Midnight in Manhattan

Midnight in Manhattan

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Twenty-six-year-old Rosalie Preston works as an advice columnist for the romantically perplexed readership of GIRL TALK magazine. Her real passion is acting and with a group of friends, she spends her spare time working with a small theatre company in New York's trendy East Village. When Rosalie breaks an ornament at the luxurious family home of one of her friends, she comes to the attention of Berglan Starker. Berglan is not only suave, sexy and much-married; he's the father of Rosalie's best friend, Bella...Compelled by curiosity, a taste for adventure and a penchant for the alluring complimentary toiletries of New York's ritziest hotels, Rosalie finds herself drawn into living the life of the Manhattan mistress. But it's not just the secret dinners and the relentless pursuit of sexy-but-tasteful lingerie that makes her life difficult. Harbouring a guilty secret is much harder than Rosalie ever thought it would be. Sex or love? Ambition or friendship? Room service or restaurants? These are the choppy waters Rosalie and her friends must navigate. As Rosalie discovers, affairs of the heart are much harder to untangle in the flesh...M IDNIGHT IN MANHATTAN is an expertly mixed cocktail of comedy and manners, launching Francesca Delbanco as a refreshing new voice in women's fiction.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 142 x 206 x 38mm | 478g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752860666
  • 9780752860664

About Francesca Delbanco

Francesca Delbanco lives in Los Angeles. She has written for SEVENTEEN. This is her first novel.show more

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'An expertly mixed comedy of cocktails and manners, this witty romance delivers its twists and turns with a kick. A mixture of Sex and The City and Bridget Jones's Diary, this novel serves up just the right romance. If you've ever fallen for the wrong man, or changed your mind about the right one, you have to read it.' COSMOPOLITAN '[Midnight in Manhattan has] that sassy, sexy girl thing going on. Purrfect' ELLE 'There are plenty of laughs in this book' BEST 'This fizzy romantic comedy is irresistible, studded with sharp one-liners and ritzy details that glitter against its Manhattan backdrop.' YOU MAGAZINE, THE MAIL ON SUNDAY 'For those already experiencing pangs of nostalgia for Sex and The City... certain to be a hit on beaches and aeroplanes this summer' THE OBSERVER 'Loyalty and passion collide in this fizzing metropolitan comedy. RED "Fresh, feisty and filled with fun frolics. A well-blended cocktail of comedy and love, from an exciting new voice in women's fiction." REALshow more

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40 ratings
2.77 out of 5 stars
5 8% (3)
4 18% (7)
3 35% (14)
2 25% (10)
1 15% (6)
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