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Amanda Prowse - Author

About the Author

Amanda Prowse was a management consultant for ten years before realising that she was born to write. She is also the author of Poppy Day (Head of Zeus, 2012). She lives in the West Country with her husband Simeon, a soldier, and their two sons.

 

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Featured books by Amanda Prowse

A Little Love

A Little Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Everybody needs a little love in their lives...Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of famous Mayfair bakery, Plum's Patisserie. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe that this elegant woman turned sixty-six last year. But Pru is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get to where she is today. And she will do anything to protect the secrets of her past - especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love...From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is a story about love, loss and lies...and finding happiness before it's too late.

A Little Love

A Little Love

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Everybody needs a little love in their lives...Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of a famous Mayfair bakery. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe that this elegant woman turned sixty-six last year. But Pru is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get to where she is today. And she will do anything to protect the secrets of her past - especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love...From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is a story about love, loss and lies - and finding happiness before it's too late.

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Clover's Child

Clover's Child

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

When eighteen-year-old Dot meets Sol, she feels that love has arrived at last. Solomon Arbuthnott is a man who can bring colour and warmth to her drab life in sixties London - and what's more, he is a young, handsome soldier with excellent prospects. But this is 1961. East End girls don't date West Indian boys, let alone fall in love with them and leave the country. They stay at home and live the life their parents planned for them. Even if it leaves them lonelier than they ever thought possible. Even if it rips their heart in two...

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What Have I Done?

What Have I Done?

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Could you destroy your family to save your children? Kathyrn Brooker seems the very picture of a fulfilled wife and mother. Anyone who peered through the downstairs window at the four figures sitting around her kitchen table would see a happy family without a care in the world. They would envy Kathyrn 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...

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Other books by Amanda Prowse

The Things I Know

The Things I Know

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2019

How to Fall in Love Again: Kitty's Story

How to Fall in Love Again: Kitty's Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

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? Is it ever too late to find your soulmate? From Amanda Prowse, queen of heartbreak fiction, comes a gorgeous story of finding love when you've given up hope. Kitty Montrose isn't sure she believes in true love anymore. When she was a little girl, she had dreamed of finding her soulmate. Someone to laugh with, cry with, and to share her twilight years. But it never happened. She has her gorgeous children and grandchildren, but her marriage was never the happily-ever-after love story she'd imagined. Then Kitty bumps into Theo, an old flame. The timing was never right for them before. Could now be the time for Theo and Kitty to fall in love again? 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.

The Girl in the Corner

The Girl in the Corner

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2018

Three-And-A-Half Heartbeats

Three-And-A-Half Heartbeats

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 20/12/2018

Grace and Tom Penderford are the luckiest people alive. They have a wonderful marriage, a comfortable life and a beautiful baby girl, Chloe. Then, in a heartbeat, happiness becomes despair, and their lives change forever. When three-year-old Chloe falls ill and dies, Tom and Grace's world is ripped apart. As their family of three becomes two, they must find a way to mend each other's broken hearts... and save their marriage, if they can.

How to Fall in Love Again

How to Fall in Love Again

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/12/2018

Kitty Montrose is packing up her house, and the memories that go with it. Under this roof, she's seen her children grow up, her grandchildren arrive, and her marriage come and go. Kitty knows better than most that the twists and turns of life can bring joy, despair, and everything in between. But when she was a little girl, she had hoped for more. She dreamed of finding her true soulmate. Someone to laugh with, cry with, and share her twilight years. Then Kitty meets Theo, an old flame. The timing was never right for their lives to intertwine. Can Theo and Kitty find a way to fall in love again? Or is it too late for them both?

Anna

Anna

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

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? This is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. Anna Cole grew up poor, but her mother's love made her feel rich every day. Then her mother died, and Anna was sent to a care home. As a teenager, Anna vowed that one day, she would have children of her own, and create the happy, noisy family life she always craved. Then, one day, Anna meets Theo Montgomery in a lift. Theo has kind eyes, but a sad past. His family were rich, but his childhood was full of neglect. Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world, but he does want a soulmate. Someone to love him unconditionally; someone with whom he can share his family's wealth. Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each other's hearts? There are two sides to every love story. This is Anna's. 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.

Theo

Theo

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

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? This is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. Theo Montgomery grew up in a rich family where he had all the toys and trinkets money could buy. But his childhood was full of neglect and he was bullied at school. Now he is an adult, he longs to find a soulmate. Someone who understands him. Someone who will love him unconditionally. Then, one day, Theo meets Anna Cole in a lift. Anna grew up in a care home, and has always wanted to create the noisy family life she never had. She brings love and laughter into Theo's life. But she wants a baby, and Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world... Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? There are two sides to every love story. This is Theo's. 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.

How to Fall in Love Again: Kitty's Story

How to Fall in Love Again: Kitty's Story

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

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? Is it ever too late to find your soulmate? From Amanda Prowse, queen of heartbreak fiction, comes a gorgeous story of finding love when you've given up hope. Kitty Montrose isn't sure she believes in true love anymore. When she was a little girl, she had dreamed of finding her soulmate. Someone to laugh with, cry with, and to share her twilight years. But it never happened. She has her gorgeous children and grandchildren, but her marriage was never the happily-ever-after love story she'd imagined. Then Kitty bumps into Theo, an old flame. The timing was never right for them before. Could now be the time for Theo and Kitty to fall in love again? 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.

The Coordinates of Loss

The Coordinates of Loss

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2018

How to Fall in Love Again

How to Fall in Love Again

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 26/07/2018

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? Is it ever too late to find your soulmate? Amanda Prowse, queen of heartbreak fiction, asks if you can ever find love in your twilight years, after living a lie? Kitty Montrose is packing up her house, and the memories that go with it. Under this roof, she's seen her children grow up, her grandchildren arrive, and her marriage come and go. Kitty knows better than most that the twists and turns of life can bring joy, despair, and everything in between. But when she was a little girl, she had hoped for more. She dreamed of finding her true soulmate. Someone to laugh with, cry with, and share her twilight years. Then Kitty meets Theo, an old flame. The timing was never right for their lives to intertwine. Can Theo and Kitty find a way to fall in love again? Or is it too late for them both? 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.

Three-and-a-Half Heartbeats

Three-and-a-Half Heartbeats

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

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? Grace and Tom Penderford are the luckiest people alive. They have a wonderful marriage, a comfortable life and a beautiful baby girl, Chloe. Then, in a heartbeat, happiness becomes despair, and their lives change forever. When three-year-old Chloe falls ill and dies, Tom and Grace's world is ripped apart. As their family of three becomes two, they must find a way to mend each other's broken hearts... and save their marriage, if they can. 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.

Theo

Theo

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2018

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? This is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. Theo Montgomery grew up in a rich family where he had all the toys and trinkets money could buy. But his childhood was full of neglect and he was bullied at school. Now he is an adult, he longs to find a soulmate. Someone who understands him. Someone who will love him unconditionally. Then, one day, Theo meets Anna Cole in a lift. Anna grew up in a care home, and has always wanted to create the noisy family life she never had. She brings love and laughter into Theo's life. But she wants a baby, and Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world... Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? There are two sides to every love story. This is Theo's. 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.

Theo

Theo

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 05/04/2018

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? This is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. Theo Montgomery grew up in a rich family where he had all the toys and trinkets money could buy. But his childhood was full of neglect and he was bullied at school. Now he is an adult, he longs to find a soulmate. Someone who understands him. Someone who will love him unconditionally. Then, one day, Theo meets Anna Cole in a lift. Anna grew up in a care home, and has always wanted to create the noisy family life she never had. She brings love and laughter into Theo's life. But she wants a baby, and Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world... Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each others' hearts? There are two sides to every love story. This is Theo's. 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.

Anna

Anna

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2018

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? This is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. Anna Cole grew up poor, but her mother's love made her feel rich every day. Then her mother died, and Anna was sent to a care home. As a teenager, Anna vowed that one day, she would have children of her own, and create the happy, noisy family life she always craved. Then, one day, Anna meets Theo Montgomery in a lift. Theo has kind eyes, but a sad past. His family were rich, but his childhood was full of neglect. Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world, but he does want a soulmate. Someone to love him unconditionally; someone with whom he can share his family's wealth. Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each other's hearts? There are two sides to every love story. This is Anna's. 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.

Anna

Anna

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2018

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? This is an unforgettable romance about what happens when two very different people fall in love. Anna Cole grew up poor, but her mother's love made her feel rich every day. Then her mother died, and Anna was sent to a care home. As a teenager, Anna vowed that one day, she would have children of her own, and create the happy, noisy family life she always craved. Then, one day, Anna meets Theo Montgomery in a lift. Theo has kind eyes, but a sad past. His family were rich, but his childhood was full of neglect. Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world, but he does want a soulmate. Someone to love him unconditionally; someone with whom he can share his family's wealth. Theo and Anna are two damaged souls, from two different worlds. Is their love for each other enough to let go of the pain of their pasts? Or will Anna and Theo break each other's hearts? There are two sides to every love story. This is Anna's. 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.

Ein Winter voller Wunder

Ein Winter voller Wunder

Author: Amanda Prowse Format: eBook Release Date: 02/10/2017

Als ihr Mann stirbt, ist Bea nach dreiig Jahren Ehe wieder allein. Fur immer, so denkt sie. Ihren Schmerz bekampft sie, indem sie sich in die Arbeit sturzt, und bald ist ihr Cafe bekannt fur den besten Karottenkuchen von Sydney. Aber dann, kurz vor Weihnachten, lockt eine Brieffreundschaft Bea nach Schottland. Der glitzernde Lichterzauber und die tanzenden Schneeflocken fuhren sie unvermittelt zuruck in die Vergangenheit und zu einer heimlichen Liebe - die sie vor langer Zeit zu vergessen versuchte.