Anybody Out There? by Marian Keyes

By Marian Keyes

Bestselling writer Marian Keyes has extremely joyful readers with the lives, loves, and foibles of the irrepressible Walsh sisters and their eccentric mammy. during this existence within the long island is ideal for Anna. She has the easiest task on the planet, a beautiful condominium, and nice associates. Then one morning, she wakes up in her mammy's condo in Dublin with stitches in her face, a dislocated knee, palms smashed up, and no reminiscence in any respect of what occurred. once she's capable, Anna's flying again to long island, mystified yet made up our minds to determine how her existence became the other way up. As her prior slowly starts off coming again to her, she units out on an outrageous quest—involving lilies, psychics, mediums, and someone who can element her within the correct path.

Marrying life's darker bits with wild humor and soft wit, Anybody Out There? is an odd and fantastically captivating examine love right here and ever after.

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Chances were good that he was at least seven or eight years older than she was, maybe more, yet they had to be contemporaries in spite of her youthful appearance. For starters, he knew this wasn’t Rachel’s first year of teaching. A person didn’t usually finish college and earn a degree until they were in their twenties at least, so she had to be halfway to thirty by now. “You don’t look a day over sixteen,” he finally told her. “Actually, I’ll be eighty-four my next birthday,” she said. Struggling to repress a giggle, she twirled in a circle to put herself on display.

She could see the red lights flashing on the radio station antennae atop the hill called the Salem Knob. Decision made, Rachel tromped the accelerator. Her car’s wheels spun in the loose gravel and dirt, leaving behind a cloud of powdery red dust. It was a blessing that Max was driving the bus, because he knew where he was going. She’d lived around here all her life and she still sometimes got turned around when she left the highway. An inexperienced person like Sean, using the same map she’d been given, would be likely to get lost.

That was a big plus. Obviously, someone in Samantha Smith’s past had done a wonderful job of making her feel worthwhile. That confidence would help her adjust to whatever troubles came her way, the loss of her parents being the worst one imaginable. It was hard enough growing up with parents, let alone coping without them. Except maybe in the case of my own mother. The thought popped into Rachel’s head before she had time to censor it. There were some people who could give advice in a way that made the recipient glad to follow it.

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