New fiction: The One-in-a-Million Boy

The best-selling author of Elizabeth is Missing Monica Wood is back with a witty warm tale that's bound to charm readers


New fiction: The One-in-a-Million Boy

The One-in-a-Million Boy a beguiling and heart-wrenching and funny book about families and how they come undone and how they’re re-made, in unexpected ways.

In this case there’s ornery Miss Ona Vitkus, 104, and sharp as a tack, and hiding a world of secrets; the sweet odd little boy of the title, with his record-breaking obsessions and lovely way of looking at the world; and Quinn, the befuddled father who can't do right for doing wrong.

Absolutely gorgeous.

The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood (Headline Review, £12.99) is out now