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Fear of Falling

Narrated by: Julia Barrie
Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
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Summary

A moment's madness, a lifetime of regret.

Lydia and Bel have been best friends for years, from wild teenage days all the way through to motherhood. Bel becomes pregnant by accident and has a fraught relationship with daughter, Freya, while Lydia and love-of-her-life Mac, after failed fertility treatment, choose to adopt. Gorgeous toddler Chloe challenges them more than either of them had ever expected, and as a teenager her behaviour escalates increasingly out of control, pushing their marriage, and Lydia and Bel's relationship, to breaking point.

A modern tragedy. A harrowing and heartbreaking story of the splinters that can tear mothers and daughters, husbands and wives - and friends - apart.

©2018 Cath Staincliffe (P)2018 Hachette Audio UK

Critic reviews

"Harrowing and humane. A real knockout." (Ian Rankin)

"It's always exciting to see a writer get better and better and Cath Staincliffe is doing just that." (Val McDermid)

"Remarkable depth...The most grown-up writer in British crime fiction." (Telegraph)

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I say I say I say good story to many saids in it

Although Julia Barrie sounds good j wish that whilst she is doing very good voices of the characters she has to keep saying he said she said very very annoying

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