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Publisher's Summary

When time out becomes the time of your life.

The brand new audiobook from best seller Carole Matthews.

Jodie Jackson is all at sea, in every sense. 

On a ferry bound for the Isle of Wight, she's leaving her London life, her career and her husband behind. She'd like a chance to turn back the clocks, but she'll settle for some peace and quiet on her brother Bill's beautifully renovated houseboat, Sunny Days.  

But from the moment Jodie steps aboard her new home, it's clear she'll struggle to keep herself to herself. If it isn't Marilyn, who cleans for Bill and is under strict instructions to look after Jodie, then it's Ned, the noisy sculptor on the next-door houseboat. Ned's wood carving is hard on the ears, but it's made up for by the fact that he's rather easy on the eyes.

Bustled out of the boat by Marilyn and encouraged to explore with Ned, Jodie soon delights in her newfound freedom. But out of mind isn't out of sight, and when her old life comes knocking, Jodie is forced to face reality. Will she answer the call or choose a life filled with sunny days and sea breezes?

©2020 Carole Matthews (P)2020 Hachette Audio UK

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  • April Caldwell
  • 02-04-21

I just couldn't stop listening!

I am/was addicted to this narrative. The characters are well thought out, I found myself smiling out loud in the streets. Attached.

Thank you.

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  • henryhorn
  • 12-11-20

Narrator a bit irritating.

The book was fairly predictable but the author described the characters and scenery very well.
It left me eager to explore the places mentioned.
Unfortunately I found the narrator not that good, every time she read a male voice it sounded utterly false and detracted from the words.
I never really warmed to the lead character Jodie either until she finally sought revenge.
If you are after a predictable light read you will likely enjoy it, but I think it's better as a book.

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  • lynnerse
  • 11-17-20

Pleasant book

This was an ok book. Overall I enjoyed it, although more than once I thought to return it. However, I am glad I stuck with it. I’m not a fan of ‘I’ve a secret I’m not telling but will just drop hints’ in general, ana more than one cringy moments, but overall a pleasant listen on my evening walk.

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  • Mrs A Kenney
  • 11-13-20

Loved it!

Ive been to the Isle of Wight so many times and this book took me right back there! Loved the story and the characters. Had me laughing everytime i listened! Another amazing Matthews book.

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  • Christina Croft
  • 10-08-20

A lovely story a must be read amazing book.

Loved it couldn't put it down.each chapter gets more enjoyable sad and funny tears and laughter.

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  • Sarah Griffiths
  • 10-02-20

enjoyable

if slightly predictable. my only problem was that it all tied up a little toooo quickly. i wish there was a little bit more of an ending

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  • janice ryan
  • 09-17-20

Fantastic Read

This was a fabulous book, I almost felt i could just jump in and be part of this heart warming story, the characters felt like friends, and the music festival was described so well made me feel I was there, great read, funny, romantic, with some unexpected twists and a wonderful story.

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  • Little Fowler
  • 09-08-20

Beautiful! Carole Matthew's does it again xx

Yet another beautiful well written book by the marvellous Carole Matthews.

A lovely story filled with sadness and love. A really summer read making you want to visit the lovely Isle of Wight and have an adventure.

Perfect for easy reads. Beautifully narrated too.

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  • Emma abrahams
  • 08-07-20

As good as the rest

As an avid carole matthews fan this didn't disappoint. Made better by the fact I live near the story line home.
Wonderful to have a connection with the book.
Well worth a listen

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  • pinkpaula123
  • 07-31-20

Brilliant

Absolutely nothing bad to say about this book.
Loved it from the 1st page to the last

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  • lal67
  • 11-03-20

Not boring

Just couldn’t get into it at all, storyline was a bit predictable. I had to slow the narration down to 0.9 at times.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-16-20

easy read

Enjoyed this story as i do every one of carole's books. love the houseboat living

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  • AMT
  • 07-28-20

Good Ad for the Isle of Wight!

Quite a good story but not one of Carole Matthews’ best, a bit too predictable and the narration a bit too hearty. Quite enjoyed it. Made me keen to see the Isle of Wight!