You Had Me at Hello
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Winner of the Romantic Novelists' Association Contemporary Romantic Novel Award 2013.
Shortlisted for the The Melissa Nathan Award For Comedy Fiction About Life and Love 2013.
This witty, funny book is a story about second chances; can they work or should you let sleeping dogs lie? Ten years after ‘the relationship’ Rachel meets Ben by chance and thinks something is still there but dare she risk opening old wounds and dashing a broken heart? Hilarious, heartbreaking and everything in between, you'll be hooked from their first 'hello'.
December 2012 Debut of the Month.
You Had Me at Hello by Mhairi McFarlane
What happens when the one that got away comes back? 'Think of the great duos of history. Y'know, like Batman and Robin. We're just like them.' 'Er, Rodney and Del Boy more like.' Rachel and Ben. Ben and Rachel. It was them against the world. Until it all fell apart. It's been a decade since they last spoke, but when Rachel bumps into Ben one rainy day, the years melt away. But life has moved on. Ben is married. Rachel is not. Yet in that split second, Rachel feels the old friendship return. And along with it, the broken heart she's never been able to mend.
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“Very very witty and funny. Left me in awe…a total gem.” Marian Keyes
“The funniest, most romantic book I've read since One Day.” Lisa Jewell
'I loved this book. It made me laugh and reminded me that anything's possible in love - and in everything else for that matter.' Minnie Driver
“Mhairi is darkly funny and quite, quite rude…You Had Me at Hello is a breath of tart, Northern air.” Sarra Manning
'I loved this: An original, genuinely funny, genuinely moving, modern love story.' Katy Regan
'You Had Me at Hello had me right from the very first line. Bitingly sharp and achingly funny, this is a modern day twist on the classic Persuasion...except this time, Jane Austen is in jeans with a drink in one hand and a take on relationships that's guaranteed to have you bent double. I absolutely loved it!' Claudia Carroll
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Publication date6th December 2012
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PublisherAVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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