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The Woman Who Died a Lot(Thursday Next, #7)
The Bookworld's leading enforcement officer Thursday Next is four months
into an enforced semi-retirement following a near fatal assassination
attempt. She returns home to Swindon for what you'd expect to be a time
of recuperation and rest. If only life were that simple.
Thursday is faced with an array of family problems - her son Friday's lack of focus since his career in the Chronoguard was relegated to a might-have-been, daughter Tuesday's difficulty perfecting the Anti-Smote shield needed in time to thwart an angry Deity's promise to wipe Swindon off the face of the earth, and Jenny, who doesn't exist except as a confusing memory.
And that's not all. With Goliath attempting to replace Thursday at every opportunity with synthetic Thursdays, the prediction that Friday's Destiny-Aware colleagues will die in mysterious circumstances, and a looming meteorite that could destroy all human life on earth, Thursday's retirement is going to be anything but easy.
If you thought dealing with the Bookworld could be hard, wait until you see what it takes to be a mother.