You Only Live Once
- Author Maxine Morrey
- Narrator Gloria Sanders
- Publisher Boldwood Books
- Run Time 8 hours and 19 minutes
- Format Audio
- Genre Contemporary lifestyle fiction, Contemporary romance, Dating, relationships, living together and marriage: advice and issues, Dogs as pets, Family life fiction, Fiction: general and literary, Fiction: mashup, Humorous fiction, Modern and contemporary fiction, Narrative theme: Coming of age, Narrative theme: Death, grief, loss, Narrative theme: Love and relationships, Relationships and families: advice and issues, Relationships: friends / peer groups, Romance: wholesome, Rural communities.
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What to expect
‘Absorbing, funny and oh-so-romantic. I loved every page!’
When Lily’s husband dies, she moves to the edge of a tiny village, settling into a solitary life, her only real company her brother and his family. A quiet life becomes her safe space, with no risk of getting hurt.
When her brother offers her spare room to his oldest friend, Jack, Lily’s reluctant – but knowing how much she owes her family, can’t say no.
A lodger takes some getting used to but to her surprise, Lily begins to enjoy Jack’s company. Slowly but surely, Jack encourages Lily to step outside her comfort zone.
But taking risks means facing the consequences, and telling people how she really feels, means Lily might have to face losing them. But as the saying goes – you only live once – and being brave could mean Lily gets a second chance at love…
‘Read yourself happy’ with Maxine Morrey’s latest feel-good, unforgettable and utterly uplifting love story, guaranteed to make you smile. Perfect for fans of Mhaira McFarlane and Sophie Kinsella.
Praise for Maxine Morrey:
‘An uplifting read that stops you in your tracks and makes you wonder “….but what if?” Absorbing, funny and oh-so-romantic, I loved every page!’ Rachel Burton
‘A super sweet read, guaranteed to warm any winter evening’ Samantha Tonge
‘A lovely story that kept me turning the pages’ Jules Wake
‘A stunning, perfect novel – it literally took my breath away.’ The Writing Garnet, 5 stars
‘A warm hug of a book.’ Rachel’s Random Reads, 5 stars
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