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The Best Days of Our Lives

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781529420425

Price: £9.99

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Set over the course of one life-changing year, The Best Days of Our Lives is a warm, big-hearted and poignant story, full of hope, heartache and love – the perfect gift this Christmas.

The McKenzies are your average complicated family: knotted together by in-jokes, arguments and a few closely-guarded secrets. Thirty-something sisters Leni and Alice became inseparable following the divorce of their parents, Belinda and Tony, with younger brother Will always trying to keep up. They’re not perfect, but they love each other – most of the time, anyway.

But then one ordinary summer day, an accident changes the family forever. Questions arise, guilt surfaces and secrets begin to emerge. Scattered by grief and seeking comfort in the unlikeliest of places, can the McKenzies find their way back to each other?

‘Deeply moving’ Katie Fforde
‘Wise and wonderful’ Veronica Henry
‘Compelling and beautifully written’ Sarah Morgan


‘So real and so romantic’ Laura Kemp

‘Deeply moving’ 5* Reader Review

‘This book touched my heart’ Sarah Morgan

‘So uplifting and comforting’ 5* Reader Review

‘Poignant, yet uplifting and comforting’ My Weekly

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So real and so romantic
Laura Kemp
The Best Days of Our Lives is one of those books that makes you reassess how you live your own life. Deeply moving but ultimately uplifting, you won't regret reading this
Katie Fforde
A compelling and beautifully written tale of love, grief and family. This book touched my heart
Sarah Morgan
Lucy is at the top of her game with this wise and wonderful book. It's deeply moving and truly uplifting. No-one does real life better than Lucy Diamond
Veronica Henry
A brilliantly observed slice of family life full of joy, sorrow, happiness and hope, I loved it
Alex Brown
Wise, moving and heart-warming - this is Lucy Diamond at her very best
Rosie Walsh
A bittersweet ode to the highs, the lows, and all the shades of living in between, The Best Days of Our Lives is Lucy Diamond at her absolute best. Prepare to be charmed!
Laura Jane Williams
Fabulous, uplifting and life affirming
My Weekly
A heavy subject matter is handled with a deft touch
The Times
Have the tissues at the ready for this poignant, yet uplifting and comforting read
My Weekly
Despite the heavy subject matter which is sure to stir up your emotions, Lucy Diamond's lively and frequently humorous writing ensures you'll laugh as often as you cry
Sunday Express
A bittersweet delight
Emotional, gentle and, in spite of its serious subject matter, uplifting
Irish Independent
No one writes about family like Lucy does. This is a masterpiece in how broken people negotiate and ultimately survive the worst that life can throw at them. It's an absolutely beautiful book
Milly Johnson