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Never Saw You Coming

by Hayley Doyle

Books with reviews by our Reader Review Panel Debut Books of the Month Debuts Relationship Stories Sagas and Romance

LoveReading View on Never Saw You Coming

A sparky, touching, thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable relationship tale that is both accessible and engaging. When Zara flies to the UK to be with the man she loves, she really doesn’t expect to bump into Jim. As Jim spends time with Zara, he begins to look at his humdrum life, and what he can do about it. I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Zara and Jim, Hayley Doyle really does bring these two characters and their friends to life. I felt as though I was becoming friends with them myself. Imperfections and flaws allow depth and emotion to emerge. This most certainly isn’t pink and fluffy, it has a tangy edge, and isn’t afraid to delve into feelings and look beyond romance. Wonderfully buzzy and full of light, Never Saw You Coming celebrates taking a chance in life with friendships, love, and new beginnings. 


Liz Robinson

Never Saw You Coming Synopsis

Some people go looking for love. Others crash right into it.

Zara Khoury believes in love - so much so that she flies from Dubai to Liverpool to be with a man she barely knows. It's a risk, but she's certain that uprooting her life for Nick is the new start she needs.

Jim Glover is stuck. Since his Dad died, he's put his dreams aside and stayed at home in Liverpool to care for his mum. Trapped in a dead-end job, he's going nowhere - that is, until he gets a phone call that just might change his life...

Zara and Jim aren't supposed to meet. But then fate steps in, and when their worlds - and cars! - collide, the real journey begins...

A gorgeous tale about taking risks and living life to the full - perfect for fans of Beth O'Leary and Josie Silver.

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Never Saw You Coming Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

A compelling story about fate changing people’s lives. Full review

Doreen McKeown

Never Saw You Coming Press Reviews

Real readers are loving Never Saw You Coming...

'I absolutely fell in love with this story!' NetGalley reviewer

'A story to make you smile!' NetGalley reviewer

'An excellent read! Zara and Jim are funny, frustrating, sympathetic, and very real. A must-read.' NetGalley reviewer

'A perfect romance! Five stars!' NetGalley reviewer

'An utter delight to read!' NetGalley reviewer

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ISBN: 9780008365752
Publication date: 02/04/2020
Publisher: AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008365752
Publication date: 2nd April 2020
Author: Hayley Doyle
Publisher: AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Genres: Reader Reviewed Books, Debuts of the Month, Debuts, Relationship Stories, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Adult & contemporary romance, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Hayley Doyle

Hayley Doyle is an actress and writer from Liverpool. She gained a BA (Hon) in Acting from LIPA and made her West End debut playing Ali in 'Mamma Mia!' at the Prince of Wales Theatre. Hayley also appeared in Peter Pan alongside Brian Blessed and enjoyed touring regionally with new writing projects that all went to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Her passion for new writing turned into novel writing and she gained an MA in Creative Writing from Brunel University. Using her experience on the stage and writing skills, Hayley started teaching musical theatre to children that landed her ...

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