A Desirable Residence

A Novel of Love and Real Estate

Madeleine Wickham, read by Katherine Kellgren

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From the author of the sensational bestselling Sophie Kinsella novels and the New York Times bestsellers The Wedding Girl and Sleeping Arrangements, comes a wicked comedy of adultery, angst, and modern marriage

The asking price for this house includes a stunning renovation of hearts and dreams....Liz and Jonathan Chambers were stuck with two mortgages, mounting debts, and a miserable adolescent daughter. Then realtor 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 business, and neither of them has time to notice that their teenage daughter is developing an unhealthy passion for the tenants, Piers and Ginny. Everyone is tangled up with everyone else, and in the most awkward possible way. As events close in, they all begin to realize that some deceptions are just a bit too close to home.

A Desirable Residence is sure to continue the phenomenal success of the Sophie Kinsella/Madeleine Wickham franchise.

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A DESIRABLE RESIDENCE (Chapter One)There wasn't much point, Liz told herself, in getting upset. It wasn't his fault, poor man. The estate agent had finished talking, and was looking at her concernedly, expecting a response. To gain time, she glanced out of the sash window of the office, the panes bright with the sun and raindrops of a confused September's day. There was a little courtyard garden outside, walled, with a white wrought-iron bench and tubs of flowers. It must be nice in the summer, she thought, forgetting that this still was, to all intents and purposes, the summer.

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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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“Enjoyable listening.” – AudioFile magazine

"Madeleine Wickham, aka Sophie Kinsella, first published this chick-lit black comedy in 1998, but only now has it found a voice in Katherine Kellgren...Frightful types and good eggs alike are given their own voices, and the whole thing is generously wicked fun." - The Washington Post on The Gatecrasher, Named one of Top Audio Books of '09

“Wickham is in stellar form in her latest…A well-executed and unexpected ending caps the dizzying action and demonstrates why Wickham is so deservedly on her genre's A-list.”—Publishers Weekly on The Gatecrasher


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Madeleine Wickham, read by Katherine Kellgren

MADELEINE WICKHAM is the author of several bestselling novels, including The Wedding Girl, Sleeping Arrangements, and The Gatecrasher. As SOPHIE KINSELLA, she has written a number of bestsellers, including the Shopaholic series.

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A Desirable Residence
A Novel of Love and Real Estate
Madeleine Wickham, read by Katherine Kellgren

Unabridged Compact Disc

Unabridged  Compact Disc
Macmillan Audio
June 2010
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427210067
ISBN10: 1427210063
5 7/8 x 5 1/8 inches, Audio Run Time: 8:30
$29.99

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
June 2010
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427210074
ISBN10: 1427210071
Audio Run Time: 8:30
$14.99

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
January 2012
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9781250003249
ISBN10: 1250003245
4 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches, 352 pages
$7.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
June 2011
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312562786
ISBN10: 0312562780
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 320 pages
$14.99

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e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
June 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429950299
ISBN10: 1429950293
304 pages
$7.99
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