Far From Over

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Headline, Feb 10, 2008 - Fiction - 300 pages
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Gemma Garvey's marriage has been over for ages. Gemma ended it and chose to be a single mother rather than continue the pretence that her marriage to work-obsessed David Hennessy was working. So why is she so upset when he marries bimbo Orla O'Neill? Is it that Orla's thin and gorgeous whilst Gemma, at thirty-five, feels more like fifty-five? Or that David's starting a new life whilst she's facing middle age alone? For Orla, being wife no. 2 isn't all she's imagined, always aware of how Gemma coped with a house, family and job while she can't even cook dinner without setting the kitchen alight. To David, who has loved them both, there isn't a problem. But actually the trouble's just begun...

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User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Easy to read and engaging enough. The main characters were too self deprecating and I got annoyed with them. All is well in the end. Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

This book was quite long for its genre. I thought some of the conversations and interactions between Gemma and David and David and Orla and Orla and Gemme to be a little unrealistic. That being said ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Sheila O'Flanagan is the author of many bestselling novels, including My Mother's Seceret, If You Were Me, Things We Never Say, Isobel's Wedding, Someone Special and Bad Behaviour, as well as the bestselling short story collections Destinations, Connections, and A Season to Remember.

Sheila has always loved telling stories, and after working in banking and finance for a number of years, she decided it was time to fulfil a dream and give writing her own book a go. So she sat down, stuck 'Chapter One' at the top of a page, and got started. Sheila is now the author of more than twenty bestselling books. She lives in Dublin with her husband.

You can follow Sheila on Twitter @sheilaoflanagan or visit her Facebook page at Facebook.com/sheilabooks.

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