Straight On Till Morning

Straight On Till Morning

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It was then that it struck me, with terrifying clarity. I was going to die at any moment. I was going to die, moreover, in a pair of tartan pyjamas and a grubby black cardigan. For whatever was attached to the headlights in front of me was driving on my side of the road...' So begins Sally Matthews' date with destiny. She doesn't actually believe in destiny, of course - she's way too busy looking after her husband, arranging her step-daughter's wedding, and humouring her mum-on-a-mission (which currently involves Tony Blair). No surprise, then, that she's out late at night with nothing but a dog and a cricket bat for company, for her teenage daughter needs picking up from a friend's house, and picking up is what mothers do best. In short, Sally hasn't time for a near-death experience. However handsome the man who's about to run her off the road...But destiny is no respecter of circumstance, and Sally finds herself picking up something else too. Not an illness, but the lingering image of a stranger. His name is Nick Brown and though she doesn't yet know it, he's about to turn her whole life upside down. Straight On Till Morning is a novel about infidelity and about falling in love when you really don't mean to. Funny, yet poignant, this is the story of one woman's journey through the longest night of her life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0552772089
  • 9780552772082

About Lynne Barrett-Lee

Lynne Barrett-Lee was born in London in 1959 and is married with three children. She has always written in her spare time, and her short stories and articles have been published in women's magazines for several years. Her novels are the acclaimed Julia Gets A Life, Virtual Strangers, One Day, Someday and Straight On Till Morning and she writes full-time. In 1994 she and her family moved to Cardiff, where the singing never stops, the sun always shines, and the Welsh rugby team always wins.show more

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2 15% (12)
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