Stepping Up | Sarah Turner


Sometimes, in order to move forward, you need to go back.


Joni’s always felt like an outsider in her blended family, and as an adult she’s done all she can to avoid them. The only person she’s remained close to is her beloved Nana.


When Nana dies, she leaves behind something unexpected: an itinerary of pre-arranged activities for the whole family to complete over the course of a week. After years of trying but failing to bring Joni back into the fold, this appears to be Nana’s parting shot. After all, nothing says ‘family bonding’ quite like abseiling and ballroom dancing.


With marriage and kids on the horizon, the life Joni’s always dreamed of is finally within touching distance. The last thing she wants to do is revisit the past.


But Joni’s about to discover that a lot can happen in seven days. Nana’s Week of Fun is about to change everything…

Stepping Up | Sarah Turner
Sarah Turner
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Sarah Turner lives in Exeter with her husband, three sons and Frank the cat.
She dabbled in careers in finance and higher education before a warts and all parenting blog she started to let off steam gathered unexpected momentum and writing became her full-time job. She has since written four Sunday Times bestsellers: The Unmumsy Mum, The Unmumsy Mum Diary, The Unmumsy Mum A-Z and her debut novel, Stepping Up, which was a 2023 Richard & Judy Book Club pick. 



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