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"You've gone all fat and complacent because you've got your man, haven't you?"

Polly Penhalligan is outraged at the suggestion that since getting married to Nick and settling into their beautiful manor farmhouse in Cornwall, she has let herself go. But watching a lot of telly and gorging on biscuits, not getting dressed until lunchtime, and waiting for pregnancy to strike are not the signs of someone living an active and fulfilled life. So Polly does something rash.

She allows her home to be used as a location for a TV advert. Having a glamorous film crew around will certainly put a bomb under the idyllic, rural life. Only perhaps, she should have consulted Nick first.

Because before the cameras have even started to roll - and complete chaos descends on the farm - Polly's marriage has been turned upside down. This time she really has gone too far....

©2017 Catherine Alliott (P)2020 Catherine Alliott

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"Alliott's joie de vivre is irresistible." (Daily Mail

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  • Mrs Michelle L Harris
  • 03-01-21

Great story, shame about the editing errors etc

Really love Catherine Alliott books.
Great story, but took a REALLY long time to get used to the narrator - really didn't think her voice suited the character. Also clearly recorded whilst in lockdown as there are numerous errors in the recording with lots of re recording of phrases that haven't been edited out. Editor's really need to check and re edit it.

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  • helen
  • 02-26-21

Great story, poor production and narration

I absolutely love Catherine Alliott so I didn’t hesitate to purchase her new title. The story itself doesn’t disappoint. As usual it’s a nice little piece of entertaining escapism, easy to digest and dip in and out of when relaxing. The production of the audio book however is abysmal. The editing leaves a lot to be desired with a lot of retakes of the recording and narration mistakes remaining in the final release. I also find the narrator un-engaging and off putting. It’s not common for me to leave reviews but I am so disappointed by this poor product that I wanted to warn other people from spending their money or credits until the issues with it are addressed.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-07-21

Great story- simply dreadful narrator

I love Catherine Alliott but the dreadful way this potentially good story has been ruined by the simply appalling way it was read. Couldn’t finish listening as it was so bad. Such a shame.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-05-21

worst narrator ever heard thought this was a joke

constant coughing repeating and sounded as though she was constantly pouring out tic tacs.

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  • Robyn
  • 04-25-21

Narrator makes a good book bad

Narrators voice doesn’t suit the book or character, not to mention the breaks to cough which haven’t been edited out. Not worth downloading, choose another Alliott book.

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  • Sue Casey
  • 05-28-21

Slow

Slow, repetitive with the worst editing I every had in an audio book. Polly I just wanted to shake her