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Summary

Doctor Ben MacFarlane flies around the world picking up the pieces when Britons get into trouble abroad. A must-listen for anyone who enjoys real-life stories. 

Who do you call if it all goes wrong on holiday? 

Meet Doctor Ben MacFarlane - a very modern flying doctor. His job is get on a plane and bring patients home after holiday disasters, gap year crises, embarrassing incidents on business trips and all the other things that can go wrong when we head overseas. Holiday SOS is his extraordinary story. It’s a unique medical memoir of the people he helps - and a year in the life of one of the world’s most frequent flyers!

©2018 Ben MacFarlane and Neil Simpson (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

“Will have you engrossed.” (Sunday Herald)  

“This book is packed with tales of derring-do...a riveting read.” (The Independent)

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Great read

Really enjoyed this book. Great narration throughout and really interesting stories. Highly recommend this book

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Fantastic book

Loved this from beginning to the end. Was gutted when it finished, brilliant stories and well put together.

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I finished it in one sitting.

I really enjoyed this book and listened to it all in one sitting whilst sewing face masks.
I highly recommend it.

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Top 5 out 200 books.

Interesting, funny, scary, entertaining.. One of the best books I have heard in my top 5

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Great read if you’re not squeamish

Great funny book, it’s very insightful and easy listening. It can be a little graphic at times, if you like your funny medical books, this is a must!

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fascinating listen.

Real insight of doctors and nurses helping sick patients return to the UK safe and sound. Fascinating book, I laughed and cried and couldn't stop listening.

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Soo much better than I expected

Really enjoyed this book. I found it extreamly interesting & it was very well read.

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An absolutely fantastic book read beautifully!

The narrator really sells how amazing this book is, he really puts his heart into it but as for the book - I cried, I laughed out loud, I tutted, I sighed, I felt. This book made me feel so many many feelings and I love it. I will remember it for a long time to come. A must read.

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Brilliant!

If you love a bit of real life drama then you will like this! You will both laugh and cry.

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Fab!

I could not stop listening! I have already preordered his next title. Highly recommended.