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Win a copy of THE WAY FROM HERE by Jane Turner

A life-affirming and refreshingly relatable summer read about family life, motherhood and female friendship, perfect for fans of ‘The Cancer Ladies Running Club’ by Josie Lloyd and ‘Jog On’ by Bella Mackie.

We’re offering reading groups the opportunity read and review The Way From Here by Jane Turner. Apply by 26th May for a chance to win a set of 10 books for 3 reading groups!

‘Warm, wonderful and very wet at times! I LOVED it!’ FAITH HOGAN, author of The Ladies’ Midnight Swimming Club

The start of something new…

When Kate is faced with an ‘empty nest’ when her youngest daughter, Ella, leaves for university, she starts to wonder: what comes next?

Decades after abandoning her university hobby, Kate nervously joins a local ladies rowing team and is surprised to find how much she enjoys it!

More than anything, though, Kate finds that the team of strong women bring new adventures and unlikely friendships she hadn’t even realised were missing from her life…


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