Run for Your Life

Run for Your Life

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by Lucy Hawking
     
 

Sometimes you find friendship in the most unlikely places.

Thirty-something Fleur Bonner has a career selling fake antiques, a London flat with no central heating, and no focus. She agrees to train for the London marathon, joining the misfits, the lost, and the lonely who make up the Battersea Park New Runner's Club, hoping it may provide a welcome

Overview

Sometimes you find friendship in the most unlikely places.

Thirty-something Fleur Bonner has a career selling fake antiques, a London flat with no central heating, and no focus. She agrees to train for the London marathon, joining the misfits, the lost, and the lonely who make up the Battersea Park New Runner's Club, hoping it may provide a welcome change in her unfulfilling life. But then her boss disappears, and it appears that her job may actually be a front for art forgery. She quickly goes from girl-about-town to jailbird, not understanding what happened and why. Maybe those “misfits” from the Battersea Park New Runner's Club can provide some answers. . .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452285842
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/25/2006
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

LUCY HAWKING has worked for New York Magazine and has written for the Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Times (London), and the London Evening Standard and the author of Jaded (available from Plume). She is one of Professor Stephen Hawking's three children.

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Run for Your Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
In London thirty-something Fleur Bonner works at Boulden¿s, an art gallery and antique shop that has been around for a few centuries but now specializes in fakes and forgeries, something she is unaware of. Her life drifts as even her employment is in a holding pattern in Fleur¿s mind until she finds something worth focusing on. Her friends and family insist she is too smart to stay at Boulden¿s and encourage her to go out and do things so that she may find something she is passionate about. More to get people off her back than any real desire and pushed by good neighbor Ben Fleur joins the Battersea Park New Runner¿s Marathon Club consisting of losers, misfits, and the lonely in her mind she is a perfect fit.----------------- When her boss Brinly ¿Brin¿ St. John Boulden suddenly vanishes, Fleur is left floundering. Worse than probably losing her three-month old job, the police believe she is part of an art forgery ring selling fakes. Fleur suddenly has focus as she investigates the disappearance, the art forgery ring, and the marathon club in order to insure her future is outside of a prison cell as she is the only one left holding the Boulden¿s bag.------------- RUN FOR YOUR LIFE is a delightful innovative amateur sleuth chick lit tale that stars a wonderful aimless heroine who begins to find focus with marathon running though her immediate need is to clear her name. The amusing story line is fun due to Fleur and her running compatriots who make street corner observations on life. Fans will enjoy this charmer as they wonder whether Fleur can complete metaphorically the race for the first time in her life.--------------- Harriet Klausner