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Ordinary Joe

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July 2015 Debut of the Month.

Shades of Notting Hill – Joe snares the interest of famous film star Olivia Finch - is he going to be dazzled by stardom the chance of a fling with one of the most lusted after women of her age or.... Is he going to come down to earth and realise what he stands to lose. Follow Joe as he navigates the Hollywood machine, juggling life and love asking the big question would you resist an advance from a mega-star and what would happen next? ~ Sue Baker

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Ordinary Joe by Jon Teckman

A brilliant, fast-paced comedy about what happens when all of your dreams become true. What would you do were happily married ...with two gorgeous children ...and the most gorgeous film star in the world walked up to you ...And it wasn't a joke...Could you resist? Joe West, accountant, father and husband is just your average guy who has just walked into that dream scenario. Except the dream sours fast and suddenly everything he holds dear is on the line. Sometimes life is crazier than the movies.

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Jon Teckman

Jon Teckman was born in Northampton in 1963. He served as an advisor on film policy to both Conservative and Labour governments before becoming Chief Executive of the British Film Institute in 1999. He now lives in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire with his wife Anne and sons Joseph and Matthew. Ordinary Joe is his first novel.

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16th July 2015


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The Borough Press an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


320 pages


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