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They say a change is as good as a holiday...but what if you don't want either?

Is her family's happiness more important than her own?

The first time Ashling Wood realizes her marriage is on the rocks is when her husband, Adrian, suggests they try nest parenting. Heartbroken, Ash suddenly finds herself living a double life—one week with her children, the next cohabiting with her happily single sister-in-law. Her friends think the modern custody solution is an exciting opportunity for her to spread her wings, but all Ash wants is her family back together.

An offer to renovate a seaside cottage seems like the perfect distraction for Ash while waiting for Adrian to come to his senses. She's determined to fix her marriage as well as the cottage, but life gets even more complicated when she meets local fisherman Dan Emerson.

Soon, each home-stay becomes more dysfunctional, while for the other week Ash enjoys the peaceful life of the beachside community. The more time Ash spends in Ragged Point, the more she questions what she really wants. Is a sea-change the fresh start she needs to move on?

When tragedy calls Ash back to the city, she's torn between the needs of her family and her future. Can her family life fit in with a permanent move to the beach, or could Ash's newfound independence attract Adrian back to the nest?

©2020 Rachael Johns (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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  • 12-18-20

This was wonderful!

I couldn’t get enough of this book. I really enjoyed the characters and Casey Withoos did an amazing job of bringing them to life.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-30-21

Easy listening

Enjoyed it, modern day parenting and love. Great at setting the scene without going overboard.

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  • Colleen Brown
  • 01-07-21

Rachael's writing is wonderful as always.

it's always hard to wait for the next book to be released and they never disappoint. it was a very enjoyable story

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-15-20

I enjoyed this book didn’t want it to end

Yes it hit home with a few things. By the time I got into it I didn’t want it to end

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  • kate baker
  • 06-07-21

Captivating

Loved it, loved the way it was written Rachael Johns writes so perfect she captivated you from the get go and you are invested to know more falling in love with the characters and places as much as themselves. Casey Withoos narrated it perfectly

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-02-21

Very Enjoyable

I really enjoyed this book although sometimes it was predictable. Overall it was an easy listen and I looked forward to listening to it each day.

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  • meg
  • 05-14-21

Really enjoyed

Very easy to listen to, great story and interesting characters. Makes me wistful for a seachange!

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  • 05-04-21

More than I expected

I really enjoyed this book. It is not my usual listen but the story was really easy to listen to and the characters pulled me along.

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  • Sarah Davies
  • 04-29-21

Loved this book!

My partner and I listened to this book on a road trip and once we got home, we couldn’t stop listening. Loved it!

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  • nicole
  • 04-27-21

Predictable

This book was predictable and grown worthy I’ve never rolled my eyes so much throughout a book, I found it excruciating, The narrators voice was also annoying when she played the role of her daughter. When I read the reviews on the book I thought it might be worth a listen I’ll have to be more discerning in future. Unfortunately once I start something I have to finish it. :-|