In our latest podcast we chat to Cathy Rentzenbrink about her devastating memoir The Last Act of Love, grief and the act of writing.

The Last Act of Love is about how Cathy's brother Matty, was knocked down by a car on his way home from a night out. It was two weeks before his GCSE results, which turned out to be the best in his school. Sitting by his unconscious body in hospital, holding his hand and watching his heartbeat on the monitors, Cathy and her parents willed him to survive. They did not know then that there are many and various fates worse than death.

We also talk about her next book, A Manual For Heartache which will be released in June 2017.

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