Synopses & Reviews
Jane Green has become a nationally bestselling author with legions of fans through her novels about the true-life dilemmas of real women—their relationships, their careers, their loves, their triumphs and disappointments. In her latest book, Green tells the story of a group of people who haven’t seen each other since they were best friends at school. When one of them dies in a terrible tragedy, the reunited friends work through their grief together and find that each of their lives is impacted in ways they could have never foreseen. Warm, witty, and as wise as ever, this is a story of friendship, of family, and of life coming full circle.
Greens many fans will revel in her interwoven plots.
Peopled with her trademark likable, sympathetic characters, Greens latest is sure to have wide appeal.
The New York Times bestseller by one of the best-loved authors in womens fiction
With this life-affirming tale of friendship and fate, Jane Green once again shows why she is a nationally bestselling author with legions of loyal fans. The story of a group of people who havent seen each other since they were best friends in school, they reunite when one of them dies in a terrible tragedy. Recapturing the intimacy of their younger days, they are each surprised at the impact their encounter brings. Warm, witty, and as wise as ever, Second Chance will strike a chord with anyone who is still trying to figure life out.
When tragedy strikes, four friends reunite in this life-affirming tale from the New York Times bestselling author of Falling.
In school, Tom, Holly, Saffron, Paul, and Olivia were the best of friends. Twenty years later, they re barely more than strangers. But when Tom dies in a heartbreaking instance of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, the four that remain are thrust back into each other s lives.
Quickly falling back into the intimacy of their youth, Holly, Saffron, Paul, and Olivia are forced to reexamine the choices they ve made. As their secrets rise to the surface, Tom s death becomes the catalyst that changes them all, giving four estranged friends the chance to find a new beginning..."
From the bestselling author of "The Beach House" comes this story of a group of people who are reunited when one of them dies in a tragic accident. Recapturing the intimacy of their younger days, they are each surprised at the impact their encounter brings.
About the Author
Jane Green was born and brought up in London. After abandoning a Fine Art degree and a stint in journalism, she went into public relations and worked for a time on This Morning. Jane then went back into the newspaper world and became a popular feature writer with the Daily Express, before going freelance and starting her first novel. A string of international bestsellers and marriage to an American later, Jane now lives in Connecticut – but flies home to London as often as four children and lots of animals allow.
Jane's hugely successful books include; Straight Talking, Jemima J., Mr Maybe, Bookends, Babyville, Spellbound, The Other Woman and Life Swap. Her latest novel is Second Chance.