Five Days Left
Julie Lawson Timmer

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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

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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.

Jodi Picoult

Combines tension, humour and a life-affirming poignancy

Sunday Mirror

A unique read – perfect for tucking away in your suitcase’