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  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Hodder & Stoughton

All I Ever Wanted

Lucy Dillon

8 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

An unputdownable, beautifully uplifting novel of love, family and honesty, from the bestselling author of A HUNDRED PIECES OF ME and ONE SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS.

From the bestselling author of A Hundred Pieces of Me and One Small Act of Kindness comes a heartwarming, bittersweet and uplifting story of missed chances and unexpected opportunities. 'Lucy Dillon's books make the world a better place' - Heat

Caitlin's life is a mess. Her marriage to a man everyone else thinks is perfect has collapsed, along with her self-esteem, and breaking free seems the only option.

Nancy, her four-year-old daughter, used to talk all the time; in the car, at nursery, to her brother Joel. Then her parents split up. Her daddy moves out. And Nancy stops speaking.

Nancy's Auntie Eva, recently widowed and feeling alone, apart from the companionship of two bewildered pugs, is facing a future without her husband or the dreams she gave up for him.

But when Eva agrees to host her niece and nephew once a fortnight, Caitlin and Eva are made to face the different truths about their marriages - and about what they both really want . . .

'Bittersweet, lovely and ultimately redemptitive; the kind of book that makes you want to live your own life better' - Jojo Moyes 'So satisfying and clever and deeply moving' - Sophie Kinsella

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Praise for All I Ever Wanted

  • I always find Lucy Dillon's books so overflowing with wit and wisdom. - Jenny Colgan

  • Lucy Dillon's books make the world a better place - Heat

  • A beautifully written story about friendship, trust and love. I adored it. - Milly Johnson

  • Grown up chick lit at its best. I loved it. - Daily Mail

  • Clever and sweet . . . Jenny Colgan and Sophie Kinsella are fans - Red

  • Praise for A HUNDRED PIECES OF ME - :

  • Such a brilliant book. So satisfying and clever and deeply moving. - Sophie Kinsella

  • A totally feelgood novel about the importance of living life to the full. - Sun

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Lucy Dillon

Lucy Dillon was born in Cumbria. She won the Romantic Novelists' Association Novel of the Year Award in 2010 for Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts, and is the bestselling author of four other novels: The Ballroom Class, Walking Back to Happiness, The Secret of Happy Ever After and A Hundred Pieces of Me. Lucy now divides her time between London and the Wye Valley where she enjoys walking in the Malvern Hills with her basset hounds, Violet and Bonham. You can follow her on Twitter @lucy_dillon or on Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/LucyDillonBooks.

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