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Kat Kavanagh is not in love. She has lots of friends, an ordinary job, and she never ever thinks about her past.
This is Kat’s story. None of it is true.
Milo McIntyre loves his mam, the peanut-butter-and-banana muffins at the Funky Banana café, and the lifesaving class he does after school. He never thinks about his future, until the day it changes forever.
This is Milo’s story. All of it is true.
And then there is the other story. The one with a twist of fate which somehow brings together a boy from Brighton and a woman from Dublin, and uncovers the truth once and for all.
This is the story that’s just about to begin…

Reviews

'A most gripping read ... both humorous and heartbreaking. A beautifully written story about breaking away from the pretence of normality and living a "real", albeit messy, life'
Image magazine
'Heart-breaking and funny, poignant and life affirming. It is a story of fate and family, and shows you are never too old or young to start lifesaving.'
<i>www.novelicious.com</i> on LIFESAVING FOR BEGINNERS
Definitely her best yet . . . What is so fabulous about this emotional, very readable book is the way it's told through the contrasting voices of Kat and Milo . . . Clever, poignant and absorbing
<i>Fabulous</i> magazine on LIFESAVING FOR BEGINNERS
'Spectacular . . . LIFESAVING FOR BEGINNERS is a novel that needs to be seen and needs to be read.'
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'A moving, poetic tale about how life can change in the blink of an eye'
<i>Bella</i> on LIFESAVING FOR BEGINNERS
A beautifully written story that offers vivid, believable characters who will stay with you long after the final page
<i>Press Association</i> on LIFESAVING FOR BEGINNERS
Made me laugh and cry and sometimes both at the same time. A very emotional read that I just could not put down.
<i>www.debrasbookcafe.blogspot.co.uk</i> on LIFESAVING FOR BEGINNERS
I love Ciara Geraghty's easy style of writing and how she manages to create such a beautiful warm and moving storyline.
<i>www.reabookreviews.blogspot.co.uk</i> on LIFESAVING FOR BEGINNERS