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The Life She Wants

Robyn Carr

#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr creates an emotional and uplifting ensemble of characters in this rags-to-riches-to-rags novel about women, friendship and the complex path to happiness In the aftermath of her financier husband's suicide, Emma Shay Compton's dream life is shattered. Richard Compton stole his clients' life savings to fund a lavish life in New York City and, although she was never involved in the business, Emma bears the burden of her husband's crimes. She is left with nothing. Only one friend stands by her, a friend she's known since high school, who encourages her to come home to Sonoma County. But starting over isn't easy and Sonoma is full of unhappy memories, too. And people she'd rather not face, especially Riley Kerrigan. Riley and Emma were like sisters-until Riley betrayed Emma, ending their friendship. Emma left town, planning to never look back. Now, trying to stand on her own two feet, Emma can't escape her husband's reputation and is forced to turn to the last person she thought she'd ever ask for help-her former best friend. It's an uneasy reunion as both women face the mistakes they've made over the years. Only if they find a way to forgive each other.and themselves.can each of them find the life she wants.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr creates an emotional and uplifting ensemble of characters in this rags-to-riches-to-rags novel about women, friendship and the complex path to happiness In the aftermath of her financier husband's suicide, Emma Shay Compton's dream life is shattered. Richard Compton stole his clients' life savings to fund a lavish life in New York City and, although she was never involved in the business, Emma bears the burden of her husband's crimes. She is left with nothing. Only one friend stands by her, a friend she's known since high school, who encourages her to come home to Sonoma County. But starting over isn't easy and Sonoma is full of unhappy memories, too. And people she'd rather not face, especially Riley Kerrigan. Riley and Emma were like sisters-until Riley betrayed Emma, ending their friendship. Emma left town, planning to never look back. Now, trying to stand on her own two feet, Emma can't escape her husband's reputation and is forced to turn to the last person she thought she'd ever ask for help-her former best friend. It's an uneasy reunion as both women face the mistakes they've made over the years. Only if they find a way to forgive each other.and themselves.can each of them find the life she wants.
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr creates an emotional and uplifting ensemble of characters in this rags-to-riches-to-rags novel about women, friendship and the complex path to happiness In the aftermath of her financier husband's suicide, Emma Shay Compton's dream life is shattered. Richard Compton stole his clients' life savings to fund a lavish life in New York City and, although she was never involved in the business, Emma bears the burden of her husband's crimes. She is left with nothing. Only one friend stands by her, a friend she's known since high school, who encourages her to come home to Sonoma County. But starting over isn't easy and Sonoma is full of unhappy memories, too. And people she'd rather not face, especially Riley Kerrigan. Riley and Emma were like sisters-until Riley betrayed Emma, ending their friendship. Emma left town, planning to never look back. Now, trying to stand on her own two feet, Emma can't escape her husband's reputation and is forced to turn to the last person she thought she'd ever ask for help-her former best friend. It's an uneasy reunion as both women face the mistakes they've made over the years. Only if they find a way to forgive each other.and themselves.can each of them find the life she wants.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Therese Plummer

Length:

11h 20m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

03:21


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

28:06


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

31:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

39:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

43:09


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

32:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

35:53


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

28:06


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

39:04


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

30:54


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:36


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

33:30


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

33:34


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

31:17


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

31:55


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

38:25


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

36:33


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

37:05


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

31:26


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

32:03


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

31:56


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

00:33