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Second Chances Read & Download ¸ 4 Ë Set in London in the noughties sometime after the smoking ban and before the great 21st century recession James has always believed in happy ever after and he plans to get there one day He is doing okay At the age of thirty three he has a top job dream house two healthy children and a wife who always stands byA top job dream house two healthy children and a wife who always stands by him These things James can rely on until one day when everything changes and he realises that he has spent so long looking towards the future that he has neglecte. Maria Savva is a great storyteller and Second Chances is no exception I particularly liked the way both male and female points of view were portrayed so that the reader could understand both sides of the storySecond Chances has an easy to read style and successfully delves into the ups and downs of relationships where most if not all of us can certainly relate Not to give away any spoilers I thought it clever how it was sprinkled with surprises – a few twists and turns so that we’re not uite sure where things will leadalways a good ideaAltogether a worthwhile read I would recommend itJulie Elizabeth Powell author of Gone Slings Arrows Knowing Jack The Star Realm and Invasion

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D the present Feeling unloved his wife Pamela has left him leaving nothing but a brief note She has taken their two children How far will James go to save his marriage What can Pamela do to stop the past haunting her life Will it be enou. Second Chances is a modern day novel set in LondonJames is a thirty something father with a successful career in a law firm a supportive wife and a nice house He has the life many people dream of Then everything changes when his wife leaves him and takes the couple's two children So caught up his own life James did not see it comingWhile Second Chances is a fictional look at what might happen to anyone if they neglect to appreciate what they have while they have it it is an accurate portrayal of the real life difficulties and stresses placed on working individuals struggling to balance it all If James wants his family back he will have to accept his failures make sacrifices and significant changes to his life Can he convince Pamela he still loves her After years of neglect will she even want to listen First he has to follow her all the way to Australia Once he gets there he must deal with the secrets he discoversWhat James does not know is that Pamela has not just left because she is unhappy with the marriage Something in her past has haunted her for too long something she feels she must now faceWith James and Pamela the author depicts how cracks in a marriage appear and widen to where couples together for so long may not really know each other that well at all Each misunderstands the other and acts upon those misunderstandings showing their insecurities and vulnerabilities Doing what each believes is right may have made things much worse This is what happens when couples don't talk and the author taps into this brilliantly This human failing makes her characters deeper and believableSecond Chances is a well written and realistic account of one family's struggle to survive overcome their odds and stay together

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Second ChancesSet in London in the noughties sometime after the smoking ban and before the great 21st century recession James has always believed in happy ever after and he plans to get there one day He is doing okay At the age of thirty three he has. With Second Chances Maria Savva shows us how the love that drew two people together can so easily fade into the background when the daily struggles take over James is a lawyer working long hours for a demanding firm Pamela is a stay at home mother of two young children longing for her husband’s attention Somewhere beneath the stress the arguments and the resentment they still love one another But by the time they figure that out their love might be too damaged to repairSavva does a masterful job portraying these characters We don’t watch the story unfold We live it along with each of them Their emotions become ours This is the gift Savva gives to us We experience each point of view we understand it we feel it and conseuently we are unable to take sides in this struggle We can only hold our breath and wish for the best