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After the Rain
  • Published: 8 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473541801
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

After the Rain

The incredible and uplifting new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author



Tara's life is turned upside down when her estranged father returns. The thought-provoking, uplifting and romantic new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author, Lucy Dillon

After the storm it's time for a fresh start . . .
The powerful and heart-stirring new novel by the Sunday Times bestselling author of Unexpected Lessons in Love.
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First, the clouds...
Tara Hunter is a therapist on a mission to restore Longhampton's community spirit after catastrophic flooding. But with her boyfriend AWOL, her family fragmented, and only a cat for company, Tara's own life's on rocky foundations.

Then the storm...
Dr David Dalloway is Longhampton Wellness Centre's new star counsellor. He invites pets to session. He also has a knack of reading people's minds - which is the last thing Tara needs right now.

And after the rain...
Charismatic architect Keith Hunter was last seen in Longhampton twenty years ago, when he walked out on ten-year-old Tara and her twin brother, Toby. But now he's back, with a surprising offer that could change everything. Is a bigger storm on the horizon? Or is this Tara's chance to rebuild her broken past?

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Praise for Lucy Dillon:
'Bittersweet, lovely and ultimately redemptive; the kind of book that makes you want to live your own life better' Jojo Moyes

My heart is smashed and repaired for reading this wonderfully romantic and strong piece of fiction.' Milly Johnson

'Real, heartbreaking - I loved it' Katie Fforde

'No one tugs at the heartstrings quite like Lucy Dillon' Red Magazine

  • Published: 8 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473541801
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the author

Lucy Dillon

Sunday Times bestselling author Lucy Dillon grew up in Cumbria and read English at Cambridge, then read a lot of magazines as a press assistant in London, then read other people's manuscripts as a junior fiction editor. She now lives in a village outside Hereford with a Border terrier, an otterhound and her husband.

Lucy won the Romantic Novelists' Association Contemporary Romantic Novel prize in 2015 for A HUNDRED PIECES OF ME, and the Romantic Novel of the Year Award in 2010 for LOST DOGS AND LONELY HEARTS. You can find out more at www.lucydillon.co.uk, follow her on Twitter @lucy_dillon, on Instagram @lucydillonbooks or find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/LucyDillonBooks.

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Praise for After the Rain

'Real, heartbreaking - I loved it'

Katie Fforde

'My heart is smashed and repaired for reading this wonderfully romantic and strong piece of fiction.'

Milly Johnson

A glorious tangle of cold feet and mixed messages, Unexpected Lessons in Love is a heartwarming romantic comedy that tells us to be brave and to listen to our hearts. Suffused with Lucy's trademark warmth and gentle humour (with a splendid canine supporting cast), it's sure to win your heart. Irresistible!

Veronica Henry

'Such a great ‘what would you do?’ book about love, truth, friendship and of course dogs. Kept me guessing all the way.'

Laura Kemp

Lucy Dillon's books never fail to make me happy.

Jenny Colgan

A wonderful read

Candis

Praise for other titles by Lucy Dillon

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I always know I’m in safe hands with a new Lucy Dillon novel and I also know that I’ll be having a big, ugly, snotty cry before I reach the final page. A perfect Sunday afternoon treat of a book.

Sarra Manning, Red Magazine

Lucy Dillon's books never fail to make me happy.

Jenny Colgan

Touching narrative . . . We loved it.

Women's Weekly

Prepare for your heartstrings to be tugged! Moving and ultimately satisfying.

Fabulous Magazine

Praise for Lucy Dillon

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Bittersweet, lovely and ultimately redemptive; the kind of book that makes you want to live your own life better

Jojo Moyes

Lucy Dillon's books make the world a better place.

Heat

Satisfying and clever and deeply moving

Sophie Kinsella

No one tugs at the heartstrings quite like Lucy Dillon

Red

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