Lucy Silchester has received an appointment card. Actually, she's been invited along a few times to this appointment, but she keeps brushing the gold embossed envelope under the carpet. But Lucy is about to find out that this is one appointment that she can't miss. Her life is about to catch up with her in… Continue reading The Time of my life by Cecelia Ahern
A day like any other for security chief Tracy Waterhouse, until she makes a shocking impulse purchase. That one moment of madness is all it takes for Tracy's humdrum world to be turned upside down.
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