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The Best of Times by Penny Vincenzi
  

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July 2009 Good Housekeeping selection.

The challenge of a shocking opener, as former GH columnist Penny Vincenzi says, is living up to the drama. Her fourteenth novel begins with a major crash on the M4 – in an instant, plans are crumpled and secrets spill out. At centre stage are a bridegroom and his best man, a doctor and his mistress, a woman fired up for a romantic reunion and, in the wings, a farmer who witnessed the crash. Fate’s set them up – and the unravelling begins.

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A split second in time can change so many lives. A car crash sets the scene for the fantastic new Penny Vincenzi novel with fate changing the course of the lives of all those involved but is it for the worse or for the best? Penny Vincenzi is on top form with this emotionally charged, exciting new novel.

If you like Penny Vincenzi you might also like to read books by Barbara Taylor Bradford, Victoria Clayton and Elizabeth Jane Howard.

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The Best of Times by Penny Vincenzi

A hot summer's day, a crowded motorway, a split second that changed people's lives forever. Gripping, heartbreaking, exciting and unputdownable, this new novel will be one of 2009's biggest and most enjoyable novels - from the irresistible Penny Vincenzi.

About the Author

Penny Vincenzi

Penny Vincenzi is one of the UK`s best-loved and most popular authors. Since her first novel, Old Sins, was published in 1989, she has written sixteen bestselling novels, most recently A Perfect Heritage and the number one bestsellers The Decision, The Best of Times and An Absolute Scandal.

Her first 'proper' job was at the Harrods Library, aged sixteen, after which she went to secretarial college. She joined the Mirror and later became a journalist, writing for The Times, the Daily Mail and Cosmopolitan amongst many others, before turning to fiction. Several years later, over seven million copies of Penny's books have been sold worldwide and she is universally held to be the 'doyenne of the modern blockbuster' Glamour.

Penny Vincenzi has four daughters, and divides her time between London and Gower, South Wales.

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Fellow novelist SOPHIE KING on PENNY VINCENZI

I met Penny during my time as a journalist and thought she was wonderful. She's given me advice over the years as well as a quote for my own covers. Penny's books have a wide cast of characters so there's something for most of us. She's also got a gift for creating settings so the smells and colours leap out of the pages.

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Publication date

14th May 2009

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Penny Vincenzi

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Publisher

Headline Publishing Group

Format

Hardback

Categories

Family Drama
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ISBN

9780755320875

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