Love May Fail

Love May Fail

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Portia Kane is having a meltdown. After escaping her cheating husband and their posh Florida life, she finds herself transported back home and back to square one. In need of saving herself, she sets out to find and resurrect a beloved high-school English teacher who has retired after a violent incident in the classroom.

But she quickly learns that it's not a one-woman job. Luckily she meets a few people on her journey. Can Chuck, the handsome brother of Portia's old school friend, together with a sassy nun and a metal-head little boy, help Portia's chances in her bid for renewed hope in the human race?

It's going to be quite a ride.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 146 x 134mm | 258g
  • Bolinda/Macmillan audio
  • Australia
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1509817867
  • 9781509817863

Review quote

'Darkly funny ... readers will be engrossed.' -- Publishers Weekly 'Quick, an ex-teacher, nails the symbiotic student-teacher relationship, with all of its attendant baggage, squarely on the head in this engaging slice-of-life dramedy with definite big-screen potential.' -- Booklist 'An easy, enjoyable, and thoughtful read with laughs and tears along the way. Quick's devotees won't be disappointed.' -- Library Journal
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About Matthew Quick

Matthew Quick is the author of The Silver Linings Playbook, which was made into an Academy Award-winning film, and the young adult novels Sorta Like A Rock Star, Boy 21 and Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages and has received a PEN/Hemingway Award Honorable Mention, among other accolades. He lives with his wife, novelist/pianist Alicia Bessette, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. An award-winning storyteller and a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Cris Dukehart has narrated books in a plethora of genres, from romance, science fiction, and young adult to children's literature and autobiography. Her voice, with an endearing mix of sweetness and pluck, can be heard around the world and across the Web in commercials, e-learning projects, and corporate narrations. Jim Meskimen is an accomplished actor, impressionist, and voice artist whose work has been seen and heard for thirty years. He is a veteran of hundreds of TV and radio commercials for major clients, and he has appeared in many top TV shows and films.

Jim's television appearances include the acclaimed British comedy-improv show Whose Line Is it, Anyway? as well as recurring roles on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Parkers, and the Parks and Recreation.

As an impressionist, Jim's viral YouTube videos have entertained over two million viewers. His feature film debut was in Ron Howard's The Paper, and he went on to work on four subsequent films for Howard: the Oscar-nominated Apollo 13, The Grinch, Ed TV, and the Oscar-nominated Frost/Nixon.

As a director of audiobooks, Jim has completed over five hundred hours of multicast audiobooks of the fiction work of L. Ron Hubbard for Galaxy Audio. Lorna Raver is an American actress who has appeared in numerous plays, films, and television series. In addition to her stage and television appearances, she is a notable audiobook narrator. Tonya Campos started her radio career at the age of 14 in Visalia, California. She came to Los Angeles in 1987 and continues to work in radio as a Program Director. Tonya has done extensive voice work throughout her career including national commercials, voicing shows for the internet and narrating many instructional service videos for major companies. In addition to her radio career and voice work, Tonya is a signed artist and has sold many of her original pieces. Tim Fannon is an American actor, best-known for Bar Flies (2009), Amnesia (2009) and After I'm Dead (2008). Tim has also narrated numerous audiobooks including Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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