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Jill Mansell - Author

About the Author

Jill Mansell lives with her partner and children in Bristol, and writes full time. Actually that's not true; she watches TV, eats fruit gums, admires the rugby players training in the sports field behind her house, and spends hours on the internet Tweeting and marvelling at how many other writers have blogs. Only when she's completely run out of displacement activities does she actually write.

 

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Featured books by Jill Mansell

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/06/2014

In the idyllic seaside town of St Carys, Sophie is putting the past firmly behind her. When Josh arrives in St Carys to run the family hotel, he can't understand why Sophie has zero interest in letting any man into her life. He also can't understand how he's been duped into employing Sophie's impulsive friend Tula, whose crush on him is decidedly unrequited. St Carys has more than its fair share of characters, including the charming but utterly feckless surfer Riley Bryant, who has a massive crush on Tula. Riley's aunt is superstar author Marguerite Marshall. And Marguerite has designs on Josh's grandfather...who in turn still adores his glamorous ex-wife, Dot...Just how many secrets can one seaside town keep?

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The Unpredictable Consequences of Love

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2014

The delicious new romantic novel from the Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller. When Josh Strachan, newly returned to his home in north Cornwall from sunny California, first meets Sophie Wells, he's immediately smitten. Sophie's pretty, she's funny, she has lots of friends and she clearly loves her job as a photographer, despite the sometimes tricky clients. There's just one problem: Sophie has very firmly turned her back on love. It's nothing personal, she tells Josh, but she just doesn't do dates. And no one - even Sophie's scatty best friend Tula - will tell him why. Josh is sure Sophie likes him, though, and he's just got to find out what's put her off romance. And then put things right...

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Don't Want to Miss a Thing

Don't Want to Miss a Thing

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Dexter Yates loves his fun, care-free London life; he has money, looks and girlfriends galore. But everything changes overnight when his sister dies, leaving him in charge of her eight-month-old daughter Delphi. How is he ever going to cope? Comic-strip artist Molly Hayes lives in the beautiful Cotswold village of Briarwood. When it comes to relationships, she has a history of choosing all the wrong men. Leaving the city behind, Dex moves to Briarwood - a much better place to work on his parenting skills - and he and Molly become neighbours. There's an undeniable connection between them. But if Dexter's going to adapt, he first has a lot to learn about Molly, about other people's secrets...and about himself.

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A Walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/02/2012

It's been a while, but Lara Carson's back in Bath and lives are set to change as a result. Because Lara left her family and boyfriend Flynn eighteen years ago without a word to anyone. Why has no one heard from her since? Her childhood best friend Evie is thrilled Lara's back and able to share her happiness. Evie's about to walk down the aisle with her dream man, Joel. Or so she thinks...Then there's Flynn Erskine, even more attractive now and stunned to see Lara again. The spark between them is as strong as ever, but how's Flynn going to react when he discovers the secret she's been keeping from him? Oh yes, there's a lot of catching up to be done...

Falling for You

Falling for You

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/03/2007

Maddy Harvey was a bit of an ugly duckling as a teenager, what with her NHS specs, unfortunate hair and wonky teeth. Thankfully she's blossomed since then. But when she meets Kerr McKinnon one starry summer's night and discovers, days later, who he actually is...well, that's when the problems really start. Because everyone in Ashcombe knows what happened eleven years ago, and as far as her mother's concerned, Marcella would rather tear that family to pieces with her bare hands than see Maddy associate with a McKinnon. It's Romeo and Juliet all over again. Quick, hide those sharp knives and that little bottle of poison...

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Other books by Jill Mansell

You And Me, Always An uplifting novel of love and friendship

You And Me, Always An uplifting novel of love and friendship

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2016

From the bestselling author of THREE AMAZING THINGS ABOUT YOU and THE ONE YOU REALLY WANT comes a deliciously romantic and poignant read about love, loss and how nothing can stay hidden for ever... If you love the novels of Cathy Kelly and Sophie Kinsella, you won't want to miss Jill Mansell. On the morning of Lily's twenty-fifth birthday, it's time to open the very last letter written to her by her beloved mother, who died when she was eight. Learning more about the first and only real love of her mum's life is a revelation. On the same day, Lily also meets Eddie Tessler, a man fleeing fame who just might have the ability to change her world in unimaginable ways. But her childhood friend Dan has his own reasons for not wanting Lily to get too carried away by Eddie's attentions. Before long, secrets begin to emerge and Lily's friends and family become involved. In the beautiful Cotswold village of Stanton Langley, nothing will ever be the same again...

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love A feel-good novel filled with seaside secrets

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love A feel-good novel filled with seaside secrets

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

Jill Mansell's bestseller THE UNPREDICTABLE CONSEQUENCES OF LOVE is an unforgettable tale of sunny days on the beach, Cornwall in the summer and secrets about to be revealed. Perfect for readers of Lucy Diamond and Veronica Henry. In the idyllic seaside town of St Carys, Sophie is putting the past firmly behind her. When Josh arrives in St Carys to run the family hotel, he can't understand why Sophie has zero interest in letting any man into her life. He also can't understand how he's been duped into employing Sophie's impulsive friend Tula, whose crush on him is decidedly unrequited. St Carys has more than its fair share of characters, including the charming but utterly feckless surfer Riley Bryant, who has a massive crush on Tula. Riley's aunt is superstar author Marguerite Marshall. And Marguerite has designs on Josh's grandfather...who in turn still adores his glamorous ex-wife, Dot... Just how many secrets can one seaside town keep?

Wer zweimal traumt

Wer zweimal traumt

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 20/08/2015

Von der Konigin der romantischen Komodie: eine unwiderstehliche Liebesgeschichte uber die zweiten Chancen im Leben.Lara ist wieder da! Vor 18 Jahren verlie sie Knall auf Fall ihre Freunde, ihre Familie, ihre erste groe Liebe, Flynn - ohne ein Wort. Ausgerechnet auf der Hochzeit einer Freundin sieht Lara nun Flynn wieder. Sofort knistert es gewaltig. Aber Lara will nicht noch mal ihr Herz aufs Spiel setzen. Und von dem Geheimnis, das sie vor allen, aber besonders vor Flynn verborgen hat, ahnt niemand etwas. Aber Geheimnisse halten nicht ewig - und auf Hochzeiten passieren Dinge, die sich keiner hat traumen lassen...

Three Amazing Things About You A touching novel about love, heartbreak and new beginnings

Three Amazing Things About You A touching novel about love, heartbreak and new beginnings

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2015

A touching romantic novel about a young woman whose time is running out - a Sunday Times bestseller. Not to be missed by readers of Lucy Diamond and Jenny Colgan. Jill Mansell's enchanting new novel will drive readers to seize life with both hands and make the most of every minute... Hallie has a secret. She's in love. He's perfect for her in every way, but he's seriously out of bounds. And her friends aren't going to help her because what they do know is that Hallie doesn't have long to live. Time is running out... Flo has a dilemma. She really likes Zander. But his scary sister won't be even faintly amused if she thinks Zander and Flo are becoming friends - let alone anything more. Tasha has a problem. Her new boyfriend is the adventurous type. And she's afraid one of his adventures will go badly wrong. THREE AMAZING THINGS ABOUT YOU begins as Hallie goes on a journey. A donor has been found and she's about to be given new lungs. But whose? What readers are saying about Three Amazing Things About You: 'I loved all the characters, and hated to leave their world. When a book can make you smile, cry and laugh, you know it's a winner' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'I adored every single page and every single feeling this story evoked in me. Beautifully researched, beautifully told and expressed and I want to read it again and again' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'A wonderful tale of friendship, love, loss and the miracles of life. Such a rich tapestry of characters beautifully bought together' Amazon reviewer, 5 stars

Herz uber Nacht

Herz uber Nacht

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 24/07/2014

***Eine Heldin, die einem ans Herz wachst. Mit der man lacht und weint, und manchmal beides zugleich.***ELLIE KANN IHR GLUCK KAUM FASSEN. Sie hat die Liebe ihres Lebens gefunden. Doch dann verungluckt ihr Mann. Als die junge Ellie Kendall ihren Mann Jamie bei einem tragischen Autounfall verliert, bricht eine Welt fur sie zusammen. Erfullt von einer unendlichen Leere verkriecht sie sich in der gemeinsamen Wohnung. Doch die Einsamkeit wird durch die Ankunft von Jamies Vater gestort. Der Hollywood-Schauspieler kauft seiner unglucklichen Schwiegertochter kurzentschlossen ein wunderschones Haus in Londons bester Lage. Und in Primrose Hill beginnt unerwartet ein neues Kapitel in Ellies Leben: Die neue Nachbarin Roo, Ex-Popstar ohne Gesangstalent und mit Hang zum Riesenchaos, erwahlt Ellie zur neuen besten Freundin; Todd, Jamies Freund aus Schulzeiten, bietet seine starke Schulter und ein bisschen mehr an; und der neue Chef sieht nicht nur umwerfend aus, sondern wurde auch alles fur ein Lacheln von Ellie tun. Eine feinfuhlige und liebenswerte Geschichte uber die Schonheit des Lebens.

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/06/2014

In the idyllic seaside town of St Carys, Sophie is putting the past firmly behind her. When Josh arrives in St Carys to run the family hotel, he can't understand why Sophie has zero interest in letting any man into her life. He also can't understand how he's been duped into employing Sophie's impulsive friend Tula, whose crush on him is decidedly unrequited. St Carys has more than its fair share of characters, including the charming but utterly feckless surfer Riley Bryant, who has a massive crush on Tula. Riley's aunt is superstar author Marguerite Marshall. And Marguerite has designs on Josh's grandfather...who in turn still adores his glamorous ex-wife, Dot...Just how many secrets can one seaside town keep?

ebook of the month
Don't Want to Miss a Thing

Don't Want to Miss a Thing

Author: Jill Mansell Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Dexter Yates loves his fun, care-free London life; he has money, looks and girlfriends galore. But everything changes overnight when his sister dies, leaving him in charge of her eight-month-old daughter Delphi. How is he ever going to cope? Comic-strip artist Molly Hayes lives in the beautiful Cotswold village of Briarwood. When it comes to relationships, she has a history of choosing all the wrong men. Leaving the city behind, Dex moves to Briarwood - a much better place to work on his parenting skills - and he and Molly become neighbours. There's an undeniable connection between them. But if Dexter's going to adapt, he first has a lot to learn about Molly, about other people's secrets...and about himself.

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Beinah auf den ersten Blick

Beinah auf den ersten Blick

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 07/03/2013

Charmantes Lesevergnugen von der Konigin der Romcom.Was Manner angeht, hat Cleo keine umwerfende Erfolgsbilanz. Aber jetzt gibt es Will. Er sieht gut aus, kummert sich um sie und isst widerspruchslos alles, was sie ihm auftischt. Es gibt nur ein kleines Problem - mit einem sehr groen Ego: Johnny La Venture, Cleos Kindheitswidersacher und beruhmter Bildhauer, ist wieder in Channings Hill aufgetaucht. Cleos Freunde haben groe Freude daran, Cleos alte Rivalitat mit Johnny anzuheizen. Auf einmal hat sie das Gefuhl, die Vergangenheit hole sie ein. Wie kann sie das verhindern? Und: will sie das uberhaupt?

Vorsatzlich verliebt

Vorsatzlich verliebt

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 23/02/2012

Der neue Roman von der Queen der romantischen Komodie Jill MansellEndlich Tapetenwechsel: Neusingle Tilly zieht aufs Land. Dort gerat sie mitten in ein Minenfeld von Klatsch, Rivalitaten und Intrigen, bei dem der Kampf um attraktive Manner mit Verbissenheit gefuhrt wird. Tilly hat nicht vor, mitzumachen. Dann begegnet sie Jack. Er ist unwiderstehlich, aber leider uberall als unverbesserlicher Schurzenjager und Herzensbrecher bekannt. Tilly will sich keinesfalls in die Liste abgelegter Affaren einreihen. Aber was, wenn er tatsachlich "e;der Richtige"e; ist?

Herzflittern

Herzflittern

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 19/01/2012

Nadia liebt ihren Freund Laurie. Ware sie nur nicht eines Nachts in einen Schneesturm geraten. Denn aus dem rettet sie der hochst attraktive Jay. In der Not teilt sie mit ihm das Hotelzimmer - aber auch nur das. Sehr standhaft, aber wofur? Denn Laurie haut einfach ab. Als Nadia Jay wiedersieht, gibt es bald Herzflattern. Aber da kommt Laurie zuruck, fleht um Vergebung und will Nadia heiraten. Und nun?

Sommerkussverkauf

Sommerkussverkauf

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 19/01/2012

Erzfeind im AngebotNachts und ohne Kontaktlinsen begegnet Maddy Harvey dem Mann ihrer Traume. Doch bei Tageslicht erkennt sie erschrocken, wer er wirklich ist: Kerr McKinnon. Das darf ihre Mutter nie erfahren! Denn die Harveys und die McKinnons sind offiziell verfeindet. Doch Maddy und Kerr konnen die Finger nicht voneinander lassen. So ein Geheimnis bleibt nicht lang verborgen. Und dann taucht auch noch Maddys Erzfeindin aus Kindertagen auf...

Sternschnupperkurs

Sternschnupperkurs

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 19/01/2012

Als Suzy Curtis wegen Zu-Schnell-Fahrens geblitzt wird, blitzt es auch bei ihr. Der Polizist, der sie anhalt, ist echt su. Trotzdem kein Grund, einen fetten Strafzettel zu kassieren, denkt Suzy. Und erfindet eine wilde Geschichte von Krankenhaus, Ehemann und Baby, die das Mitleid von Polizist Harry erweckt. Dumm nur, dass er unter diesen Umstanden kaum mit ihr flirten wird. Ob er sich allerdings trauen wurde, wenn er die Wahrheit wusste? Denn Suzy hat alles - die gestorteste Familie westlich von London, einen Rolls Royce und einen Rockstar zum Ex-Mann. Harte Zeiten fur Harry...

Liebesfilmriss

Liebesfilmriss

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 19/01/2012

Fur alle Fans der "e;Gilmore Girls"e;Sturmfreie Bude, denkt Ginny, als ihre Tochter Jem zum Studieren nach Bristol zieht. Endlich die Chance, mal ohne Jems strafenden Blick im Nacken zu flirten. Blod nur, dass bei ihrem ersten Versuch der attraktive Antiquitatenhandler Finn sie fur eine Ladendiebin halt. Jem schwebt derweil auf Wolken: sie hat eine Affare mit dem angesagtesten Typen auf dem Campus. Leider will der aber ihre Liebe geheim halten. Was tun?, fragt sich Jem. Da hat ihre Mutter einen genialen Plan...

Glucksgriff

Glucksgriff

Author: Jill Mansell Format: eBook Release Date: 19/01/2012

Kussen, bis der Prinz kommt: die romantische Komodie von Bestsellerautorin Jill MansellEr ist attraktiv, witzig und interessiert. Miranda ist begeistert, als sie Greg kennenlernt. Genau der Richtige, um sie zum Strahlen zu bringen. Greg findet Miranda su. Sie ist jung, hubsch und spricht nie vom Kinderkriegen. Naturlich hat er ihr nicht alles erzahlt - selbst die nettesten Madchen fahren nicht auf einen Mann ab, der seine schwangere Frau verlassen hat. Aber Miranda wird es nie erfahren - denkt Greg.