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If You Were Me

By: Sheila O'Flanagan
Narrated by: Grainne Gillis
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Summary

Sheila O'Flanagan's best seller If You Were Me will make listeners wonder: what would I do if my first love came back into my life? A must-listen if you enjoy the novels of Veronica Henry and Catherine Alliott.

You're engaged to a great man. You're on a countdown to your wedding day. You stopped thinking about your first love a long time ago. But what if one unexpected, forbidden kiss were to throw your life upside down?

Carlotta O'Keefe suddenly finds herself wondering if the girl she was would recognise the woman she has become. She thought she was living a charmed life. But what if she's got it all wrong? What if her past is meant to be her future?

©2014 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2014 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

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long winded

This book would have been so much better if it had a faster pace and a few less words. There is nothing worse than when there is just too much detail. Set the scene but cut out the boring bits please. It has put me off buying another one of her books. Narration was ok.

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Never a disappointment!

Where does If You Were Me rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It's up there with the best of them! I always enjoy sheila O'Flangans books, always well written and thought out

Who was your favorite character and why?

I couldn't chose, all aspects of this book and it's characters are well thought out and detailed.

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I enjoyed it from the second I pressed play until the end, couldn't possibly pick any one moment over another! Well worth a listen!

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Nice story

Enjoyed this even though the pace was rather slow. Performance was excellent as with the others. Would recommend for a holiday.

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If I could give it 10 stars I would

Great story, brilliantly read and brought to life by Aoife McMahon. It thrilled me throughout.

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Predictable

It was a bit of an excuse for infidelity wrapped up in an inevitable ending which detracted from any real romantic ending. Just couldn’t find empathy with the main character who was very self centred and wrapped up in her own perfect life. In fairness her friends and family spelt it out to her that what she did was pretty poor on the fiancé for no reason but it still concluded as you will expect or the book really would have no point at all. Not the best love story for me.

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a chick flick

a very enjoyable book with lots of different situations I shall read more books by this author

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Cheesey romance

Obvious storyline. Not much of a plot & quite irritating. Good narration eased the pain.

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Enchanting

I thoroughly enjoyed this book,romance young love,corporate business in the 21st Century.please ms O'Flanagan can you do a sequence to :Isobel's Wedding it really needs more closure

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one to read

great story, believable characters and kept me wonderinvg to the last how it would end-

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Another brilliant Sheila O'Flannigan story

Don't know how she does it but she does, and brilliantly.
Another fabulous Irish saga to lose yourself in. I loved it!
All her stories just seem so plausible and this is no exception. Heroines with all the flaws of us mere mortals, with just the hint of humour.

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