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This Fragile Life [Kindle Edition]

Kate Hewitt
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

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You love your best friend.

You trust her with your life.

But could you give her the most precious gift of all?

Alex’s life is a mess. She’s barely holding down a job, only just affording her apartment, and can’t remember when she was last in a relationship. An unexpected pregnancy is the last thing she needs.

Martha’s life is on track. She’s got the highflying career, the gorgeous home and the loving husband. But one big thing is missing. Five rounds of IVF and still no baby.

The solution seems simple.

Alex knows that Martha can give her child everything that she can’t provide. But Martha’s world may not be as perfect as it seems, and letting go isn’t as easy as Alex expected it to be.

Now they face a decision that could shatter their friendship forever.

Provocative. Emotional. Affecting. Share This Fragile Life with your best friend.

Praise for Kate Hewitt

'OMG! Ladies grab a box of Kleenex and get ready for one of the most moving, most poinent books that I have ever read.' - Harlequin Junkie

'This book had me nodding my head in agreement at times, laughing at others and also broke my heart. ... It kept me on the edge of an emotional abyss while I read it and even though it broke my heart, it was a totally satisfying read. Word to the wise – don’t read in public!' - Between My Lines

'It’s impossible not to be sucked into the worlds of Martha and Alex... One of my favorites of the year, and I do plan on sharing this with my girlfriends!' - Chick Lit Plus

'I highly recommend this read, it was heart-warming, gut wrenching, emotional and extremely powerful.' - Family Saga Reviews


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2292 KB
  • Print Length: 308 pages
  • Publisher: Carina (20 Aug 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00DY37OXG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #618 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This Fragile Life by Kate Hewitt 5 Jan 2014
By Anna
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This book was truly amazing.
I read it in 2 nights.
Make sure you have a box of tissues though. It was extremely emotional. I've never cried like this ever over a book.
Please if you haven't read it then please do so.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very emotional and moving 7 Jan 2014
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Very strong and believable characters. Every chapter drew me in and left me emotional and caring about each character`s feelings
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Emotional and beautiful. 4 Jan 2014
By Beathag
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"This Fragile Life" by Kate Hewitt is a beautiful, emotionally draining read.

I came across this book a while ago on Amazon and thought it looked an excellent read. I've not read anything by this author before, I really loved her style of writing.

This book is predominantly about two women ~ one who couldn't have children, the other who fell pregnant then decided to help her friend.....

This story is so much more than this.....

It left me an emotional wreck. I smiled, I laughed, I cried....

A wonderful read which will stay in your mind for a long time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read! Accompanied by a box of tissues! 21 Mar 2014
By tracey
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Loved this book! I thought I knew where this story was going but there were twists and turns along the way. Such a sad story but I still felt uplifted at the end and felt I fully understood all the characters finally by the last few pages. Will be reading more books by this author! :)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars such a real story 20 Mar 2014
By AA
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What a deep and meaningful story, told with compassion. I felt as though I was part of it all and cried at the last few chapters.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read 17 Mar 2014
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Loved this book. Read it absorb it and enjoy. Sad but uplifting with a host of unforgettable characters. Will look out for her next book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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This Fragile Life by Kate Hewitt
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I have just finished reading this gut wrenching emotional book. OMG I'm in pieces. This book is dedicated to all the babies who lost their fight for life too early. This affected the author too and I relate to it as well.
Its not all doom and gloom, just that towards the end it is so sad, leaving you with questions such as Would I do that?
Could I do that? Am I strong enough to do that?

Two women whose life is exposed.
One father, one Wannabe dad. One friend, one lonely neighbour all builds into one heck of a blast of a story that will stay with you through time.
Would I recommend it? Hell YES!
Be ready with tissues, it really is gut wrenching.

I really wish I could give this 10/10.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful, moving and captivating 3 Jan 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
I was utterly swept away by this book. Martha and Alex are so beautifully depicted, that you feel every heart-breaking, often unexpected twist and turn of their stories. Its honesty about the sadness of life and the fragility of existence is as compelling as anything I've ever read. I simply couldn't put it down. It is a brilliant, touching book, which will move you to tears and stay with you long after the final page.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
A woman's weepie, very well told.
Published 2 days ago by Lorna Cordell-Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
This book had me hooked. Even cried reading the last chapter and I'm a tough cookie!
Published 6 days ago by michelle magee
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing and very emotional
Couldn't put it down,i read within three hours.loads of emotions in one book, exceptional writing ,a must for everyone .
Published 18 days ago by michael taylor
5.0 out of 5 stars A moving read
It is 4.30 am and I have just finished reading This Fragile Life with silent tears running down my face. Read more
Published 25 days ago by Mrs. L. Mayne
4.0 out of 5 stars A Kate Hewitt fan
Am enjoying reading through several of Kate Hewitt's books including this one.
Published 1 month ago by stewpot
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Good story and well written.
Published 1 month ago by Anne
5.0 out of 5 stars Should be a film
I enjoyed this book book emensly
it made me cry tears of joy and sadness
joy because everyone came together and understood each other and sadness because the baby passed... Read more
Published 1 month ago by monica jones
5.0 out of 5 stars This fragile life - an amazing book
an amazing book that is so emotional,life altering definatley worth reading it puts eveythinginto perspective and makes you realize how lucky you are make sure you have tissues... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars brilliant
Was brilliantly written, couldn't put it down. Probably the first book ever to make me cry what a fantastic story, loved it, it's a must read.
Published 3 months ago by amanda
4.0 out of 5 stars a sad story sensitively told
a gripping but terribly sad story perfectly teased out. makes you grateful for hassle free pregnancies. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Emma Stanley
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