A Winter’s Wish For The Cornish Midwife by Jo Bartlett is a charming contemporary novel. It is the third book in the Cornish Midwife series but can be read as a stand-alone.
The reader follows the midwife team at the community unit in Port Agnes. We share the highs and lows, the worries and the celebrations.
All aspects of babies are covered as there are the sensitive topics of infertility, handicap and fostering. The reader’s heart breaks for some of the situations of the characters. The midwife team are supportive to all.
There is the theme of loss as some characters are frozen in a moment in time. There is the guilt associated with beginning to live and to smile again. There is also some emotional blackmail to deal with.Continue reading