While My Eyes Were Closed

Author: Linda Green
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781784292805
Release Date: 2016-01-28
Genre: Fiction

THE #1 BESTSELLER: a nail-biting psychological drama for fans of WHEN YOU DISAPPEARED and THE SILENT WIFE. One, two, three . . . Lisa Dale shuts her eyes and counts to one hundred during a game of hide-and-seek. When she opens them, her four-year-old daughter Ella is gone. Disappeared without a trace. The police, the media and Lisa's family all think they know who snatched Ella. But what if the person who took her isn't a stranger? What if they are convinced they are doing the right thing? And what if Lisa's little girl is in danger of disappearing forever? *** Linda's next emotional page-turner, THE SECOND TIME WE MET, is now available to pre-order!!

The Linda Green Collection

Author: Linda Green
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781787472518
Release Date: 2017-11-23
Genre: Fiction

From the no 1 bestseller of While My Eyes Were Closed comes four Linda Green novels brought together for the very first time! AND THEN IT HAPPENED How would you feel if the only man you'd ever loved was taken away from you? And imagine how he'd feel if he hadn't really been taken away at all - but couldn't find a way to let you know... Mel Taylor was thirteen years old when she found Adam. Twenty years on, they are still blissfully in love. But Mel can't shake the feeling that good things can't last forever. But what she isn't expecting, is something so terrible that their lives will be changed forever... I DID A BAD THING Sarah Roberts used to be good. Then she did something bad. Very bad. Now, years later, she's living a good life. She works as a local newspaper reporter and lives with her saintly boyfriend Jonathan. She has no reason to think her guilty past will ever catch up with her. Until Nick, the man she was prepared to risk everything for, walks back into her life. And suddenly, what's good and bad aren't so clear to Sarah any more... THINGS I WISH I'D KNOWN When Claire discovers the '20 Years From Now' list she wrote as a teenager, she realises how far removed her life is from the one she'd imagined. Divorced, stuck in a dead-end job and dating a man who is desperate to settle down to a future she doesn't want, she decides it's time to put her life back on track. TEN REASONS NOT TO FALL IN LOVE Jo Gilroy gave her heart away once. She won't be making the same mistake again. But then along comes enigmatic children's entertainer Dan Brady, who is a huge hit with Alfie. Just as she wonders if she can risk opening her heart again, dark secrets from Dan's past emerge and Jo discovers that he has his own reasons not to fall in love. Reasons that now threaten to tear their happiness apart...

Before I Let You In

Author: Jenny Blackhurst
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781472235268
Release Date: 2016-08-28
Genre: Fiction

From the No.1 bestselling author of HOW I LOST YOU, which Clare Mackintosh called 'utterly gripping', comes a chilling new novel. Perfect for fans of Louise Jensen's THE SISTER and Katerina Diamond's THE SECRET, Linda Green and Paula Hawkins. Karen is meant to be the one who fixes problems. It's her job, as a psychiatrist - and it's always been her role as a friend. But Jessica is different. She should be the patient, the one that Karen helps. But she knows things about Karen. Her friends, her personal life. Things no patient should know. And Karen is starting to wonder if she should have let her in . . .

The Last Thing She Told Me

Author: Linda Green
Publisher:
ISBN: 1786483750
Release Date: 2018-07-31
Genre:

Some secrets have the power to tear a family apart . . . Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother Betty whispers to her that there are babies at the bottom of the garden. Nicola reassures her that it is two statues of fairies she has in the garden, but Betty insists there are babies. Nicola's mother Irene claims Betty was talking nonsense, but Nicola is not so sure. And when, after the funeral, her daughter Maisie finds a bone while playing by the fairy statues, Nicola knows that something sinister has taken place. But will unearthing painful family secrets end up tearing Nicola's family apart?

The Marriage Mender

Author: Linda Green
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781780875262
Release Date: 2014-08-28
Genre: Fiction

From the #1 bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed comes a grippingly emotional novel about how far we can trust those closest to us. 'Linda Green is bloody brilliant!' Amanda Prowse The only relationship she can't save is her own . . . Alison is a marriage counsellor. Her job is to help couples who fear they have reached the end of the line. But the trouble with spending your time sorting out other people's problems is that you tend to take your eye off your own. Even when her husband's ex Lydia arrives on the doorstep demanding to see her son, Alison thinks she can handle it. But what Alison doesn't realise is that Lydia is the one person who has the ability to destroy their perfect family. And sometimes the cracks can run so deep that even a marriage mender can't repair them . . . *** Linda's next emotional page-turner, THE SECOND TIME WE MET, is now available to pre-order!!

I Did a Bad Thing

Author: Linda Green
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781786487070
Release Date: 2017-07-18
Genre: Fiction

A heartbreaking and poignant novel of love and loss, from the no 1 bestselling author of WHILE MY EYES WERE CLOSED. Sarah Roberts used to be good. Then she did something bad. Now, years later, she's living a good life. She works as a local newspaper reporter and lives with her saintly boyfriend Jonathan. She has no reason to think her guilty past will ever catch up with her. Until Nick, the man she was prepared to risk everything for, walks back into her life. And suddenly, what's good and bad aren't so clear to Sarah any more . . . **** Readers are LOVING I Did a Bad Thing... 'What an inspiring novel' amazon reviewer 'A great read. dark and funny and will pull at the heart strings' amazon reviewer 'I wanted to compare the author to Gillian Flynn or Alice Sebold . . . Linda Green is bloody brilliant!' Amanda Prowse, bestselling author of My Husband's Wife 'A funny, dark read' Closer 'Smart, witty writing' Elle *** Linda's next emotional page-turner, THE SECOND TIME WE MET, is now available to pre-order!!

After I ve Gone

Author: Linda Green
Publisher:
ISBN: 1786483033
Release Date: 2017-07-27
Genre: Fiction

'Enjoyable, original and intriguing' B A Paris, bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors. An emotional new psychological thriller from the #1 bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed. You have 18 months left to live . . . On a wet Monday in January, Jess Mount checks Facebook and discovers her timeline appears to have skipped forward 18 months, to a day when shocked family and friends are posting heartbreaking tributes to her following her death in an accident. Jess is left scared and confused: is she the target of a cruel online prank or is this a terrifying glimpse of her true fate? Amongst the posts are photos of a gorgeous son she has not yet conceived. But when new posts suggest her death was deliberate, Jess realises that if she changes the future to save her own life, the baby boy she has fallen in love with may never exist.

My Everything the uplifting 1 bestseller

Author: Katie Marsh
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781473613621
Release Date: 2015-08-27
Genre: Fiction

'Devastatingly good - wonderfully warm, heartbreakingly real and completely uplifting' - Miranda Dickinson A gorgeous and emotional novel, perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult. On the day Hannah is finally going to tell her husband she's leaving him, he has a stroke . . . and life changes in an instant. Tom's only 32. Now he can't walk or cut up his own food, let alone use his phone or take her in his arms. And Hannah's trapped. She knows she has to care for her husband, the very same man she was ready to walk away from. But with the time and fresh perspective he's been given, Tom re-evaluates his life, and becomes determined to save his marriage. Can he once again become the man his wife fell in love with, or has he left it too late? My Everything is an unputdownable debut novel. It will make you cry, laugh, and stop to think about what's really important in life.

This Beautiful Life the emotional and uplifting novel from the 1 bestseller

Author: Katie Marsh
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781473639638
Release Date: 2017-06-15
Genre: Fiction

'An emotional rollercoaster of a read... profoundly touching and moving'- Daily Express. Perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult. Abi has been given the second chance she never expected: she's in remission. Now she's trying to get her life - and her family - back on track after facing the worst. But it's hard to trust in happiness again, and reconnecting with her husband John proves more challenging than she thought. Can you really go back to 'normal' after thinking you're going to lose one another? With Abi's son Seb struggling with a secret of his own, the three of them are in danger of falling apart just when they need each other most. But how do you pick up the pieces of a family still suffering emotional shockwaves? And can Abi bring the people she loves most in the world back together again... before it's too late? *** **What readers are saying about This Beautiful Life** 'Stunning, filled with emotion...one of my favourite books of 2017!' - Off the Shelf Books 'A breathtaking read that will break your heart' 'A beautiful, soaring story...highly, HIGHLY recommended!' 'I loved every word... a wonderful, wonderful book' 'Heartbreaking, real and unforgettable - the characters feel like friends or close family' 'Honest and powerful' 'Will stay in my mind for a long time to come. This author has really touched my heart' 'I devoured every page; an utter delight'

And Then It Happened

Author: Linda Green
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781786487056
Release Date: 2017-07-18
Genre: Fiction

'Linda Green is bloody brilliant!' Amanda Prowse The only man you've ever loved is slipping away... Mel and Adam were childhood sweethearts and remain blissfully happy twenty years on. And then it happens... When tragedy strikes, Mel is faced with losing the only man she has ever loved. But what if he hasn't really been taken from her at all - he just can't find a way to let her know... From the bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed comes a heart-breaking story of love against all odds. Also available from Linda Green: After I've Gone While My Eyes Were Closed I Did a Bad Thing Things I Wish I'd Known Ten Reasons Not to Fall in Love The Last Thing She Told Me *** Linda's next emotional page-turner, THE SECOND TIME WE MET, is now available to pre-order!!

The Companion

Author: Sarah Dunnakey
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781409168577
Release Date: 2017-07-27
Genre: Fiction

The Companion is a beautiful and powerfully-told story of buried secrets and unsolved murder, set between the 1930s and the present day, on the wild Yorkshire moors. 'Utterly charming, wonderfully creepy and rich with mystery. The Companion is a rare treat.' CL Taylor, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Escape Billy Shaw lives in a palace. Potter's Pleasure Palace, the best entertainment venue in Yorkshire, complete with dancing, swing-boats and a roller-skating rink. When it is arranged for him to become companion to the child at the big house above the valley, Billy leaves home to find a wild, peculiar boy in a curiously haphazard household where nothing that's meant is said and the air is thick with secrets. Before long, tragedy strikes and facts become entangled with fictions. It's left to Anna Sallis, almost a century later, to unravel the knots and find the truth. 'An absorbing mystery story, really evocative of the Yorkshire Moors and the mill. I loved the character of Billy Shaw! The story kept me engrossed and flipping the pages right to the end' Katherine Webb, bestselling author of The Legacy 'The Companion is beautifully written and so evocative of time and place...If you thought the Brontes were the most intriguing literary family in Yorkshire, wait until you meet the Harpers' Linda Green, author of the No.1 bestseller, While My Eyes Were Closed 'Sarah writes with warmth, wit and wisdom AND she makes you want to turn the page. A rare combination' John Humphrys

What Have I Done

Author: Amanda Prowse
Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 9781781852156
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Fiction

From the million-copy bestseller Amanda Prowse, the queen of heartbreak fiction. Amanda Prowse is the author of The Coordinates Of Loss and the no.1 bestsellers Perfect Daughter, My Husband's Wife and What Have I Done? Kathryn Brooker is the headmaster's wife. While her husband spends his days disciplining unruly teenagers in the grand halls of Mountbriers Academy, Kathryn spends hers baking scones for her son's cricket match in a beautiful cottage in the manicured school grounds. In the evenings, when her husband strides home to compliment her cooking and kiss her hello – ignoring jokes from their children about grown-up lovebirds – Kathryn Brooker is the very picture of a fulfilled wife and mother. Anyone who peered through the downstairs sash window at the four figures sat easily around their scrubbed-pine kitchen table would see a happy family without a care in the world. They would envy Kathryn her perfect life. But they would be wrong. Kathryn is trapped in a nightmare. And she is about to do something to change it. Something only a truly desperate woman would do... Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED. 'Prowse writes gritty, contemporary stories but always with an uplifting message of hope' SUNDAY INDEPENDENT.

Things I Wish I d Known

Author: Linda Green
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781786487117
Release Date: 2017-07-18
Genre: Fiction

'A really emotional twist which I was in no way expecting!' Amazon reader. When Claire discovers the list she wrote as a teenager entitled '20 Years From Now', she realises how far removed her life is from the one she'd imagined. Divorced, stuck in a dead-end job and dating a man who is desperate to settle down to a future she doesn't want, she decides it's time to put her life back on track. From the bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed comes a poignant novel about what could have been... Also available from Linda Green: After I've Gone And Then It Happened While My Eyes Were Closed I Did a Bad Thing Ten Reasons Not to Fall in Love The Last Thing She Told Me *** Linda's next emotional page-turner, THE SECOND TIME WE MET, is now available to pre-order!!

Ten Reasons Not to Fall In Love

Author: Linda Green
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781786487094
Release Date: 2017-07-18
Genre: Fiction

Indulge yourself with this tearjerker about second loves and second chances... Jo Gilroy, an award-winning TV news reporter, gave her heart away once. She won't be making the same mistake again. Having been dumped by Richard, the father of her toddler son Alfie, she returns to work to find she has been demoted and that Richard is now her boss. As she tries to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, she resolves to never fall in love again. But then along comes enigmatic children's entertainer Dan Brady, who is a huge hit with Alfie. Just as she wonders if she can risk opening her heart again, dark secrets from Dan's past emerge and Jo discovers that he has his own reasons not to fall in love. From the bestselling author of And Then It Happened comes a heartbreaking novel about starting over. *** Have you read Linda Green yet? 'I wanted to compare the author to Gillian Flynn or Alice Sebold . . . Linda Green is bloody brilliant!' Amanda Prowse 'Clever and compelling . . . this is brave story, which is touching right down to the final word. I so enjoyed this book' Dorothy Koomson 'Enjoyable, original and intriguing' B A Paris *** Also by Linda Green: After I've Gone And Then It Happened Things I Wish I'd Known I Did a Bad Thing While My Eyes Were Closed The Last Thing She Told Me *** Linda's next emotional page-turner, THE SECOND TIME WE MET, is now available to pre-order!!

Something Quite Beautiful

Author: Amanda Prowse
Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 9781781856956
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Genre: Fiction

An unforgettable short story, from the million-copy bestseller Amanda Prowse. Amanda Prowse is the author of The Coordinates Of Loss and the no.1 bestsellers Perfect Daughter, My Husband's Wife and What Have I Done? bCan you ever escape your fate? Somewhere in the wilds of Scotland, three boys await their fate. They have been sentenced to twenty years in Glenculloch, a remote prison for the most hopeless of criminals. The rumours say that it is run by a woman who thinks she's God. A woman who decides what is ugly, and what is beautiful. A woman who decides who lives, and who dies... Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED. 'Prowse writes gritty, contemporary stories but always with an uplifting message of hope' SUNDAY INDEPENDENT.