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    • Publication date:10 Oct 2005

Lizzie Jordan's Secret Life

By Chrissie Manby

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Who doesn't 'improve' one's life on emails to an ex? Prepare yourself to laugh out loud with this brilliant novel by bestselling author Chris Manby.

Five years after leaving university, Lizzie Jordan considers herself one of life's failures.

Unlike her highflying friends, Lizzie works as a typist, shares a grotty flat and 'makes do' with an unexciting boyfriend.

But she has a secret love - Brian, a handsome American she dated at university, five years ago. In her emails she pretends her life is a whirl of extravagant parties and million-pound business deals.

Then one day, Brian announces he's coming to stay! Lizzie's secret life is about to be rumbled unless she comes up with a cunning plan. But even the most best-laid plans have a habit of going horribly wrong...

Praise for Chrissie Manby

'Very funny, hugely feel-good, and the perfect antidote for anyone who worries that the only career ladder they've achieved is a run in their tights' - Fiona Walker

'Nothing short of brilliant' - Marie Claire

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  • ISBN: 9781848948051
  • Publication date: 09 Mar 2009
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Cross your legs, boys: in the best tradition of Kathy Lette, this is girl power at its most painfully funny — Helen Lederer on DEEP HEAT
If you've ever shared a flat, been to a bad party or fallen in love with the wrong man, you'll find this book spot on — Company on FLATMATES
A funny first novel that's more realistic than Friends, cleaner than The Young Ones and not as frightening as Shallow Grave. — Daily Mail on FLATMATES
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