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The Message by Julie Highmore
  

The Message

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December 2009 Book of the Month.

If you want some well written, indulgent escapism then try The Message. Great characters and witty observations make this a delightful read with this author going from strength to strength.

If you like Julie Highmore you might also like to read books by Elizabeth Noble, Sarah Challis and Cecelia Ahern.

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Synopsis

The Message by Julie Highmore

Jen has no idea that her neat life is about to unravel. With one misplaced voicemail from her husband, she discovers that her marriage is a sham. Numb with shock, she's hiding from the future when she's stunned by a face from the past. Kit was Jen's first love, the one she hoped would never leave. On their airbase in Germany, he was out of her league -- a senior officer's son -- but even Kit's glamorous and disapproving mother couldn't keep them apart. What began as a glorious summer, though, could not last for ever. Now, years later, Jen and Kit meet again, both troubled, and forced to confront what happened. Together, can they make sense of it all?

Reviews

'Enjoyable romantic fiction, done with skill and subtlety' * You magazine * 'Where Highmore excels is in the unsentimental way she writes about the dilemmas life throws at us. There's also a mordant, black humour to her writing, which keeps the froth at bay' * Glamour * 'Her breakthrough book... With dual voices and fluctuating time, it tells a sensitive tale of picking up life again and of possible second chances, all in a lovely style' * Bookseller * Compulsive reading * Daily Express *'


About the Author

Julie Highmore lives in Oxford and was a teacher and publisher's reader before becoming an author.

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Book Info

Publication date

10th December 2009

Author

Julie Highmore

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www.juliehighmore.com/

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755343010

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