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Could the worst day of Sally Parker’s life be the best thing that ever happened to her?

THE DELICIOUSLY WARM AND LIFE-AFFIRMING NOVEL FROM THE MUCH-LOVED MEL GIEDROYC

‘A real treat. I enjoyed it HUGELY’ MARIAN KEYES
‘I enjoyed it so, so much – a brilliant cast of characters and properly funny!’ GRAHAM NORTON
‘This book is a riot! Delicious in its detail. Had me wincing and laughing all the way along’ SOPHIE KINSELLA
‘Wonderfully warm and uplifting, full of unforgettable characters and so much heart’ RICHARD ROPER
‘Exactly like Mel herself: engaging, uproarious and gleeful. A stonking good read JO BRAND
‘A warm contemporary fable bursting with colourful characters and comic energy’ DAILY MAIL
‘A warm, honest and humorous look at a family and what really matters in life. Brimming with hilarious scenes and one-liners, it is also a redemptive book, and one of hope’ WOMAN & HOME

Sally Parker had a morbid fear of big social events and it was for this reason that she was crouching down low in the shoe section of her wardrobe…

Sally Parker is struggling to find the hero inside herself.
All she wants to do is lie down.
Her husband Frank has lost his business, their home and their savings, in one fell swoop. Their bank cards are being declined. The children have gone feral. And now the bailiffs are at the door.
What does an ordinary woman do when the bottom falls out?
Sally Parker is about to surprise everybody.
Most of all herself.

A big-hearted story of a family on the brink, The Best Things is a life-affirming tale of failing, falling and finding a way back up.

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