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  • Published: 2 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781787633841
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $29.99

Before I Saw You

The delightful and emotional love-story of 2021




The Flatshare meets Me Before You, this book flips modern dating on its head and tells the story of Alice and Alfie who meet on a hospital ward and gradually fall in love without ever seeing the other's face.

'A charming page-turner of a romance' Laura Jane Williams_________________CAN YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN?Alice and Alfie are strangers. But they sleep next to each other every night.Alfie Mack has been in hospital for months recovering from an accident. A new face on the ward is about as exciting as life gets for him right now, so when someone moves into the bed next to him he's eager to make friends. But it quickly becomes clear that seeing his neighbour's face won't happen any time soon.Alice Gunnersley has been badly burned and can't even look at herself yet, let alone allow anyone else to see her. She keeps the curtain around her bed firmly closed, but it doesn't stop Alfie trying to get to know her. And gradually, as he slowly brings Alice out of her shell, might there even be potential for more?___Readers are falling in love with Before I Saw You:***** 'One of the must-reads of 2021! It is beautifully written with characters that have such great depth' ***** 'My heart was full of emotion. The characters were so believable and I was completely absorbed'***** 'A really intense and original romance, that is so well crafted and paced that it leaves you yearning for more.'

  • Published: 2 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781787633841
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $29.99

About the author

Emily Houghton

Emily Jayne Houghton is a 28-year-old digital banker by day and a creative writer by night. She’s originally from Essex but has been living in London for the past 7 years. Emily is completely obsessed with dogs, is a trained yoga teacher and has dreamt of being an author ever since she could hold a pen.

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