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The Year That Changed Everything

Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (176 ratings)

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Summary

Three women celebrate their birthdays.... 30. 40. 50. But this milestone birthday marks the start of a year that will change everything....

Ginger isn't spending her 30th the way she would have planned. Tonight might be the first night of the rest of her life - or a total disaster.

Sam is finally pregnant after years of trying. When her waters break on the morning of her 40th birthday, she panics: forget labour, how is she going to be a mother? Callie is celebrating her 50th at a big party in her Dublin home. Then a knock at the door midparty changes everything....

©2018 Cathy Kelly (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group
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Fantastic love the narration and story

Lovely easy read especially laying in the sun on holiday the Irish accent was so soothing and story so entertaining and touching. Love Cathy Kelly

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Dull!

Was really disappointed with this book. Slow pace, unrealistic and cliched characters, minimal plot line. Such a shame!

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Too simple a narrative for my taste I guess

I found the story very light and in parts patronising. It's limited and often stereotypical in the arc and resolution. A very simple narrative. I actually found it hard to finish because I was bored and it was a laborious task to get to the end. I think it would be suitable as a plane book or by the pool so if that's what you're looking for this is the one for you. just not my taste.

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Entertaining

Narrated very well. Loved the story. Entertaining and Engaging. A nice listen for chill out time.

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Wonderful!

A fantastic story of 3 strong women who don't realise how strong they really are. I absolutely loved it.

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Unputdownable

If you start to listen to this book make sure you have plenty of time because you will have to finish it ASAP.
I loved this book and all its characters. I loved the lessons learned and the love and friendship that emerged. It was definitely my sort of book hope you will like it too.

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A really good listen

It took a while to know who was who but an uplifting story and a lovely read

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Brilliant!

Cathy Kelly at her finest, a great story and you very soon become involved in the story. Great characters with a good storyline, totally absorbing. Didn’t want it to end

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great read ..well narrated...

like all Cathy Kelly a great read ..well written and we'll narrated..really enjoyed it..sorry to finish

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wonderful book.

Loved the story, the characters and how it all comes together. Beautifully written and fantastic narration.