I Owe You One (Hardback)Sophie Kinsella (author)
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After her hit bestseller Surprise Me, Sophie Kinsella is back with a perfect spring pick me up about family, independence and the chain reaction that follows a simple act of altruism. Kinsella excels in writing recognisable, likeable characters and her new heroine Fixie is no exception. A breezy romance, written with plenty of humour and charm.
The irresistible new standalone from Sophie Kinsella is a story of love, empowerment and an IOU that changes everything... Fixie Farr can't help herself.
Straightening a crooked object, removing a barely-there stain, helping out a friend... she just has to put things right. It's how she got her nickname, after all. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, Fixie not only agrees, she ends up saving it from certain disaster.
To thank her, the computer's owner, Sebastian, scribbles her an IOU - but of course Fixie never intends to call in the favour. That is, until her teenage crush, Ryan, comes back into her life and needs her help - and Fixie turns to Seb. But things don't go according to plan, and now Fixie owes Seb: big time. Soon the pair are caught up in a series of IOUs - from small favours to life-changing debts - and Fixie is torn between the past she's used to and the future she deserves.
Does she have the courage to fix things for herself and fight for the life, and love, she really wants?
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 611 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 35 mm
'I love having the opportunity to escape with a Sophie Kinsella book, and [this] came just when I needed it. Fixie's story is one of missed cues, mistakes, and the realization that you can't fix someone else's mess until you fix your own - a smart lesson, wrapped in a gem of a novel.' - Jodi Picoult,
'This is the funniest book Sophie Kinsella has ever written.' - Jenny Colgan
'In a month when romance takes centre stage, Sophie Kinsella can always be relied upon to deliver a story that will warm the cockles of any tired old heart but never lapses into saccharine sweet sentiment.' - Red Magazine
'Kinsella at her put-a-smile-on-your-face best.' - Good Housekeeping
'I'm a huge fan of Kinsella . . . Highly enjoyable.' - Sara Lawrence, The Daily Mail
'Left me giddy with laughter. I loved it.' - Jojo Moyes
'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel.' - Red Magazine
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“Love, laughter and the occasional disaster! Another brilliant read from Sophie Kinsella!”
Another fab read from Sophie Kinsella! Her Shopaholic books make me laugh out loud, and this new novel is just as good. Fixie works in the family hardware shop and has done so since her own catering business went... More
“Romantic escapism at its best”
As a great Sophie Kinsella fan I knew that this book would be a good absorbing read, and wasn’t disappointed. The main character Fixie Farr, is a charismatic, gentle and kind sort of girl who would do anything for her... More
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