Love, or Nearest Offer
By Adèle Geras
Warm, engaging, contemporary fiction about a woman who's so busy organising others' lives and loves, she neglects her own.
What if your estate agent could find you not just your perfect house, but your perfect job, your perfect partner... your perfect new life? Meet Iris Atkins.
On paper, Iris is an estate agent, but she's not just good at finding suitable houses for her clients. In fact, she has a gift: Iris is able to see into their lives and understand exactly what is missing and what they need - not just in bricks-and-mortar terms either.
Of course, concentrating so much on fixing other people's problems doesn't leave much time for examining your own. Over the course of one whirlwind year Iris discovers that while she may know what's best for everyone else, she doesn't necessarily know what's best for herself - and what she finds out could make her happier than she'd ever dreamed.
Adèle Geras is the author of many acclaimed stories for children as well as five adult novels, including: Facing the Light, Hester's Story, Made in Heaven and A Hidden Life (all available in ebook from Quercus), Cover Your Eyes (available in print from Quercus) and Out of the Dark, a special short story for the literary charity Quick Reads. Adèle lives near Cambridge and is the mother of the thriller writer Sophie Hannah.
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01 Sep 2016
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Houses, great characters and love - a perfect combination resulting in a hugely enjoyable book — Katie Fforde
Her brilliant writing, emotionally intelligent content and gripping narratives place her right at the top of this genre — Daily Mail
A charming romance, with astutely drawn characters — Sunday Mirror
You'll laugh and cry — My Weekly