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The Marriage Mender

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Marriage counsellor, Alison, needs a bit of her own medicine and she is sensible enough to realise it. She and her husband, Chris, end up in counselling, but it’s the arrival of Chris’ ex and the disruption she causes especially with the son she abandoned that really pulls Alison and Chris back together. This is very good. Each chapter starts with some wonderful paragraphs taken from counselling sessions … very thought-provoking.

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The Marriage Mender by Linda Green

Alison is a marriage mender. Her job is to help couples who fear they have reached the end of the line. But the trouble with spending your time sorting out other people's problems is that you tend to take your eye off your own. Even when her husband's ex Lydia arrives on the doorstep demanding to see her son, Alison thinks she can handle it. But what Alison doesn't realise is that Lydia is the one person who has the ability to destroy their happy family. And sometimes the cracks can run so deep that even a marriage mender can't repair them.

Reviews

'Mixed with hilarious anecdotes ... a warm book about love and family'
Sunday Mirror

. * Sunday Mirror * 'Marvellous writing and a story that will resonate with anyone who's had to deal with a nightmare ex make for a highly enjoyable read
Sun

. * Sun * 'Heart-warming and inspiring - a great read!
Katie Fforde

. * Katie Fforde * 'Smart, witty writing
Elle

. * Elle * 'Warm, well-written, thought-provoking - reminds us of the power we have to effect change in the world
Dorothy Koomson

. * Dorothy Koomson * 'Utterly riveting
Closer

. * Closer * 'A warm and wonderful story that will have you smiling, sobbing and cheering
Milly Johnson

. * Milly Johnson * Utterly riveting * Closer * A warm book about love and family * Sunday Mirror * Be prepared for a roller-coaster ride of emotions . . . with a great set of characters and an incredibly intense build up, this is an engrossing story from start to finish * Novelicious * Marvellous writing and a story that will resonate with anyone who's had to deal with a nightmare ex make for a highly enjoyable read * Sun * Linda Green is bloody brilliant! * Amanda Prowse, #1 bestselling author *


About the Author

Linda Green

Linda Green wrote her first novella at age nine. Unfortunately the pony-based, time-travel thriller genre never took off. She did, however, go on to become an award-winning journalist and has written for the Guardian, the Independent on Sunday and The Big Issue. Linda lives in West Yorkshire, is married to a sports photographer for a national newspaper and has a six-year-old son.

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Publication date

28th August 2014

Author

Linda Green

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Publisher

Quercus Publishing

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781780875255

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