One morning, Connie McColl wakes up and decides to swap her ordinary life, for an extraordinary adventure…
Connie McColl is finally free to make her own decisions for the first time in decades. And when she meets glamorous Gill and downtrodden Maggie, at a rather dull flower arranging class, it seems that she’s not the only one dreaming of adventure. The three very different women all agree it’s about time they had a holiday to remember.
So they make a pact for this summer to be their best yet - and drive off into the sunset together…
As they meander their way along the beautiful beaches of France and onto the glorious delights of Italy in their luxury campervan, the new friends have plenty of fun and frolics in the sunshine. But the vacation isn’t quite what they expected…
Gill will do anything to have one last holiday romance, Connie has a surprise inheritance awaiting her in Italy, and Maggie has a secret that is going to catch up with them all…
In the end, all three women discover that the journey they thought would be their last really is just the beginning…
From the bestselling author of The Runaway Wife, The Getaway Girls is a laugh-out-loud, life-affirming journey of friendship, romance and living life to the full. If you loved The Kicking the Bucket List and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry this book is for you.
Why readers are falling in love with The Getaway Girls:
‘5 Fabulously FUN Stars… such a delightful and fun book from first page to last!... An absolutely perfect summer read that I would strongly recommend to all!’ Audio Killed the Bookmark, 5 stars
‘This is an adventure with a difference!... absolutely brilliant… I felt quite emotional… very touching and extremely poignant…. A thought-provoking, energetic, promising, and huggable read… another delightful treat from Dee MacDonald!’ The Writing Garnet
‘Delightful!… a wonderful summertime story!.. the fun begins NOW!... hilarious… love this story about strong women!!’ Escape With a Book, 5 stars
‘A fabulous and entertaining read that I didn't want to end… The Getaway Girls is a heart-warming and fun filled story that every woman should read. It's an uplifting story that makes you realise that you are never too old to go after what you want in life. Loved it.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Overflowing with humour and hilarity, this novel often had me laughing out loud making a huge spectacle of myself.’ Mythical Reads
‘Made me laugh out loud one minute and then hit me with an emotional bombshell the next… I loved The Getaway Girls… It was hilarious, delightfully different… warmed my soul…’ My Chestnut Reading Tree
‘A truly inspirational, delightful and uplifting story with plenty of chuckles but also rather moving at times…. A heartwarming, entertaining and perfect summer read!’ Novel Deelights, 5 stars
‘Heart-warming story… a lot of laughter!... absolutely perfect for the summer!’ Stardust Book Reviews
‘I had a blast reading this story… this one is a must-read… Entertaining, uplifting, a pinch of suspense and a healthy dose of summer romance…’ It’s All About Books, 5 stars
‘This feel good book will make you feel that you can do anything you put your mind to. It will make you laugh out loud and will leave you with a massive smile on your face. Fabulous.’ Karen Whittard
‘I loved every minute of this one… wonderful… holding so many fun things within the pages… road trip of my dreams. Definitely recommend checking out this little gem!’ Carrie’s Book Reviews, 5 stars
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The Getaway Girls
Absolutely loved it! Real life characters finding freedom. Found it very hard to put this book down. Great summer reading.
Fun in the sun
I loved the first book and the second didn't disappoint! It was a fun read as three elderly ladies adventured down France and then Italy as far as the Amalfi Coast. The scenery was wonderful, the banter funny and the situations they found themselves in made me wonder how it was all going to end. It is a really entertaining story, letting us believe that the third age is the start of a new phase of freedom, not the beginning of a long decline. and will make us look at the older generation in a new light!
The writing flowed, there was plenty of intrigue going on in the story and the places we visited and the people we met once again made this author's story a delight.
I'm hoping there's a third one coming, because I need to know what happens to Connie next!