Tempting Fate

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Macmillan, Mar 25, 2014 - Fiction - 352 pages
26 Reviews

From Jane Green, the New York Times bestselling author of such beloved novels as Jemima J, The Beach House, Another Piece of My Heart, comes an enthralling and emotional story about how much we really understand the temptations that can threaten even the most idyllic of relationships....

Gabby and Elliott have been happily married for eighteen years. They have two teenaged daughters. They have built a life together. Forty-three year old Gabby is the last person to have an affair. She can't relate to the way her friends desperately try to cling to the beauty and allure of their younger years...And yet, she too knows her youth is quickly slipping away. She could never imagine how good it would feel to have a handsome younger man show interest in her--until the night it happens. Matt makes Gabby feel sparkling, fascinating, alive--something she hasn't felt in years. What begins as a long-distance friendship soon develops into an emotional affair as Gabby discovers her limits and boundaries are not where she expects them to be. Intoxicated, Gabby has no choice but to step ever deeper into the allure of attraction and attention, never foreseeing the life-changing consequences that lie ahead. If she makes one wrong move she could lose everything--and find out what really matters most.

A heartfelt and complex story, Tempting Fate will have readers gripped until they reach the very last page, and thinking about the characters long after they put the book down.

 

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User Review  - susan.h.schofield - LibraryThing

I won a copy of this book from Goodreads. This was an okay book for me - it held my interest and I could definitely see it as a popular book club pick. It will generate a lot of interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

I didn't really connect with the characters. I didn't believe for a second that Matt would have gone for gabby. Gabby came across as e self centered b...and I just disliked her so much for what she did. I hate books about affairs. Probably shouldn't have attempted this one. Read full review

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JANE GREEN is the author of twelve bestselling novels dealing with real women, real life, and all the things in-between, with her trademark wisdom, wit, and warmth. She writes a daily blog and contributes to various publications includingHuffingtonPost,The Sunday Times,Wowowow, andSelf. A foodie and passionate cook, most weekends see her cooking for quests in her home in Westport, Connecticut, where she lives with her husband and their six children. Her novels includeAnother Piece of My HeartandFamily Pictures.

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