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Publisher's Summary

"Hilarious! I loved every page...reminded me of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry." - Dawn at Crooks on Books
One evening in early August, while mashing potatoes for dinner, Connie McColl decides she’s had enough. Sixty-six-year-old wife and grandmother, Connie, is tired of solving one family crisis after another, while her husband Roger spends all day at his beloved golf course. Surely it must be time for her to shake off her apron and start living again? So Connie packs a bag, gets in her little green car and drives off.
On her journey from England to Scotland, Connie stops in on long-lost friends and makes all sorts of interesting new companions along the way. As Connie has the time of her life, sleeping under the stars and skinny dipping in the sea, she finally begins to rediscover herself. And she starts to wonder, will she ever be ready to return home? Or could this summer change her life forever? 
Connie’s begins to discover that it’s never too late to have some fun and you’re never too old for an adventure.
The Runaway Wife is an inspiring and joyously uplifting novel. If you loved The Kicking the Bucket List and A Man Called Ove then this funny audiobook is for you. 
What listeners are saying about The Runaway Wife:
"A warm, funny, brilliant read! I love the warmth and humour that jumps from the page. Connie is proof that you’re never too old to have an adventure! I LOVED the ending!!!!" - Sue Watson
"What a breath of fresh air! Wry and sharply observed, I was rooting for Connie the moment I met her. Fabulous!" - Kat French 
©2018 Dee MacDonald (P)2018 Bookouture
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5 out of 5 stars
By JEYCEE on 07-12-18

Laugh out loud

Very enjoyable, hilarious at the end!, sad in some places, yet thought provoking story, proving it's never too late to make a change in your life if you're not happy. I look forward to reading more of the author

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ann Shelby on 08-03-18

Loved it!!

I myself am at a similar stage & the book truly spoke to me in several area. Glad I took a chance on it since I really did buy “a book for its cover”!

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5 out of 5 stars
By carrie reed on 08-15-18

Totally hooked!

This book was amazing! I’m a 30 year old woman who enjoyed listening to the life of this 66 year old run-away wife. I wish I could hear more of the amazing Connie.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Caroline on 08-12-18

A wonderful experience!

This has been a wonderful way to fill my time on my long train journey. The characters were great and their story took me on a journey of laughter, sadness and a realisation that life really is for living whatever our age. An audiobook is a fabulous way to experience the story. I would recommend this to anyone wanting a smile, laugh and occasional tears.

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