Abigail's stunning debut novel

Now available to buy on Amazon!

From heartbreak to heart awake . . .

Who can say what has brought Jess and Lindy together? Maybe it's the beach, the stars and the warm Turkish night air. But they may as well get settled for the night, because Jess has a story to tell and Lindy is ready to listen . . .


Jess had life sorted. A gang of great mates, an adoring fiancé and a thriving business – she couldn't have asked for more. But the proverbial rug is whipped out from under her feet when the fiancé makes a sharp exit on New Year's Eve. Therein follows the Week From Hell, eternally streaked mascara and Chardonnay-a-plenty.


But this is the story of a woman on a path. Sure, there are a number of trips and falls along the way but Jess is on a journey that will change her life. On a boring business course, she remembers what she really wants. Strange new friendships are made, new ideas grow; and a last-minute discount holiday to Turkey helps her heart wake up to a whole new rhythm. A rhythm that is just beginning to get going . . .

Praise for Life Is Yours . . . 


"I read Life Is Yours in one night and I really loved it! Down to earth, emotionally honest and uplifting."

Suzy K Quinn - #1 Bestselling Author of the Bad Mother Series

"Life Is Yours is an inspirational guide to overcoming heartbreak through mindfulness, meditation and a chance meeting on a beach."

Ian McLaughlin - Comedy Improviser and Coach

"Life Is Yours is an inspiring and uplifting story told in a unique way. I devoured it in one weekend and can't wait for the next instalment."

Hayley McLean - UK Parenting & Lifestyle Blogger (Sparkles and Stretchmarks)

"Life Is Yours is a beautifully embroidered story - if you've ever suffered from a broken heart or simply lost your way, then read this book."

Julie Spiller - Author of The Cornubian

"Books like this are rare - shining a light on who you could be if you threw caution to the wind, opened your heart and remembered, Life Is Yours."

Mark Labrow - Creativity Guru and Author of Creative Activities for the Secondary Classroom

"Abigail's passion for life and enthusiasm for change spill out from every page of this book. Life Is Yours has lessons for us all"

Paul McArthur - Musician, Educator, Author & Coach

Book an Author's Talk with Abigail Yardimci

Abigail is available to give interactive talks relating to the themes and background of her book, Life Is Yours.

Abigail will speak about how mindfulness, heartbreak and self-care inspired her to write this semi-autobiographical tale, the challenges of writing whilst looking after a young family, and how she finally managed to find a publisher who believed in the power and strength of the story.


Life Is Yours is full of inspirational and uplifting themes, which Abigail explores in her talk as well as during a short Q & A session. She also incorporates a mindfulness meditation to help awaken the heart.


Abigail will sign books on request and can bring copies of Life Is Yours to sell, as well as some Life Is Yours themed gifts (subject to availability).

Comments on Abigail's Author Talks


"Abigail spoke with confidence and clarity and introduced the background of her book, Life is Yours perfectly. I found it very engaging."

Chris D'Lacey, #1 Bestselling Author of the Last Dragon Chronicles

"Abigail speaks with the perfect balance between professionalism and approachability. Her book talk is reassuring, inspiring and funny - I can't wait to read more of her work."

Sophie Lovett, Novelist & Instagram Influencer (Raising_Revolutionaries)

"An absolute natural and public speaking, Abigail had everybody captivated. Inspiring, uplifting and pleasure to listen to."

Julie Spiller, Author of The Cornubian

"Abigail is confident, bubbly and engaging - drawing us into the first book of her trilogy. Her talk kept us relaxed and wanting to know more. It was utterly fascinating and I am eagerly awaiting the second book."

Vix P, Facebook

"A fantastic 'meet the author' talk - truly motivational and inspiring. It was a real insight into Life Is Yours."

Kathy M, Facebook

"I thoroughly enjoyed the talk Abigail gave. I was drawn into the story straight away - very inspirational."

Janella K, Facebook

"Such a calming and confident talk  . . . Abigail has a voice that instantly calms you. A beautiful voice for a beautiful soul."

Clare V, Facebook

"The talk was so lovely to listen to. Abigail was openly honest about her private journey and hearing the snippets from the book left me wanting more."

Mel W, Facebook

"Confident, engaging and inspiring. A fascinating insight into Abigail's life and I can't wait to read the book now!"

Trina B, Facebook

"An engaging, thought-provoking and moving talk that had me wanting to know more."

Jess C, Facebook


Getting her kicks through mindful parenting styles, creative living and chocolate

As one half of a multi-cultural couple and mum to two lively boys, Abigail is never short of a tale to tell on her blog. Combined with her intention to lead a mindful life, parenthood has got her blogging covered at least until the Lads grow up and decide they can do without all the Playstation-related nagging.

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I read Life Is Yours in one night and I really loved it! Down to earth, emotionally honest and uplifting


#1 Bestselling Author of the Bad Mother Series

​© 2018 Abigail Yardimci

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