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The new novel from the international No. 1 bestselling author.

When Ruby and Verity met as girls they came from different worlds. Verity was privately educated, living in a beautiful Hampstead home, while Ruby was being raised in extreme poverty. Nevertheless, they became firm friends.

However, fortunes are not set in stone and soon the girls find their situations reversed. As Ruby goes up in the world, Verity encounters more and more tragedy, but still the girls remain a large part of each other's lives. That is, until one day in 1938 when Ruby says the terrible words 'You're dead to me' and it looks like their friendship might be over for good . . .

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781405921046

    May 15, 2017

    Michael Joseph

    512 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • Hardback

    9780718181208

    July 1, 2016

    Michael Joseph

    512 pages

    RRP $55.00

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  • EBook

    9780718181222

    July 14, 2016

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

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Never Look Back
Trust Me
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Till We Meet Again
Secrets
Remember Me
Tara
Georgia
Stolen
Gypsy
Faith
Hope
A Lesser Evil
Father Unknown

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