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The Look of Love by Judy Astley

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Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel Award 2012.

Bella has given up on men. Her latest boyfriend 'forgot' to tell her about his current wife, so she's single again. Now, her ex-husband has turned up, wanting to sell the family home in which she and their two teenage children are happily living their lives. Then Bella sees a chance to stay in the house and earn some money. She rents it out for a reality TV makeover programme. And it turns out that the house isn't the only thing that will benefit from a change...

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The Look of Love by Judy Astley

Her 16th social comedy takes on the reality TV world.

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Astley is a great writer, funny and sharp and a creator of narratives where appealing, witty characters inhabit interesting situations... her prose is a pleasure to read, her dialogue sparkles... a perfect book to race through at the beach * Daily Mail * Love, life and reality TV. Great fun * Woman & Home *

About the Author

Judy Astley

Born In Lancashire, Judy Astley has lived for most of her life in Twickenham, and was a dress designer and painter before writing her first novel, Just for the Summer, in 1994.

She has two grown-up daughters and lives with her husband in Twickenham and Cornwall.

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Publication date

5th January 2012


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Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd


384 pages


Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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