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The Place We Met by Isabelle Broom

The Place We Met

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December 2017 Book of the Month

Told in dual narratives from two English girls, Taggie and Lucy, at Lake Como, Italy. Taggie is working as an events manager, Lucy is taking the new love of her life on a special treat. Taggie has a past she is running from, Lucy a future she is running towards. The huge coincidence, although the reader does see it coming, is the connection between the girls, not just over a man but how their past is entwined too. Taggie meets a gorgeous, attentive and caring Italian and Lucy is determined to hang on to her man, come hell or high water. It is New Year and fireworks are on the agenda in both senses of the word. Great fun, building nicely to its charming conclusion. Sarah Broadhurst


The Place We Met by Isabelle Broom

Heartbreak, humour and romance set in Lake Como, Italy.

Taggie is only a few months into her job as a tour guide in Lake Como. She's rushed off her feet, but distraction is what she needs to forget why she left England. Lucy arrives at Lake Como with her perfect new boyfriend, Pete. Falling fast in love, she's sure that life is about to start for her, it feels so right with him.But as New Year's Eve approaches and the women meet by chance, it becomes clear this isn't the perfect place of new beginnings. While Lucy is willing to do anything to keep hold of Pete, the past Taggie so desperately wanted to escape is catching up with her . . .


Heart-warming and wonderfully romantic. And as for Lake Como - that setting truly shimmers! Perfect for New Year in such a magical setting. I picked up the book and then found it almost impossible to put down -- Rosanna Ley bestselling author of The Little Theatre by the Sea

A thoroughly indulgent escape from those chilly winter nights, The Place We Met is guaranteed to transport you to a wonderland of hidden secrets, shocking pasts and surprising romance. I devoured this smart, enthralling story of two women whose fates are entwined in the most incredible way. Isabelle Broom is the queen of heartfelt fiction. She just gets better and better -- Victoria Fox author of The Silent Fountain

A writing powerhouse -- Carrie Hope Fletcher, bestselling author of All That She Can See

Praise for Isabelle Broom

We loved it! Closer

Warning: you will shed tears and end up booking a trip! Prima

Prepare for tears and laughter Fabulous

Unashamedly romantic Sunday Express

Brilliantly evocative -- Paige Toon

Brilliant, warm and beautifully judged - I raced through it -- Cathy Kelly

A lovely, absorbing novel, full of the beauty and mystery of Mojacar -- Kate Eberlen

About the Author

Isabelle Broom studied Media Arts at the University of West London before starting a career first in local newspapers and then as a junior sub-editor at Heat magazine. Her wanderlust has taken her to Greece, Canada, Sri Lanka, Sicily, New York, LA, the Canary Islands and Spain. When she's not writing novels set in far-flung locations, Isabelle spends her time being the Book Reviews Editor at Heat magazine and walking her beloved dog round the parks of north London.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th November 2017


Isabelle Broom

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Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd


416 pages


Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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