The Second Love of My Life
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The Second Love of My Life

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*AN AMAZON RISING STAR*

Victoria Walters' debut novel is a powerful tale of love, grief and survival, perfect for fans of Cecelia Ahern, Lucy Dillon and Miranda Dickinson. 'Brilliant and superior women's fiction' Heat

In the Cornish town of Talting, everyone is famous for something.

Until recently Rose was known for many things: her infectious positivity; her unique artistic talent; and her devotion to childhood sweetheart Lucas.

But two years ago that changed in one unthinkable moment. Now, Rose is known for being the young woman who became a widow aged just twenty-four.

Though Rose knows that life must go on, the thought of carving out a new future for herself is one she can barely entertain. Until a newcomer, Robert, arrives in Talting for the summer...

Can Rose allow herself the chance to love again?

Get lost in Victoria Walters' immensely touching debut novel, and discover a world that will capture your imagination and heart.


Readers are falling in love with THE SECOND LOVE OF MY LIFE:

'A beautiful story - full of heart' Giovanna Fletcher

'An emotional read' Daily Mail

'A wonderful love story' Heat

'A sobtastic story' Red Online

'Just darn brilliant' Look

'Brilliant and superior women's fiction' Heat

'A moving debut' Sun

'A well-written, heart-wrenching read' Best

'Heartbreaking and heart-awakening' Lisa Dickenson

*New Magazine BOOK OF THE WEEK*
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 21mm | 254g
  • HEADLINE REVIEW
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1472229320
  • 9781472229328
  • 256,996

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A beautiful story - full of heart Giovanna Fletcher
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I don't know when I'm going to stop crying. Everyone HAS to read this book -- Cressida McLaughlin An emotional read. . . Rose is an engaging protagonist, and I rooted for her the whole time I was racing through the book * Daily Mail * A powerful tale of love, loss and courage * My Weekly * Brilliant and superior women's fiction * Heat * Perfect holiday read . . . Just darn brilliant * Look magazine * The Second Love of My Life is heartbreaking and heart-awakening, as you truly join Rose on her journey . . . The rough beauty of Cornwall is the perfect setting -- Lisa Dickenson A beautiful story - full of heart -- Giovanna Fletcher
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About Victoria Walters

Victoria Walters has always loved creating stories. Her first book was handwritten when she was sixteen years old, and was closely modelled on the Sweet Valley High series. Victoria studied sociology at Warwick University and has since worked for a business publisher and as a Waterstones bookseller. She lives in Surrey with her cat Harry (named after Harry Potter, not Harry Styles). This is her first novel.

You can discover more about Victoria - and find pictures of Harry the cat - by following her on Twitter at @Vicky_Walters or by visiting her blog at: http://victoria-writes.com/.
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2 11% (64)
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