The First Time I Saw You (Paperback)Emma Cooper (author)
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'Beautifully observed, tender and genuinely funny' Josie Silver
'A profoundly affecting, beautifully written story packed with heart and hope' Miranda Dickinson
Six-foot-two Irish man who answers to the name Samuel McLaughlin.
Has weak shins and enjoys show tunes.
If found, please return to Sophie Williams.
Before Sophie met Samuel she saw the world in grey.
Before Samuel met Sophie, he never believed in love at first sight.
When they first meet, something tells them they are meant to be.
But fate has other ideas.
Now they have lost each other and can't see a way back.
But they've already changed each other's lives in more ways
than they ever expected...
From the author of The Songs of Us (shortlisted for the RNA Contemporary Novel Award) comes a love story that will 'break your heart, but put it back together again' (Katie Fforde). Fans of Jojo Moyes and Lucy Dillon will love The First Time I Saw You by Emma Cooper.
'An evocative, warm and character-driven read that is truly memorable' Woman & Home
'A heartwarming, charming novel which had me falling in love and desperate to be part of their happy ending' Olivia Beirne
'A gorgeous heart-breaking rollercoaster of a love story that made me laugh and cry in equal measures' Fiona Harper
'Cooper creates characters that come alive with pathos and heart and humour' Magic Radio
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 315 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 34 mm
A heartwarming, charming novel which had me falling in love and desperate to be part of their happy ending. -- Olivia Beirne
An evocative, warm and character-driven read that is truly memorable. * Woman & Home *
A profoundly affecting, beautifully written story packed with heart and hope. -- Miranda Dickinson
Sophie and Sam's story was a gorgeous heart-breaking rollercoaster of a love story that made me laugh and cry in equal measures. -- Fiona Harper
Fans of authors Jojo Moves and Lucy Dillon will love this touching read from Emma Cooper. * Hello *
An evocative, warm and character-driven read * Woman *
While this is resolutely a romantic story, the lines of love between friends and family are explored with such depth and delicacy...Cooper creates characters that come alive with pathos and heart and humour. * Magic Radio *
It's a tale to restore your belief in love conquering all... Witty and warm * Peterborough Evening Telegraph *
Praise for THE SONGS OF US:
A warm and touching novel about love and loss, and the healing power of family * Woman and Home *
Poignant and beautifully written * Woman *
[A] sweet, moving debut * Good Housekeeping *
This is a very special book indeed: funny, powerful, heart-wrenching and so poignant. I have laughed and cried and cried . . . it reminded me to hold my family close and tell each of them how much I love them -- Jo Thomas
The Songs of Us is an emotional rollercoaster of a book that made me laugh and cry in equal measures. A tragically beautiful story of love and loss, family and hope. Emma Cooper has been swiftly added to my list of authors to read -- Fiona Harper
Quirky, clever and original, this will break your heart, but put it back together again -- Katie Fforde
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“Beautiful, bittersweet at times, and an absolute joy to read”
The First Time I Saw You is Emma Cooper's second book, and a more than worthy successor to her debut, The Songs of Us.
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“Wonderful heart capturing book!”
What an amazing read. Absolutely loved Emma’s first book, that much that I found it hard to really get into another book. There are so many books I the world that if I’m not enjoying a book I stop reading it.
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