The Best Days of Our Lives
the big-hearted and uplifting new novel from the bestselling author of Anything Could Happen
by Lucy Diamond
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Pub Date 16 Feb 2023 | Archive Date 15 Feb 2023
Quercus Books, Quercus
'Deeply moving' KATIE FFORDE
'Compelling and beautifully written' SARAH MORGAN
When 35-year-old Leni McKenzie is knocked off her bike, her family's world is turned upside down.
Leni and her sister Alice were best friends as well as siblings. But did they know each other as well as Alice thought? In the hope of coming to terms with her grief, she tries to piece together Leni's last weeks - but her discoveries only lead to more questions. And that's before the surprise reappearance of someone from the past. Life is certainly getting very complicated ...
Meanwhile, the rest of the family seem to be falling apart. Belinda, Alice's mum, has developed an unhealthy obsession with a clairvoyant, and Tony, her dad, is stressed about becoming a father all over again, what with three failed marriages stacking up behind him.
As for Will, the youngest McKenzie, he's in denial, having hopped onto a plane to Thailand days after the funeral. Secretly, he's tormented by the part he played in Leni's death ... and the thing about secrets is, they always come out eventually ...
Full of hope and heartache, love and truths, Lucy Diamond's new novel is the big-hearted and relatable story of one unforgettable year in the life of the McKenzies.
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