The State We're In: The epic, heartstopping love story that you will NEVER forget

Author:   Adele Parks
Publisher:   Headline Publishing Group
ISBN:  

9780755371396


Pages:   448
Publication Date:   16 January 2014
Format:   Paperback
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The State We're In: The epic, heartstopping love story that you will NEVER forget


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THE STATE WE'RE IN is the stunning, emotionally powerful new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Adele Parks. What are the odds that the stranger sitting next to you on a plane is destined to change your life Especially when they appear to be your opposite in every way. She's a life-long optimist, looking for her soul mate in every man she meets; he's a resolute cynic - cruel experience has taught him never to put his faith in anyone. People can surprise you. In the time it takes to fly from London to Chicago, each finds something in the other that they didn't even realise they needed. Their pasts are such that they can never make one another happy and it's when they get off the plane that their true journey begins...

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Author:   Adele Parks
Publisher:   Headline Publishing Group
Imprint:   Headline Review
Dimensions:   Width: 13.20cm , Height: 2.90cm , Length: 19.60cm
Weight:   0.321kg
ISBN:  

9780755371396


ISBN 10:   0755371399
Pages:   448
Publication Date:   16 January 2014
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
Stock availability from the supplier is unknown. We will order it for you and ship this item to you once it is received by us.

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Sweet, sharp and simply unforgettable -- Lisa Jewell A wonderful exploration of love -- Katie Fforde A must read. Romantic, yet truthful, this is a moving love story with unforgettable characters -- Jenny Colgan A heart-warming, heart breaking tale of love and loss, with an ending that will knock you off your feet. This is Adele Parks at the top of her game -- Mike Gayle Utterly engrossing and beautifully written -- Freya North A fairy tale with bite. Sparkly, compelling and - ultimately unexpected -- Jane Fallon Adele Parks' wonderful and heart breaking new novel will stay with you -- Chris Manby Adele Parks is a deft observer of human nature -- Kathleen Tessaro A thrilling cross-generational love story. We can't think of many authors who create more flawed and loveable characters Glamour This is Adele Parks at her very best Fabulous A heart-breaking twist Mail On Sunday Written with wit, and finishes with a surprisingly bittersweet twist Sunday Mirror An emotional rollercoaster of a read Woman & Home Well observed, original and wonderfully crafted, this is my favourite Adele Parks book to date Sun An emotional punch of an ending Good Housekeeping A big final twist that will keep you reading Heat A sweet, moving and romantic story that will captivate you from the first page Closer The story is completely mesmerising, and the ending heartbreakingly epic. Adele has created a cast of characters that completely cover the moral spectrum. The State We're In is a superb triumph We Love This Book This book made me laugh, caught at my heart and then broke it. The story is clearly building to something but I didn't know what - I won't spoil it but this is definitely not one for public transport A Case for Books A perceptive insight into family life, both idyllic and dreadful, and the individuals that are part of it. The characters are all people that you can believe in...and the ending? It's an absolute stunner! Our Book Reviews A cleverly written and tragically beautiful story filled with empathy and regret, that will stay in your thoughts for a long time, The State We're In is a story of love, family, abandonment and putting ghosts to rest. A haunting tale that will leave you in floods. This truly is Adele Parks at her best, I can't recommend this book enough Handwritten Girl This novel has been tenderly and beautifully written and will stay with me A Lover Of Books


'Wonderfully plotted, moving and insightful...this is Parks' best yet, completely deserving of the accolades currently being heaped upon it and shot through with funny, tender and observant moments. I loved it' Daily Mail 'Full of emotional set-pieces and real insight into relationships between men and women' Heat 'She is a particularly acute observer of relationship ups and downs, and her stories are always as insightful as they are entertaining' Daily Mirror


'Wonderfully plotted, moving and insightful...this is Parks' best yet, completely deserving of the accolades currently being heaped upon it and shot through with funny, tender and observant moments. I loved it' -- Daily Mail 'Full of emotional set-pieces and real insight into relationships between men and women' -- Heat 'She is a particularly acute observer of relationship ups and downs, and her stories are always as insightful as they are entertaining' -- Daily Mirror


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Adele Parks was born in Teesside, North East England. She read English Language and Literature at Leicester University. Since graduating she has lived in Italy and Africa but has spent most of her adult life in London. She lives in Guildford with her husband and son. Her earlier novels, Playing Away, Game Over, Larger Than Life, The Other Woman's Shoes and Still Thinking of You were all best sellers and are published in over twenty countries. Adele Parks was born in Teesside, North East England. She read English Language and Literature at Leicester University. Since graduating she has lived in Italy and Africa but has spent most of her adult life in London. She lives in Guildford with her husband and son. Her earlier novels, Playing Away, Game Over, Larger Than Life, The Other Woman's Shoes and Still Thinking of You were all best sellers and are published in over twenty countries.

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