What She Wants: A Novel

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Dutton, 2003 - Fiction - 529 pages
A captivating new novel from the internationally bestselling author whose "plucky heroines build bonds with the reader....Sass, vulnerability, and humor" (People).

Hope, Sam, Virginia, and Nicole are four women trying to cope with the vicissitudes of life. Struggling to fit her family in with the hectic demands of her career has made Hope feel like a stranger to her husband, Matt, and their two small children. Her unconventional sister Sam has big plans to be the first female music mogul, running her own record label exactly the way she pleases. Virginia and her husband Bill can't wait to build their retirement dream home and spend more time with their granddaughter. Nicole is the wild child, tossing her fate to the winds as she sings and parties her way through life. Now a day of reckoning is coming, as each of them confronts a shattering crisis that will change them in ways they couldn't have predicted. But can they survive the fallout?

With spirit and passion, Cathy Kelly gives us a lively, bighearted novel about friends, sisters, families, love, and all the challenges, joys, and what-ifs of life.

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User Review  - Summermoonstone - LibraryThing

Career couple with children go to Redlion a village in Ireland to spend a year. Charts the changes in the couple and the dynamics of their relationship and the lives and loves of the people in the village. All very Maeve Binchy - wonderful easy read Read full review


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Five heroines for the price of one.Hope, the frazzled working mother of two, remembers when her husband Matt would rip off her clothes and make passionate love to her whenever they felt like it, not ... Read full review


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About the author (2003)

Cathy Kelly is the bestselling author of Someone Like You. A former journalist, film critic, and advice columnist, Cathy now writes full-time. She is currently at work on her next novel.

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