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Somewhere Inside of Happy Audiobook

Somewhere Inside of Happy

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Publisher's Summary

Maisie Brennan is standing on a podium on the 20th anniversary of the death of her son, trying to find the first breath that will help her start talking to a room full of strangers.

A daunting task at the best of times, but she's also menopausal and one hot flush away from totally losing it. But as Maisie begins her story, she relaxes and, word by word, disappears into her past, back to the day when one mistaken action led to a chain of events that changed her life forever....

©2015 Anna McPartlin (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

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    Ann D Newcastle, England 05/01/2017
    Ann D Newcastle, England 05/01/2017 Member Since 2014

    Retired Psychologist Love reading/audiobooks, travelling, animals Favourite saying The fact that you believe something does not make it true

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    "Fabulous! Just buy it!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Absolutely, it's one of the best!


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    This is a real find. It is a beautifully written, warm, moving and satisfying book. All of the characters are richly drawn. I engaged with all of the main characters and and completely believed all of the minor ones. The story totally absorbed me. It is compelling to the last word. As always Aoife McManon's narration was excellent. I don't usually just gush in a book review, but for me this book is faultless. I look forward to more by this author.

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    marsha 27/04/2016
    marsha 27/04/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "broke my bleedin heart."

    an amazing listen. sad, happy, difficult to listen too at times and the end almost broke my heart but would recommend.

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    Bernice 07/05/2017
    Bernice 07/05/2017 Member Since 2016

    I love audiobooks and will listen to a book whilst gardening or doing things around the house.

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    "Fabulous!!!"

    Highly recommended!

    This is a wonderful book that builds a thriller over many chapters. The narration is wonderful. There is a beauty about this book in the way it deals with some very sensitive relationship issues extremely well. ( No spoilers) Just get it. A brilliant story.



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    Miss H. F. Sammon Stoke on Trent 30/07/2017
    Miss H. F. Sammon Stoke on Trent 30/07/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Outstanding, moving novel which is hard to put down"

    This is a beautifully written book about the life of 2 boys and the mother of struggling to be what life conforms to be
    Make sure you have tissues near by

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    caroline 31/05/2017
    caroline 31/05/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Appalling"

    3 words: tedious, preaching, unbelievable.
    I won't write anything else as I don't want to waste any more of my life on this book other than, I wouldn't bother if I was you.

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    Hazel 27/05/2017
    Hazel 27/05/2017
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    Thought l was onto a real winner after reading the 5 star comments but it was nothing outstanding. Got a bit bored mid way through with the constant negativity and angst epic struggles.

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    brenda 22/05/2017
    brenda 22/05/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Excellent characterisation and a very enjoyable story"

    I really liked this book. The characters were very human and very good narration. Would definitely recommend.

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    poppy red Manchester 09/03/2017
    poppy red Manchester 09/03/2017 Member Since 2014

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    "Highly recommended"

    One of the best books I've listened to. You should buy, I promise you'll love it.

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    bronagh United Kingdom 28/02/2017
    bronagh United Kingdom 28/02/2017 Member Since 2013

    I am 31 year old mum to be and I'm totally addicted to audible. I have listened to a wide variety of books and recently enjoying thrillers.

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    "Slow burner but stick with it!!"

    Beautiful story, beautifully told..twists, turns and very likeable characters. Also interesting subject matter, I really enjoyed it.

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    Jools 15/01/2017
    Jools 15/01/2017
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    "Can't stop crying"

    Well written, well narrated. This book has moved me completely and is perfectly true, loved it

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