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Going Home by Harriet Evans
  

Going Home

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A first-time author who hails from the publishing industry having been an editor at Penguin and now working for Headline, so she really knows what works in this genre. I loved it. A complex family, a fast-paced plot, descriptions of country living you can see, smell and taste, amazing characters and a multitude of interlinking events – it’s a book to treasure.

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Synopsis

Going Home by Harriet Evans

It's not shaping up to be the cosy family Christmas Lizzy Walter had in mind. Leaving her tiny flat in London - and a whole host of headaches - behind, Lizzy has returned home to the much loved family home, Keeper House, for Christmas. Like millions of others, all she wants is a break, to relax and spend more time with her chaotic but big-hearted family.

But when she arrives, nothing is quite what it seems. Behind the family jollity and traditions, secrets and rivalries lurk - and suddenly the very future of Keeper House looks in jeopardy. And when David, the Love of her Life - or so she thought - makes an unexpected reappearance, Lizzy is thrown into even greater turmoil.

As winter slowly turns to spring, Lizzy realises she has to take charge for once: of her family, her life and her heart. And by the time summer finally arrives, she thinks everything might be sorted out; and that she might be falling in love again. But she's wrong. As the Walters come together one last time for a wedding in the garden of Keeper House, the stakes have never been higher. Can Lizzy save the family home - and the family - or will it be too late?

Reviews

'Enchanting' Jilly Cooper

'A delicious romp through family life; engaging and funny.' Choice Magazine

'Fabulous...I loved it' Sophie Kinsella

About the Author

Harriet Evans

Harriet Evans is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of seven previous novels, including A Hopeless Romantic, The Love of Her Life, Happily Ever After and Not Without You. She spent a number of years working in the publishing industry before becoming an author fulltime. She lives in London with her family.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th June 2006

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Harriet Evans

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback (b Format)
448 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Debuts of the Month
Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
eBook Favourites

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780007198443

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