The perfect couple. The perfect French farmhouse. Plan A is the perfect life. But then there's the other...
Emma adores living in Brighton, but she loves Matt more. When he suggests they buy the perfect farmhouse in the south of France, she reluctantly agrees, even though he continues commuting to London while she looks after their daughter and the builders. But France is not the idyll he promised, and when she discovers the true reason he spends half his time in London the foundations on which she's built her life start to crumble...
'An engrossing take on finding a plan B' You magazine, 13/8/05 - You magazine
Plan B is well written, with enough emotional ups and downs and plot twists to keep you reading until the not-so-bitter end - Observer
A compelling story, well told. - The Sun
'PLAN B is a well-written, sensitive account of an identity crisis, and really makes you feel what it's like to cope with a toddler in a foreign country in freezing February when the roof leaks and there's no CBeebies' Evening Standard's Summer Reading, July 2005 - Evening Standard's Summer Reading
Sparkling with charm and originality, it's a tale to cherish - Woman's Day, Australia
PLAN B is well written, with enough emotional ups and downs and plot twists to keep you reading until the not-so-bitter end - Observer
Emily Barr is the well-loved and bestselling author of Backpack, the original backpacking novel, and many other highly acclaimed novels. A former journalist, she has travelled around the world and written columns and travel pieces for the Observer and the Guardian. After living in France, Emily and her husband (whom she met backpacking) have settled in Cornwall with their three children. You can learn more about Emily and her novels by visiting her website www.emilybarr.com.