June 2014 Debut of the Month.
A good build-up of tension towards the end of this romance adds a thriller element to it as the dangers of speed-dating is explored. Two girls, flatmates, hold the centre of the story and it is their relationships we follow, plus their working lives. Naturally there is a boy in the middle and all sorts of manipulations and deceit. It is a good, meaty romance with lots going on.
Choc Lit, the publisher of this novel, was the 2012 Publisher of the Year as voted for by the Festival of Romance.
Olivia and Daniel certainly aren't talking the language of love - Olivia has been in love with Daniel forever but, despite her best efforts, they've never been able to get it together. Their relationship has always been a series of mixed messages and misunderstandings and the final straw comes when Daniel mysteriously starts dating her flat-mate, Emily. Hurt and confused, Olivia resolves to forget her heartache with a spot of speed-dating. After all, what could possibly go wrong? One crazy stalker later and Olivia's life is becoming increasingly strange and scary. Can she rely on Daniel to step in when events take a terrifying turn or will their communication breakdown ultimately result in tragedy - ?
Closing date: 03/07/2018
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Choc Lit
|Publication date:||5th June 2014|
|Genres:||Debuts of the Month, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Adult & contemporary romance,|
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