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How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living?<P><P> Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family, she can't help but feel she's right back where she started.<P> Her body heals, but Lou herself knows that she needs to be kick-started back to life. Which is how she ends up in a church basement with the members of the Moving On support group, who share insights, laughter, frustrations, and terrible cookies. They will also lead her to the strong, capable Sam Fielding--the paramedic, whose business is life and death, and the one man who might be able to understand her. Then a figure from Will's past appears and hijacks all her plans, propelling her into a very different future...<P> For Lou Clark, life after Will Traynor means learning to fall in love again, with all the risks that brings. But here Jojo Moyes gives us two families, as real as our own, whose joys and sorrows will touch you deeply, and where both changes and surprises await.
Another New York Times bestseller by the author of Me Before You, After You, and One Plus One--a spellbinding story of two women united in their fight for what they love most.<P><P> Jojo Moyes's word-of-mouth bestseller, Me Before You, catapulted her to wide critical acclaim and struck a chord with a wide range of readers everywhere. Now, with The Girl You Left Behind, Moyes returns with another irresistible heartbreaker--a breathtaking story of love, loss, and sacrifice told with her signature ability to capture our hearts.<P> Paris, 1916. Sophie Lefèvre must keep her family safe while her adored husband, Édouard, fights at the front. When their town falls to the Germans in the midst of World War I, Sophie is forced to serve them every evening at her hotel. From the moment the new Kommandant sets eyes on Sophie's portrait--painted by her artist husband--a dangerous obsession is born, one that will lead Sophie to make a dark and terrible decision. Almost a century later, Sophie's portrait hangs in the home of Liv Halston, a wedding gift from her young husband before his sudden death. After a chance encounter reveals the portrait's true worth, a battle begins over its troubled history and Liv's world is turned upside all over again.
For fans of Jojo Moyes's New York Times bestseller Me Before You-- an irresistible eBook-only novella and compelling prequel to her new novel, The Girl You Left Behind At the heart of Jojo Moyes' heartbreaking new novel, The Girl You Left Behind, are two haunting love stories--that of Sophie and Édouard Lefèvre in France during the First World War, and, nearly a century later, Liv Halston and her husband David. Honeymoon in Paris takes place several years before the events to come in The Girl You Left Behind when both couples have just married. Sophie is swept up in the glamour of Belle Époque Paris but discovers that loving a celebrated artist like Édouard Lefèvre brings undreamt of complications. Following in Sophie's footsteps a hundred years later, Liv, after a whirlwind romance, finds her Parisian honeymoon is not quite the romantic getaway she had been hoping for. . . . This enchanting self-contained story will have you falling in love with both young brides, and with Paris then and now, and it is the perfect appetizer for the The Girl You Left Behind, a spellbinding story of love, devotion, and passion in the hardest of times. Bonus: Includes a sneak peek from The Girl You Left Behind and Moyes's previous novel, Me Before You.
In a hidden corner of London, Henri Lachapelle is teaching his granddaughter and her horse to defy gravity, just as he had done in France, fifty years previously. But when disaster strikes, fourteen-year-old Sarah is left to fend for herself. Forced to share a house with her charismatic ex-husband, her professional judgement called into question, lawyer Natasha Macauley's life seems to have gone awry. When her path crosses that of Sarah, she sees a chance to put things right. But she doesn't know that Sarah is keeping a secret ...one that will change all their lives forever.
A heartbreaking, stay-up-all-night novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One A Brief Encounter for our time, The Last Letter from Your Lover is a sophisticated, spellbinding double love story that spans decades and thrillingly evokes a bygone era. In 1960, Jennifer Stirling wakes in the hospital and remembers nothing--not the car accident that put her there, not her wealthy husband, not even her own name. Searching for clues, she finds an impassioned letter, signed simply "B," from a man for whom she seemed willing to risk everything. In 2003, journalist Ellie Haworth stumbles upon the letter and becomes obsessed with learning the unknown lovers' fate--hoping it will inspire her own happy ending. Remarkably moving, this is a novel for romantics of every age.
Look out for Jojo's new book, Paris for One and Other Stories, coming October 18, 2016.A sophisticated, page-turning double love story spanning forty years-an unforgettable Brief Encounter for our times from the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You, After You, and One Plus One. It is 1960. When Jennifer Stirling wakes up in the hospital, she can remember nothing-not the tragic car accident that put her there, not her husband, not even who she is. She feels like a stranger in her own life until she stumbles upon an impassioned letter, signed simply "B", asking her to leave her husband. Years later, in 2003, a journalist named Ellie discovers the same enigmatic letter in a forgotten file in her newspaper's archives. She becomes obsessed by the story and hopeful that it can resurrect her faltering career. Perhaps if these lovers had a happy ending she will find one to her own complicated love life, too. Ellie's search will rewrite history and help her see the truth about her own modern romance. A spellbinding, intoxicating love story with a knockout ending, The Last Letter from Your Lover will appeal to the readers who have made One Day and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society bestsellers.From the Hardcover edition.
The New York Times bestseller, soon to be a major motion picture; US release on June 3, 2016.<P><P> They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .<P> Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life--big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel--and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is.<P> Will is acerbic, moody, bossy--but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living.<P> A Love Story for this generation, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn't have less in common--a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?
Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can't afford to pay for. <P><P>That's Jess's life in a nutshell--until an unexpected knight in shining armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess's knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose vacation home she happens to clean. But Ed has big problems of his own, and driving the dysfunctional family to the Math Olympiad feels like his first unselfish act in ages . . . maybe ever.
An escapist and romantic read from the queen of emotional women's fiction and RNA prize winner Jojo Moyes: 'A charming and enchanting read' CompanyAthene Forster embraced the Sixties like few others. Nicknamed the Last Deb, she was spoiled, beautiful, and out of control. And within two years of her marriage, the rumours had begun again.Thirty-five years on, Suzanna Peacock finds refuge from her mother's shameful legacy in her shop, the Peacock Emporium. Within its magical walls she discovers not just friendship, and an escape from her troubled marriage, but the first real passion of her life.But the spectre of her mother still haunts Suzanna, setting in place a series of dramatic events. Only by confronting the past will she finally be able to face the future . . .
From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You comes the touching, unforgettable story of three generations of Irish women faced with the fundamental truths of love, duty, and the unbreakable bond that unites mothers and daughtersEstranged from her mother since she ran away from her rural Irish home as a young woman, Kate swore an oath that she'd always be a friend to her daughter, Sabine. But history has a way of repeating itself, and Kate now faces an ever-widening chasm between herself and her daughter. With Sabine about to make her own journey to Ireland to see her grandmother, Kate is left wondering how they ever made it here, and what she can do to close the gap between them.For Joy, seeing her granddaughter is a dream come true. After the painful separation from Kate, she's looking forward to having time with Sabine. Yet almost as soon as the young woman arrives, the lack of common ground between them deflates her enthusiasm. And when Sabine's impetuous, inquisitive nature forces Joy to face long-buried secrets from her past, she realizes that perhaps it's time to finally heal old wounds.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a post-WWII story of the war brides who crossed the seas by the thousands to face their unknown futures1946. World War II has ended and all over the world, young women are beginning to fulfill the promises made to the men they wed in wartime.In Sydney, Australia, four women join 650 other war brides on an extraordinary voyage to England--aboard HMS Victoria, which still carries not just arms and aircraft but a thousand naval officers. Rules are strictly enforced, from the aircraft carrier's captain down to the lowliest young deckhand. But the men and the brides will find their lives intertwined despite the Navy's ironclad sanctions. And for Frances Mackenzie, the complicated young woman whose past comes back to haunt her far from home, the journey will change her life in ways she never could have predicted--forever.
A newly rejacketed edition of the 2007 novel Silver Bay by Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You and two-time winner of the RNA Novel of the Year award.Liza McCullen will never escape her past. But the unspoilt beaches and tight-knit community of Silver Bay offer the freedom and safety she craves - if not for herself, then for her young daughter, Hannah.Until Mike Dormer arrives as a guest in her aunt's hotel, and the peace of Silver Bay is shattered. The mild-mannered Englishman with his too-smart clothes and disturbing eyes could destroy everything Liza has worked so hard to protect: not only the family business and the bay that harbours her beloved whales, but also her conviction that she will never love - never deserve to love - again.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a surprising and moving romance set in an old-fashioned seaside town on the verge of unwelcome changeLiza McCullen will never fully escape her past. But the unspoiled beaches and tight-knit community of Silver Bay offer the freedom and safety she craves--if not for herself, then for her young daughter, Hannah. That is, until Mike Dormer arrives as a guest in her aunt's hotel.The mild-mannered Englishman with his too-smart clothes and distracting eyes could destroy everything Liza has worked so hard to protect: not only the family business and the bay that harbors her beloved whales, but also her conviction that she will never love--never deserve to love--again.For his part, Mike Dormer is expecting just another business deal--an easy job kick-starting a resort in a small seaside town ripe for development. But he finds that he doesn't quite know what to make of the eccentric inhabitants of the ramshackle Silver Bay Hotel, especially not enigmatic Liza McCullen, and their claim to the surrounding waters. As the development begins to take on a momentum of its own, Mike's and Liza's worlds collide in this hugely affecting and irresistible tale full of Jojo Moyes's signature humor and generosity.
Una novela con la que reirás y llorarás. Y cuando llegues a la última página, querrás empezar de nuevo. Una madre solteraCon dos trabajos y dos hijos, Jess Thomas hace lo que puede para sobrevivir día tras día. Pero no es fácil lograrlo sola. Y a veces eso te obliga a correr riesgos que no deberías... porque no tienes más remedio. Una familia caóticaSu peculiar y superdotada hija Tanzie es extraordinaria con los números, pero sin ayuda nunca logrará una oportunidad para demostrarlo. Y Nicky, su hijastro adolescente, no puede enfrentarse solo a los abusos que sufre en el colegio. A veces Jess siente que se hunden... Un atractivo desconocidoA sus vidas llega Ed Nicholls, un hombre cuyo presente es un absoluto caos, y que trata de escapar de un futuro totalmente incierto. Pero Ed tiene todo el tiempo del mundo. Sabe lo que es estar solo. Y quiere ayudar. Una irresistible historia de amorUno más uno es una novela romántica, cautivadora y nada convencional sobre dos almas perdidas que se encuentran en las más extrañas circunstancias. Reseñas:«Otro éxito seguro... Una moderna historia de amor maravillosamente escrita de la mejor autora británica contemporánea.»Sun on Sunday «Advertencia de seguridad: si estás planeando leer Uno más uno durante tus vacaciones de verano, embadúrnate bien de protector factor 50. Una vez que empieces el libro no serás capaz de levantar la vista de sus páginas hasta que seas la única persona que queda en la playa.»The Washington Post «Moyes ha hecho un magnífico trabajo dando vida a un reparto de personajes carismáticos, creíbles y absolutamente irresistibles.»Independent on Sunday «Una historia de amor, un road trip y un drama familiar combinados en un libro fantástico que se lee compulsivamente. Jojo Moyes ha triunfado una vez más.»Hello! «Una excelente lectura para antes de ir a dormir, perfecta para calentarte el corazón en una fría noche de invierno.»Woman «Habitado por personajes maravillosos, un libro que te hará sentir bien, escrito por una autora encantadora.»Choice Magazine
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You (now a major motion picture) comes a breathtaking drama of two women whose lives entwine through a lovely English seaside houseFor Lottie Swift, Arcadia has always been magical. The breathtaking art deco house perched above the shoreline of the well-ordered village of Merham seems to stand still throughout the years. It has never changed, not really, but Lottie's fate and fortune have been inextricably linked with those of the beautiful house, and it will forever be fixed in her mind as a symbol of adventure, youth, and loves lost and gained. Even as her life--and the house--falls into disrepair.Years later another young woman comes to Merham. A designer hired to make over the now-empty Arcadia, Daisy Parsons seeks a new beginning, as Lottie once did. Fleeing a broken relationship and now facing being a single mother, Daisy finds refuge in the house, and something more--a love she thought she would never know again and a friendship unlike any she's experienced before.
From the acclaimed author of Sheltering Rain comes an intensely moving story of two women whose lives entwine through a lovely seaside house. The tiny, well-ordered seaside village of Merham holds little to interest the adventurous -- except for Arcadia, the breathtaking art deco house perched above the shoreline. Attracted to this magical place, young Lottie Swift surrenders freely to its temptations and ultimately must face the hard consequences of her actions. Years later another young woman comes to Merham. A designer hired to make over the now-empty Arcadia, Daisy Parsons seeks a new beginning, as Lottie once did. Fleeing a broken relationship, Daisy finds refuge at Arcadia, and something more -- a love she thought she would never know again.
Una historia que necesitas experimentar. Una novela inolvidable. Louisa Clark sabe muchas cosas. Sabe cuántos pasos hay entre la parada del autobús y su casa. Sabe que le gusta trabajar en el café Buttered Bun y sabe que quizá no quiera a su novio Patrick. Lo que Lou no sabe es que está a punto de perder su trabajo o que son sus pequeñas rutinas las que la mantienen en su sano juicio. Will Traynor sabe que un accidente de moto se llevó sus ganas de vivir. Sabe que ahora todo le parece insignificante y triste y sabe exactamente cómo va a solucionarlo. Lo que Will no sabe es que Lou está a punto de irrumpir en su mundo con una explosión de color. Y ninguno de los dos sabe que va a cambiar al otro para siempre. Yo antes de ti reúne a dos personas que no podrían tener menos en común en una novela conmovedoramente romántica con una pregunta: ¿Qué decidirías cuando hacer feliz a la persona a la que amas significa también destrozarte el corazón? La crítica ha dicho...«Cuando acabé este libro no quería escribir una reseña, lo que quería era volver a leerlo.»The New York Times «Una historia de amor enormemente emocionante... Una novela encantadora, nada tradicional, y cautivadora.»Publishers Weekly «Destinada a ser esa novela que unos amigos se recomiendan con insistencia a otros... Moyes hace un trabajo magnifico reuniendo un reparto de personajes que son carismáticos, creíbles y absolutamente irresistibles; Lou y Will son una pareja que llegará al corazón de los lectores».The Independent «Tras acabar Yo antes de ti de Jojo Moyes, uno comprende por qué los derechos de la novela, un éxito sensacional en Gran Bretaña gracias al boca a boca, se han vendido a 28 países... por turnos divertida y conmovedora pero nunca predecible.»USA Today «Espléndida, convincente, emotiva.»Independent on Sunday «Conmovedor y magníficamente escrito, este libro se quedará contigo mucho después de que lo hayas acabado.»Star Magazine «Entretenida, sorprendente y desgarradora, poblada de personajes que son enternecedores y divertidos... Esta es una novela que invita a pensar, enormemente entretenida y que captura la complejidad del amor».People Magazine «Hay libros que uno no puede dejar. Y hay también libros en los que te involucras tanto con los personajes que te obligas a parar de leer para prolongar la experiencia porque no quieres que la historia termine, y eso es lo que sucede con este libro».The Associated Press «Una poderosa historia de amor con una narración hábilmente tramada y llena de personajes atractivos y agradables... Una historia agridulce sobre el amor, el aprendizaje y el saber renunciar. Es una lectura fantástica y me encantó».Daily Mail
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