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    Together

    Orion, July 13, 2017 (Hardcover)

    One of the BBC's "most highly-anticipated titles" for 2017

    This is not a great love story.
    This is a story about great love.

    On a morning that seems just like any other, Robbie wakes in his bed, his wife Emily asleep beside him, as always. He rises and dresses, makes his coffee, feeds his dogs, just as he usually does. But then he leaves Emily a letter and does something that will break her heart. As the years go back all the way to 1962, Robbie's actions become clearer as we discover the story of a couple with a terrible secret - one they will do absolutely anything to protect.

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    After the Fall (USA)

    St Martin's Griffin, May 2, 2017 (Paperback)

    Shortlisted for the Contemporary Romantic Novel Award 2017

    When an accident forces Honor back into the lives of her widowed daughter-in-law, Jo, and her granddaughter, Lydia, she can't wait to go home. But the longer they're together, the more they start to feel like a family. However, each of the three women is keeping a secret that threatens to destroy the lives they've come to know.

    Honor's secret threatens to rob her of the independence she's guarded ferociously for eighty years.

    Jo's secret could destroy the "normal" family life she's fought so hard to build and maintain.

    Lydia's secret could bring her love — or the loss of everything that matters most to her.

    One summer's day, grandmother, mother and daughter's secrets will be forced out into the open in a single dramatic moment that leaves them all asking: do second chances really exist?

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    Where Love Lies (USA)

    St Martin's Griffin, August 9, 2016 (Paperback)

    Winner of 2015 Best Romantic Read and shortlisted for the 2015 Romantic Novelists' Association Award.

    ‘A brilliantly original story that will resonate loud and clear with anyone who’s ever been knocked sideways by love’ HEAT

    'Up-all-night reading at its best.' SUSAN WIGGS

    When Felicity steps off the train on the way to meet her husband, she is so sure of everything in her life: where she is heading, what she will order at the restaurant, the first words her husband will saywhen she arrives, their happy future together.

    Then she catches a scent of perfume in the air, and suddenly she overcome by forgotten emotions and passionate memories of another man she loved many years ago.

    As it happens again and again, Felicity begins to question the life she thought she knew so well. She doesn't doubt that she loves her husband, but does she owe it to herself to explore these overwhelming emotions that have taken hold of her? Or is her mind simply playing tricks on her heart?

    How can she truly know where love truly lies? And when she finds out, will it be too late?

    'Lose yourself in this book, and when you finish, you will find the world and your perception of love slightly altered. With twists you won't see coming, WHERE LOVE LIES is lose-track-of-time reading at its finest.' PATTI CALLAHAN HENRY

    ‘Every once in a while a book stops you in your tracks . . . A stunning study of love and life’s regrets that will leave you breathless’ MIRANDA DICKINSON

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    Falling

    Black Swan, July 28, 2016 (Paperback)

    Shortlisted for the Contemporary Romantic Novel Award 2017

    Can you imagine keeping a secret so devastating, you couldn’t even tell the people you love?

    Honor’s secret threatens to rob her of the independence she’s guarded ferociously for eighty years.

    Jo’s secret could smash apart the ‘normal’ family life she’s fought so hard to build.

    Lydia’s could bring her love - or the loss of everything that matters to her.

    Grandmother, mother and daughter – three women whose lives are falling apart. But one summer’s day, a single dramatic moment will force their secrets into the open.

    Can they save each other from falling?

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    Dear Thing (USA)

    St Martin's Griffin, March 29, 2016 (Paperback)

    After years of watching her best friends, Ben and Claire, try for a baby, Romily has offered to give them the one thing that they want most.

    Romily expects it will be easy to be a surrogate. She's already a single mother, and she has no desire for any more children. But Romily isn't prepared for the overwhelming feelings that have taken hold of her and that threaten to ruin her friendship with Ben and Claire—and even destroy their marriage.

    Now there are three friends, two mothers and only one baby, and an impossible decision to make...

    Thought provoking, heartrending but ultimately uplifting, DEAR THING is a book you won't be able to put down, until you pass it on to your best friends.

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    Where Love Lies

    Bantam Press, July 31, 2014 (Hardcover)
    White Swan, February 12, 2015 (Paperback)

    Winner of 2015 Best Romantic Read and shortlisted for the 2015 Romantic Novelists' Association Award.

    ‘A brilliantly original story that will resonate loud and clear with anyone who’s ever been knocked sideways by love’ HEAT

    When Felicity steps off the train on the way to meet her husband, she is so sure of everything. Where she is heading, what she will eat at the restaurant, the first words her husband will saywhen she arrives, their life together.

    Then she catches a scent of perfume in the air. Forgotten emotions rush to the surface, memoriesof another man she loved years ago.

    As it happens again and again, Felicity beginsto make decisions that no one can understand. What is happening to her? Is she losing a partof herself, or finding one?

    How can she truly know where love lies?

    ‘Every once in a while a book stops you in your tracks . . . A stunning study of love and life’s regrets that will leave you breathless’ MIRANDA DICKINSON

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    Dear Thing

    Bantam Press, April 11, 2013 (Hardcover)
    Black Swan, May 8, 2014 (Paperback)

    A Richard and Judy  Summer 2014 Book Club selection

    One of Thomas Cook's Top 20 Holiday Reads

    After years of watching her best friends Ben and Claire try for a baby, Romily offered to give them the one thing they most wanted.

    But Romily wasn’t prepared for the overwhelming feelings that have taken hold of her and which threaten to ruin her friendship with Ben and Claire – and even destroy their marriage.

    Now there are three friends, two mothers and only one baby, and an impossible decision to make...

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