no idea that the person she would choose would be one of the men that was at the beginning of the story, He wasn't a main character meaning you didn't get to read about him properly throughout the book and see how their relationship unfolded which was something you saw with every other character.I was disappointed with the end choice but I have to admit this was a great holiday read!

  • Angela Oliver
    2019-04-19 05:23

    This is an appealing book - dealing with Angela's recovery after the unexpected death of her husband and her "mission" to try and find another lover to live up to his ideal (some two years later). Her quest is one thwart with emotional turmoil - loss and longing, laughter and companionship. It begins with her taking her 60 year old mother to a Greek island. And I'll have to say, her mother is what saved this story from being a pretty tedious account. She's awesome - with her mispronounced idioms and her tendency to act like someone if not half, than at least 2/3s her age. Along the way, Angela keeps running into sexy men that seem to be interested in her - but there is always some sort of issue. This is a bit of a fresh and original break away from the traditional chick-lit formula, but after a while it became a bit tedious. You, as the reader, kept wondering "is this going to be the one?" and then realising, "no, not this one." And then when she finally does find "the one" you feel like you've missed out on the development of their relationship. I think the novel could be a bit more tightly plotted, as it does tend to meander a bit, but I suppose it is as much as Angela making a new start on a life without her husband then it is about her finding another true love. It was an okay read but nothing to write home about.

  • Khim
    2019-04-04 11:11

    Dit is een liefdesroman, chicklit met een ontroerende ondertoon. Een verhaal met een lach en een traan. Angela's echtgenoot Jonathan krijgt tijdens het autorijden een epilepsie aanval en komt te overlijden. Angela is in diepe rouw en wil de eerste tijd niks meer van mannen weten. Af en toe heeft ze een date, maar als het te serieus wordt haakt Angela af. Jonathan heeft altijd gezegd, als ik er niet meer ben stuur ik je een man... Haar excentrieke moeder Vivien woont in Engeland en tijdens een bezoekje aan haar moeder besluit Angela om een reis te boeken naar Griekenland. Eerst wil haar moeder niet mee, maar besluit het toch te doen. In Griekenland ontmoeten Angela en Viv, Georgios een aantrekkelijke griek en later de begripvolle Engelse Sean. Zou dit dan een van de mannen zijn die Jonathan heeft gestuurd? Viv heeft zelfs ook nog sjans en vermaakt zich prima. Je leest over de moeder-dochter relatie, af en toe gekibbel, maar de liefde tussen die twee voel je. Ook het gemis van je partner komt goed naar boven en je kunt je goed inleven. Zeker een aanrader!

  • Jo Notary
    2019-04-10 05:23

    We love. We lose. And sometimes we love again...Back when neither could have imagined what lay ahead, Angela's husband Jonathan made her a promise - that if he died before she did, he would see to it that she wasn't on her own. He would send her someone to love. Now two years have passed since Jonathan's sudden death, but the pain of losing him is as sharp as ever. Feeling cut adrift in his native Canada, Angela whisks her vivacious mother off to a Greek island, thinking a holiday might be just the prescription she needs. But being with your mum who's afraid of dying, when you yourself are afraid of living, is hardly the formula for a laid-back week in the sun. It's only when Angela meets two very different men who seem to have the uncanny ability of seeing right into her soul, that she starts to think about Jonathan's promise to her. Can something magical be happening? Is one of these men the lover her husband has sent for her?

  • Kim Hornsby
    2019-04-08 11:13

    Just finished my second Carol Mason novel Send me a Lover and absolutely loved the experience of reading this story. Why it isn't a bestseller in North America, like U.K. is beyond me. This woman writes like a girlfriend talks over a shared bottle of wine--with quirky humor wrapped around insight and honesty from a real woman's mind. Her protagonists are full of flaws, humor and that needy depth that we all have as women. The relationship between the mother and daughter was absolutely hysterical and touching at the same time. If you like the honesty of Elizabeth Berg, the style of Elin Hilderbrand, the humor of Marian Keyes, you'll be wonderfully surprised by Carol Mason. I hope this gal can write quickly because I'm reading her first novel now and when I'm finished I'll want her to SEND ME ANOTHER!

  • Suzanne
    2019-04-16 09:10

    I only bought this book because it was on sale for £1 at my local supermarket and I needed books to read on holiday. It was an okay book and was good to read whilst on holiday. I did like the message of the book: "If I died, I'd want you to marry again. I'd see to it that you did. I'd send somebody for you." I thought that was pretty sweet and was the main reason I read the book in the first place. The mother and daughter relationship was a highlight for me. They went to Greece together and ended up closer than ever. I quite liked that idea of the book. Overall, it was okay but not a book I would read again.

  • Terri Anderson
    2019-04-08 09:22

    3.5 stars. Angela is a young widow who is unable to get beyond her grief for her husband's death. She realizes that it's not healthy to continue living the way she is, so she quits her job and returns to England to visit her mother, Vivien. They travel to Greece, where Angela meets someone who might be able to help her move on. I enjoyed the interplay between Angela and Vivien. This was a fast read, but one that held my interest and was very entertaining.

  • Tia
    2019-04-18 04:36

    This novel was nuts, it had one heartfelt over the top scene and that was it for me. Then it began to jump around and miss big parts in my opinion. The heroine started off as somewhat of a prude, only to behave in the most sluttiest of ways. Suddenly all these men are coming out of the woodwork and then she's all over the place... HUGE GAP... THE END. I was like what? What the fuck did I just read? Yeah, it was okay but it was nothing better than that.

  • Saskia
    2019-04-07 12:23

    Dit boek is een chicklit met wat meer diepgang. Een ontroerend verhaal wat op mij soms ook wel een beetje warrig overkwam. Soms ging het van de hak op de tak maar ondanks dat heb ik dus wel van het verhaal genoten. En natuurlijk met een happy-end, zoals het in zulk soort boeken ook hoort. Een aanrader voor iedereen die van romantische verhalen houd.

  • Marjie
    2019-03-28 12:32

    ThoughtfulNot a light read, makes you think. Enjoyable story though. Had to take off one star for editing and grammatical mistakes.

  • Carly Higgins
    2019-04-07 12:31

    Book was an ok read. The story isnt very captivating and didnt end how i feel it should have which was disappointing as it could have been a good ending!

  • Sukesha Dutta
    2019-04-21 12:31

    The novel is good...but the language is not profuse...also the plot structure is a bit loose.

  • Kay Van Slyke
    2019-04-13 06:23

    This was a pretty good read, no great surprises but interesting characters.