Sophie’s 2020 publication – This Time Next Year – was a beautiful book and had set the bar high for her next! You won’t be disappointed to know that her second publication is just as, if not more, charming and wonderful.
Just Haven’t Met You Yet is a heartwarming and, at times, hilarious novel that does not disappoint. It’s another hybrid of genres – winding contemporary fiction with domestic drama and romance.
The characters are brilliant but the setting is absolutely stunning. The research and local knowledge that has gone into this book is a treat and reading it was like taking a vacation to Jersey! If you’re looking for a book that will make you smile, laugh and feel good… look no further.
About the Book…
Laura’s business trip to the Channel Islands isn’t exactly off to a great start. After unceremoniously dumping everything in her bag in front of the most attractive man she’s ever seen in real life, she arrives at her hotel only to realize she’s grabbed the wrong suitcase from the airport. Her only consolation? The irresistibly appealing contents of the case: a copy of her favorite book; piano music; and a rugged, heavy knit fisherman sweater only a Ryan Gosling lookalike could pull off. The owner of this suitcase is Laura’s dream man–she’s sure of it. Now, all she has to do is find him.
The mix-up seems written in the stars. After all, what are the odds that she’d find The One on the same remote island where her mom and dad had first fallen in love, especially as she sets out to write an article about their epic romance? Commissioning surly cab driver Ted to ferry her around seems like her best bet in both tracking down the mystery suitcase owner and retracing her parents’ footsteps. And if beneath Ted’s gruffness lies a wit that makes their cab rides strangely entertaining, so much the better. But as Laura’s long-lost luggage soulmate proves difficult to find–and as she realizes that the love story she’s held on a pedestal all her life might not have been that perfect–she’ll have to rethink her whole outlook on love to discover what she really wants.
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Publication: Expected November 2021
About the Author…
Sophie Cousens worked as a TV producer in London for more than twelve years and now lives on the island of Jersey in the UK, balancing her writing career with working for an arts charity and taking care of her two small children. This Time Next Year was her first novel and this is her second.
Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher and author for a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.
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Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher and author for a copy of this book in exchange for our honest review.
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