Life Without Me

 

How well do you really know the ones you love?

A dark and brilliantly funny look at what being a fly on the wall is really like, Life Without Me is Anna Legat’s debut novel.

Georgie Ibsen is a successful, cynical, fortysomething hotshot lawyer. She runs her life, professional and personal, with precision and clear purpose. She’s just made a breakthrough in a crucial case, her family is growing more independent … things couldn’t be better.

Until it all comes to a screeching halt when she’s involved in a hit-and-run and ends up in a coma.

Somehow, in her comatose state, Georgie is given unique glimpses into the lives of her nearest and dearest, their most intimate secrets: her boring husband’s intense involvement with a homely colleague, her son’s lovelorn yearning for his mother’s Vietnamese nurse, her fifteen-year-old daughter’s bad boy boyfriend, who just might be linked to the criminal mastermind involved in her last big case…

 

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