Meet the residents of 31, Almanac Road in a romantic, engrossing novel that takes you up the garden path, through the front door and into the most intimate part of other people's lives.
Ralph and Smith are best friends. Until they fall for Jemima their new flatmate. Jem knows one of them's the man for her - but which one?
Karl and Siobhan live in the flat above. Happily unmarried for fifteen years, it looks as if nothing can spoil their domestic idyll.
Except maybe Cheri the femme fatale in the top flat. She's got her eye on Karl and she isn't about to let his fat girlfriend stand in the way ...
About the Author
Lisa Jewell was born and raised in north London, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. Her first novel, Ralph's Party, was the bestselling debut of 1999. She is also the author of Thirtynothing, One-Hit Wonder, Vince & Joy, A Friend of the Family and 31 Dream Street, all of which have been Sunday Times bestsellers.
Deliciously enjoyable . . . addictively readable * The Times * A joy . . . a fun summer read * Guardian * A book about relationships which appeals to men and women . . . pulls off a rare trick which even Helen Fielding and Nick Hornby couldn't manage * Daily Mirror * A breath of fresh air -- Tom Paulin * Late Review * Addictive * Metro * Praise for Lisa Jewell * - * Terrific * Sunday Times * The best romantic comedy we've read in ages * Company * Tackles serious issues with humour - proving that chick-lit can be intelligent, interesting and huge fun * Sunday Express * A triumph * Hello * Top marks. Fantastic * Heat * Lovely * Daily Telegraph * Moving and intelligent * Independent * Magnetic, unpretentious and bursting with one-liners * Cosmopolitan * Jewell's readability and emotional intelligence make her the cream of pop fiction * Glamour * Fans of chick-lit will understand when I say that this is a book you simply disappear into * Sunday Telegraph *