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Jessica Thompson - Author

About the Author

Jessica Thompson is a multimedia journalist working for a series of newspapers in London. She is a keen runner and loves to sing. Jessica lives in North London and this is her first novel.

Featured books by Jessica Thompson

Paper Swans

Paper Swans

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/07/2014

Ben Lawrence seems to have it all - the hot job, the flashy car, the luxurious apartment. But one tragic day in his past mars his future. Since the events of that day he hasn't truly got close to anyone. He made a promise that love was the price he would pay for his mistakes. When Effy Jones - a bright, ambitious charity founder - walks into the PR firm where Ben works, neither realise that their lives are about to be turned upside down.

Three Little Words They Mean So Much

Three Little Words They Mean So Much

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/08/2013

They are just words but they mean so much. As a dark evening draws in, the lives of three women are changed forever. The worlds they have been living in, the people they thought they knew - in an instant it all changes. But when everything seems to shatter around them, could three little words be enough to help put the pieces back together again?

This is a Love Story

This is a Love Story

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/02/2012

This is a love story. Boy meets girl and girl falls for boy - that much is true. But when Sienna meets Nick it's not the way it happens in love stories. It's because of a squirrel on water skis...She sees Nick's dangerous brown eyes and thinks, Don't. Fall. Into. Them. Who will be there to catch Siena when she falls? She is so fragile. She has so many secrets, and he is not that serious. Funny and sad, this is the story of two people destined never to come together in the great love affair they crave more than anything else.

Other books by Jessica Thompson

The Waiting Game Learning to breathe again

The Waiting Game Learning to breathe again

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2015

Nessa Bruce waited for her husband to come through the double doors. She'd waited for him to return home from Afghanistan for what felt like forever, and now the moment was finally here. But Jake wasn't... Jake Bruce didn't come home, and it looked like he never would. Nessa's life - and that of her daughter Poppy - is turned upside down in an instant. What had happened to the elusive man at the centre of their world? They hold onto the hope that he was still out there somewhere, alive... but as time passes by, Nessa is forced to look at her life, at the decisions she has made and the secrets she has kept. For maybe somewhere within it all lies the answer to the question she's desperate to answer - where is the man she loves?

The Waiting Game Learning to breathe again

The Waiting Game Learning to breathe again

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2015

'The moon was speckled like a bird's egg. It hung reliably in the blackness above Will Turnbull and Nessa Grier who sat side by side on a bench as the leaves fell around them, landing softly on the thick, wet grass. Their knees were just touching, hearts pounding hard.' Nessa Bruce waits for her husband to come through the double doors. She'd waited for him to return home from Afghanistan for what felt like forever, and now the moment was finally here. But Jake isn't... Jake Bruce hasn't come home, and it looks like he never will. Nessa's life - and that of her daughter Poppy - is turned upside down in an instant. What has happened to the elusive man at the centre of their world? They hold onto the hope that he is still out there somewhere, alive... but as time passes by, Nessa is forced to look at her life, at the decisions she has made and the secrets she has kept. For maybe somewhere within it all lies the answer to the question she's desperate to answer - where is the man she loves? The Waiting Game is perfect for reading groups with lots of twists and turns, and big topics such as mental ilness, discussed in a fresh and sensitive way.

Paper Swans

Paper Swans

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/07/2014

Ben Lawrence seems to have it all - the hot job, the flashy car, the luxurious apartment. But one tragic day in his past mars his future. Since the events of that day he hasn't truly got close to anyone. He made a promise that love was the price he would pay for his mistakes. When Effy Jones - a bright, ambitious charity founder - walks into the PR firm where Ben works, neither realise that their lives are about to be turned upside down.

Paper Swans Tracing the path back to love

Paper Swans Tracing the path back to love

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2014

Ben Lawrence seems to have it all - the hot job, the flashy car, the luxurious apartment. But one tragic day in his past mars his future. Since the events of that day he hasn't truly got close to anyone. He made a promise that love was the price he would pay for his mistakes. When Effy Jones - a bright, ambitious charity founder - walks into the PR firm where Ben works, neither realise that their lives are about to be turned upside down. Paper Swans tells of how love can conquer all, and how when everything is broken one person can help to put the pieces together...

Three Little Words They Mean So Much

Three Little Words They Mean So Much

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/08/2013

They are just words but they mean so much. As a dark evening draws in, the lives of three women are changed forever. The worlds they have been living in, the people they thought they knew - in an instant it all changes. But when everything seems to shatter around them, could three little words be enough to help put the pieces back together again?

The Bookery Cook

The Bookery Cook

Author: Jessica Thompson, Maxine Thompson, Georgia Thompson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/06/2013

Family meals have always played a significant role in the lives of the Thompson sisters - Jessica, Georgia and Maxine. So much so that they created a blog, thebookerycook.com, to celebrate their love of food. Instead of photographing their chosen dishes, however, they made contact with artists all over the world, who supplied dedicated artworks, in a huge variety of styles and media, to illustrate the recipes. The Bookery Cook is a collection of 100 of these recipes, each illustrated with original artwork. Perfect for lovers of art and food alike, The Bookery Cook will be a welcome addition to any kitchen or coffee table. Key points: an engaging and unique recipe book with glorious illustrations; the perfect gift for lovers of both art and food; 100 recipes and 100 original artworks

This is a Love Story

This is a Love Story

Author: Jessica Thompson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/02/2012

This is a love story. Boy meets girl and girl falls for boy - that much is true. But when Sienna meets Nick it's not the way it happens in love stories. It's because of a squirrel on water skis...She sees Nick's dangerous brown eyes and thinks, Don't. Fall. Into. Them. Who will be there to catch Siena when she falls? She is so fragile. She has so many secrets, and he is not that serious. Funny and sad, this is the story of two people destined never to come together in the great love affair they crave more than anything else.