Southern belle Billie is the complete opposite of Pippa’s British mum. Billie is a whirlwind of energy that bounces from one thing to the next, leaving the room a mess in her wake – much like Pippa herself. When the short visit with her birth family doesn’t seem to be enough, Pippa finds herself agreeing to move to the
U.S. But life in
America isn’t exactly what she had thought it would be, leaving Pippa feeling trapped between two cultures, two sets of parents, and two men. As a result, she must dig deep to find out who she really is and wants to be.
Alison Larkin’s debut novel is fantastic! Pippa is such a likeable heroine – warm, funny, and loving – that you’re immediately drawn into her world. Her search for the answers to what makes her who she is will make you laugh and tug at your heart. Pippa is the kind of character that you’ll want to read about even after the last page is turned. THE ENGLISH AMERICAN is a perfect book to spend an afternoon with, and one you’ll reach for time and again.