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The Magnificent Mrs. Mayhew

Narrated by: Colleen Prendergast
Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
5 out of 5 stars (68 ratings)
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Summary

The queen of feel-good fiction! 

The brand-new novel from the Sunday Times best-selling author of The Perfectly Imperfect Woman - a gorgeous listen full of love, life and laughter. 

Sophie Mayhew looks like she has the perfect life. Wife of rising political star John F Mayhew, a man who is one step away from the top job in the government, her glamour matches his looks, power, breeding and money. But John has made some stupid mistakes along the way, some of which are threatening to emerge. Still, all this can still be swept under the carpet as long as Sophie 'the trophy' plays her part in front of the cameras. 

But the words that come out of Sophie’s mouth one morning on the doorstep of their country house are not the words the spin doctors put in there. Bursting out of the restrictive mould she has been in since birth, Sophie flees to a place that was special to her as a child, a small village on the coast where she intends to be alone. 

But once there, she finds she becomes part of a community that warms her soul and makes her feel as if she is breathing properly for the first time. Sophie knows she won't be left in peace for long. Now she must decide: where does her real future lie?  

©2019 Milly Johnson (P)2019 Simon & Schuster UK

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Absolutely fabulous

As a long time fan of Milly Johnson and having all of her books, I felt the last two were enjoyable but not spectacular as some of her other. This one though is magnificent and shows Milly is on top of her game and I would say her best book to date.
The main story is intertwined with vignettes of characters who you believe in , taking you on a fabulous journey. As well as being her best book to date, I would say this is one of the best books I have read for years

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As warming as a hot chocolate on a winter's night

Perfect in every way, amazing, felt like I had met a familiar friend again .

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brilliant as always

loved this book from start to end. can't wait for the next one to be published

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Fabulous!

I loved every minute of this book! Fantastic narration and lovely story, molly Johnsons best ever! Devastated when it finished!

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Loved this book

I have read all of Milly Johnson’s books and have enjoyed them all. This book I found to be one of her best. Was sorry when it ended.

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My favourite Milly Johnson novel to date

My favourite of Milly Johnson’s to date read by the brilliant Colleen Prendergast. Characters very easily identifiable. Storyline very easy to follow with lots of humour.

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Great story

Love Milly Johnson books and this didn't disappoint. It makes me want to live in one of her books. Would be great to see a Milly Johnson film full of Yorkshire folk.

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Fell in love with this book

Absolutely amazing book, I completely fell in love with this story and felt like I was in little lost. Wish there were more

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Fabulous

I just couldn’t stop listening to this story Milly Johnson’s best yet loved it so much

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Light and feelgood

Fun story that I enjoyed listening to, the narrator was very good, making the voices subtlety different but not distracting as some can be. Good for a lighthearted read

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  • 24-03-19

An absolute truimph! Probably her best book yet.

Loved it. Narrative was fantastic. A real feel good book. Unique story line. Highly recommend.