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All I ever wanted / Lucy Dillon.

All I ever wanted / Lucy Dillon.
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ISBN 9781473630260 (paperback)
Author Dillon, Lucy, 1974- author.
Title All I ever wanted / Lucy Dillon.
Publisher/Date London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2016
©2016
Pagination etc. 406 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents note "Sometimes what you want isn't always what you need"--Cover.
Summary Note Nancy is four, nearly five. She talks all the time: in the car, on the way to nursery, to her extrovert older brother, to her collection of bears. But then, one February morning, everything changes. Nancy's mum and dad split up. Her father Patrick moves away from their Bristol home to Newcastle. And Nancy stops talking. Eva is forty-four, nearly forty-five. She didn't expect to be the third wife of a much-loved household name, but eight years ago, she and semi-retired bad boy Michael Quinn fell in love. Eva knew marrying a much older man meant compromises, but it was the love of a lifetime for them both - until Mickey dies suddenly, leaving Eva alone with his gossipy diaries, their two pugs, and a distressing voice in the back of her mind, wondering if perhaps she's sacrificed more than she meant to. While Nancy's parents negotiate their separation, the question of weekend contact is solved when Patrick volunteers his sister Eva's house. It's in Longhampton, an hour out of Bristol, with plenty of room for her to get to know a niece and nephew she's barely met - even if Nancy continues to refuse to speak.
Subject Mutism -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Divorce -- Fiction
Domestic fiction.
Shelf Location F DILL
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