Narrated By: Kirby Heyborne, Rebecca Lowman
Duration: 12 hours and 54 minutes
What to expect
Mara is a successful lawyer, and devoted wife and mother. Struggling with a devastating illness, she has set herself five days to make the ultimate decision for her family.
Scott lives a thousand miles away, and is a foster parent to a troubled eight-year-old. Scott is facing his own five day countdown until his beloved foster son is returned to his biological mother.
The two connect through an online forum, and find a friendship to help guide them through the most difficult, and momentous, week of their lives.
Modern & contemporary fiction
Listen to a sample
A beautifully drawn study of what is at risk when you lose control of your own life. Unique, gripping, and viscerally moving - this impressive debut novel heralds the arrival of an extremely talented writer.
Combines tension, humour and a life-affirming poignancy
A unique read – perfect for tucking away in your suitcase’