Second Chance (2007) The death of a friend in a terrorist bombing brings a group of British school chums back together as they approach their 40s in Jane… 2007-06-19 Fiction Viking
Book Review

Second Chance (2007)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Jun 19, 2007; Writer: Jane Green; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Viking

The death of a friend in a terrorist bombing brings a group of British school chums back together as they approach their 40s in Jane Green's Second Chance.

Biological Ticktock
Happily single Olivia finds unexpected motherhood, while glam, successful marrieds Paul and Anna endure infertility treatments.

Lowdown
Green's many fans will revel in her interwoven plots and tidily gift-wrapped endings, which aren't nearly as messy — or as resonant — as real life. B

Originally posted Jun 15, 2007 Published in issue #940 Jun 22, 2007 Order article reprints