Louise's life is not shaping up as she hoped. At 32 her job has little to recommend it and her boyfriend is only part-time. Her elder sister is charging up the career ladder and has a settled life. When Louise finds she is pregnant life changes dramatically: her feckless boyfriend is not interested, but it's the one thing her sister yearns for.
REISSUED WITH A BEAUTIFUL NEW LOOK, A PERFECT NOVEL FOR FANS OF MAEVE HARAN AND PATRICIA SCANLAN Louis isn't sure where her life took the wrong turning, but it's not shaping up as well as she might have hoped. She's just turned thirty-two, her job as a party planner - the latest in a long line of occupations - might kindly be described as not her natural forte, and she watches helplessly as her dynamic elder sister charges up the career path. The only road Louise seems to be on is the one paved with good intentions. Scatty, disorganised, bad at co-ordinating her wardrobe, Louise resolves that it's time to get it together - even her boyfriend is part-time. But then she discovers she's succeeded at one thing: getting pregnant...
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Linda Taylor worked for the Civil Service in London and Angola, and as a vice-consul in Sri Lanka before teaching in Japan. On her return, she read English at Oxford. When her first novel, Reading Between the Lines, was published in 1998 it immediately became a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller; her second novel, Going Against the Grain, was published in 1999 to great acclaim, followed by Rising to the Occasion and, most recently, Shooting at the Stars. She lives in Kent.
Going Against The Grain by Linda Taylor
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