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    • ISBN:9780340838822
    • Publication date:13 Jul 2006

The Matchbreaker

By Chrissie Manby

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Bestselling romantic comedy writer Chris Manby gives us her hilarious take on the rivalry between a favourite daughter and her not much older stepmother-to-be.

When Lindsey Parker's father announces that he is to remarry, Lindsey does what any good daughter would do: wishes him congratulations, then sets about trying to kill his fiancee.

Fortunately, the murder attempt fails but Lindsey still succeeds in driving Karen off. Jubilation turns to guilt when Lindsey realises her father is genuinely heart-broken. The only way to mend it is to get Karen back.

But Karen is already seeing someone else - a mysterious entrepreneur. Lindsay decides to enlist the help of an old schoolmate-turned-private detective to break this new couple up. But as her plan gets underway, Lindsey senses she is falling for the very person she needs to drive away...

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  • ISBN: 9781848948266
  • Publication date: 11 Dec 2009
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A deliciously comical novel that's peppered with characters who are so endearing you'll want to take them home and introduce them to your mum . . . GIRL MEETS APE is charming, funny and compelling as your favourite soap . . . it's a rip-roaring good read — Heat
A fast-track, fun romance full of monkey business — Daily Mail on GIRL MEETS APE
Nothing short of brilliant — Marie Claire on SEVEN SUNNY DAYS
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Devour it in one go — Company on READY OR NOT?
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