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The Secrets of Happiness by Lucy Diamond
  

The Secrets of Happiness

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The Secrets of Happiness is an extraordinary tale of sisterhood, from Lucy Diamond author of The Beach Cafe.

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Synopsis

The Secrets of Happiness by Lucy Diamond

The best things in life ...can be just around the corner Rachel and Becca aren't real sisters, or so they say. They are stepsisters, living far apart, with little in common. Rachel is the successful one: happily married with three children and a big house, plus an impressive career. Artistic Becca, meanwhile, lurches from one dead-end job to another, shares a titchy flat, and has given up on love. The two of them have lost touch, but when Rachel doesn't come home one night, Becca is called in to help. Once there, she quickly realizes that her stepsister's life is not so perfect after all: Rachel's handsome husband has moved out, her children are rebelling, and her glamorous career has taken a nosedive. Worst of all, nobody seems to have a clue where she might be. As Becca begins to untangle Rachel's secrets, she is forced to confront some uncomfortable truths about her own life, and the future seems uncertain. But sometimes happiness can be found in the most unexpected places ...

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Stuffed with guilty secrets and characters you'll root for from the start, this warm and emotional summer novel about a family in crisis makes for delicious summer reading Sunday Express on Summer at Shell Cottage A great summer read from Lucy Diamond Hello on Summer at Shell Cottage Enthralling drama about family secrets Heat on Summer at Shell Cottage


About the Author

Lucy Diamond

Lucy Diamond has written several internationally bestselling novels for children, under a different name. ANY WAY YOU WANT ME is her first adult novel. She lives in Brighton with her partner and their three children.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd June 2016

Author

Lucy Diamond

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www.lucydiamond.co.uk/

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Publisher

Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
480 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years

Categories

Family Drama
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Adult & contemporary romance
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781447299172

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