Golden Girl (Paperback)Elin Hilderbrand (author)
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'I just LOVE [Elin Hilderbrand's] books, they are such compulsive reads' - Marian Keyes
When Vivian Howe, author of thirteen novels and mother of three grown-up children, is killed in a hit-and-run incident while jogging near her home, she ascends to the Beyond. Because her death was unfair, she is allowed to watch what happens below with her children, her best friend, her ex-husband, and a rival novelist whose book is coming out the same day as Vivi's.
Vivi is also given the use of three 'nudges' so that she can influence the outcome of events in the world of the living. As Vivi discovers her children's secrets, watches the investigation into her own death and worries about a secret from her youth coming to light, she must decide what she wants to manipulate - and what should be left well alone.
Combining Elin Hilderbrand's trademark beach scenes, mouth-watering meals and picture-perfect homes with the heartfelt message that the people we lose never really leave us, Golden Girl is a beach book unlike any other from 'Queen of the Summer Novel' (People).
Praise for Elin Hilderbrand:
This sweeping love story is Hilderbrand's best ever - New York Times on 28 SUMMERS
'Captivating and bittersweet' - People
'Elin Hilderbrand is the godmother of beach reads for a reason' - Good Housekeeping
'Hilderbrand sets the gold standard in escapist fiction' - Kirkus
'Less a story about a secretive affair and more a tale of sweet nostalgia and fate, this title will be popular with a wide audience' - Library Journal
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions: 232 x 156 x 32 mm
Hilderbrand throws enough curveballs to keep readers guessing, but not too many, maintaining the breezy pace her novels are known for * Booklist on THE PERFECT COUPLE *
An honest, raw tale of friendship and love * Cosmopolitan on THE CASTAWAYS *
A pacey read, with colourful characters that have fascinating motivations. I couldn't get them out of my head for days. * Sunday Express on SILVER GIRL *
So deliciously addictive that it will be the 'It' beach book of the summer * Kirkus Review on THE ISLAND *
This book was a great read - you really care what happens to the characters. Perfect holiday reading. I didn't want to put it down * Candis on BAREFOOT *
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