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The Good Guy

(2016)
A novel by

 
Awards
Costa Book Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2016

A deeply compelling novel set in 1960s suburban America for fans of The Engagements and Tigers in Red Weather.

Ted, a car tyre salesman in 1960s suburban New England, is a dreamer who craves admiration. His wife, Abigail, longs for a life of the mind. Single girl Penny just wants to be loved. When a chance encounter brings Ted and Penny together, he becomes enamoured and begins inventing a whole new life with her at its centre. But when this fantasy collides with reality, the fallout threatens everything and everyone he holds dear.

The Good Guy is a deeply compelling debut about love, marriage and what happens when good intentions and self-deception are taken to extremes.

 
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Used availability for Susan Beale's The Good Guy


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Hardback Editions

June 2016 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Good Guy: Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2016
Author(s): Susan Beale
ISBN: 1-4736-3033-9 / 978-1-4736-3033-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

March 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Good Guy: Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2016
Author(s): Susan Beale
ISBN: 1-4736-3036-3 / 978-1-4736-3036-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Good Guy: Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2016
Author(s): Susan Beale
ISBN: 1-4736-3034-7 / 978-1-4736-3034-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

February 2017 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Good Guy: Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2016
Author(s): Susan Beale
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon   

February 2017 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Good Guy: Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2016
Author(s): Susan Beale
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

June 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Good Guy: Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2016
Author(s): Susan Beale
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   


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