The Matchbreaker - Chris Manby Reviews
Description:ISBN 0340838825 / Author: Chris Manby / Genre: Fiction
Newest Review: ... plots to make sure they are out of favour and leave. This time she means business, with Karen, the latest step mum to be, ... more
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by - written on 26/11/10 (Very useful, 68 readings)
This is a review of the 2006 book "The Matchbreaker" by Chris Manby, an author I've been increasingly following (and enjoying) just lately. A bit about 'the Matchbreaker' In this book, we follow Lindsey Parker, a girl in her mid twenties who has never really done anything with her life since leaving university with a third rate degree. She's a bit shallow and blames everything on her father's unsuitable string of fiancés he's had since her mother died when she was little. Lindsey will do anything to stand in the way of her dad and his girlfriends and dreams up weird and wonderful lies and plots to make sure they are out of favour and leave. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 26/11/08, updated on 26/11/08 (Very useful, 94 readings)
I had only read one of Chris Manby's novels, which was 'Ready or Not' a book which I loved, so I was keen to read more. I was given a copy of the Matchbreaker, and couldn't wait to start reading... ~The Story~ Lindsay Parker has been brought up by her father Alex, following her mothers death when she was a young girl. She has just left university and is living back at home, but is yet to find a job - mainly because she hasn't bothered to look for one, preferring to live off daddy's money. Lindsay does love her father though, and the two are very close, but Lindsay really doesn't really approve of her dad's taste in women. Alex has just ... Read the complete review
by - written on 23/03/08 (Very useful, 131 readings)
My fiance bought me this for our anniversary. Strange present but it has a significance. When we first started dating, he noticed that I liked Chris Manby so hence the present, I'm guessing. I don't know how much he paid for it but you can buy the hardback copy on Amazon for £10 or in paperback for £5.49. ...The Story... The whole story revolves around Lindsey Parker. She has just finished university and is getting ready for her father's wedding. She's not happy about this and wants to break up her father (Alex) and her soon to be stepmum, Karen, as soon as possible. She hatches a plan of taking Karen on a hen night in Ibiza. There, Lindsey ... Read the complete review
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