The Awakening of Dr Amelia Leighton

Dr Vernon Coleman

In Vernon Coleman’s brand new novel, Amelia Leighton is a young doctor working as a GP in a modern city practice. She hates her job and her colleagues. The practice is rule bound and bureaucratic. After she breaks the rules by visiting a patient at home, Amelia is given an official warning about her future employment. She resigns and takes a job in a small, old-fashioned country practice where there is no mobile phone coverage and no appointments system. `The Awakening of Dr Amelia Leighton’ is a story about how a young GP comes face to face with the past. But will the past prove to be her future?

This is a more serious novel than the Bilbury series of books, and it has a message. But it was, I felt, a message that had to be shared.

`The Awakening of Dr Amelia Leighton’, a novel, is available via the bookshops on and

Copyright Vernon Coleman August 2023