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  • Published: 23 November 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141030029
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496
  • RRP: $26.00

The Girl Next Door

2008's bestselling success story is back with an outstanding new tear-jerker to break your heart all over again

What makes a house a home?
For Eve Gallagher, home is miles away in England since she and her husband relocated to an apartment building on New York's Upper East Side. And life isn't remotely coming up roses.
What makes a neighbour a friend?
Violet has lived in the building for decades but she's always kept herself apart, until Eve's loneliness touches her heart and friendship blossoms.
What makes a wife a lover?
Jason Kramer in Apartment 6A is no longer sure he loves his wife, but he's head-over-heels for Rachael Schulman in 6B.
What makes the girl next door the woman of your dreams?
Meeting Emily Mikanowski from 3A turns Trip Grayling's world upside down. It's love at first sight, but he needs help from Charlotte, the shy romance addict in 2A, if he's going to win the girl.

Dreams come true, hearts are broken and no one is left unchanged when the secrets and desires hidden behind closed doors are finally brought into the light.

  • Published: 23 November 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141030029
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Elizabeth Noble

Elizabeth Noble lives in New York with her husband and two daughters. Her three previous novels, The Reading Group, The Tenko Club and Alphabet Weekends were all Sunday Times bestsellers, with The Reading Group reaching Number One.

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Praise for The Girl Next Door

Praise for Elizabeth Noble


A wonderfully well written book, full of emotion

Daily Mail

Witty, affectionate and unashamedly tear-jerking


Honest and beautifully written

Woman & Home

Witty, pacy and immediately engaging


Tissues are essential. You'll ricochet between delicately watering eyes at the romance of it all and howling sobs at the unbearable tenderness


It would be a hard heart indeed that remained unmoved . . . the tender feelings that Noble engenders in her readers are to be cherished

Daily Express

So fluid, the pages turn themselves

Daily Mirror

Irresistible comfort read


Noble is the mistress of the tearjerking message of love


Enchantingly clever

Penny Vincenzi

We loved it . . . we were totally hooked wondering what twists were coming next


This emotional read is full of fascinating characters you'll miss once the final page is turned


Incredibly thought-provoking and poignant


Impossible to finish without tears streaming down your face

Daily Express

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