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A Private Affair by Lesley Lokko

A Private Affair

Family Drama   Relationship Stories   
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Selected by Sarah Broadhurst

A Private Affair is the new spellbinding tale of love and friendship, glamour and guilt, secrets and deceit from bestselling author Lesley Lokko.

If you like Lesley Lokko you might also like to read books by Michelle Paver, Amelia Carr and Tilly Bagshawe.

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A Private Affair by Lesley Lokko

Sam, the ugly duckling who grew into a swan. Now beautiful and wealthy, with a glittering career, no one can understand why she's still on her own. When she meets a handsome stranger on holiday, things finally seem to be falling into place...Meaghan, a true survivor. The teenage runaway who worked her way off the streets, she was swept off her feet by a young army officer, to live on the other side of the world, finally escaping the family she loathed...Dani, the beautiful misfit, desperately looking for daddy in all the wrong places, and finding instead a man who will teach her everything that is wrong and corrupt about love. And Abby, the model wife, everything her husband and family could want and more, but never being herself. Until a dark secret threatens to pull her well-ordered life apart.


A delicious tale of power, revenge and true friendship DAILY EXPRESS

About the Author

Lesley Lokko

Lesley Lokko was our Guest Editor in April 2011 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Lesley Lokko’s most recent novel, One Secret Summer, has just been released in paperback and her next, A Private Affair, is due out this summer. After spending seven years training to be an architect, she promptly threw in the towel and began writing fiction instead. Lesley now splits her time between London, Accra and Johannesburg, with the odd winter spent writing in cottage just outside Edinburgh. Her Scottish friends think she’s mad.

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Publication date

1st March 2012


Lesley Lokko

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Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co


560 pages


Family Drama
Relationship Stories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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