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The Pre-Loved Club

the uplifting, grown-up rom-com you've been waiting for

Author: Sue Teddern  

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Because second time around isn't always second best . . .

Sue Teddern's The Pre-Loved Club is a hilarious and warm look at finding love the second time around, and how a bad first impression might lead to the best second chance.

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Because second time around isn't always second best . . .

Sue Teddern's The Pre-Loved Club is a hilarious and warm look at finding love the second time around, and how a bad first impression might lead to the best second chance.

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'A funny, warm, wry writer' - David Nicholls, bestselling author of One Day and Sweet Sorrow'This fabulous summer read is a gentle reminder love never gives up on anyone. A funny, charming, warm-hearted story to restore your faith in life' - Janice Hallett, bestselling author of The AppealNed is in IKEA with his wife when she breaks the news that it's over.For Gemma, it happens on the way to get fish and chips, when she opens the glove compartment of her husband's car to find a pair of women's sunglasses that aren't hers.For both, it's a bolt from the blue that rocks their faith in the world, relationships, and themselves. But you can't sit around feeling sorry for yourself, especially when there are children involved, so both - for very different reasons - join a support group for single parents.It's fair to say they don't exactly hit it off.However, as Ned and Gemma know from bitter experience, life is full of surprises, and as they navigate their respective brave new worlds, it's possible they have more in common than either might have suspected, including - but not limited to - excess emotional baggage, low self-esteem, and the ability to take something promising and well and truly screw it up . . .A warm and witty look at the world of dating second time around, The Pre-Loved Club by Sue Teddern is for anyone who has ever dreamt of finding true love, only to realize life doesn't necessarily work that way.

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A funny, warm, wry writer -- David Nicholls, bestselling author of One Day and Sweet Sorrow
This fabulous summer read is a gentle reminder love never gives up on anyone. A funny, charming, warm-hearted story to restore your faith in life. Starts with a bang and leaves you with a smile on your face -- Janice Hallett, bestselling author of The Appeal and The Twyford Code
The Pre-Loved Club is a riotous joy! I defy anyone not to fall for Ned and Gemma as they navigate the murky waters of second-chance dating and the search for love. Full of heart, achingly funny and wryly observed, it's an uplifting tale for our times, told with Sue Teddern's perfect wit and style. I loved it! -- Miranda Dickinson
Fresh, sharply observed and laugh out loud funny - a bittersweet, grown-up romcom that tells it like it is -- Frances Quinn, author of The Smallest Man
The Pre-Loved Club is a superb summer read – utterly relatable, huge fun and just like real life, but with more jokes. Just like her debut, Sue Teddern’s lovely new book is wry, readable and irresistible -- Eva Carter, author of Owner of a Lonely Heart
[A] funny, moving story of second chances, love and the mistakes we all make. Sue Teddern is just so good at getting under the skin of her characters and all the nuances of modern life. Peppered with laugh out loud lines -- Araminta Hall
With sharp wit and keen observation, Sue Teddern holds a mirror up to the brutal twists and turns of family breakups. This tender, bittersweet story has you on the edge of your seat, gunning for a happy ending -- Sarah Steele
Such storytelling! It grabs you at the first sentence, holds you to the last, and leaves you wanting more. Her shrewdly-observed, lovingly-explored characters are a joy - funny, poignant and utterly believable -- Felicity Hayes-McCoy

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About the Author

Sue Teddern has been a window-dresser, a secretary, a feature writer and a university lecturer. She has over twenty years' scriptwriting experience, from episodes of Birds of a Feather for TV to Soloparentpals.com and Cooking in a Bedsitter for radio. Annie Stanley, All at Sea, her first novel, was published in 2021. She is married and lives in Hove.

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Product Details

Publisher
Pan Macmillan | Pan Books
Published
2nd February 2023
Pages
384
ISBN
9781529025101

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