This audiobook is beautifully read by Julia Franklin - she voices all the characters perfectly and really brings this story alive. Unfortunately, I di..Show More »d not particularly like any of the characters and lost interest in their lives. I do feel that a perfect 'chick lit' novel should completely engross you in the story and lives of the characters so that you feel a real sense of loss when you have finished listening or reading (listen to Erica James 'the Hidden Cottage' for a perfect example!). This was not the case with this book, the characters lacked depth and I also felt that Veronica Henry failed to portray a convincing picture of the coastal setting. I never really felt like I was there by the sea, or in the characters lives.
This was becoming an interesting story as it introduced all the characters backgrounds. However the narration changed after an hour or so and was rea..Show More »d like a story aimed at 3 year olds. Subjects such as sex, prison and divorce were read like the characters were on a day out to the zoo. I gave up.