This was a really enjoyable read. It was basic storytelling at its best, with lovely characters and a beautiful setting. It showed the ups and downs of life in the country and was full of different stories of the various people living in the area. Tessa Hainsworth is a very lucky woman to be living in such an amazing place and to be able to mix with so many people as part of her job as postwoman! The story of her new neighbours was the best story of all as it just went to show how communities come together when threatened. If only I could live in such a place! I give this book 9/10.