Critics and readers fell madly in love with Keyes' funny and moving tale of three friends who make a pact to improve their lives. Friends since the days when leg warmers were cool, Tara, Katherine, and Fintan have graduated to their slightly more serious thirties.
'I'm in the Last Chance Saloon. In my decrepit, thirty-one-year-old state, I'd probably never get another man'. Tara, Katherine and Fenton have been best friends since they were teenagers. Now in their early thirties, they've been living it up in London for ten years. But what have they got to show for it? Sure, Tara's got her boyfriend - but she loves retail therapy so much more. Katherine, on the other hand, is a serial singleton whose neatness fetish won't let a man mess up her life. And Fenton? Well, Fenton has everything. Until he gets ill and he has to ask himself: what have you got if you haven't got your health? All three are drinking in the last chance saloon and they're about to discover that if you don't change your life, life has a way of changing you...
From the author of the bestselling Rachel's Holiday, this book is a monster of laugh from page one. Take three friends from Knockavoy, County Clare: food-obsessed Tara, meticulous Katherine and club-crazy Fintan. Speed them through to the age of 31 and life in Camden Town, London. Add Liv, the Amazon-like Swede, and Sandro, Fintan's little Latin lover, then throw in Joe and Lorcan and you have a recipe for mayhem. This is the world of the LCT - the Last Chance Trendy. A hot-headed, warm-hearted read, awash with humour and pathos, the value of friendship and the desire to find true love in the shadow of the millennium. (Kirkus UK)
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