Alice Peterson Author of If You Were Here

One Step Closer to You

- Winner of Best Romantic Read 2014

‘A beautiful, unconventional love story’

Paige Toon

After Polly ends her relationship with the father of her young son, Louis, she is determined to move on. All she wants is to focus on her job, her friends and to be a good mum. No more looking over her shoulder. No more complications…

Then Polly meets Ben.

Ben is guardian to his niece, Emily. They become close, with Polly teaching Ben how to plait Emily’s hair and Ben playing football with Louis. Their friendship is unexpected. Polly has never been happier.

But when Louis’s dad reappears in their life, all Polly’s mistakes come back to haunt her and her resolve weakens when he swears he has changed.

Will she give herself a second chance to love?

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  • ‘A lovely example of realistic fiction that many women will be able to relate to.’
    The Sun
  • ‘A book that won’t fade easily from your memory.’
    Daniela Sacerdoti – author of Watch Over Me
  • ‘A touching love story… All very engaging and delivered in spades!’
    Tom Williams – screenwriter of Chalet Girl and Kajaki