Tell us a story

LoveReading is thrilled to announce the launch of The Very Short Story Award 2019! If you think you have a story we'll love, click here to find out more and how to enter:

Find out more

The Dilemma

by Penny Vincenzi

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on The Dilemma

Fans of Vincenzi may not feel that this, her sixth novel, is her best and those new to her should certainly start elsewhere but it’s still full of all the twists, turns and thrills you’d expect from such a fantastic writer. The dilemma of the title belongs to Francesca, our heroine, a smart and independent woman who is forced to confront some of the dark truths about her husband and her marriage.

Sarah Broadhurst

The Dilemma Synopsis

A thrilling novel from Sunday Times Number One bestseller Penny Vincenzi: 'Cleverly plotted twists and revelations' Daily Mail

 

All Francesca Channing had to do in order to keep her marriage alive, her children safe, her life intact, was to tell a lie. One simple, straightforward lie. But it wasn't that simple or straightforward at all. Her life, as Bard Channing's third wife, was very far from easy. He was charismatic, powerful and rich - and he adored her. He was also manipulative and scheming, with a family as large and complex as his business. But it was an emotional crisis of her own which finally put Francesca's dilemma into perspective, and made her wonder if she loved Bard enough to lie for him...

Win Don't You Cry

Win Don't You Cry

Closing date: 11/10/2018

To celebrate the September release of Cass Green's "dynamic, powerfully expressive novel" Don't You Cry, we are giving away FIVE copies of the latest psychological thriller AND a 'Most Stressful Night of Your Life package' of luxury Hot Chocolate and a MINI Bottle of Whiskey!!! She saved your life. Now she'll make you pay - One stolen baby. Two desperate strangers. One night of terror. The competition closes on the 11th October 2018. The winner will be informed by the 17th October 2018. To have a chance of winning this fantastic prize, click the button below. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter and you must be 18 or over to enter this competition. Multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. By entering this competition you are agreeing to the conditions mentioned above and to adhere to the LoveReading Terms and Conditions. 

Enter Now

The Dilemma Press Reviews

'Mesmerising from start to finish'
Evening Standard

'A juicy page-turner'
Cosmopolitan

'A super read that will keep you guessing right until the end'
Company

If you loved this, you might like these...

Last Letter Home The Richard and Judy Book Club pick 2018
The Cavendon Luck (Cavendon Chronicles, Book 3)
The Butterfly Summer
The Cavendon Women

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780755332670
Publication date: 17/05/2007
Publisher: Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755332670
Publication date: 17th May 2007
Author: Penny Vincenzi
Publisher: Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 832 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Penny Vincenzi

Penny Vincenzi is one of the UK`s best-loved and most popular authors. Since her first novel, Old Sins, was published in 1989, she has written sixteen bestselling novels, most recently A Perfect Heritage and the number one bestsellers The Decision, The Best of Times and An Absolute Scandal.Her first 'proper' job was at the Harrods Library, aged sixteen, after which she went to secretarial college. She joined the Mirror and later became a journalist, writing for The Times, the Daily Mail and Cosmopolitan amongst many others, before turning to fiction. Several years later, over seven million copies of Penny's ...

More About Penny Vincenzi

More Books By Penny Vincenzi

Cover for A Question of Trust by Penny Vincenzi
Cover for A Perfect Heritage by Penny Vincenzi
Cover for A Perfect Heritage by Penny Vincenzi
View All Books By Penny Vincenzi

Share this book