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About the book
  • Published: 3 July 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473508194
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

The Best Thing That Never Happened To Me




One boy + one girl = two sides to this love story...

Everyone remembers their first love.
Holly certainly remembers Alex. But she decided ten years ago that love wasn’t about mix tapes and seizing the moment – though she’s not exactly sure it’s about secret dates with your boss, either.But what if the feelings never really went away?
Alex wants to make every moment of his new job count. It’s a fresh start in a big city, and he’s almost certain that moving to London has nothing to do with Holly. Almost.
How do you know if it was meant to be… or never meant to happen at all?
A brilliantly funny, feel-good story of first love, second chances and everything inbetween, perfect for fans of romantic comedies like Love Actually, Notting Hill and Bridget Jones.

  • Pub date: 3 July 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473508194
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

About the Authors

Laura Tait

Laura Tait is a 32-year-old writer for Shortlist and Stylist magazines. Laura writes as part of a duo with her friend Jimmy Rice, and The Best Thing That Never Happened to Me is their first book together. Jimmy and Laura met studying journalism at Sheffield University, so sitting in pubs talking about life and love is something they've been doing for the last ten years. Not much has changed since they started their first book, except they take their laptops to the pub and write it all down.

Follow Laura on Twitter @LauraAndJimmy.

Jimmy Rice

Jimmy Rice was born in Grimsby in 1980 and now lives in London. He worked as a football reporter for seven years before writing The Best Thing That Never Happened To Me with Laura Tait.

Follow them on Twitter at @LauraAndJimmy. Jimmy also tweets @JimmyRiceWriter.


Praise for The Best Thing That Never Happened To Me

“Brilliantly written and laugh-out-loud funny!”

Paige Toon

“What a gorgeously funny book! I loved Alex and Holly, and you will too”

Lucy Diamond

“The Best Rom-Com That's Happened To Me This Year!”

Ali McNamara

“A Richard Curtis rom-com of a novel”

Glamour

“Sharp, honest and very, very funny. I absolutely loved it”

Kirsty Greenwood

“Laugh-out-loud funny, with a bit of nostalgia thrown in.”

Heat

“Funny, refreshingly unclichéd tale... will strike a chord with even the hardest of hearts.”

ShortList

“A great read . . . had me on tenterhooks right until the end”

Irish Examiner


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