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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 there 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 romantic comedy is for every girl who has ever dreamed of the glittering lights of Paris and of a love that last a lifetime . . .

Hodder, 2015

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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.

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with this magical romantic comedy!

Hodder, 2014

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Don't You Forget About me

After a bad break up, doesn’t every girl want the same things?

* For her ex-boyfriend to stay tragically single forever…
* Or maybe emigrate, to a remote, uninhabited island, never to be seen again.
* 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…

Hodder, 2012

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You're the One
That I Don't Want

What if you found your soulmate...
and then discovered you couldn’t lose him?

When Lucy meets Nate aged 18, it is love at first sight. As far as she’s concerned, he’s The One. Caught up in the whirlwind of first love, they kiss under the Bridge of Sighs in Venice at sunset and – according to the legend – are tied together indefinitely.

But ten years later, they’ve almost forgotten about each other. That is, until fate starts to bring them together. Again. And again. And again. It doesn’t seem as wonderful as it had before, but if Nate’s not The One – then why on earth is it proving so hard to break up with him?

A funny and magical romantic comedy about what happens when every girl’s dream of finding her dream man comes very true indeed...

Hodder, August 2010

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Do You Come Here Often?

What becomes of the broken-hearted?
Grace was only a teenager when she first had her heart broken by Jimi. But since then she's moved on and is engaged to Spencer, her Mr Right. Or is he?

You give love a bad name
Jimi has moved on too. He's getting married to Kylie. Until she jilts him days before their wedding...

More than a feeling?
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? One thing is for sure - as the radio plays its late-night love songs, one girl is about to find out that the best lines can actually be the ones you write yourself...

A romantic comedy that looks at being single again, finding true love and how it can all get very, very complicated...

Hodder, January 2010

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Who's That Girl?

If only you knew then what you know now…

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

  • Wear sunscreen
  • Back away from those PVC trousers
  • DON’T give that idiot your phone number
  • Lemon juice won’t bleach your hair – it just attracts wasps…
  • He's The One - don't let him get away 

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

Alexandra Potter on Who's That Girl
If you would like to know more about Who's That Girl I have made a short video about the book and my inspiration behind it.

Hodder, January 2009

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Me and Mr Darcy

Every girl is looking for their Mr Darcy...

After a string of disastrous relationships, Emily Albright has decided she’s had it with modern-day men.

Forget going out on dates, she’d rather curl up with Pride and Prejudice and step into a time where men were dashing, devoted and honourable, strode across fields in breeches, and weren’t into splitting the bill, two-timing and internet porn.

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. She knows she’s not going to 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.

But then 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…

Hodder, June 2007

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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?

Hodder, January 2006

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Do You Come Here Often?

Mr Right… or Mr Alright For Now?

Grace never expected to wake up on her thirty-first birthday and realise that Mr Right had turned into Mr Wrong. She never expected to break off her engagement. But then she never expected to go on honeymoon with her ex-boyfriend either.

Set against the backdrop of a late-night radio show hosted by Dr Cupid who promises to sort out the love lives of his listeners, this is a romantic comedy that looks at what it’s like to be single again, about finding love, and how it can all get very, very complicated…

Republished by Hodder 2011

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Calling Romeo

If she’s Juliet, then where the hell is Romeo?

Juliet and Will are in a rut. After two years of living together the romance has fizzled out and been replaced by piles of dishes, dirty laundry and evenings spent slobbing in front of the TV. Things go from bad to worse when Will stands her up on Valentine’s Day.

So when she meets a sexy Italian called Sykes, who works at a rival advertising agency, and offers to whisk her away to Verona for a romantic weekend,  she can’t help wondering if this is her very own Romeo…

Republished by Hodder 2011

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Going La La

What do you when your boyfriend tells you he wants space?
You give him six 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, 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 in love with an American photographer called Reilly and get married in Vegas.

But what happens when Hugh wants her back? Who will she choose? And is it true that whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas…

Republished by Hodder 2011

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What's New, Pussycat?

What do you do when your boyfriend of ten years proposes?
Shout yes, grab the diamond solitaire and take out a subscription to Brides magazine?
Or panic, and realise it’s time to leave.

Delilah has made a big decision.

She's leaving Yorkshire, leaving her boyfriend Lennie, and taking her Tom Jones collection, her pet whippet, Fatso and herself to the bright lights of the big city.

A chance encounter with Charlie, a TV producer, takes her to Notting Hill where she meets Vivienne, an eccentric Trustafarian and her friend, Sam, the sweet café owner. Down-to-earth Delilah is just what London is waiting for and thrown into a whirl of parties, high fashion and blonde highlights, it’s not long before she finds new love and a new life.

The only question is: Can she find herself?

Republished by Hodder 2011

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