The Real Thing

by Catherine Alliott

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Relationship Stories

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The Real Thing is a sparkling romantic comedy about not being quite able to let go of the past. Every girl's got one - that old boyfriend they never quite fell out of love with...

The Real Thing Synopsis

Tessa Hamilton's thirty, with a lovely husband and home, two adorable kids, and not a care in the world. Sure her husband ogles the nanny more than she should allow. And keeping up with the Joneses is a full-time occupation. But she's settled and happy. No seven-year itch for Tessa. Except at the back of her mind is Patrick Cameron. Gorgeous, moody, rebellious, he's the boy she met when she was seventeen. The boy her vicar father told her she couldn't see and who left to go to Italy to paint. The boy she's not heard from in twelve long years. And now he's back. Questioning every choice, every decision she's made since Patrick left, Tessa is about to risk her family and everything she has become to find out whether she did the right thing first time round...Step into Alliott country with The Real Thing.

The Real Thing Press Reviews

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'The writing is both intelligent and sparkling.' Marian Keyes

 

'You're in for a treat.' Daily Express

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ISBN: 9780241958339
Publication date: 10/05/2012
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241958339
Publication date: 10th May 2012
Author: Catherine Alliott
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 544 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Catherine Alliott

Catherine Alliott was our Guest Editor in August 2013 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Catherine Alliott started her first novel under the desk when she worked as an advertising copywriter. She was duly fired. With time on her hands she persevered with the novels, which happily flourished. In the early days she produced a baby with each book, but after three she stuck to writing as it was less painful. She writes with the nearest pen in exercise books, either in the garden or on a sofa. Home is a rural spot in Hertfordshire ...

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