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Summary

Three best friends. One tragic accident. A heartbreaking story about friendship, love and sacrifice from R&J best seller Amanda Brooke.

Lucy has been desperate for a new heart for as long as she can remember. But getting the call to say a donor has been found will be a bittersweet relief, because for her to live, someone else must die.

Julia, Helen and Phoebe have been fast friends for all their lives, through Helen's unplanned pregnancy, the sudden death of Phoebe's mother and Julia's desperation to conceive with her much younger husband. Yet a deep friendship can hide many secrets, and as their relationship reaches crisis point, what has long been buried is going to come bubbling to the surface.

With one tragic accident, these four lives will converge, and Lucy will get her new heart. But who has made the ultimate sacrifice?

©2016 Amanda Valentine (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic reviews

"[A] touching sensitive story...an extraordinary, moving tale." ( The Bookseller)
"Enchanting, moving and hard to put down." (Closer)
"Life affirming." (Sunday Mirror)
"A haunting and heartbreaking story that stayed with me long after I'd finished." (Fern Britton)
"Unputdownable." (Katie Fforde)
"An extraordinary debut novel." (Daily Express)

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