Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
A Risk Worth Taking

A Risk Worth Taking

Robin Pilcher; Read by John Lee

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Macmillan Audio

Macmillan Audio


ISBN: 9781593973858


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The New York Times bestselling author of Starting Over and An Ocean Apart returns with his strongest work to date—a heartwarming story of love, compassion, and redemption
After the dot-com bubble burst, Dan Porter is laid off from his job and must decide what is truly important. His wife of 20 years, Jackie, a beautiful and successful managing director for a clothing designer, no longer connects with him. His teenagers Josh, Nina and Millie are distant and confusing. Jackie is tempted by the attentions of a younger man at her office, and thanks to an opportunity suggested by a magazine article, Dan finds himself contemplating a drastic change in his life.A Risk Worth Taking is an engrossing, thought-provoking novel of a man who has to discover what he really values in his work, marriage, and life. Robin Pilcher writes fluidly, and is endlessly interested in the details of his characters' lives. He has written a poignant and moving story about the real choices adults face when they start taking stock of their lives.


Praise for A Risk Worth Taking

“Pilcher writes with an easy accessibility to his characters' depths, and has an excellent sense of the pace of his story. It's easy to feel you know these people and to grasp the complexities of their relationships. All told, it's a worthy novel.” —Houston Chronicle on Starting Over

“With his Scottish sensibility and captivating wordplay, Pilcher crafts a fine and fulfilling novel.” —Booklist on An Ocean Apart

About the author

Robin Pilcher; Read by John Lee

ROBIN PILCHER, the son of Rosamunde Pilcher, lives with his wife and children near Dundee, Scotland.

John Lee has read more than 100 audiobooks. His work has garnered multiple Earphones Awards and won AudioFile's Best Voice in Fiction & Classics in both 2008 and 2009. Lee narrated the audiobook for A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin, volume four of A Song of Ice and Fire. He has also read for Jack London, John Banville, Charles Dickens, and Barbara Taylor Bradford.

Robin Pilcher

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