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Listed today: Fun and friendly professional just arrived from London seeks room in central location, double bed preferred, ex-boyfriend optional extra.

Armed with a super-sized backpack full of optimism, Jess sets off in search of sun, sea and a much-needed new beginning.

Things don’t get off to a good start.

Instead of sunshine, she’s met with torrential rain. Her job prospects are as dismal as the weather and that friend-of-a-friend she was meant to stay with has fallen through. Just as Jess is homeless, jobless and wishing she’d gone for the waterproof mascara, she runs into the last person she expected to see. Sam. The ex she never got over. Jess always believed that one day fate would bring them back together. Now he’s here, more gorgeous than ever.

Before she knows it, Jess is accepting Sam’s offer to stay in his spare room. But while she may have been less than truthful about the mess she’s in, there is also one rather important thing Sam has neglected to mention.

Suddenly Jess isn’t just living with her ex, but with his new girlfriend too. All of that baggage she thought she left behind may have caught up with her....

A touching, funny, and uplifting look at how finding and losing love can lead you to discover yourself along the way. Fans of Mhairi McFarlane, Sophie Kinsella and classic rom coms like My Best Friend’s Wedding will love Elizabeth Neep’s wit and warmth.

©2020 Elizabeth Neep (P)2020 Bookouture

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Was a bit lost not as interesting as I thought it would be quite long winded

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Disappointing Ending!

A promising start, but a disappointing finish. Great narration and lovely story that was absolutely well written, but the ending was unnecessarily empty. Did I enjoy the book? Of course I did. However, after having to put up with the pathetic life and silly mistakes of the heroin, one would have expected a fulfilling finish. Going back to her painting, getting recognised for them, finding a suitable job, and making amends with everyone she had hurt was all well and good, but there was so much more that didn't happen which made the ending quite unsatisfactory, and thereby disappointing. Unless you're a hopeless romantic like me, you might not agree with my opinion.

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  • Ana C.
  • 09-05-20

Muy bonito

Escucha relajada, entretenida pese a que hubo una influencia leve religiosa que siempre me empalaga o hace que deje de escuchar, pero la escritora narra de manera entretenida q me permitió obviar ese detalle. Buscaré libros de ella para un sábado de relax