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Welcome to the Real World

By: Carole Matthews
Narrated by: Annie Aldington
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Summary

Fern has the voice of an angel, but as an underpaid barmaid and pub singer, she's going nowhere fast. Then she enters the TV talent show Fame Game, and this could be her big break. But then, things are never that simple.

Evan David's exquisite tones have enthralled opera buffs throughout the world. Everyone around him panders to his every need, but what he really needs now is a break - from everything. Two worlds collide when Fern becomes Evan's assistant, and neither is prepared for the dramatic effect they have on each other. Something happens when they're together, and it's more than just music....

©2006 Carole Matthews (P)2017 Little Brown Book Group

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Yet another amazing book loved it !

Carol matthews never seem to amaze me as i do not normally like woman romance novels however every one of the books she writes is different and keeps me coming back for more !!

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Hooked

This is one I will remember. It's sad and it's funny and while it's improbable, I feel as if I'd like it to be possible. One part I questioned was the decision to include the pit disaster. the Aberfan disaster is still too raw in my mind to find something so obviously based on it, written into a romantic comedy, it seemed incongruous and unneccessary especially as Evan has no hint of a Welsh background elsewhere.

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Great

I really enjoyed this book! It kept me hooked and struggled to press pause!

I would definitely recommend it!

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Another great book

The best part of this book that made me smile was when it mentioned that phone went up to the microphone like a blind man, mainly because I’m a blind man myself The only thing I didn’t think was as good as that it took a while to get going. I would recommend this book to anybody who enjoys a good listen, hense five star rating.

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Brilliant

Another brilliant story from Carole Matthews. A real page turner but through audible I just didn't want to switch off, needed to find out more. Highly recommend, loved it!

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Epic

this is a book about a poor woman and her best friend who play in a pub, needing a second job she gets a job working for a famous opera singer, there is a spark between them.

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A new turn for Carol Mathews

Fabulous as ever a great day listen story with more guys than the usual chick lot offering s

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Really nice story.

Not my normal book but I do love Annie Arlington so gave it ago. I’m glad I did. Beautiful xx

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Annie great narrator

loved it as always buy Annie she put it a cross so well and a well written book

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extremely enjoyable.

laughed out loud a few times.
could listen to this again, straight away realky good

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