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The Best Days of Our Lives: the big-hearted and uplifting new novel from the bestselling author of Anything Could Happen

Lucy Diamond

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

The wonderful and heart-warming new novel from the bestselling author of The Beach Cafe and Anything Could Happen - pre-order now!

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When 35-year-old Leni McKenzie is knocked off her bike, her family's world is turned upside down.


Leni and her sister Alice were best friends as well as siblings. But did they know each other as well as Alice thought? In the hope of coming to terms with her grief, she tries to piece together Leni's last weeks - but her discoveries only lead to more questions. And that's before the surprise reappearance of someone from the past. Life is certainly getting very complicated ...

Meanwhile, the rest of the family seem to be falling apart. Belinda, Alice's mum, has developed an unhealthy obsession with a clairvoyant, and Tony, her dad, is stressed about becoming a father all over again, what with three failed marriages stacking up behind him.

As for Will, the youngest McKenzie, he's in denial, having hopped onto a plane to Thailand days after the funeral. Secretly, he's tormented by the part he played in Leni's death ... and the thing about secrets is, they always come out eventually ...

Full of hope and heartache, love and truths, Lucy Diamond's new novel is the big-hearted and relatable story of one unforgettable year in the life of the McKenzies.

SEE WHAT EVERYONE'S SAYING ABOUT ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN

'Tender, bittersweet and funny, Lucy Diamond is brilliant about love in all its guises' Veronica Henry

'The book we all need - full of escapism and beautiful places' Milly Johnson

'Lucy has a way of dropping you into the heart and minds of her characters' Fiona Palmer

'A wonderful read . . . I couldn't put it down' Jill Mansell

'So real and so romantic' Laura Kemp

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Praise for The Best Days of Our Lives: the big-hearted and uplifting new novel from the bestselling author of Anything Could Happen

  • Praise for Lucy Diamond: 'Tender, bittersweet and funny, Lucy Diamond is brilliant about love in all its guises' - Veronica Henry

  • The book we all need - full of escapism and beautiful places - Milly Johnson

  • A wonderful read . . . I couldn't put it down - Jill Mansell

  • So real and so romantic - Laura Kemp

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Lucy Diamond

Lucy Diamond grew up in Nottingham and has lived in Leeds, London, Oxford and Brighton. She now lives in Bath with her family. Lucy is the Sunday Times bestselling author of seventeen novels including The Beach Cafe, An Almost Perfect Holiday and Anything Could Happen. The Best Days of Our Lives is her eighteenth novel.

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