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A Desirable Residence

A Novel of Love and Real Estate

Madeleine Wickham

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A Desirable Residence

Madeleine Wickham

 

From the author of the internationally bestselling Sophie Kinsella series, Madeleine Wickham’s novel features a house whose asking price includes a stunning renovation of dreams and hearts...

Liz and Jonathan Chambers were stuck with mounting debt and a miserable adolescent daughter.  Then Marcus Witherstone came into their lives—and it seemed he would solve all their problems. He knew the perfect tenants from London who would rent their old house: a glamorous PR girl, Ginny, and  her almost-famous husband, Piers. But soon Liz is lost in blissful dreams of Marcus, Jonathan is left to run their tutorial college, and neither of them has time to notice that their teenage daughter is developing a passion for the new tenants. Everyone is entangled with everyone else, in the most awkward possible way. And as events close in, they all begin to realize that some deceptions are just a bit too close to home.

 

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Madeleine Wickham's book A Desirable Residence: A Novel of Love, Family, Adultery, and Real Estate. From the author of the internationally bestselling Sophie Kinsella Shopaholic series, this novel features a house whose asking price includes a stunning renovation of dreams and hearts... Liz and Jonathan Chambers were stuck with mounting debt and a miserable adolescent daughter. Then Marcus Witherstone came into their lives—and it seemed he would solve all their probl

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    Watch this author video to hear best-selling author Madeleine Wickham (also known as Sophie Kinsella, the international bestselling author of the Shopaholic series) talk about her women's fiction novel A Desirable Residence.

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Praise for the bestselling novels of Madeleine Wickham

SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS

“A delightful story…surprises abound…Wickham does a bang-up job.”—Publishers Weekly

“Wickham’s [Sleeping Arrangements] has a different tone than do her Shopaholic tales, but it’s an equally engaging yarn, sure to please her many fans and gain her new ones. —Booklist

THE GATECRASHER

“Memorable characters who are as unpredictable and multifaceted as they are stylish.”—Publishers Weekly

“Wickham [is] an observant and engaging storyteller.”—Kirkus Reviews

“[A] witty and deeply biting novel of modern manners and morals.”—Library Journal

“Wickham knows her characters well and the story never drags... an enjoyable read.”—Booklist

“Wickham has a shrewdly malicious touch with her characters.”—The Atlantic Monthly

COCKTAILS FOR THREE

“Deliciously funny... witty and wicked.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Wickham serves up a healthy dose of good-natured witticisms mixed with biting retorts.”—Publishers Weekly

“Wickham writes a witty tale that goes beyond mere gossip, fashion, and fun; she provides a wickedly insightful look at the choices women make between career, children, and relationships.”—Booklist

THE WEDDING GIRL

“Kinsella fans will feel right at home... At this Wedding, prepare to laugh, and maybe get a little misty.”—USA Today

“A bride’s impetuous past comes back to haunt her in this yummy confection by Wickham.”—People

”What fans want!”—Star Magazine

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Madeleine Wickham

  • MADELEINE WICKHAM is the New York Times bestselling author of several acclaimed novels, including A The Wedding Girl, Sleeping Arrangements, The Gatecrasher, Cocktails for Three, The Tennis Party, and Swimming Pool Sunday. As Sophie Kinsella, she has written the  bestselling Shopaholic series and The Undomestic Goddess. She lives in London.

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A Novel of Love and Real Estate

Madeleine Wickham

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