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This review is from: A Passionate Love Affair with a Total Stranger (Paperback)
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Yes this is unashamedly Chicklit, but I really liked this book - I enjoyed this author's first offering The Greatest Love Story of All Time and thought that this was a more confident and memorable book. Sure the story of career girl Charley Lambert, who is forced to reconsider her busy life when incapacitated, is somewhat predictable, but the characters are somehow endearing and believable at the same time. I was happy to go along for the ride and didn't find that the book dragged at all.
There was a lot of "will they? won't they" and a cast of entertaining friends old and new, from Sam the best friend lodger to Charley's clients Shelley and William in the new business Charley sets up along the way - ghost writing messages for the uninspired seeking love on the internet. I liked the fact that the book was set in Edinburgh and not London - it made a change, and found the book amusing, if not laugh out loud hilarious. All in all it added up to a light and enjoyable read. Lucy Robinson is a breath of fresh air in a crowded market place - recommended.