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  • Published: 7 January 2020
  • ISBN: 9781784162108
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $19.99

Unexpected Lessons in Love




Lucy Dillon's books make your world better. The thought-provoking, romantic and ultimately uplifting new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Where the Light Gets in and All I Ever Wanted.

From the author of Where the Light Gets in and All I Ever Wanted

'Real, heart-breaking - I loved it' Katie Fforde

What happens when 'I do' turns into 'I don't know'?
Jeannie always wanted to fall in love, and now she’s finally got the whirlwind romance she dreamed of. Dan’s gorgeous, he’s a successful young vet, and he flew her to New York and proposed on Brooklyn Bridge. Jeannie has to remind herself this is actually her life. It seems too perfect, too magical, to be real. Yet it is.

But now she’s on her way to the wedding she can’t shake off the tight sensation crushing her chest. Is it just nerves . . . or is this all happening a bit too fast?

Jeannie has one last chance to shout, ‘Stop!’ But just as she grabs it, a twist of fate throws everything she knows into the air like confetti. What Jeannie learns about Dan, about her own heart, and about the power of love itself, will change her world for ever . . .
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'My heart is smashed and repaired for reading this wonderfully romantic and strong piece of fiction.’ Milly Johnson

'A heartwarming romantic comedy that tells us to be brave and to listen to our hearts.' Veronica Henry
‘Brilliantly well-written and believable, this book is a real class act.' Fabulous
'An incredibly touching & insightful story' - Penny Parkes

  • Pub date: 7 January 2020
  • ISBN: 9781784162108
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $19.99

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 an old red Range Rover and too many books.

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 Unexpected Lessons in Love

“'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

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

Jenny Colgan

“'A heartwarming romantic comedy that tells us to be brave and to listen to our hearts' ”

Veronica Henry

“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

“Praise for other titles by Lucy Dillon”

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

Fabulous Magazine

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

Laura Kemp

“Praise for Lucy Dillon”

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

Jenny Colgan

“A wonderful read”

Candis

“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

“Touching narrative . . . We loved it.”

Women's Weekly


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