Jill Mansell’s irresistible and heart-warming bestseller MIRANDA’S BIG MISTAKE is not to be missed by readers of Lucy Diamond, Cathy Kelly and Milly Johnson. Reviewers love Jill’s books: ‘Achingly romantic’ Heat
Is he the answer to a single girl’s prayers? Or is he Miranda’s big mistake?
Miranda is thrilled when she meets Greg at a cocktail party. He’s gorgeous, he’s funny – and he’s very keen. Just what a girl needs to put some sparkle in her life. Heavens, he’s practically perfect! Greg likes Miranda a lot. She’s young, she’s pretty, and she never talks about babies. Of course he hasn’t told her everything about himself – even the sweetest girls can be a bit funny about a man who’s just left his newly pregnant wife. But there’s no way she’s going to find out – or is there?
Luckily for Miranda men are like buses – you don’t see any for ages then three come along at once. She just needs to catch the right one…
What readers are saying about Miranda’s Big Mistake:
‘From start to finish it has you wanting to read on and has you wondering what’s going to happen next the whole way through. A brilliant book!’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘How does Ms Mansell keep turning out these fantastic and hilarious books? They are so easy and comforting to read. Another novel I couldn’t put down‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘Jill Mansell has again written an excellent book with so many amazing characters. The characters’ stories are very cleverly intertwined to make a wonderful book‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
Jill’s Mansell’s MIXED DOUBLES is a deliciously romantic read from the author of RUMOUR HAS IT and THE ONE YOU REALLY WANT for fans of of Lucy Diamond, Cecelia Ahern and Cathy Kelly. Jill’s books are loved by reviewers: ‘Funny and heartwarming’ Bella
Rules are made to be broken when you’re playing mixed doubles…
New Year is looming and best friends Liza, Dulcie and Pru are making their resolutions. Liza wants to get married – she’s never had any trouble hooking a man. The trouble is, she can never stay interested once she’s got him. Dulcie thinks marriage sucks. Her husband, Patrick, may be gorgeous and charming, but the impulsive Dulcie needs more excitement in her life. She wants a divorce. Pru loves her roving husband, and she secretly enjoys the periods when he’s making up for his outrageous behaviour. All she wants is to stay married. Liza, Dulcie and Pru have no idea what the New Year has in store – but Fate has some sneaky plans up her sleeve…
What readers are saying about Mixed Doubles:
‘Another fantastically funny book by Jill Mansell. The love lives of Dulcie, Liza and Pru are beautifully observed‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘Wonderful characters, wicked humour and a thoroughly entertaining plot make this book an unputdownable read‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘Fabulous from beginning to end – found it hard to put down. Characters are so well written – you’re bound to know someone like them. Read it!‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
NADIA KNOWS BEST is an unputdownable romance from the Sunday Times bestselling Jill Mansell, whose novels are must-reads for fans of Cathy Kelly and Lucy Diamond.
When Nadia Kinsella meets Jay Tiernan, and the weather traps them in a remote Cotswold pub, she’s tempted, of course she is.
But Nadia’s already met The One. She and Laurie have been together for years – they’re practically childhood sweethearts and she still gets butterflies in her stomach at the sight of him. Okay, so maybe she doesn’t see that much of him these days, but that’s not Laurie’s fault. She can’t betray him.
Besides, when you belong to a family like the Kinsellas – bewitchingly glamorous grandmother Miriam, feckless mother Leonie, stop-at-nothing sister Clare – well, someone has to exercise a bit of self-control, don’t they? I mean, you wouldn’t want to do something that you might later regret…
What readers are saying about Nadia Knows Best:
‘I couldn’t put it down! I was immediately drawn into the lives of this one beautifully flawed and unusual family. I now want to read every book Jill Mansell has ever written’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘A fantastic book that will keep you hooked from beginning to end. Nadia’s life is presented in a way anyone could relate to and really hits at the heart‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘Funny, witty, heart-warming and endearing‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
OPEN HOUSE is a deliciously engaging romantic novel from Jill Mansell, author of over twenty Sunday Times bestsellers including THE ONE YOU REALLY WANT and MIRANDA’S BIG MISTAKE. For fans of Sophie Kinsella and Marian Keyes. Jill’s novels are loved by reviewers: ‘Warm, witty and wise’ Daily Mail
Nell O’Driscoll has known Marcus Kilburton for years – according to her diary, she even had a crush on him as a teenager. When he decides to open Kilburton Castle to the public, Nell takes a job as his assistant – and soon sparks are flying between them. But is Nell free to pursue Marcus, when a figure from her past refuses to let go?
Meanwhile, Nell’s best friend, Hetty Brewster, has other problems. Her husband has abandoned her for a bitchy but successful writer. Now the press is full of stories about the frumpy, boring wife losing out to a younger, slimmer model. But Hetty’s about to get her chance for sweet revenge – if she can stop being a nice person long enough to take it!
What readers are saying about Open House:
‘The characters are amazingly real – you begin to feel you know them and sympathise with their situations. The storylines and twists are unexpected. A fantastic book!’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘A wonderful balance of drama and humour. Truly an amazing book‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘A delightful read. Heart-warming and gentle – typically Jill Mansell at her best‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
Jill Mansell’s bestseller PERFECT TIMING is a sweet and funny tale of a romantic encounter with unexpected consequences. Not to be missed by readers of Lucy Diamond, Cecelia Ahern and Cathy Kelly. Reviewers love Jill’s books: ‘Glorious, romantic, heartwarming’ Woman & Home
Poppy Dunbar is out on her hen night when she meets Tom Kennedy. With his dark eyes and quirky smile, he could lure any girl off the straight and narrow, but what really draws Poppy to him is the feeling that she’s known him all her life. She can’t go through with the meeting they arrange – but she can’t go through with the wedding either.
Suddenly notorious as ‘The Girl Who Jilted Rob McBride’, Poppy moves to London. Soon Poppy’s installed in the bohemian household of Caspar French, a ravishingly good-looking young artist with a reputation for breaking hearts. But even in her colourful new home, Poppy can’t get Tom off her mind. Until she’s tracked him down, she’ll never know if their meeting was destiny – or if the future holds something entirely different for her…
What readers are saying about Perfect Timing:
‘Funny, light, compelling, captivating and the definition of a page-turner‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘Glued to my hands! Jill Mansell is my absolute favourite author. She weaves this amazing tale that is funny, serious and loveable!‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Jill Mansell has written her best romance. The life and loves of Poppy Dunbar leaves you laughing and crying on the same page. The twists and turns of the story leave you bewildered and exasperated at her tangled rollercoaster of a life‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
In RUMOUR HAS IT by bestselling author Jill Mansell, Tilly’s not looking for love, but love certainly has its eye on her! Perfect for readers of Milly Johnson and Lucy Diamond.
‘The characters are so funny and the sub-plots are written with such a light touch’ Telegraph
When newly single Tilly Cole impulsively quits her London job for a fresh start in the small town of Roxborough she finds she’s arrived in a hotbed of gossip, intrigue and rampant rivalry for the most desirable men. Tilly has no intention of joining in – she’s just happy with her new Girl Friday job. Then she meets Jack Lucas.
Jack is irresistible… and he’s got his eye on Tilly. But there are shocking rumours about his wicked reputation. Tilly doesn’t want to be just another notch on anyone’s bedpost. But is she being mature and sensible – or is she running away from the love of her life?
What readers are saying about Rumour Has It:
‘From the first page, the characterisation was outstanding and the writing strong – so warm and funny and easy to read. Definitely five star fiction‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘Once again [Jill Mansell] had me enthralled with her wit and humour, so much so I couldn’t put it down! A brilliant author‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘The characters are beautifully written to add flavour and interest to this lovely story. This is real curl up in front of the fire reading‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
SHEER MISCHIEF by bestselling author Jill Mansell is an unmissable romantic comedy about sisterly love and rivalry… Not to be missed by readers of Sophie Kinsella and Marian Keyes.
It’s not that Janey Sinclair isn’t pleased to see her sister. It’s just that being woken at seven by Maxine, complete with police escort, isn’t quite how she’d planned to spend her Sunday. Even so Janey, who’s just rebuilding her life after her husband disappeared, is delighted that her sister’s back in the Cornish town where they grew up. When Maxine sets her sights on Guy Cassidy, an impossibly glamorous fashion photographer, Janey knows there’s no limit to the mischief her sister will get up to in order to dispatch her rivals. But little do they know that the competition is a lot closer to home than they think…
What readers are saying about Sheer Mischief:
‘Escapism at its best. Settle in and enjoy!‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘Lots of laughter. Typical of Jill Mansell. Can’t help but thoroughly enjoy her books‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Couldn’t put this down. Jill excelled herself in wit and maintaining suspense‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘Funny, heart-warming and keeps you gripped until the very end‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
SOLO is a delightful romantic novel from bestselling author Jill Mansell, not to be missed by readers of Lucy Diamond and Cathy Kelly.
Mad about a man who’s dangerous to know? Surely it’s better to go solo…
When Tessa Duvall, a struggling artist, reluctantly agreed to accompany her best friend Holly to a party at the elegant Charrington Grange Hotel, she had every intention of sneaking off early. For parties full of strangers bored the knickers off Tessa and this one proved to be no exception – until she encountered Ross Monahan, whose wicked reputation was as high profile as the hotel he owned and ran with such panache. But while Holly set about ensnaring his reluctant brother Max, Tessa simply accepted Ross for what he was, a sensational one-night stand…until she realised, weeks later, that one-night stands can have far-reaching consequences…
What readers are saying about Solo:
‘I was absolutely gripped by this book. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is looking for a nice romantic read with twists and turns at every corner‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Does anyone write this type of story better than Jill Mansell? Such a knack for mixing fantasy and reality, glamorous jet-setters and down-to-earth folks. She’s really in a class of her own and Solo is one of her best‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘A wonderfully written piece with so much to enthral, madden, excite and sadden you‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
The perfect read for those long summer days, from Jill Mansell, Sunday Times bestselling author of MAYBE THIS TIME. Not to be missed if you love the novels of Katie Fforde and Milly Johnson.
Daisy MacLean runs the country house hotel owned by her flamboyant father, Hector. When she hears who’s about to get married there, she isn’t worried at all – her friend Tara absolutely promises there won’t be any trouble between her and ex-boyfriend Dominic, whom she hasn’t seen for years. But Dominic has other ideas…
Meanwhile, Hector’s getting up to all sorts with…well, that’s the village’s best kept secret.
And then Barney turns up, with a little something belonging to the husband Daisy’s been doing her best to forget.
That’s the thing about hotels, you never know who you’re going to meet. Or whether they’re going to stay…
What readers are saying about Staying at Daisy’s:
‘Once again Jill Mansell manages to capture the hearts of her audience with loveable, true to life characters‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘A light, fun read that will keep you hooked for hours‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Hilarious, romantic and addictive. I loved all of the characters and all of the storylines. I cannot fault anything about it’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
Jill Mansell’s bestseller TAKE A CHANCE ON ME takes readers on an entirely unpredictable romantic journey… For readers of Carole Matthews and Lucy Diamond.
Cleo Quinn doesn’t have a great track record when it comes to men, but now Will’s come along she’s optimistic. Handsome, attentive and an absolute gentleman when it comes to her questionable cooking skills, he could be her Mr Right. Things are definitely looking up for Cleo… apart from one small problem with a rather large ego. Johnny LaVenture, sculptor extraordinaire and her childhood adversary, is back in Channing’s Hill and tormenting Cleo as if he’d never been away. But life never goes to plan, does it? Johnny isn’t the only one stirring up trouble and, for Cleo’s family and friends, all kinds of sparks are starting to fly. If you think you can put the past behind you, think again…
What readers are saying about Take a Chance on Me:
‘The characters are incredible and the story is so sweet‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘I really enjoyed this light-hearted story, told with Jill Mansell’s usual eye for detail and quirky sense of humour. This story drew me in from the first page‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘This book is a delight – the characters are diverse and wonderfully flawed, and Mansell’s writing is witty and refreshing‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
The one you really want could be closer than you think… THE ONE YOU REALLY WANT is a sweet, funny, romantic novel from bestselling author Jill Mansell. Not to be missed by readers of Marian Keyes and Cathy Kelly.
It all starts with a shiny, red, sit-on lawn-mower. When Nancy spies her Christmas present from her husband sitting on the lawn, she realises the jewellery she thought was for her must be on someone else. Her best friend Carmen isn’t surprised (she never liked Jonathan) and persuades Nancy to leave Edinburgh and come and stay in her luxury London flat – far too vast for Carmen since her husband, millionaire rock star Spike Todd, died. Soon Nancy’s met gorgeous Connor O’Shea, who lives next door, and his daughter Mia is matchmaking – not least because she’d like to see the back of Connor’s current pushy girlfriend. Meanwhile Carmen, who’s always been certain she doesn’t want another man in her life, feels a spark when a handsome charity worker called Joe calls round. But Joe’s not quite all he seems…
What readers are saying about The One You Really Want:
‘Clever and delightful tale – I was totally enchanted throughout. The writing was humorous, involving, heart squeezing, emotive, and full of witty banter‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘A gentle meander through the spark of romantic chemistry‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Jill Mansell is the master of taking a simple story and enriching it with an intricate cast of characters. She’s witty and the dialogue is crisp and believable, things move along with the right mix of humour and thoughtfulness‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
Jill Mansell’s bestseller THE UNPREDICTABLE CONSEQUENCES OF LOVE is an unforgettable tale of sunny days on the beach, Cornwall in the summer and secrets about to be revealed. Perfect for readers of Lucy Diamond and Veronica Henry.
In the idyllic seaside town of St Carys, Sophie is putting the past firmly behind her.
When Josh arrives in St Carys to run the family hotel, he can’t understand why Sophie has zero interest in letting any man into her life. He also can’t understand how he’s been duped into employing Sophie’s impulsive friend Tula, whose crush on him is decidedly unrequited.
St Carys has more than its fair share of characters, including the charming but utterly feckless surfer Riley Bryant, who has a massive crush on Tula. Riley’s aunt is superstar author Marguerite Marshall. And Marguerite has designs on Josh’s grandfather…who in turn still adores his glamorous ex-wife, Dot…
Just how many secrets can one seaside town keep?
What readers are saying about The Unpredictable Consequences of Love:
‘The way in which the various stories played out – with all their twists and turns, laughs and real sadness – against the vividly drawn Cornish setting made for quite engrossing reading‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Wonderfully witty, highly compelling and absolutely impossible to resist‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘So much love is flowing in this little seaside town and each of the characters are loveable and entertaining. The perfect read with no flaws and had me hooked from start to finish‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
Jill Mansell’s uputdownable romantic novel THINKING OF YOU will delight readers of Cathy Kelly and Lucy Diamond
Ginny Holland’s daughter Jem has headed off to university, leaving single mum Ginny with a severe case of empty nest syndrome. To make matters worse, the first gorgeous man she’s clapped eyes on in years has just accused Ginny of shoplifting. So Ginny decides to advertise for a lodger but what she gets is lovelorn Laurel, who can only talk about her ex-boyfriend. However Laurel has a dangerously charming brother, Perry, and add to that the offer of a great new job, and things are looking up…until Ginny realises that her potential boss is all too familiar.
Is it too late for Ginny to set right the first impression she made when Finn Penhaligon got quite the wrong end of the stick? And is either Finn or Perry quite what they seem?
What readers are saying about Thinking Of You:
‘A perfect mix of love, fun and charm. This book contains more heart than many others‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
‘A charming and delightful story. This book is laced with laugh out loud humour as well as a few heart tugging disappointments‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Simply amazing. This book had me hooked from the very beginning. There are no words to say how good it was; you just have to read it for yourself‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
The heart-warming and romantic SUNDAY TIMES bestseller: the perfect escape
One little mistake and nothing will ever be the same again!
On the one hand, if Essie hadn’t written that letter – the one that only her best friend was meant to see – then she’d still be living like an actual proper grown-up, tucked up with Paul in his picture-perfect cottage, maybe even planning their wedding…
On the other hand (if her true feelings hadn’t accidentally taken the internet by storm, that is) she wouldn’t have moved into the attic flat on the square. She would never have met Conor. Or got to know Lucas…
And she wouldn’t have found herself falling in love with someone she really, really shouldn’t fall in love with…
‘One of my favourite writers’ Katie Fforde
‘The queen of witty, heart-warming, feel-good love stories’ Red
‘Reading Jill is always such a joy!’ Veronica Henry
‘Jill Mansell just gets better and better’ Heat *****
‘A fab, feel-good read’ Prima
‘A page-turner’ Look
A touching romantic novel about a young woman whose time is running out – a Sunday Times bestseller. Not to be missed by readers of Lucy Diamond and Jenny Colgan.
Jill Mansell’s enchanting new novel will drive readers to seize life with both hands and make the most of every minute…
Hallie has a secret. She’s in love. He’s perfect for her in every way, but he’s seriously out of bounds. And her friends aren’t going to help her because what they do know is that Hallie doesn’t have long to live. Time is running out…
Flo has a dilemma. She really likes Zander. But his scary sister won’t be even faintly amused if she thinks Zander and Flo are becoming friends – let alone anything more.
Tasha has a problem. Her new boyfriend is the adventurous type. And she’s afraid one of his adventures will go badly wrong.
THREE AMAZING THINGS ABOUT YOU begins as Hallie goes on a journey. A donor has been found and she’s about to be given new lungs. But whose?
What readers are saying about Three Amazing Things About You:
‘I loved all the characters, and hated to leave their world. When a book can make you smile, cry and laugh, you know it’s a winner‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I adored every single page and every single feeling this story evoked in me. Beautifully researched, beautifully told and expressed and I want to read it again and again‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘A wonderful tale of friendship, love, loss and the miracles of life. Such a rich tapestry of characters beautifully bought together‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars