The New York Times bestselling author of 500 Miles from You tells the hilarious and heartwarming story of twin sisters who set out to London in hopes of leaving their mark on the world, in this “gorgeous, glorious, uplifting” novel (Marian Keyes).
They may be twins, but Lizzie and Penny Berry are complete opposites. Penny is the life of the party—loud and outrageous, while quiet and thoughtful Lizzy is often left out of the crowd. The one trait they do share is a longing to do something spectacular with their lives, and as far as these two are concerned, there’s no better place to make their dreams come true than London.
Presented with a once-in-a-lifetime house-sit at their grandmother’s home in a very desirable London neighborhood, it finally seems like Lizzie and Penny are a step closer to the exciting cosmopolitan life they’ve always wanted. But the more time they spend in the big city, they quickly discover it’s nothing like they expected. They may have to dream new dreams…but are they up to the challenge?
About the Author
Jenny Colgan is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels, including The Café by the Sea, The Bookshop on the Corner, Little Beach Street Bakery, and Christmas on the Island. Jenny is married with three children and lives in Scotland.
“A bright, lighthearted romantic comedy ready for filming.” — Kirkus Reviews for 500 Mile From You
“An evocative sweet treat.” — Jojo Moyes on Little Beach Street Bakery
“Funny, magical and moving.”
— Time Out on Little Beach Street Bakery
“The perfect escape.” — Woman (UK) on Christmas at the Cupcake Café
“This tale is even sweeter than the first. Festive and charming, it’s another triumph for Jenny Colgan.” — Cosmopolitan (UK) on Christmas at the Cupcake Café