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Head of Zeus
The Second Chance Holiday Club
The Second Chance Holiday Club: A joyful and heartwarming story of friendship and taking chances, perfect for fans of Hazel Prior by Kate Galley

It's never too late to change the habits of a lifetime...

Evelyn Pringle isn't the sort to make rash decisions. Or any decisions, really – she's always left that sort of thing up to her husband. But he's been found dead, wearing his best suit, with a diamond ring in his pocket that doesn't fit her. When Evelyn finds a letter addressed to a woman on the Isle of Wight, she decides to deliver it. By hand.

So begins a very unusual holiday, and an adventure no one could have predicted – least of all Evelyn herself. With the help of some unexpected new friends, and a little effort on her part, Evelyn discovers that it's never too late to have a second chance at life and forge friendships that are well-worth living for.

The Second Chance Holiday Club is a heartwarming and funny later-life uplit for fans of Judy Leigh, Hazel Prior and Maddie Please.

Praise for The Second Chance Holiday Club:
'An uplifting, positive story... Eat Pray Love for the older generation' Judy Leigh
'When a coach trip to the Isle of Wight turns out to be utterly life changing... I thoroughly enjoyed this poignant and heartwarming debut!' Fiona Gibson

Readers love Kate Galley's gorgeous debut!

'Sad, funny and uplifting. I really think we need a sequel to this one!', NetGalley Reviewer

'Wonderful story about friendships, second chances, and what ultimately can make life feel worth living', NetGalley Reviewer *****

'Wonderfully fluent and evocative writing, complemented this beautifully textured, fast-paced, multi-layered storyline... This story was definitely one of a kind', NetGalley Reviewer, *****

'What a brilliant debut novel from Kate Galley', NetGalley Reviewer, *****

'Uplifting and joyous, I didn't want to turn the last page. I can't wait to read more from Kate Galley', NetGalley Reviewer, *****

'I loved this book! I wouldn't have thought it was a debut novel, it was so well-written. I loved the author's style and also the pace of the story', NetGalley Reviewer, *****

'The perfect holiday read! I'll be looking for more books by Kate Galley in the future', NetGalley Reviewer, *****

'Really refreshing... A very enjoyable read', NetGalley Reviewer, *****

'What an utterly adorable book! I was totally invested.... Highly recommended', NetGalley Reviewer, *****

'What a fantastic book! The Second Chance Holiday Club perfectly weaves humour, mystery and unforgettable characters together in a story I didn't want to put down... The ending was perfect and made me cry', NetGalley Reviewer, *****

Head of Zeus, an Aria book * Fiction
01 Dec 2022 * 304pp * £2.99 * 9781804542217
'A moving, funny and original tale of plucky seventy-somethings'
Daily Mail
Kate Galley
Kate Galley
Kate Galley is the author of The Second Chance Holiday Club. She lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband, children and Meg, their Patterdale Terrier. Much of Kate's inspiration comes from the many varied lives of her clients as a mobile hairdresser.
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