Having married once for love and been abandoned by her husband, Ellen is determined that her second marriage will be for money. And conveniently Duncan, her divorce lawyer, is not unattractive - and he’s enticingly single. But when she meets painter Matthew, Ellen has to remind herself very strongly indeed that Duncan is the man for her....
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"Delightful…a blend of emotion and wry social observation." (Daily Mail)
"A captivating read: beautifully written and heartrendingly sad." (Daily Telegraph)
Best: the interaction among characters; least: the narrator.
Yes, but only if it is read by another narrator.
Not necessarily - the author apparently didn't "feel" a follow-up as she finished this one neatly, not leaving any characters "cliff-hanging."
This narrator made the principal character, Ellen - who is described as young, beautiful, etc., sound as if she and her elderly friend Hermione were the same age - which is strange inasmuch as she did well with the other younger characters, i.e., Jojo, Simon, Suzie.
I was a bit sceptical in the beginning as the story was not being read by Gerri Halligan, but a narrator that I had not heard of. In the end I really enjoyed the story and the narrator.
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