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Life and Soul of the Party

Mike Gayle

5 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Romance

Number One bestselling author returns with his latest witty romantic comedy of modern life.

It s their party

Meet Melissa and Paul: Five years after they split up he s still looking for love in all the wrong places while she wants the one thing she can t have: Paul.

Meet Chris and Vicky: They re so in tune they even brush their teeth in time with each other. So what is Chris doing risking it all for a meaningless affair?

Meet Cooper and Laura: He wants to settle down, she wants to take a grown-up gap year but can their relationship really survive a year apart?

Set across a year of leaving dos, birthday parties and anniversary celebrations The Life and Soul of the Party is a warm, funny and moving tale celebrating love, life and those special moments we ve all spent in the kitchen at parties.

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Praise for Life and Soul of the Party

  • Mike Gayle creates real, ordinary people with real ordinary lives who are so real and so believable that you mourn for them from the moment you finish reading. - Lisa Jewell

  • Packed with drama, friendship, love and tragedy, this is a brilliant touching tale of what happens when real life catches up with us - Heat

  • Moving and powerful - Daily Mirror

  • What I love about Mike Gayle is the way he seamlessly blends humour and sensitivity - his books are always rip-roaringly funny, yet so humane too. - Freya North

  • Gayle (rather bravely) often writes in the first person as a female character, but he hits the right notes, and the result is a warm and unforced comedy... Gayle's humour is human and he has a fine eye for the quiet pain of unrequited love. - Daily Telegraph

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Mike Gayle

Previously an Agony Uncle, Mike Gayle is a freelance journalist who has contributed to a variety of magazines including FHM, Sunday Times Style and Cosmopolitan. His bestselling novels include MY LEGENDARY GIRLFRIEND, MR COMMITMENT, TURNING THIRTY, HIS 'N' HERS and BRAND NEW FRIEND. He keeps a website at www.mikegayle.co.uk and can be found on Facebook and on twitter.com/mikegayle

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