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Summary

Otty has just landed her dream job. She's about to join the writing team of one of the most respected showrunners in TV. And then the night before her first day, she's evicted from her flat.

Joe has been working with Russell for years. He's the best writer on his team, but lately something has been off. He's trying to get his mojo back, but when his flatmate moves out without warning he has other things to worry about.

Otty moving into Joe's house seems like the most obvious solution to both their problems, but neither is prepared for what happens next. Paired together in the writing room, their obvious chemistry sparks from the page and they are the writing duo to beat. But their relationship off the page is an entirely different story and neither of them can figure out why.

And suddenly the question isn't will they or won't they? It's why won't they?

We will all see ourselves reflected in Otty and Joe. We are our own biggest barriers, and this novel explores what happens when we get out of our own way. And it is glorious.

©2020 Miranda Dickinson (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Perfection in page form. A book that seeps into your soul, warms your heart and makes your brain sigh." (Milly Johnson)

"A total joy." (Sarah Morgan)

"‘So beautiful and so romantic. I was on tenterhooks the whole time, utterly loving Otty and Joe." (Anna Bell, author of We Just Clicked)

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Perfect escapism

A lovely story, perfect to escape from reality. I loved the layers of writing and story; the way the characters interacted. The actors' voices were soothing and well cast.

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Loved it!

Traditional boy meets girl,boy loses girl story. You know it will end well but plenty of hurdles to get over first. Interesting background setting, too.

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Lovely story

Loved this so much! Just wish there had been abit more at the end it was a quick ending.

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Predictable but enjoyable

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Beautifully told story of Life and Love

Phenomenal description creating imagery. Rounded, believable characters.
I was drawn into their lives, magical! Thankyou.

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very good kove story

amazing book, was so into it, only lising in 2 days, love every minute of it