The Woman Who Stole My Life

  • by Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by Aoife McMahon 
  • 15 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From best-selling author Marian Keyes, a hilarious new novel about an Irish beautician and her unorthodox path to love and fame.
In her own words, Stella Sweeney is just "an ordinary woman living an ordinary life with her husband and two teenage kids", working for her sister in their neighborhood beauty salon. Then one day she is struck by a serious illness that lands her in the hospital for months.
After recovering, Stella finds out that her neurologist, Dr. Mannix Taylor, has compiled and self-published a memoir about her illness. Her discovery comes when she spots a photo of the finished copy in an American tabloid - and it's in the hands of the vice president's wife!
As her relationship with Dr. Taylor gets more complicated, Stella struggles to figure out who she was before her illness, who she is now, and who she wants to be while relocating to New York City to pursue a career as a newly minted self-help memoirist.
Funny, fast-paced, and honest, Keyes's latest novel is full of her trademark charm and wisdom and is sure to delight her many fans.


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Customer Reviews

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Book Stole My Heart

Loved, loved, loved the book and wanted to stay in Stella's life, sad when it ended. Stella is an ordinary wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, worker as so many of us are. Suddenly struck by a debilitating illness her life changes forever. Stella remains grounded, witty and the exhilarating highs along with devastating lows which follow made me want to be a part of her eclectic circle of family and friends who take life as it is, flaws, mistakes, and joys. Well worth a credit.
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- Elaine Richards

Just Couldn't Finish It

I just stopped listening at chapter 34. I found it difficult to follow the timeline of the story and I didn't really like or care about any of the characters or what happened to them. I finally just gave up.
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- Deborah

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-07-2015
  • Publisher: Recorded Books