A compelling and perceptive tale of intimacy, memory and relationships from the bestselling author
How can you know someone you've never met?
Joyce Conway leaves hospital after recovering from a terrible accident. Having faced a near-death experience, she is suddenly awakened to the stark reality of her futile marriage, and vows to start afresh – separating from husband Conor and moving back in with her dad.
Justin Hitchcock arrives in Dublin to give a guest lecture. Recently divorced and living near his daughter Bea, but far from his Chicago home, he's lonely and restless. When beautiful doctor Sarah persuades him to give blood, he nonchalantly accepts, hoping he'll at least get a date with her.
Then one rainy evening, Joyce and Justin cross paths in the strangest of circumstances. They have no idea that their fates are more entangled than they could ever have imagined …
Praise for Cecelia Ahern:
'A sensational debut novel that proves true love never dies.' Cosmopolitan
'A wonderfully life-affirming, witty debut.' Company
'Like an Irish Sleepless in Seattle and almost certainly the chick-lit bestseller of the year.' In Style
'Heartwarmingly good.' Heat
'A wonderfully warm and witty debut from a terrific new writer…This exceptional novel about bereavement, friendship and lost love is both heartbreaking and uplifting.' Express
'A heartwarming, completely absorbing tale of love and friendship.' Company
About the author
Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. Her novels have been translated into thirty-five languages and have sold more than twenty-five million copies in over fifty countries. Two of her books have been adapted as films and she has created several TV series.
She and her books have won numerous awards, including the Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction for The Year I Met You.
She lives in Dublin with her family.