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The Island Escape

Narrated by: Lucy Paterson
Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
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Summary

Can one woman's marriage survive her best friend's divorce? Fans of Veronica Henry and Erica James, this is the next book to add to your reading list.

It's time to get back to where it all began....

Octavia Sheldon thought she'd have a different life. One where she travelled the world with an exotic husband and free-spirited children in tow. But things didn't turn out quite like that. Married to safe, reliable Jonathan, her life now consists of packed lunches, school runs, and more loads of dirty washing than she ever thought possible. She's not unhappy. It's just that she can barely recognise herself any longer.

So as Octavia watches her best friend's marriage break up, it starts her thinking. What if life could be different? What if she could escape and get back to the person she used to be? Escape back to the island where she spent her summers? And what if the man she used to love was there waiting for her...?

©2015 Kerry Fisher (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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"I laughed out loud...well written and witty." ( Novelicious)

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Good listen

Nice story but a misleading title and cover picture. Only quarter of the book set on an Island. But overall a good listen and would buy a Kerry Fisher book again.

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she's done it again!

another good storyline and good from beginning to end. good strong characters in their own rights.

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A must to listen to

I was gripped with the story line and Lucy Paterson read it to perfection. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and would recommend it.

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cheesy but nice story

loved the narration, a nice story if a little too coy! but ok to listen to,will purchase another kerry Fisher audio book,

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Easy listening - "comfy" story

My first attempt at an audio book - and really enjoyed it - got lost in the main character's world - and felt could really get into the story more than if just reading it. A nice easy going story - with a bit of a kick - to keep you interested - and the ending not one you would have predicted. Believable and interesting - and whet my appetite for more audio books.

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Excellent

Excellent story , keeps your attention and storyteller is very good . Would highly recommend this book

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Lovely story well read I couldn't put it down. and I didn't want it to finish

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Fabulous book

Found it very gripping and loved the characters. A very easy and enjoyable read. A1

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Kerry Fisher is amazing

I love this author, this is my 3rd audio book and each one is so different. Would recommend

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wonderful

a lovely romance.
absolutely lovely.
love it really entertaining.
dreams really do come true.
i wish it had never ended.

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