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  • Hachette Books Ireland
  • Hachette Books Ireland
  • Hachette Books Ireland

Listen for the Weather

Justine Delaney Wilson

5 Reviews

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Every act has a consequence. Every marriage has a breaking point. Is this theirs?

Every act has a consequence. Every marriage has a breaking point.

Beth Rogers and her family have settled well into their new life in New Zealand, far from the stifling containment of the life they knew at home in Ireland.

Everything is idyllic.

The children are happy and settled. Beth's marriage to Steve, and their love for each other, seems solid.

Until a bombshell lands, in the form of a letter Steve receives from a woman from his past. In the envelope is a photograph of a three-year-old girl -- Beth and Steve's papered-over past has caught up with them, in the shape of this child ...

Beth forgave Steve once before -- can she do it again? Does Steve want her to?

Listen for the Weather is the story of a marriage. It's a story about consequences. And how we make our own weather.

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Praise for Listen for the Weather

  • A heart-breaking, utterly involving new novel - Newstalk 106FM - Eason Book of the Month for May 2016

  • The Difference is at its sharpest when observing human behaviour ... Ismae's struggle to have what healthy babies and their parents take for granted is the life blood of the novel, and makes for a moving story - The Irish Times

  • Read it, read it! A beautiful piece of original fiction from a new Irish author. - Fiona Ness on The Difference

  • Heartrending and well written, Justine Delaney Wilson's The Difference is a novel about one Dublin woman's quest for an authentic life ... a moving, convincing story of courage and burgeoning hope. - Nuala O'Connor

  • This novel conveys mother-love in all its sad, happy fierce power - Sunday Independent

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