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Whatever it Takes by Adele Parks
  

Whatever it Takes

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A 2014 World Book Night selection.

Adele Parks writes novels that real women want to read. Her books get right to the heart of the dilemmas women - and men - face in their lives; her characters are real as are the choices they make

If you like Adele Parks you might also like to read books by Lisa Jewell, Maggie Alderson and Polly Williams.

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Whatever it Takes by Adele Parks

A 2014 World Book Night selection.

In her emotionally powerful and unputdownable new novel Adele Parks, Sunday Times bestselling author of ABOUT LAST NIGHT, asks the question: what if love's not enough? Eloise Hamilton is a Londoner born and bred, so it is a momentous day when she reluctantly agrees to uproot to Dartmouth, leaving behind her perfect world so her husband can finally live in his. There are compensations, however. Her mother-in-law Margaret will welcome her with open arms, and besides, she can still rely on best friend Sara to be her lifeline to London. But both Margaret and Sara are facing their own difficulties, and thrust into unexpected turmoil, Eloise finds she is the one holding everything together for her loved ones - and by an ever-weakening thread. As her world implodes with the strain of being responsible for all around her, someone is bound to be overlooked. And the damage might be irreparable...

Reviews

'Her best yet...brilliantly, pacy and insightful narrative'
Daily Mail

'Once again, Parks has delivered a winner...her prose is always wonderfully accessible, yet strikingly sharp'
Mirror

'Another corker about women's issues from Parks' pen. Totally compelling' Sun

'Powerful and emotional' Red

'A riveting read full of truths and tender moments' Good Housekeeping

'We positively raced through this insightful, wonderfully written novel that will strike a chord with many' Closer

About the Author

Adele Parks

Adele Parks has had numerous top ten bestsellers. Adele has spent her adult life in Italy, Botswana and London until 2005 when she moved to Guildford, where she now lives with her husband and son. She believes reading is a basic human right, so she works closely with The Reading Agency as an Ambassador of the Six Book Challenge, a programme designed to encourage adult literacy. In 2011 she was a judge for the Costa Book Aw ards.

Photograph © Jim Parks

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Book Info

Publication date

1st January 2013

Author

Adele Parks

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www.adeleparks.com/

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
464 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755371358

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