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One Step Closer to You: A heartbreaking pageturner that you won't stop thinking about

Alice Peterson

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Addiction & therapy

A gripping emotional drama that you will read in one sitting, for fans of Jill Childs, Jojo Moyes, Jodi Picoult and Kerry Fisher

Everything Polly does, she does for her son Louis. Leaving her abusive partner, struggling to overcome alcoholism: she will do whatever it takes to keep Louis safe and happy.

Then Polly meets Ben. After years of heartache, could Ben give Polly the happiness she thought she'd never find again? Ben himself is struggling with acting as guardian to his orphaned niece Emily, and he and Polly bond over trying to be good parents.

Just as Polly thinks her life may be turning around, the unthinkable happens. When her new life balances on a knife edge, will she be able to stay strong for Louis one more time?

A tearjerking pageturner that will stay with you for ever, One Step Closer to You is perfect for fan of Jill Childs, Jodi Picoult and Lisa Wingate.

What readers are saying:

'An amazing story about addiction, love, family and the strength and courage of one woman, with twists and turns. I can honestly not recommend this book enough so please if you're looking, get this one it won't disappoint. I finished a couple of days ago and still am thinking about Polly, it gets you that way, truly amazing and inspiring' Emma

'Gripping, emotional, uplifting and inspirational' Jill

'Full of hope, sensitivity, bags of emotion (hankys at the ready...) and touching humility ... a fair degree of mystery and tension too' Sarah-Jane

'Would recommend to anyone who loved Jojo Moyes' S. O'Hare

'As the story progressed I couldn't put the book down; I felt as though I really needed to get answers and find out how the novel ended. And I was not at all disappointed' Ismay2012

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Alice Peterson

Alice Peterson's first book, A Will to Win - now republished as Another Alice - is her personal story of her tennis days (she was one of the top 10 juniors in the country), followed by her fight to beat Rheumatoid Arthritis. Since then she has written six novels, including Monday to Friday Man, the dog walking romantic comedy that knocked Fifty Shades of Grey off the top of the eBook chart. She lives in west London with her Lucas Terrier, Mr Darcy.

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