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First Love by James Patterson
  

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They met on a cancer ward, one is in remission, one is not. Axi is 16, Robinson 17 and their sweet relationship blossoms so gently and tenderly here until it hits them both and we, the reader, have to go “ah” at last! They are running away and steal a Harley bike, a Porsche, an old truck and the like. Their adventures are the most enormous fun and you read with your heart in your mouth waiting for them to get caught … It is a truly lovely read.

If you like James Patterson you might also like to read books by Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver and Andrew Gross.

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First Love by James Patterson

When Axi Moore decides to take a road trip across the US, the only person she wants to go with her is her best friend Robinson - who she also happens to be secretly in love with. She's planned it all out, and all he has to do is say yes. Axi has had a tough life: her little sister died young, her mother walked out and her father turned to the bottle for comfort. Her parents escaped their grief in their own ways; this trip will be hers. But life doesn't always work out as you plan it, and there are some things you just can't run away from.


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About the Author

James Patterson

James Patterson is one of the best-known and biggest selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the bestselling series of the past decade: the Women's Murder Club, the Alex Cross novels and Maximum Ride, and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand alone thrillers. He has won an Edgar award, the mystery world's highest honour. He lives in Florida with his wife and son, seen pictured here.

Best known for his thrillers he also writes for children and is passionate about encouraging children to develop a love of reading. In 2014 he donated £250,000 to help independent bookshops with a children’s section in the UK. Rafe from the Middle School series also features on the first ever children’s ‘Books are my Bag’ rucksack.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th January 2014

Author

James Patterson

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www.jamespatterson.co.uk/

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Publisher

Century an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Hardback
288 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Romance

ISBN

9781780892474

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