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Jill Mansell

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Jill Mansell is the author of over twenty Sunday Times bestsellers including THE ONE YOUR REALLY WANT, DON'T WANT TO MISS A THING and THREE AMAZING THINGS ABOUT YOU. TAKE A CHANCE ON ME won the Romantic Novelists' Association's Romantic Comedy Prize, and in 2015 the RNA presented Jill with an outstanding achievement award.

She lives in Bristol with her family.

Genres: Romance

Jill Mansell recommends
One Day, Someday (2002)
Lynne Barrett-Lee
"An absolute joy to read."
Fresh as a Daisy (2003)
Valerie-Anne Baglietto
"Feel-good fiction at its best."
Making Hay (2003)
(Honeycote, book 2)
Veronica Henry
Under the Bonnet (2004)
Cathy Woodman
"I loved this book. UNDER THE BONNET is funny, truthful, quirky and original, exploring the pitfalls of marriage and parenthood."
Play It Again? (2004)
Julie Highmore
"Funny, original and dazzlingly assurred."
Wild About Harry (2005)
Daisy Jordan
"Funny, touching, stylish and perceptive."
Just Say Yes (2008)
Phillipa Ashley
"Lovely... Great fun!"
Moonshine (2009)
Christina Jones
"As feel-good and cosy as a goosedown duvet."
Here Come the Girls (2011)
Milly Johnson
"Bursting with warmth and joie de vivre."
Billy & Me (2013)
(Billy & Me, book 1)
Giovanna Fletcher
"A gorgeous, gloriously romantic read with buckets of charm - I absolutely loved it!"
On the Other Side (2016)
Carrie Hope Fletcher
"On the Other Side is an utterly enchanting read - just beautiful!"
Instructions for a Second-hand Heart (2016)
Tamsyn Murray
"Wonderful...I loved every minute."
The Trophy Child (2017)
Paula Daly
"Another fantastic twisty-turny novel by one of my favourite authors. I am always enthralled by her books and this is her best yet."
Everything But the Truth (2017)
Gillian McAllister
"Once I'd started I was of course powerless to stop. Everything But the Truth is a dream debut, brilliantly executed, clever and utterly realistic. I loved it."
The Light We Lost (2017)
Jill Santopolo
"A stunning book, perfect and unputdownable."
The Man Who Didn't Call (2017)
Rosie Walsh
"I was enthralled by The Man Who Didn’t Call. Never have I been more tempted to skip to the end of a book because I was SO desperate to find out why he hadn’t called . . . And as for the brilliant twist . . . Well, that got me too. This book is the very definition of unputdownable and I shall be recommending it to all."
Murder at the Mill (2017)
(Iris Grey, book 1)
M B Shaw
"A snowy Christmas in a country village, intriguing characters and a twisty-turny plot...I loved this book and couldn't put it down. Fabulous!"
The Tattooist of Auschwitz (2018)
(Tattooist of Auschwitz, book 1)
Heather Morris
"A moving and ultimately uplifting story of love, loyalties and friendship amidst the horrors of war . . . It's a triumph."
The Last Romeo (2018)
Justin Myers
"So funny, sharp, and emotional too. I loved it!."
We Own the Sky (2018)
Luke Allnutt
"What an incredible book this is - such gut-wrenching honesty and depth of emotion. Anyone who wishes David Nicholls would write faster needs to grab this with both hands. It's a truly stunning achievement."
Let Me Lie (2018)
Clare Mackintosh
"It's phenomenal, super-twisty and, incredibly, EVEN BETTER than I Let You Go and I See You."
You Me Everything (2018)
Catherine Isaac
"What a gorgeous book. A sensitive subject, beautifully handled. Loved it."
The Secrets You Hide (2018)
Kate Helm
"I read the whole thing in one huge unstoppable whoosh and it was just so great, hugely original, unexpected and completely fascinating. I loved it."
We Must Be Brave (2019)
Frances Liardet
"Oh, I loved this book so much! It’s strikingly authentic, beautifully written, and a wonderfully touching depiction of the families people create for themselves when blood relatives let them down. It broke my heart and glued it together again. Just perfect."
My Lemon Grove Summer (2019)
Jo Thomas
"Such perfect escapism - all the joy of a hot summer holiday without the hassle of having to wear sun cream!"
The Rabbit Girls (2019)
Anna Ellory
"A gripping, terrifying, heartbreaking read."
The Love Story of Missy Carmichael (2020)
Beth Morrey
"A beautiful story about love, loss, guilt and the power of friendship."
Liberation (2020)
Imogen Kealey
"An astonishing, heart-thudding and unforgettable story, brilliantly told."
In Five Years (2020)
Rebecca Serle
"Smart, emotional, intriguing and compelling - I loved it!"
The Operator (2020)
Gretchen Berg
"Glorious, gossipy, delicious and perfect."
A Tidy Ending (2020)
Joanna Cannon
"Jo's writing is as delicate and precise as tapestry and Linda is a character you'll never forget."
Contacts (2020)
Mark Watson
"Witty, emotional and beautifully written."
The Dressmaker of Paris (2020)
Georgia Kaufmann
"Involving, immersive and unputdownable."
The Paris Library (2020)
Janet Skeslien Charles
"A wonderful novel celebrating the power of books and libraries to change people's lives."
The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot (2021)
Marianne Cronin
"Emotional, involving, witty and sad. Everyone is going to love LENNI AND MARGOT."
While Paris Slept (2021)
Ruth Druart
"What a book . . . emotional and heartrending . . . absolutely phenomenal. I was on tenterhooks throughout. A wonderful achievement."
The Pact (2021)
Sharon Bolton
"Another terrifying, shudder-making, utterly compulsive read from Sharon Bolton."
The Schoolteacher of Saint Michel (2021)
Sarah Steele
"An emotional, beautifully constructed read. I loved the way the clues from the past and present slowly knitted together, answering the questions that had been missing their answers for so long."
The Return (2021)
Anita Frank
"I loved every minute of The Return by Anita Frank – it’s a truly wonderful novel, so beautifully written and with an engrossing plot. The characters are wonderfully drawn. From now on, Anita will be a must-read author for me."
Anything Could Happen (2021)
Lucy Diamond
"Anything Could Happen is a wonderful read - the twists and turns of the story meant I couldn't put it down."
The Impossible Us (2022)
Sarah Lotz
"Have finished reading The Impossible Us by Sarah Lotz and it is indeed amazing... Ingenious and beautifully executed."
The French House (2022)
Jacquie Bloese
"Deeply involving . . . A fantastic debut by a gifted storyteller."
The Last Summer (2022)
(Wild Isle, book 1)
Karen Swan
"I so enjoyed The Last Summer by Karen Swan, which provides fascinating details about life on St Kilda prior to the evacuation of its inhabitants from the island. Powerful writing and a wonderful premise make this a novel you'll simultaneously want to savour and race through. I loved it and can't wait for the next in the series!"
Small Miracles (2022)
Anne Booth
"Heart-warming and quirky, with a cast of lovable characters...Just wonderful. I loved it."

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