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Cross My Heart and Hope to Die

by Claire Calman

eBooks of the Month Family Drama

LoveReading View on Cross My Heart and Hope to Die

I wonder how many children men accept as theirs who are not and if the family unit is good, does it matter? This is the question I was left pondering once I had finished Claire’s wonderfully astute new novel. She really is very good at putting her finger on the pulse of life. Do try her other three novels, especially Love Is a Four Letter Word. She’s great.

Sarah Broadhurst

Cross My Heart and Hope to Die Synopsis

They wanted to get away from it all – but they brought it all with them.


It should have been the perfect holiday: lazy days with friends in a rambling old house right on the beach. But when one family drops out and Kath invites her brother and father along instead, everything starts to unravel.


All Kath wants is to have sex with her husband without a small child bursting in and demanding toast and Marmite. Her brother Rob wants to find out whether he has a hope in hell with the woman he loves. Giles wants to find a way to get closer to his daughter, while eight-year-old Anna just wants to be a mermaid.


And, at the heart of it all is Miranda – beautiful, bold and baffling Miranda – who wants nothing more than to survive the week without anyone suspecting the truth…

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ISBN: 9780552999472
Publication date: 14/06/2004
Publisher: Black Swan
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780552999472
Publication date: 14th June 2004
Author: Claire Calman
Publisher: Black Swan
Format: Paperback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama,
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About Claire Calman

Claire Calman is the author of four novels, Love is a Four Letter Word, Lessons For a Sunday Father, I Like it Like That and now Cross My Heart and Hope to Die, all published by Black Swan. Calman first decided to write a book when she discovered that it mainly involved making cups of tea and gazing out of the window. It was some time before a real writer friend pointed out that if she were to select an assortment of words and arrange them in some kind of order, this would speed up the process no end. Spurred ...

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