The joyful, life-affirming and intriguing new novel from the author of 'the best uplifting novel of 2021': THE SECRET LIFE OF ALBERT ENTWISTLE! If you love the novels of Mike Gayle, Marian Keyes and Milly Johnson or can't get enough of Ru Paul's Drag Race, this book is for you.
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A charming, joyful and surprising story about love, friendship and learning to be true to yourself, Becoming Ted will steal your heart.
Ted Ainsworth has always worked at his family's ice cream business in the quiet Lancashire town of St Luke's-on-Sea.
He doesn't even like ice cream, though he's never told his parents that. When Ted's husband suddenly leaves him, the bottom falls out of his world.
But what if this could be an opportunity to put what he wants first? This could be the chance to finally follow his secret dream: something Ted has never told anyone ...
Readers love Matt Cain:
'One of the best uplifting books of the year' Independent
'Wonderful ... an utter treat' Kate Mosse
'A great big hug of a book' Michael Ball
'A heart-warming, joyous love story' Adele Parks
'I cannot recommend this book highly enough' Lorraine Kelly
'A wonderfully warm story' Ruth Hogan
'Bright, clear, sharply intelligent' Jenny Colgan
'Wonderful . . . An utter treat' - KATE MOSSE
'A great big hug of a book!' - MICHAEL BALL, Radio 2
'I loved it! Really heart-warming and joyful, but also so poignant. I cannot recommend this book highly enough' - LORRAINE KELLY
PRAISE FOR THE SECRET LIFE OF ALBERT ENTWISTLE: 'One of the best uplifting books of the year and the best 'never-too-late' story of 2021' - Independent
Matt Cain is an author, a leading commentator on LGBT+ issues, and a former journalist. He is currently a presenter for Virgin Radio Pride UK, was Channel 4's first Culture Editor, Editor-In-Chief of Attitude magazine, and has judged the Costa Prize, the Polari Prize and the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. He won Diversity in Media's Journalist Of the Year award in 2017 and is an ambassador for Manchester Pride and the Albert Kennedy Trust, plus a patron of LGBT+ History Month. Born in Bury and brought up in Bolton, he now lives in London.