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Before I Knew You

by Amanda Brookfield

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Relationship Stories

Before I Knew You Synopsis

Would you swap houses with a family of strangers? The price you pay might be greater than you think ...Sophie and Andrew are looking for relief from the daily grind - if not each other - so when a friend puts them in touch with William and Beth, newlyweds looking to swap houses for the summer, it seems a solution of sorts. They find themselves in a stylish Connecticut home, a stone's throw from New York, while William and Beth take over their lived-in family house in South London, ideal for spending time with William's teenaged sons. The weeks away work an unexpected magic for Sophie, who begins to find a sense of happiness ...although Beth has no such luck and, no longer the centre of William's world, grows increasingly miserable. And so the two marriages - one crushed by the weight of years, one shiny and new - slide into reverse. The intertwining of these lives and hearts begins to have dramatic consequences none of them could have foreseen ...and all are powerless to stop.

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ISBN: 9780141039947
Publication date: 17/03/2011
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141039947
Publication date: 17th March 2011
Author: Amanda Brookfield
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 464 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Amanda Brookfield

Amanda Brookfield was born in 1960 and educated at University College Oxford. She began her career working in advertising and then as a freelance journalist in Argentina. Her eleven previous novels include Alice Alone, Marriage Games, Sisters and Husbands and Relative Love. She is married with two sons and lives in London.

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