Alice Peterson Author of If You Were Here

The Things We Do For Love

- Love may hurt, but not loving hurts even more...

I know, when picking Alice Peterson’s book, that I am in for a few hours of utter reading joy… an impossible to put down page-turner’ 

Agi, On My Bookshelf Review

January Wild loves her daughter, her dog Spud and her childhood home by the sea. Single parenting is tough, but January has no regrets. She has a job she loves, a happy home, and the support of her beloved grandfather. The arrival of a new boss, however, threatens to shake up January’s safe world.

Ward Metcalfe loves great sales results and a well-run office. Everyone at her office agrees: Ward is a soulless, corporate slave driver. Even Spud, the company mascot, dislikes him.

A secret stands between them.

Yet over time January sees there is more to Ward than meets the eye. Rumours circulate. What exactly is he hiding? And is January prepared to risk everything to find out?

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  • ‘This is a wonderful portrait of the different dynamics within an unusual family.’
    Sara Lawrence, The Daily Mail
  • ‘Alice Peterson truly is a talented author who approaches each and every subject she writes about with the up-most respect, care, tenderness, and knowledge.’
    Becca’s Books Blog
  • ‘A spellbinding story.’
    The Bookbag