The Boy Next Door

Represented by:
Laura Longrigg



Publication date:
April 2018

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A heartwarming, funny and poignant story of how love can blossom when you least expect it

When childhood sweethearts are reunited after twenty years, will the same sparks fly? Terri Mills is going home to London. With only a battered mini and a bankruptcy order to show for her life in Devon, she’s not feeling particularly proud of herself. At least her nine-year-old daughter Sasha sees their trip as an adventure. Terri’s Gran is keen to lend a hand, and she’s already found Terri a flat and a job, for which Terri’s eternally grateful. If only the job wasn’t at the local flower shop. Growing up, Terri had two passions: flowers, and the boy next door. Martin Blake, son of florists Val and George, was gorgeous. What’s more, he was all hers – until her parents upped and moved to Devon and she never heard from him again. Now she’s about to walk into his florist’s – and straight back into her past…


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