The best days of your life might be still to come…When 73 year old Jen announces that she is going to marry Eddie, a man she met just a few months previously on a beach on Boxing Day, her four best friends from aqua aerobics are flabbergasted.The wedding is booked and, when the groom decides to have a stag trip to Las Vegas, the ladies arrange a hen party to beat all others -a week in the city of love, Paris.From misadventures at the Louvre, outrageous Parisian cabarets, to drinking champagne with a dashing millionaire at the casino, Paris lives up to all their hopes and dreams. But a week can change everything, and the women that come home have very different dreams from the ones who got on the plane just days ago.Funny, fearless and with a joie de vivre that reminds you to live every day like it’s your last. Judy Leigh has once again written the perfect feel-good novel for all fans of Cathy Hopkins, Dawn French and Fiona GibsonPraise for Judy Leigh’s books:‘Brilliantly funny, emotional and uplifting’ Miranda Dickinson'Lovely . . . a book that assures that life is far from over at seventy' Cathy Hopkins bestselling author of The Kicking the Bucket List'Brimming with warmth, humour and a love of life… a wonderful escapade’ Fiona Gibson, bestselling author of The Woman Who Upped and LeftWhat readers are saying about Five French Hens'It was laugh out loud funny at times and I would definitely recommend giving it a go.''highly amusing and gives her characters depth and feeling.''very enjoyable novel which I have no hesitation in recommending.''The story was great fun, covered each of the ladies in depth, and was very well-written. I loved it and would highly recommend it.''their transformation was absolutely awe-inspiring.''I enjoyed every bit of the story!''This book has a little bit of everything, romance, humor, and suspense''this book is a delightful, poignant read - one that reminds readers that life doesn't end when you reach a certain age - in fact, it just gets better.'