Last Chance Saloon

Last Chance Saloon

British Book Awards Author of the Year 2022



Discover the gorgeously funny and heartwarming bestseller about final chances from the No 1. bestselling author of Grown Ups

'Moving, relatable and infinitely tender' INDEPENDENT

'Plenty of heart, lots of laughs, and a fantastic twist in the tail'

'Love is blind, there was no doubt about it. In Tara's case it was also deaf, dumb, dyslexic, had a bad hip and the beginnings of Alzheimer's . . .'

Tara, Katherine and Fintan have been best friends since they were teenagers. Now in their early thirties, they've been living it up in London for ten years.

But what have they to show for a decade of hedonism?

Sure, Tara's got a boyfriend - but only because she's terrified of spending five minutes alone. Katherine, on the other hand, has a neatness fetish that won't let anyone too close to mess up her life.

And Fintan? Well, he has everything. Until he learns that without your health, you've got nothing . . .

All three are drinking in the last chance saloon and they're about to discover that if you don't change your life, life has a way of changing you . . .

'A comforting doorstopper of a read that's as addictive as solitaire'
Daily Mail

Praise for Marian Keyes

'An outstanding writer and chronicler of our times'
Independent on Sunday

'Mercilessly funny'

'The voice of a generation'
Daily Mirror


  • Moving, relatable and infinitely tender, Keyes takes the most uncomfortable human experiences and treats them with real dignity. But of course, because it's Marian, it's still very, very funny

About the author

Marian Keyes

Marian Keyes is a phenomenon. The multimillion copy, internationally bestselling author of some of the most widely loved, genre-defying novels of the past thirty years – including Rachel’s Holiday, Anybody Out There and Grown Ups – has millions of devoted readers around the world.

In addition to her fifteen previous novels, Marian has also written three collections of journalism, upon which hit BBC Radio 4 show Between Ourselves was based. Marian co-hosts the popular show Now You’re Asking with actress Tara Flynn for BBC Radio 4. In 2022, she was named the British Book Awards Author of the Year.

Marian lives in Dún Laoghaire, Dublin. My Favourite Mistake is her sixteenth novel.
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