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Poppy Day is an ordinary woman. She's a 32-year-old stay-at-home mum with two gorgeous children, while her husband Mart tours with the army. Her simplest pleasure is having her family together in a happy home. But Poppy is too busy to notice the fatigue in her body and the menacing lump growing on her breast. If there's anyone strong enough to defeat cancer it's Poppy. But does life really work like that?
©2014 Amanda Prowse (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd
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"Captivating, heartbreaking and superbly written." ( Closer on What Have I Done?)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 26-05-2017

Great story - you will need tissues though!

A great story that you will need tissues for! loved the way the book finished up as welll. All in all a enjoyable experience.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Gill Wright on 10-04-2016

recommended

What did you like best about this story?

I bought this book as a bit of escapism - easily listening - what I got was a beautifully written and narrated story of family life battling against a terminal illness. Yes it may seem a bit over the top at times but then with such a heart wrenching story it needs something to stem the tears. Loved it from start to finish - can't wait to get another from this author

What about Melody Grove’s performance did you like?

Really well narrated.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Both laughed and cried - you travel the journey with Poppy and Martin

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5 out of 5 stars
By Louise on 09-11-2015

Only read this if your prepared to cry

Such a sad story bringing home how short life is and to live as happily as possible and to forgive any hurt

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jeannette on 13-01-2017

So Sad

What a sad story which left me feeling depressed after each listening session. I told myself to delete it. The trouble is that Amanda Prowse writes so well that I was unable to leave it alone so I acquired a big box of tissues and carried on listening. Still snivelling to the end, I am quickly going to move on to one of Amanda's other books and hope it is more cheerful.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Meg Plummer on 12-05-2018

Beautifully written and heart touching story

If you have tears to cry and can't release them then this story will make them flow. Superb from beginning to end the realism of the story and consequences you know are coming aren't delivered in a flowery or covered up way. They are delivered with feelings of such depth you can feel the pain of each and every one in the story. This made me cry like nothing has made me cry in s long time xXx

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