Something Quite Beautiful
Seven Short Stories
by Amanda Prowse
Narrated by Amanda Prowse
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Pub Date 03 Nov 2022 | Archive Date 02 Nov 2022
Seven powerful, gripping short stories from bestselling author, Amanda Prowse. If you have not discovered Amanda Prowse yet you are in for a real treat... Full of incident and real characters' Rascals of London Collection includes: "Something Quite Beautiful", "The Game", "Ten Pound Ticket", "Imogen's Baby", "Miss Potterton's Birthday Tea", "A Christmas Wish" and "Mr Portobollo's Morning Paper".
Susie has just arrived in Australia. She is clutching a newborn baby, but she has no wedding ring on her left hand. With no money, and no hope, how can she turn her life around?
Gemma Peters, a happy-go-lucky teenager has disappeared without trace. Where has she gone? Why has she been lying to her family? And, most importantly, will she ever come home?
Twenty-four-year-old Imogen longs for a baby. She knows it's hard to raise a child alone, but Imogen is also blind. Can she overcome life's challenges and have the baby she longs for?
Funny, heart-warming and moving, these seven short stories are the perfect excuse for a bit of me-time.
A Note From the Publisher
Her books have been translated into a dozen languages and she regularly tops book charts all over the world. Remaining true to her ethos, Amanda writes stories of ordinary women and their families who find their strength, courage and love tested in ways they never imagined. The most prolific female contemporary fiction writer in the UK, with a legion of loyal readers, she goes from strength to strength.
|DURATION||13 Hours, 35 Minutes|
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Something Quite Beautiful is a collection of seven short stories based on relationships and life’s challenges. Each one draws the reader in and takes you on a journey with the individual characters who you find yourself championing and desperate to know more about.
This is a fantastic book and although the first story focused on the prisoners in a remote correctional facility was my favourite, each one has its own charm and was throughly enjoyable.
This collection of short stories were healing for my bruised heart. Funny, smart, thought-provoking. This book is such a treat, life affirming without being too sweet. This would make a great Christmas or holiday gift for the readers in your life. Bonus, the narration of the audiobook was excellent.
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