Rescuing Rose

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The fourth sparkling novel from the bestselling author of THE TRIALS OF TIFFANY TROTT, THE MAKING OF MINTY MALONE and OUT OF THE BLUE has Rose, a prickly agony aunt, fall for the charms of Theo, accountant by day, astronomer by night. who soon has her starry-eyed. But the starcross'd lovers have many obstacles to overcome on the path of true love.Agony aunt Rose has more than a few thorns digging in her side at present. Her seven-month marriage is in tatters, the bills are mounting up at an alarming rate and to top it off, she's being plagued by a stalker who seems to know rather a lot about the mysterious circumstances of her birth. It's usually Rose who dishes out the advice, but now she must rely on her wacky friends to come up with some solutions.They suggest she advertise for a lodger and at first, geeky accountant Theo seems the perfect choice for the now resolutely single Rose. However, she becomes intrigued by her new housemate's fascination with astronomy and he soon has her starry-eyed. But the path of true love never did run smooth, and the starcross'd lovers face stiff opposition in many forms, including the increasingly deranged stalker who is intent on getting Rose's attention by fair means or foul...

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Isabel Wolff was born in Warwickshire and read English at Cambridge. She is the author of seven other bestselling novels, which are published in 23 languages. She lives in London with her family.

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Rose Costelloe is a 39-year-old "agony aunt" (an advice columnist) whose own life is in turmoil. She thought she'd found the perfect man in Ed Wright when their whirlwind courtship ended in marriage. But Ed felt threatened by her job, and their constant fighting--not to mention Ed's infidelity with their marriage counselor--drove them apart. Determined to get back on her feet, Rose purchases a house and seeks a roommate to help offset the costs. Enter Theo, a quiet, thoughtful young man who is ten years Rose's junior. Rose starts to feel something for Theo, but she is concerned her neighbor, Beverly, might have similar feelings for him. And then there's Ed, who has decided that he made a mistake and wants Rose back. Tackling a variety of subjects from a possible stalker to Rose's complicated feelings about being adopted, Wolff, author of Out of the Blue (2003), has penned another charming romantic comedy. Kristine Huntley
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