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Romantic Reads from Team Bookends

We’re in the mood for romance! And just in time, too – we’ve selected some delicious ebook reads guaranteed to gear you up for Valentine’s Day. Added bonus: they’re all 99p!

Getting Over Mr Right

Getting Over Mr Right by Chrissie Manby

Have you ever had your heart broken? How did you get over it? Did a tub of ice cream cheer you up? Did you delete his number and start again? Are you now friends with your ex? Perhaps you’re godmother to his children?

In which case, you’re a weirdo and this book is not for you.

But if you reacted with denial, begging or a spot of casual witchcraft, then you’ve come to the right place. This is one woman’s journey from love to lunacy and back again . . .

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Perfect Wives

Perfect Wives by Emma Hannigan

Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy, a heartwarming novel of love, friendship and coming home from the Irish bestseller…

When actress Jodi Ludlum returns to the Dublin village of Bakers Valley to raise her young son, she’s determined to shield him from the media glare that follows her in LA. But coming home means leaving her husband behind – and waking old ghosts… Francine Hennessy was born and raised in Bakers Valley. To all appearances, she is the model wife, mother, home-maker and career woman. But, behind closed doors, Francine’s life is crumbling around her. As Jodi struggles to conceal her secrets and Francine faces some shocking news, the two become unlikely confidants. Suddenly having the perfect life seems less important than finding friendship, and the perfect place to belong…’

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The Love Detective

The Love Detective by Alexandra Potter

Because love is the greatest mystery of all . . . Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with this magical romantic comedy from the bestselling author of Me and Mr Darcy.

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Bay of Secrets

Bay of Secrets by Rosanna Ley

Set between England and the Spanish Canary Islands, three women learn the truth about their shared past, and discover the importance of family.

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Monday to Friday Man

Monday to Friday Man by Alice Peterson

A funny and heart-warming novel about love and loneliness, family and loyalty, lodgers and friendships – it’ll put a big smile on your face.

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The List

The List by Joanna Bolouri

The List: ten things you’ve always wanted to do in bed but never had the chance (or the courage!) to try. A bucket list for between the sheets. One year of pleasure, no strings attached.

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Now That I've Found You

Now That I’ve Found You by Ciara Geraghty

Everyone deserves to find that one person who’s meant for them, don’t they? Honest and wise, poignant and warm, this is completely absorbing storytelling for fans of Jojo Moyes and Marian Keyes.

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Katherine

Katherine by Anya Seton

‘A great adventure, powerfully told’ (Philippa Gregory)

A sumptuous tale of passion and danger in the medieval court, Anya Seton’s Katherine is an all-time classic.

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A Proper Family Holiday

A Proper Family Holiday by Chrissie Manby

Could you survive a week-long holiday with your entire family? Newly single magazine journalist Chelsea Benson can’t think of anything worse.
Your grubby small nephew torpedoing any chance of romance with the dishy guy you met on the plane . . .
Your eighty-five-year-old granddad chatting up ladies at the hotel bar . . .
Getting nothing but sarcastic comments from your older sister, who’s always been the family favourite . . .
And all this is before your parents drop their bombshell.
Is a week enough time for the Bensons to put their differences aside and have some fun? Or is this their last ever proper family holiday?

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Amy Snow

Amy Snow by Tracy Rees

Unlock the secret with the Richard and Judy bestseller. ‘My favourite novel of last year’ Lucinda Riley. Perfect for fans of The Seven Sisters, The Lake House and Dinah Jefferies’ The Tea Planter’s Wife.

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Don't You Forget About Me

Don’t You Forget About Me by Alexandra Potter

From the bestselling author of Me and Mr Darcy, this funny, magical love story is for every girl who has loved, lost and dreamt of getting her man back.

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Turning Forty

Turning Forty by Mike Gayle

How to turn forty:
1. Set yourself a personal challenge.
2. Clear wardrobe of all age inappropriate clothing.
3. Relax.

How not to turn forty:
1. Have a complete meltdown . . .

‘Wise, witty and wonderful . . . a triumph!’ Jenny Colgan

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Lavender House

The Lavender House by Hilary Boyd

Emotional, page-turning women’s fiction from the author of #1 ebook bestseller, Thursdays in the Park. Will Nancy dare to risk a second chance at love with a man her family and friends tell her is totally unsuitable? Beautiful storytelling for fans of Erica James, Veronica Henry and Harriet Evans.

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