Best Amanda Prowse books

The Art of Hiding

Amanda Prowse

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What would you do if you learned that the life you lived was a lie?

Nina McCarrick lives the perfect life, until her husband, Finn, is killed in a car accident and everything Nina thought she could rely on unravels.

Alone, bereft and faced with a mountain of debt, Nina quickly loses her life of luxury and she begins to question whether she ever really knew the man she married. Forced to move out of her family home, Nina returns to the rundown Southampton council estate—and the sister—she thought she had left far behind.

But Nina can’t let herself be overwhelmed—her boys need her. To save them, and herself, she will have to do what her husband discouraged for so long: pursue a career of her own. Torn between the life she thought she knew and the reality she now faces, Nina finally must learn what it means to take control of her life.

Bestselling author Amanda Prowse once again plumbs the depths of human experience in this stirring and empowering tale of one woman’s loss and love.

The Food of Love

Amanda Prowse

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A loving mother. A perfect family. A shock wave that could shatter everything.

Freya Braithwaite knows she is lucky. Nineteen years of marriage to a man who still warms her soul and two beautiful teenage daughters to show for it: confident Charlotte and thoughtful Lexi. Her home is filled with love and laughter.

But when Lexi’s struggles with weight take control of her life, everything Freya once took for granted falls apart, leaving the whole family with a sense of helplessness that can only be confronted with understanding, unity and, above all, love.

In this compelling and heart-wrenching new work by bestselling author Amanda Prowse, one ordinary family tackles unexpected difficulties and discovers that love can find its way through life’s darkest moments.

The Idea of You

Amanda Prowse

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What if the one thing you want is the only thing you can’t have?

With her fortieth birthday approaching, Lucy Carpenter thinks she finally has it all: a wonderful new husband, Jonah, a successful career and the chance of a precious baby of her own. Life couldn’t be more perfect.

But becoming parents proves much harder to achieve than Lucy and Jonah imagined, and when Jonah’s teenage daughter Camille comes to stay with them, she becomes a constant reminder of what Lucy doesn’t have. Jonah’s love and support are unquestioning, but Lucy’s struggles with work and her own failing dreams begin to take their toll. With Camille’s presence straining the bonds of Lucy’s marriage even further, Lucy suddenly feels herself close to losing everything…

This heart-wrenchingly poignant family drama from bestselling author Amanda Prowse asks the question: in today’s hectic world, what does it mean to be a mother?

A Mother's Story

Amanda Prowse

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How can you be a mother if you don't love your baby? A powerful new novel confronts the issue of postnatal depression.

Jessica has just had the wedding of her dreams, and now she's setting up a new home with her lawyer husband Matthew. Even better—they are expecting a child. As they paint the nursery and shop for baby clothes, she plans for the joy that motherhood will bring. But Jessica’s experience is far from joyous. Why isn't she transformed by maternal feelings? Where is the all-consuming love she's supposed to feel for her child? No one told her that being a mother was so lonely and terrifying. No one told her you don't always love your baby. Perhaps it’sbest if Jessica keeps that dark secret to herself for now.

What Have I Done? (No Greater Love)

Amanda Prowse

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Could you destroy your family to save your children?

Kathryn Brooker is the headmaster's wife. While her husband spends his days disciplining unruly teenagers in the grand halls of Mountbriers Academy, Kathryn spends hers baking scones for her son's cricket match in a beautiful cottage in the manicured school grounds. In the evenings, when her husband strides home to compliment her cooking and kiss her hello—ignoring jokes from their children about grown-up lovebirds—Kathryn Brooker is the very picture of a fulfilled wife and mother. Anyone who peered through the downstairs sash window at the four figures sat easily around their scrubbed-pine kitchen table would see a happy family without a care in the world. They would envy Kathryn her perfect life. But they would be wrong. Kathryn is trapped in a nightmare. And she is about to do something to change it. Something only a truly desperate woman would do.

The Christmas Cafe (No Greater Love)

Amanda Prowse

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Bea is 53, and she's just lost her husband after 30 years of marriage. To distract herself from grief, she throws herself into her work running the Reservoir Street Kitchen in one of Sydney's most fashionable districts. But then an email from a cafe-owner in Edinburgh prompts her to take a trip to Scotland in the depths of winter. Her journey will be one of self-discovery, as she is drawn back to a secret past—and a secret love—that she has tried to forget.

Another Love

Amanda Prowse

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In the early years, she was happy. Romilly loved her stunning house, her kind husband, and gorgeous daughter. Sure, life was sometimes exhausting—but nothing that a large glass of wine at the end of the day couldn't fix. But then a glass of wine became a bottle; one bottle became two. Once, Romilly's family were everything to her. Now, after years of hiding the drinking, she must finally admit that she has found another love.

I Won't Be Home for Christmas

Amanda Prowse

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With her daughter away in New Zealand, Janet was expecting a lonely Christmas at home in Bristol. But then she decides, on a whim, to go and visit her. Emma has decided to live there permanently, and Janet wants to meet the man who has stolen her daughter's heart. When romance blossoms on the wild, rugged coast of Tutu Kaka, North Island, Janet realizes her daughter is not the only one to fall in love this Christmas.

My Husband's Wife (No Greater Courage)

Amanda Prowse

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Once a week, Rosie Tipcott counts her blessings. She goes to sit on her favorite bench on the north Devon cliffs, and thanks her lucky stars for her wonderful husband, her
mischievous young daughters, and her neat little house by the sea. She vows to dedicate every waking hour to making her family happy. But then her husband unexpectedly leaves her for another woman and takes the children. Now she must ask the question: what is left in her life? Can Rosie find the strength to rebuild herself? More importantly, does she even want to?

Perfect Daughter (No Greater Love)

Amanda Prowse

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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER. Once upon a time, Jacks Morgan had dreams. She would have a career and travel the world. She would own a house on the beach, and spend long nights with her boyfriend strolling under the stars. But life had other ideas. First Martha came along, then Jonty. Then her mother moved in, and now their little terrace is bursting at the seams. Jacks gave up on her dreams to look after her family. If only, just for once, her family would look after her...