qLisa Jewellas writing is like a big warm hug. After the Party is a touching, insightful, and gripping story which I simply couldnat put down.q aSophie Kinsella From the internationally bestselling author of The House We Grew Up In comes an irresistible novel about the power of starting over. Eleven years ago, Jem Catterick and Ralph McLeary fell deeply in love. They thought it would be forever, that theyad found their happy ending. As everyone agreed, they were the perfect couple. Then two became four, and an apartment became a house. Romantic nights out became sleepless nights in. And they soon found that life wasnat quite so simple anymore. But through it all, Jem and Ralph still loved each other. Of course they did. Now Jem is back at work part-time as a talent agent. Ralph, a successful painter, is struggling to come up with new, hopefully groundbreaking, work for his upcoming show. But the unimaginable has happened. Two people who were so right together are starting to drift apart. And in the chaos of family life, Jem feels like sheas losing herself, while Ralph, stuck on the sidelines, feels like heas lost his muse altogether. Something has to change. As they try to find a way back to each other, back to what they once had, they both become momentarily distractedabut maybe itas not too late to recapture happily ever afterabSmith led him through a narrow corridor, painted white and hung with panels of patterned glass. ... revealing a small white room filled with a large white bed, a pale ash console table with a flat-screen TV on it and a wall of fitted wardrobes.
|Title||:||After the Party|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2011-08-16|