Book Review – Pegasus to Paradise

Pegasus to Paradise by Michael Tappenden

This delightful and moving read is based on a true story. Ted and Florrie are two villagers who fell in love as many do – as sweethearts and went on to marry among friends and family. All seemed good and well until war loomed like a dark shadow on both their futures. Ted went off to be a hero and do his duty while Florrie was left to hold together their lives.

Ted managed to return seemingly unscathed, but he was a changed man. This book takes a look at something that has only recently been accepted as a real challenge with veterans – PTSD.

An emotional read having parts that are devastating and some heart-rending but it is beautifully balanced with love and humour as well.

Clear narrative with strong characters – I thoroughly enjoyed this book.



About Shemer

Author who loves reading, writing, horse riding, archery, books, dancing and many other things. Fulltime Soldier and part-time wildlife management student who loves to do adventurous things and explore the real world or books in her spare time.
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2 Responses to Book Review – Pegasus to Paradise

  1. booksformks says:

    Sounds like a moving book, especially since it is based on true events.

  2. Thank you so much. Glad you enjoyed it.

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