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Ella Dove



Ella Dove is a 27-year-old journalist, Features Writer at Good Housekeeping, Prima and Red magazines. In 2015, she completed the Curtis Brown Creative three-month novel writing course. She is an ambassador for the Limbless Association, Barts Health charity and The London Prosthetic Centre, and regularly leads talks, takes part in events and speaks to patients and their loved ones about trauma.
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Five Steps to Happy

Ella Dove
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Ella Dove

An inspiring, life-enhancing novel that will make you see your life differently . . . In May 2016, magazine journalist Ella Dove was out jogging with her sister when she tripped and fell. Ella had fallen in such a way that her knee had dislocated and she also had a severe fracture. The combination of these injuries cut off the blood supply to her foot. The devastating result was the amputation of her right leg below the knee, five days after her fall. Life as she knew it was changed forever, but through determination, resilience and a positive attitude, she transformed unimaginable difficulty into an opportunity to grow and inspire others.FIVE STEPS TO HAPPY is a novel inspired by Ella's life story about a struggling actress Heidi whose life changes in an instant in a devastating accident. We learn how one unexpected moment can change the direction of your life - sometimes even for the better. Through her characters and their quest for happiness we learn the true value of resilience, humour and strength in the face of trauma.