Eleven Lines to Somewhere (Hardback)Alyson Rudd (author)
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From the author of the bestselling The First Time Lauren Pailing Died comes this tantalising story of obsession sparked by a chance meeting on the Underground. Alluring and nuanced, Eleven Lines to Somewhere follows the mystery of a woman on an endless commute and intricately explores the entangled forces of love, longing and loss.
In a world of what-ifs, a connection has been made ...
When Ryan spots a young woman on the tube on his commute, he can't take his eyes off her. Instantly attracted and intrigued, he's keen to find out more about his mysterious fellow passenger.
The woman he thinks of as Millie spends all day travelling the Underground, unable to leave for reasons unbeknownst to Ryan. For some inexplicable reason, he just can't shake the feeling he wants to help her escape her endless commute.
This is a story of love and loss from the author of The First Time Lauren Pailing Died, perfect for fans of Anna Hope's Expectation, David Nicholls's Sweet Sorrow and Kate Atkinson's Life After Life.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 227 x 159 x 30 mm
Praise for The First Time Lauren Pailing Died:
'Stylish, alluring, utterly gripping' - Lisa Kelly, The Observer
'Like nothing you have ever read before' - Red
'A stylish time-slip story a la Sliding Doors' - Guardian
'Alyson Rudd explores love and loss with nuance' - i newspaper
'A page-turner of a debut' - Grazia
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