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If I Could Say Goodbye

If I Could Say Goodbye

‘A poignant story… beautifully written’ Holly Miller

‘Gorgeous, tender, spine-tingling storytelling’ Miranda Dickinson


An uplifting story about love and the power of family from the author of The First Time I Saw You. Fans of Jojo Moyes and Cecilia Ahern will adore this heartfelt and hopeful story.


One minute Jen and her sister Kerry were crossing the road to go to the shops and the next minute life was changed forever. Jen lost her sister in the accident that day, as well as a part of herself.

Jen is married to her wonderful (if slightly awkward) husband, Ed, is mother of two perfect children and living in a house like something out of a Next catalogue. She has everything she has ever wanted. But who is she without her sister?

As her memories of Kerry become her reality, the further away she gets from her family.
Can she learn to say goodbye to her sister before it’s too late?

Readers love If I Could Say Goodbye:

‘Powerful and immersive, heart-wrenching and hopeful’
‘Buy this book. You will not be disappointed for a second!’
‘I laughed and cried throughout this book’
‘I was hooked from the beginning’
‘A wonderful, life-affirming novel’
‘I absolutely adored it from start to finish’
‘A wonderful read that will stay with me for a long time’
‘I really can’t recommend this book enough!’
‘So powerful and poignant… a beautifully written book’
‘This book is funny, heart-warming and life-affirming. Basically ALL THE FEELS’
It Was Always You

It Was Always You

Would you choose a different life if you had the chance?
Two people. One chance to turn back the clock.

‘Absolutely magical! So romantic and heartfelt’ JOSIE SILVER
‘A beautiful, moving and heart-wrenching book’ EMILY STONE
‘Romantic, heart-breaking and a real page-turner’ OLIVIA BEIRNE

The unforgettable new novel from the author of The Songs of Us. If you love Cecilia Ahern and Holly Miller, you’ll adore this heartwarming novel.

On the last night in October 1999 the clocks went back, and Ella and Will’s love began.

A teenage Ella sat around a bonfire drinking with her future husband and her oldest friend Cole.

As Ella wandered away from the group, she found herself leaning against a derelict
archway before passing out.

The next day, Ella remembered fractured images of a conversation with a woman
in a green coat and red scarf but dismissed it as a drunken dream.

Twenty-three years later, with her marriage to Will in trouble, and Cole spiralling out of
control, Ella opens a gift which turns her life upside down: a green coat and red scarf.

When she looks in the mirror, the woman from the archway is reflected back at her.

As the last Sunday in October arrives, Ella is faced with a choice.
Would she choose a different life, if she could do it again?


Readers love Emma Cooper:

‘Powerful and immersive, heart-wrenching and hopeful’

‘Buy this book. You will not be disappointed for a second!’

‘I laughed and cried throughout this book’

‘I was hooked from the beginning’

‘A wonderful, life-affirming novel’

‘I absolutely adored it from start to finish’

‘A wonderful read that will stay with me for a long time’

‘I really can’t recommend this book enough!’

‘So powerful and poignant… a beautifully written book’

‘This book is funny, heart-warming and life-affirming. Basically ALL THE FEELS’
The Songs of Us

The Songs of Us

‘Quirky, clever, and original, this will break your heart, but put it back together again’
Katie Fforde

‘A quirky, poignant book about love and family which I found myself racing through’ Libby Page

‘One of my favourites of 2018’ Amazon reviewer


Fans of Jojo Moyes, Cecilia Ahern and Marian Keyes will love this debut novel by Emma Cooper. Shortlisted for the RNA Contemporary Novel Award The Songs of Us is a laugh-out-loud, funny and heartbreaking novel of love, loss and what it means to be a family.

If Melody hadn’t run out of de-icer that day, she would never have slipped and banged her head. She wouldn’t be left with a condition that makes her sing when she’s nervous. And she definitely wouldn’t have belted out the Arctic Monkeys’ ‘I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor’ in assembly at her son’s school.

If Dev hadn’t taken the kids to the zoo that day, then the accident wouldn’t have happened. He wouldn’t have left Flynn and Rose without a dad. Or shattered the love of his life’s heart.

But if they hadn’t seen the missing person report that day, they might never have taken the trip to Cornwall. And, in the last place they expected, discovered what it really means to be ‘Us’.

Readers love The Songs of Us:

‘Rarely does a book come along that is as unique and mesmerising as The Songs Of Us

‘Reminiscent of (and in my humble opinion right up there with) Me Before You by Jojo Moyes and Cecilia Ahern’s PS I Love You

‘It had me laughing and crying in equal measures’

The Songs of Us will soften your heart and make you smile’

‘Get your hands on a copy now. TRUST ME.’

‘This book is something really special, I might even venture to say, perfect’

‘I laughed, cried, felt sad and felt heart-warmed in equal measures’

‘I could not put it down … I really do highly recommend this book’
The First Time I Saw You

The First Time I Saw You

Beautifully observed, tender and genuinely funny’ Josie Silver

‘Funny, original storytelling, an emotional rollercoaster packed with twists and turns that tugged at all my heartstrings’ Holly Miller

‘A profoundly affecting, beautifully written story packed with heart and hope’ Miranda Dickinson

Lost:
Six-foot-two Irish man who answers to the name Samuel McLaughlin.
Has weak shins and enjoys show tunes.
If found, please return to Sophie Williams.

Sophie Williams has the perfect career and it’s all she needs to shut herself off from the rest of the world, and more importantly, the secrets of her past.

Samuel McLaughlin is an open book. He lives for the present and life for him is his big Irish family and his friends.

Against all expectation, Samuel breaks down the walls of Sophie’s ordered world and they spend the perfect week together, but when Sophie discovers the terrible truth, she is forced to leave.

But as Samuel begins searching for Sophie, a life-changing event alters how he sees life forever.

And with each passing week, Sophie seems further and further from his reach.

From the author of The Songs of Us (shortlisted for the RNA Contemporary Novel Award) comes a love story that will ‘break your heart, but put it back together again’ (Katie Fforde). Fans of Jojo Moyes and Lucy Dillon will love The First Time I Saw You by Emma Cooper.

‘An evocative, warm and character-driven read that is truly memorable’ Woman & Home

‘A heartwarming, charming novel which had me falling in love and desperate to be part of their happy ending’ Olivia Beirne

‘A gorgeous heart-breaking rollercoaster of a love story that made me laugh and cry in equal measures’ Fiona Harper

‘Cooper creates characters that come alive with pathos and heart and humour’ Magic Radio
The Accidental Love Letter

The Accidental Love Letter

‘A hilarious, heart-warming read’ Daisy Buchanan
‘A charming, uplifting read… Delightful’ Roxie Cooper

The hilarious, uplifting novel from bestselling author Olivia Beirne is perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Beth O’Leary and Marian Keyes.
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Would you open a love letter that wasn’t meant for you?

Bea used to feel confident, outgoing and fun, but she’s not sure where that person went.

Over the last few months, she’s found herself becoming reclusive and withdrawn. And despite living with her two best friends, she’s never felt lonelier. To make things worse, she’s become so dependent on her daily routine, she’s started to slip out of everyone else’s.

But when a mysterious battered envelope covered in stars lands on her doormat, Bea wonders if she could find the courage to open it.

What’s written inside might change everything…

**Olivia’s new novel House Swap is available to pre-order NOW!**
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Praise for Olivia Beirne!

‘I can’t praise it enough, it’s perfect summer reading’
LUCY VINE

‘Olivia is an assured writer with great comic timing’
SHEILA O’FLANAGAN

‘A mesmerising blend of humour and emotion’
WOMAN & HOME

‘A story of love, friendship and family, whose characters you will fall in love with immediately!’
EMILY HOUGHTON, AUTHOR OF BEFORE I SAW YOU

‘A perfect mix of humour and heart
EMMA COOPER, AUTHOR OF THE SONGS OF US

An uplifting read that leaves you on a high’
AMAZON READER REVIEW

A proper feel-good, heart-warming, very natural and relatable story
KIM NASH (KIMTHEBOOKWORM)

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and couldn’t put it down’

AMAZON READER REVIEW

A gorgeous life-affirming read
HAYLEY’S BOOK BLOG

**Olivia’s new novel House Swap is available to pre-order NOW!**
One Last Gift

One Last Gift

‘I think I’ve figured out that sometimes the best gifts in life are the ones you don’t expect…’

Follow your heart on this heartwrenching and uplifting romantic journey, from London to the Hamptons to the south of France and the beautiful Welsh mountains, from the author of Always, in December.

For as long as Cassie can remember, there had always been the three of them: Cassie, her beloved big brother Tom, and Tom’s best friend Sam.

Since Cassie and Tom’s parents had died, and Sam’s dad was never around, the three kids had stuck together like glue, getting into mischief, with Tom always looking out for Cassie, and Tom’s best mate put on earth to annoy her.

Now they are adults and nothing much has changed: Tom is sorted, cocky Sam is going places and Cassie is… well, Cassie thinks she’s figured it all out.

And then tragedy happens and three become two.

For Cassie picking herself up and moving on seems unimaginable. But then she finds the envelope with her name written on it, asking her to follow the clues to a treasure hunt carefully laid out for her months before. It promises to lead her to one last gift.

And suddenly what seemed like an ending just might be the beginning of something remarkable, unexpected, beautiful and new…

Your favourite authors all adore Emily Stone’s books:

‘A poignant, heart-tugging, life-affirming story that will wrap around you like a hug in any season’ Sunday Times bestselling author JOSIE SILVER

‘Tender and gorgeously romantic. I LOVED it!’ Sunday Times bestselling author CATHY BRAMLEY

‘Packed with Richard Curtis-style moments. I adored this sweepingly romantic, captivating love story. If you’re looking for a true will-they-won’t-they tearjerker to capture your heart, look no further’ Sunday Times bestselling author HOLLY MILLER

‘LOVED this emotional story about love, grief and taking the chances life throws at you’ CLAIRE FROST

‘Max stole my heart! A sweeping story of love, loss and self discovery. I LOVED it’ EMMA COOPER

‘Kept me reading late into the night. Absolutely gorgeous’ JO LOVETT

‘Truly an unforgettable and heart-tugging novel’ USA TODAY

‘As unforgettable as it is heartwrenching’ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review

‘I absolutely adored this book. Heartbreaking, beautiful and life affirming *****’ Real reader

‘Wow, I’m at a loss for words. It had me crying my eyes out. A truly gripping read from page 1 *****’ Real reader
House Swap

House Swap

‘It’s like a warm hug!’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
‘This is the kind of book I’d love to read over and over again!’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
I devoured it in one day’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
‘Fantastic book, I loved it . . . the characters, the settings, the story, all of it!’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

WILL SWITCHING LIVES BRING TWO SISTERS TOGETHER OR PUSH THEM APART FOREVER?

Twins Katy and Rachel don’t know much about each other’s lives anymore.

Rachel thinks that Katy is a high-flying event planner in London, while Katy thinks that Rachel lives in idyllic marital bliss in the countryside.

Each sister believes the other has created a perfect life – but the truth is that neither twin has the life she pretends she does.

And when these sisters unexpectedly swap houses for a week, they’re in for a big shock.

But it might just be the wake-up call they’ve both been waiting for . . .

Packed with hilarity and heartbreak, this new novel from bestselling author Olivia Beirne follows two estranged sisters who learn more about each other from a house swap than they ever expected… Perfect for fans of Beth O’Leary and Marian Keyes.

‘I can’t praise it enough’ LUCY VINE
‘The definition of an uplifting book’ ABIGAIL MANN
A hilarious, heart-warming read’ DAISY BUCHANAN
‘Olivia is an assured writer with great comic timing’ SHEILA O’FLANAGAN
‘I loved House Swap – it’s a heart-warming story of sisterhood in several forms’ ZOË FOLBIGG
‘Funny, poignant and uplifting’ JULIETTA HENDERSON
‘A beautiful story about second-chances, self-discovery and sisterhood – I absolutely loved it. Olivia has that special knack of making you laugh out loud on one page, and shed a tear on the next’ HANNAH TOVEY
‘Characters you will fall in love with immediately!’ EMILY HOUGHTON
‘A charming, uplifting read . . . Delightful’ ROXIE COOPER
‘Olivia’s books always make me laugh out loud and her latest is no exception’ EMMA COOPER
‘A wonderful, joyous tale, complete with a perfect measure of romance too’ PERNILLE HUGHES
House Swap is a warm, sweet story about sisterhood and will have you rooting for Katy and Rachel until the very last page. Simply gorgeous’ HANNAH DOYLE
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Readers are LOVING House Swap!

‘The cutest book ever! I’ve recommended this book to literally everyone I know’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘This book is heart-warming, life affirming and is guaranteed to make you smile – I loved it!’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘This book made me laugh, cry and swoon’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘A perfect story of families and finding your way through life’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘Loved this book!’ Real reader review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
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Olivia Beirne’ novels The List That Changed My Life and The Accidental Love Letter are available to buy now!
The List That Changed My Life

The List That Changed My Life

‘I read this book in 24 hours. I actually could not put it down. One of the best books I have read in a very long time!⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
11/10 would recommend. Get a copy!!’ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
‘This must be without a doubt the funniest book I’ve read this year, if not ever!’ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
I can’t praise this book enough⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

Sometimes all you need is a little push . . .

Georgia loves wine, reality TV and sitting on the sofa after work. She does not love heights, looking at her bank account, going on dates, or activities that involve a sports bra. And she will never, ever take a risk.

That is, until her braver, bolder, big sister finds out that she won’t be able to tick off the things she wanted to do before turning thirty, and turns to Georgia to help her finish her list.

With the birthday just months away, Georgia suddenly has a deadline to learn to grab life with both hands. Could she be brave enough to take the leap, for her sister?

And how might her own life change if she did?


Olivia Beirne’s bestselling The List That Changed My Life will take you on the hilarious and heart-warming journey of a lifetime, showing you what it means to really be alive . . . Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Rosie Walsh and Marian Keyes.

**Olivia’s new novel House Swap is available to download NOW!**



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Praise for Olivia Beirne!



‘A hilarious, heart-warming read’

DAISY BUCHANAN

‘I can’t praise it enough, it’s perfect summer reading’
LUCY VINE

‘Olivia is an assured writer with great comic timing’
SHEILA O’FLANAGAN

‘A mesmerising blend of humour and emotion’
WOMAN & HOME

‘A story of love, friendship and family, whose characters you will fall in love with immediately!’
EMILY HOUGHTON, AUTHOR OF BEFORE I SAW YOU

‘A perfect mix of humour and heart’
EMMA COOPER, AUTHOR OF THE SONGS OF US

An uplifting read that leaves you on a high’
AMAZON READER REVIEW

‘A proper feel-good, heart-warming, very natural and relatable story’
KIM NASH (KIMTHEBOOKWORM)

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and couldn’t put it down’
AMAZON READER REVIEW

A gorgeous life-affirming read’
HAYLEY’S BOOK BLOG
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Always, in December

Always, in December

‘Will wrap around you like a hug in any season. Heart-tugging and life-affirming Sunday Times bestselling author JOSIE SILVER

It started with a letter. It ended with a love story.

**ONE LAST GIFT, THE BRAND-NEW NOVEL FROM EMILY STONE, IS AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW!**

‘Tender and gorgeously romantic. I LOVED it’ Sunday Times bestselling author CATHY BRAMLEY
‘I adored this sweepingly romantic, captivating love story’ Sunday Times bestselling author HOLLY MILLER

Read the stay-up-all-night love story with ALL THE FEELS that everyone is raving about.

‘My FAVOURITE READ of the year so far’ Real reader review
‘The BEST BOOK I have read this year *****’ Real reader review
‘THE ONLY BOOK you’re going to need in your life *****’ Real reader review
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Josie Morgan never looks forward to December. It’s always a reminder of the life she lost, twenty years ago. Now, she always switches off the radio when Christmas music comes on. She always wants to tear down the tinsel her flatmate insists on pinning up. And she always posts a letter she knows will never be read.

Max Carter
never expected to find himself stranded in London just days before Christmas. He never expected it would be so hard to say goodbye to a woman he hardly knows. Then again, he never expected to fall in love.

But, this December, when Josie’s letter leads her to Max, a chance encounter will change their lives in the most remarkable way. And their story is only just beginning . . .

From London to Manhattan, from Edinburgh to the English countryside, a beautiful romantic journey that’s impossible to forget.
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COSY UP AND WARM YOUR HEART WITH THE BOOK YOUR FAVOURITE AUTHORS ADORE:

‘Max stole my heart! A sweeping story of love, loss and self discovery. I LOVED it’ EMMA COOPER

‘Packed with Richard Curtis-style moments. If you’re looking for a true will-they-won’t-they tearjerker to capture your heart, look no further’ HOLLY MILLER

‘LOVED this emotional story about love, grief and taking the chances life throws at you’ CLAIRE FROST

‘Kept me reading late into the night. Absolutely gorgeous’ JO LOVETT

‘A real stay-up-till-you-finish-it emotional read’ FABULOUS

‘Truly an unforgettable and heart-tugging novel’ USA TODAY

‘Make sure it’s at the VERY TOP of your MUST-READ list *****’

‘Such a beautifully written book with all the feels. You’ll laugh and cry and be left all the better for it *****’

‘If the rights to turn Always, in December into a film aren’t snapped up immediately, there’s no justice’

‘Will stay with me for a long time *****’
Love, Unscripted

Love, Unscripted

‘Sometimes a book comes along and it feels dusted with magic – Love, Unscripted is one of those books’ Josie Silver

‘A complete delight’ Holly Bourne

Love, Unscripted follows film projectionist Nick as he tries to understand the difference between love on the big screen and love in real life. Owen Nicholls is perfect for fans of romcoms, David Nicholls and Nick Hornby.

For film projectionist Nick, love should mirror what he sees on the big screen. And when he falls for Ellie on the eve of the 2008 presidential election, it finally does.

For four blissful years, Nick loved Ellie as much as he loved his job splicing film reels together in the local cinema. Life seemed… picture-perfect.

But now it’s 2012, Ellie has moved out and Nick’s trying to figure out where it all went wrong.

With Ellie gone and his life far from the happy ending he imagined, Nick wonders if their romance could ever again be as perfect as the night they met.

Can love really be as it is in the movies?

**Owen Nicholls’ new novel PERFECT TIMING is available to pre-order now!**

Readers love Owen Nicholls . . .

‘An unmissable, multi-layered readWoman & Home

‘A fun, entertaining story with bags of heart – the book equivalent of a classic rom-com’ CultureFly

A nostalgic read for fans of Nick Hornby and David Nicholls . . . [a] smart funny novelHeat

‘A refreshing take on the typical boy-meets-girl romance . . . an unmissable read’ Woman’s Weekly

Cute romcom full of cinematic references’ The Sun (Fabulous Magazine)

A gorgeous romcom filled with movie references and Obama-era nostalgia’ Kate Davies, author of In At The Deep End

An astutely observed romantic comedy that had me shaking with laughter and sniffing away tears. Pure pleasure.’ Empire Magazine

‘Smartly observed romcom . . . bursting with some very cute cultural referencesSunday Mirror

The perfect read for film enthusiasts’ Woman Magazine

Charming read’ Woman’s Way

‘Nicholls shows a lovely lightness of touch in this enjoyable debut iPaper

This is one of the best books I have ever read. If When Harry Met Sally and High Fidelity had a book baby, this would be it’ Emma Cooper, author of The Songs of Us

High Fidelity for the multiplex generation. Owen Nicholls makes it look easy but it’s a smart and funny book, laced with wisdom. A lovely, warm, engaging read.’ Richard Lumsden, author of The Six Loves of Billy Binns

A properly funny, clever, bittersweet romcom‘ Richard Roper, author of Something to Live For

One of the most realistic love stories I have read‘ Michelle Elman, author of Am I Ugly?

‘A delightfully sweet, funny, and heartbreaking ode to love stories, both onscreen and off.’ Kirkus, starred review
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