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    • Publication date:27 Jul 2017
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This Beautiful Life

By Katie Marsh
Read by Alex Tregear

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The poignant and deeply emotional new novel from #1 bestseller Katie Marsh, author of My Everything and A Life Without You.

The addictive and emotive new novel from Katie Marsh, author of My Everything and A Life Without You. Perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes, Lisa Jewell and Lucy Dillon.

'I lived over half my life before I met you both, and I hope with all my heart to live many years more. You two are the reason why. Always, always the reason why.'

Abi Cooper is living her happy ending. She's in remission and is ready to make the most of her second chance. But during Abi's illness her family has fallen apart. Her husband John has made decisions that are about to come back to haunt him, while her teenage son Seb is battling with a secret of his own.

Set to the songs on Abi's survival playlist, This Beautiful Life is the moving and uplifting story of what happens as Abi tries to put her family back together - and of why life, and love, are worth fighting for.

(P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Biographical Notes

Katie lives in London with her family. Before being published she worked in healthcare, and her novels are inspired by the bravery of the people she met in hospitals and clinics across the country. Her first novel My Everything is a 2018 World Book Night pick, and her second A Life Without You was a huge e-book bestseller. Her fourth novel The Rest of Me is out this summer in e-book, audio and paperback.

She loves strong coffee, the promise of a blank page and stealing her husband's toast. When not writing, she spends her time fruitlessly pursuing her children in various local parks.

You can contact Katie on Twitter (@marshisms) or Facebook (www.facebook.com/katiemarshauthor), or via her website (www.katie-marsh.com).

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  • ISBN: 9781473660137
  • Publication date: 15 Jun 2017
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Bursting with warmth, honesty, poignancy, love and such wonderful depth, this book more than cements Marsh's bestseller status. 5*****' — Heat
A beautiful, warm and moving story... I hugged my family tightly when I finished it — Amanda Jennings
'This story of love, courage and survival will tug at your heartstrings' — The Mirror
Wonderfully joyous and funny... without a moment's hesitation, one of my books of the year — Being Anne
A beautiful, soaring story about love, survival, forgiveness and understanding... highly, highly recommended! — On My Bookshelf
I loved every word of This Beautiful Life... Katie Marsh has that deftness of touch that enables her to make her readers smile as well as cry. It resonates through my days and dreams even now. A wonderful, wonderful book. Read it. — Linda's Book Bag
An insightful and heartfelt read that will stay on my mind for a long time to come. This author has really touched my heart and I can not wait to delve into another of her novels, even if it is to have my heart broken all over again! — Rea's Book Review
Very moving and real — Kate Eberlen, bestselling author of Miss You
'This heartfelt read will make you think about life' — Prima
Brilliantly written, this book is both raw and beautiful — Fabulous (Sun on Sunday)
The author deals with the realities of life after cancer in a truly poignant way — Sun
Katie's extraordinary writing is full of warmth and honesty; she examines the power of love in great depth...an absolutely superb read. Highly recommended; an utter delight! — Random Things Through My Letterbox
A honest, emotional and quietly powerful book which will stay with me for a long time — Cosy Books
A breath-taking read that will break your heart and make you laugh...sad, funny heart-breaking and moving — The Last Word Book Review
'Powerful, brave and joyous... I adored every single page' — Miranda Dickinson
Wonderful . . . so full of heart and honesty; it's heartbreaking, uplifting and beautiful — Cressida McLaughlin
Extraordinary . . . a soaring tale of love, survival and music — Louise Beech
Uplifting — Yours Magazine
So wonderful - I LOVED it — Jenny Ashcroft, Beneath a Burning Sky
A beautifully written book... I couldn't put it down! — Daily Mail
[An] emotional rollercoaster of a read... profoundly touching and moving. 5***** — Daily Express
A beautifully touching story of loving, surviving and living — Ali McNamara, The Little Flower Shop by the Sea
I love how it's not a fairy tale and instead is a real and at times raw story about life and illness and love. It's yet another lovely book from Katie - I've enjoyed them all! — The Unmumsy Mum
Powerful, brave and joyous . . . a truly special story that celebrates life in all its colours, and the far-reaching power of hope. I adored every single page — Miranda Dickinson
Wonderful . . . so full of heart and honesty; it's heartbreaking, uplifting and beautiful — Cressida McLaughlin
'Extraordinary... a soaring tale of love, survival and music' — Louise Beech, author of How to be Brave
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A great read - heartwarming and funny in places and poignantly sad in others. — The Unmumsy Mum
Praise for My Everything: — -
Absolutely LOVED it! Such a beautiful book — Carrie Hope Fletcher
This thought-provoking debut novel is both brilliantly funny and sad — Sun
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