The Woman Who Stole My Life
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The Woman Who Stole My Life

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Ever wish you could trade your life in for a better one?

The Woman Who Stole My Life is a story full of wit and charm, from the international bestselling author Marian Keyes

'Name: Stella Sweeney.
Height: average.
Recent life events: dramatic.'

One day, sitting in traffic, married Dublin mum Stella Sweeney attempts a good deed. The resulting car crash changes her life.

For she meets a man who wants her telephone number (for the insurance, it turns out). That's okay. She doesn't really like him much anyway (his Range Rover totally banjaxed her car).

But this chance meeting sparks a chain of events which will take Stella thousands of miles from her old life, turning an ordinary woman into a superstar, and, along the way, wrenching her whole family apart.

Is this all because of one ill-advised act of goodwill? Was meeting Mr Range Rover destiny or karma? Should she be grateful or hopping mad? For the first time real, honest-to-goodness happiness is just within her reach. But is Stella Sweeney, Dublin housewife, ready to grasp it?


'When it comes to writing page-turners that put a smile on your face and make you think, Keyes is in a class of her own' Daily Express

'Gloriously funny' The Sunday Times

'Keyes manages to have you alternately blubbing and belly-laughing to the final page' Company

'Not only is it a great story with funny, loveable characters, it made me laugh out loud' Stylist

'One of those rare books that will swallow up your day without realising it. Romantic and uplifting it won't fail to put a smile on your face. Marian Keyes is back to her best' The Daily Express

'A warm and hilarious page turner' Good Housekeeping

'Funny but poignant' Marie Claire

'A smart new drama from the awesome Marian Keyes' Heat

'Full of twists and turns, with warmth and humour on every page, it doesn't disappoint' Closer

'A modern fairy tale, it's full of Keyes's self-deprecating wit' The Sunday Mirror
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 44mm | 388g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141043105
  • 9780141043104
  • 27,273

Review quote

Stella Sweeny writes off her car . . . and his. But is it a blessing in disguise or just a taste of more to come? Entertaining and uplifting, The Woman Who Stole My Life is BESTSELLING author Marian Keyes' intriguing tale of finding true happiness in unexpected places . . .

Ever wished you could trade your life in for a better one? * From the publisher's description * Not only is it a great story with funny, loveable characters, it made me laugh out loud * Stylist * A modern fairy tale, it's full of Keyes's self-deprecating wit * The Sunday Mirror * One of those rare books that will swallow up your day without realising it. Romantic and uplifting it won't fail to put a smile on your face. Marian Keyes is back to her best * The Daily Express * Funny but poignant * Marie Claire * Gloriously funny * The Sunday Times * When it comes to writing page-turners that put a smile on your face and make you think, Keyes is in a class of her own * Daily Express * A warm and hilarious page turner * Good Housekeeping * Keyes manages to have you alternately blubbing and belly-laughing to the final page * Company * A smart new drama from the awesome Marian Keyes * Heat * Full of twists and turns, with warmth and humour on every page, it doesn't disappoint * Closer * A big hearted romp * Daily Mail * Top five fiction * Sunday Express * A total triumph * Daily Mail *
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About Marian Keyes

Marian Keyes is the international bestselling author of Watermelon, Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married, Rachel's Holiday, Last Chance Saloon, Sushi for Beginners, Angels, The Other Side of the Story, Anybody Out There, This Charming Man, The Brightest Star in the Sky, The Mystery of Mercy Close and The Woman Who Stole My Life. Her journalism, collected under two titles, Making It Up As I Go Along and Under the Duvet: Deluxe Edition, containing the original publications Under the Duvet and Further Under the Duvet, are also available from Penguin.
Marian lives in Dublin with her husband.
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Rating details

14,675 ratings
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4 35% (5,090)
3 34% (5,008)
2 11% (1,632)
1 3% (425)
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