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Life, Death and Vanilla Slices Audiobook

Life, Death and Vanilla Slices

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Publisher's Summary

Jean Collins had two daughters. But she only loved one of them. She knew it was wrong, but she just couldn't help herself. Jess was a little sweetheart, everyone said so. Anne was awkward and serious and not much fun, to be frank.

But now the years have passed. Jess is missing - run off long ago, no one knows where or why. So when Jean is left in a coma after a road accident, it's Anne who travels back up north to sit at her mother's bedside. And she wonders - why did Jean dash out into the road without looking? What distracted her? And why was she carrying a box of vanilla slices, the cream cakes she only ever bought for extra special occasions? Meanwhile there are secrets waiting for Anne and Jean, back at the old family home. Secrets that were buried a long time ago...

©2013 Jenny Eclair (P)2013 Hachette Digital

What the Critics Say

"Of course it's funny, but it's also dark, honest and totally compulsive reading" (Jenny Colgan)

"Very dark and very funny. I had it glued to my face until I'd finished it" (Jo Brand)

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  • Heather
    BC Canada
    18/08/14
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    "I laughed, I cried"
    What did you love best about Life, Death and Vanilla Slices?

    Loved this audiobook. Narration was brilliant. I actually laughed out loud a few times as I could relate to Ann's character.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved it all!!


    Which character – as performed by Jenny Eclair – was your favorite?

    Definitely Ann.


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