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A Most Desirable Marriage by Hilary Boyd
  

Sarah Broadhurst's view...

Thirty-five years of happy marriage but when Lawrence declares he is going to take early retirement Jo feels something is wrong. After his farewell party the truth comes out: he’s leaving her for a man! Devastated and angry, Jo turns her life around and most of the tale focuses on her anger and building a new relationship. But thirty-five years is a long time for both of them to get out of their system. Astute and sensitive, this deserves a read.

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A Most Desirable Marriage by Hilary Boyd

Lawrence and Jo have enjoyed a strong marriage, the envy of their friends. Even after thirty years they have lots to say to each other, many interests in common and, until recently, a good sex life. But Lawrence seems wary and restless. Something's wrong. Just how wrong, Jo is about to discover...Can they use their years of history - all the things they've shared - to overcome a devastating betrayal?

Reviews

A most desirable read * Bookbag * An engaging page-turner that explores secrets and relationships * Closer * A smart emotional drama, you will race through this * Sunday Mirror * Hilary Boyd's novel, Thursdays in the Park was the surprise hit that made publishers sit up and realise that there is life after 60. Now she's back with another beautifully observed slice of life * Daily Express *


About the Author

Hilary Boyd is a former health journalist who now writes fiction full time. Her debut novel, Thursdays in the Park, was an e-book and paperback bestseller. It was followed by an acclaimed second novel, Tangled Lives. Hilary is married with grown up daughters and lives in London.

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Book Info

Publication date

9th October 2014

Author

Hilary Boyd

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Author's Website

www.hilaryboyd.com
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Publisher

Quercus Publishing

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781782067924

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