What's New Pussycat?

What would you do if your boyfriend proposed? 

  • Say yes and throw your arms around him? 

  • Text everyone with your good news? 

  • Take out a subscription to Brides magazine?

 

Delilah does none of the above. Instead she packs her bags and heads to London in search of a new life and a new man. Only she meets two. Charlie, the sexy media mogul and Sam, best friend and confidante. Everything seems perfect. Thrown into a whirlwind of glamorous parties, five-star restaurants and designer penthouses, Delilah couldn't be happier. After all, it's a million miles away from her old life. And her old self. Which is exactly what she wanted. Isn't it?

 

Alexandra Potter's hilarious first novel is an enchanting and irresistible story about finding yourself, following your dreams, and how it's not unusual to fall in love. With anyone....

Going La La

Q: What do you when your boyfriend tells you he wants space? 

A: You give him five and a half thousand miles of it. 

 

Frankie's life is falling apart. In less than a week she's gone from having everything - a great job, lovely flat and gorgeous Hugh - to having nothing at all. Devastated, dumped and on the dole, she packs her bags and flies to Los Angeles to stay with an old friend. Her goal? To sort out her life and get over Hugh. She does not, repeat not, go to LA to fall head over heels for an American photographer called Reilly and to run away to Las Vegas. But what happens when Hugh wants her back? Who will she choose? And is it really true that whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas? 

 

Alexandra Potter's deliciously funny romantic comedy is for every girl who has ever dreamt of running away to Hollywood... or just wished she could reach for the stars.

Calling Romeo

What is the worst thing that could happen to you on Valentine's Day? 

  • Getting stood up by your boyfriend? 

  • Having to spend the evening alone? 

  • Being drenched by an idiot driving a sports car? 

 

When all three happen to Juliet on the same night, she reckons her love life can't get any worse. But it's actually about to get a lot more complicated... Because the identity of the driver of the sports car is revealed to be her arch business rival. She knows she should stay away. Except it's not that easy. Handsome, sexy and utterly glamorous, Sykes is determined to sweep her off her feet and away from her boyfriend Will. But is it worth risking everything for? Are they really destined to be star-crossed lovers? Or is Romeo actually a little closer to home? Juliet is about to find out… 

 

Alexandra Potter's delightful romantic comedy about passion, truth and how the path to true love never did run smooth...

Do You Come Here Often?

Grace was just a teenager when Jimi broke her heart. But now she's happy with her perfect fiancé Spencer. Or is she? Meanwhile Jimi's own wedding day is just around the corner. He's certain he's found the one. Until she jilts him before the wedding. 

So when Grace and Jimi bump into each other in their thirties, they never expected to be single again. And they never expected to become the best of friends. But is that all there is between them? Supported by a wonderful cast of characters and set against the backdrop of a late-night radio show, Alexandra Potter’s romantic comedy looks at being single, finding true love and how it can all get very, very complicated. 

BE Careful What you Wish For

'I wish I could get a seat on the tube… I hadn’t eaten that entire bag of Maltesers… I could meet a man whose hobbies include washing up and monogamy…’
 

Heather Hamilton is always wishing for things. Not just big stuff - like world peace or for a date with Brad Pitt - but little, everyday wishes, made without thinking. With her luck, she knows they’ll never come true…Until one day she buys some heather from a gypsy. Suddenly the bad hair days stop; a handsome American answers her ad for a housemate; and she starts seeing James - The Perfect Man who sends her flowers, excels in the bedroom, and isn’t afraid to say ‘I love you’.
 

But are these wishes-come-true a blessing or a curse? And is there such a thing as too much foreplay?

Me and Mr Darcy

He's every woman's fantasy.

After a string of nightmare relationships, Emily Albright has decided she's had it with modern-day men. She'd rather pour herself a glass of wine, curl up with Pride and Prejudice and step into a time where men were dashing, devoted and honourable, strode across fields in breeches, their damp shirts clinging to their chests...

So when her best friend invites her to Mexico for a week of margaritas and men, Emily decides to book a guided tour of Jane Austen country instead. But she quickly realises she won't find her dream man here. The coach tour is full of pensioners, apart from one Mr Spike Hargreaves, a foul-tempered journalist sent to write a piece on why Mr Darcy's been voted the man most women would love to date.

Until she walks into a room and finds herself face-to-face with Darcy himself. And every woman's fantasy suddenly becomes one woman's reality. . .

Who's That Girl

If only you knew then what you know now . . . 

Imagine if you could go back ten years and meet your younger self – would you recognise her? And what advice would you give? 

  • Wear sunscreen. 

  • DON’T give that idiot your phone number? 

  • He's the one - don't let him go! 

 

For Charlotte Merryweather, there’s no need to imagine. She’s about to find out for real. With surprising consequences . . . 
 

Alexandra Potter’s deliciously funny and enchanting romantic comedy looks at life, love and what might happen if you could turn back time.

You're The One That I Don't Want

How do you know he's The One? 

  • Are you getting butterflies just thinking about him? 

  • Have you dreamt of marrying him? 

  • Do you just know? 

 

When Lucy meets Nate in Venice, she knows instantly he's The One. And, caught up in the whirlwind of first love, they kiss under the Bridge of Sighs at sunset. Which, according to legend, will tie them together forever. But ten years later, they've completely lost contact. That is, until Lucy moves to New York and the legend brings them back together. Again. And again. And again. But what if Nate isn't The One? How is she going to get rid of him? Because forever could be a very long time...

 

A funny, magical romantic comedy about how finding The One doesn't always have to mean happily ever after.

Don't You Forget Me

After a bad break up, doesn't every girl want the same things? 
* For her ex-boyfriend to stay single forever... 
* Or maybe emigrate, to a remote, uninhabited island? 
* Better still, that she'd never met him in the first place!  
But what if one of those wishes came true?
 

Tess is heartbroken when Seb breaks up with her and can't help blaming herself. If only she'd done things differently. If only she could make right all her regrets. But she can't. It's over. She has to forget about him. Drunk and upset on New Year's Eve she wishes she'd never met him. But when she wakes up to discover this dream has come true, she realises she has a chance. To do it all over again. And to get it right this time...

The Love Detective

'In a way, I'm a bit of a love detective. Because what's a greater mystery than love?'

 

Meet Ruby Miller. A writer who makes happy-ever-afters happen. Until she discovers her fiancé is a lying cheat and loses her faith in love. So when her sister invites her on a beach holiday to Goa to forget about him, Ruby jumps on a plane . . . and into an extraordinary adventure.

Stolen bags, a runaway sister and a handsome American stranger sweep Ruby into a magical mystery tour across India. Amid fortresses and fortune tellers, and a whirlwind of weddings, she uncovers fascinating stories of love, lost and found. But as the mysteries deepen, secrets are revealed that turn Ruby's life upside down. And what started as a journey to find her sister, becomes a journey to find herself - and love - again.

Love From Paris

How far would you go for love?


When new boyfriend Jack stands her up at the airport, Ruby Miller dries her tears, jumps on the Eurostar and heads to Paris. She thinks she's going to visit an old friend and have a total break from romance. But the City of Love has other ideas.
A locked apartment where time has stood still, a bundle of long-lost love letters and a flirtatious French lawyer sweep Ruby into a mystery that spans over seventy years. Who is the author of the letters? Why did the owner of the apartment close up the shutters and flee Paris before the war, never to return? And what secret was she hiding?
As the mystery deepens, Ruby turns love detective but it's not long before the ghosts of the past throw her own love affair into jeopardy.

From the bestselling author of Me and Mr Darcy, this magical novel is for every girl who has ever dreamed of the glittering lights of Paris and of a love that last a lifetime . . .

Confessions of a Forty-something F##k up

Nell Stevens’ life is a mess. 

When her business goes bust and her fiancé with it, Nell’s happy ever after in California falls apart and she moves back to London to start over. But a lot has changed since she’s been gone. All her single friends are now married with children, sky-high rents force her to rent a room in a stranger’s house and in a world of perfect instagram lives, she feels like a f**k up. Even worse, a forty-something f**k-up.

 

But when she lands a job writing obituaries, Nell meets the fabulous Cricket, an eighty-something widow with challenges of her own, and they strike up an unlikely friendship. Together they begin to help each other heal their aching hearts, cope with the loss of the lives they had planned, and push each other into new adventures and unexpected joys. 

Because Nell is determined. Next year things are going to be very different. It's time to turn her life around.

A book for anyone who’s ever worried life isn’t going to plan, Confessions of a Forty-Something F##k Up by Alexandra Potter will make you laugh and it might even make you cry. But most importantly, it will remind you that you're not alone, because we’re all in this together.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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