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New Girl in Little Cove

(2021)
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When a new teacher arrives in a tiny fishing village, she realizes the most important lessons are the ones she learns outside the classroom. 

It’s 1985. Rachel O’Brien arrives in Little Cove seeking a fresh start after her father dies and her relationship ends. As a new teacher at the local Catholic high school, Rachel chafes against the small community, where everyone seems to know her business. The anonymous notes that keep appearing on her car, telling her to go home, don’t make her feel welcome either. 

Still, Rachel is quickly drawn into the island’s distinctive music and culture, as well as the lives of her students and fellow teacher, Doug Bishop. As Rachel begins to bond with her students, her feelings for Doug also begin to grow. Rachel tries to ignore her emotions because Doug is in a long-distance relationship with his high school sweetheart. Or is he? 

Eventually, Rachel’s beliefs clash with church and community, and she makes a decision that throws her career into jeopardy. In trying to help a student, has she gone too far? Only the intervention of the ‘Holy Dusters,’ local women who hook rugs and clean the church, can salvage Rachel’s job as well as her chance at a future with Doug.

    

Genre: Romance

Praise for this book

"Damhnait Monaghan has written a charming and funny novel about a come from away teacher finding herself, finding love, and sometimes finding more than she bargained for, in a very special part of the world. A fine storyteller at work." - Terry Fallis

"New Girl in Little Cove is a fish-out-of-water romantic comedy set against the backdrop of one of Canada's most distinctive landscapes and cultures. Anyone who loves Newfoundland will appreciate the attention to detail in these pages: the fiddle music and fish cakes; the scarcity of fresh groceries and opportunities for young people; the painful legacy of men lost at sea; and the incomparable Holy Dusters, who keep the local church tidy and the community together. If you loved Come From Away, don't miss this charming debut novel." - Kate Hilton

"A charming, romantic, and often comic tale of falling in love with people and a place." - Edward Riche


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Title: New Girl in Little Cove: A Novel
Author(s): Damhnait Monaghan
ISBN: 1-4434-6269-1 / 978-1-4434-6269-3 (Canada edition)
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Title: New Girl in Little Cove: A Novel
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Title: New Girl in Little Cove: A Novel
Author(s): Damhnait Monaghan
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