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  • The Life She Wants

  • By: Robyn Carr
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (144 ratings)

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The Life She Wants

By: Robyn Carr
Narrated by: Therese Plummer
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Summary

New York Times best-selling author Robyn Carr creates an emotional and uplifting ensemble of characters in this rags-to-riches-to-rags novel about women, friendship, and the complex path to happiness.

In the aftermath of her financier husband's suicide, Emma Shay Compton's dream life is shattered. Richard Compton stole his clients' life savings to fund a lavish life in New York City, and, although she was never involved in the business, Emma bears the burden of her husband's crimes. She is left with nothing. Only one friend stands by her, a friend she's known since high school, who encourages her to come home to Sonoma County.

But starting over isn't easy, and Sonoma is full of unhappy memories, too. And people she'd rather not face, especially Riley Kerrigan. Riley and Emma were like sisters - until Riley betrayed Emma, ending their friendship. Emma left town, planning to never look back. Now, trying to stand on her own two feet, Emma can't escape her husband's reputation and is forced to turn to the last person she thought she'd ever ask for help - her former best friend.

It's an uneasy reunion as both women face the mistakes they've made over the years. Only if they find a way to forgive each other - and themselves - can each of them find the life she wants.

©2016 Robyn Carr (P)2016 Recorded Books

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Another lovely Robyn carr book

A lovely listen the narrator has a soothing voice and the story was easy to listen to and get drawn into

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A really great story

Absolutely loved this audio book, it had a great story line and was very well written.
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Amazing story

An amazing uplifting story about friendship and a great pleasure to listen to Terese Plummer’s narration as always. Thank you

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Excellent

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Will download another of her books

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Beautiful

Captivating and enjoyable. Easily taken away with this story of love and loss and friendship. Really enjoyable with plenty to keep you listening

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I very much enjoyed listening to this book, and could easily listen to it again. The narration was excellent throughout.

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Fabulous story.

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Great listen

Really enjoyed this book , Good characters , excellent story line - my first encounter with this author - it won’t be my last !! Great narration too.

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Easy listening with a twist.

Good read and well narrated. Would recommend. Would be nice if there was a follow on.

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