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Last Best Chance

Last Best Chance

by Brooke Dunnell

Penguin Random House
Publish Date
April 2024

With its honest portrayal of the complexity of human relationships and the difficult choices we face, Last Best Chance is a compelling and thoughtprovoking read.

When Rachel, a forty-something single woman, finds herself running out of options on her path to motherhood, she seeks treatment at a fertility clinic in Central Europe. Telling half-truths to her family and the clinic's medical team, Rachel questions how far she will go to become a mother, even though she struggles to articulate her desire to become one.

Meanwhile, expat Jess loves her new life with Viktor despite their struggle to make ends meet and her confusion about her life's purpose. Viktor and his friends live their lives passionately while Jess just seems to be living.

With the city preparing for a green-energy expo, Jess sees the opportunity to ignite a career dream, while Rachel fears that it might jeopardise her dream of having a child. Will a chance encounter between the two women give each what she desires?

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