No one speaks to strangers on the train. What would happen if they did?Find out in the feel-good read of the year. Readers are falling in love with The People on Platform 5:'Incredible book, full of joy and warmth and love!''A great novel with some truly wonderful characters''The fantastic cast of eclectic characters will steal your heart & have you rooting for their happy endings''A feel-good, once-in-a-lifetime story' -----------------------Every day at 8:05, Iona Iverson boards the train to go to work. As a seasoned commuter, she knows there are rules that everyone should follow:* You must have a job to go to* Don't consume hot food* Always pack for any eventuality* You must never speak to strangers on the trainIona sees the same group of people each day - ones she makes assumptions about, gives nicknames to, but never ever talks to. But then, one morning, Smart-but-Sexist-Surbiton chokes on a grape right in front of Iona. Suspiciously-Nice-New Malden steps up to help and saves his life, and this one event sparks a chain reaction. With nothing in common but their commute, an eclectic group of people learn that their assumptions about each other don't match reality. But when Iona's life begins to fall apart, will her new friends be there when she needs them most? -----------------------'Utterly gorgeous. A proper good pick-me-up of a book' RUTH JONES'Warm, funny and moving' ROSIE WALSH'Full of original characters and wisdom' KATIE FFORDE'Sunny, funny and full of heart' NITA PROSE'Feel-good fiction at its best' SOPHIE COUSENS'Gloriously entertaining and completely addictive' HAZEL PRIOR; 416 pages; 30/03/2023
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