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The Second Marriage

(2020)
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From the internationally bestselling author of The Secret Wife comes a tale of love, sacrifice and betrayal, available now.

Published in the US as Jackie and Maria.

JACKIE
When her first marriage ends in tragedy, Jackie Kennedy fears she’ll never love again. But all that changes when she encounters…

ARI
Successful and charming, Ari Onassis is a man who promises her the world. Yet soon after they marry, Jackie learns that his heart also belongs to another…

MARIA
A beautiful, famed singer, Maria Callas is in love with Jackie’s new husband – and she isn’t going to give up.

Little by little, Jackie and Maria’s lives begin to tangle in a dangerous web of secrets, scandal and lies. But with both women determined to make Ari theirs alone, the stakes are high. How far will they go for true love?

Readers love The Second Marriage:

‘A sizzling read’ The Lady

‘Glamorous and highly seductive, this compelling story explores the lives of two complex, powerful women complete with all their talents and flaws.’ Dinah Jefferies, author of The Tuscan Contessa

‘Heart-breaking. Brilliant. Powerful. Its intensity and perception knocked me out; I guarantee that this fascinating love-triangle story will have you enthralled.’ Kate Furnivall, author of The Guardian of Lies

‘An utter treat from beginning to end – readers far and wide will fall under its spell.’ Jenny Ashcroft, author of Beneath a Burning Sky

‘I can't rave highly enough about this book – it's my favourite Gill Paul novel to date… brilliantly researched, compellingly told and completely fascinating.’ Tracy Rees, author of Amy Snow

‘A compelling and fascinating story about powerful personalities.’ Rosanna Ley, author of The Lemon Tree Hotel

‘Addictive and so well-researched. I read it in a day.’ Kate Riordan, author of The Heatwave

‘A truly compelling story… This is the best of historical fiction – leaving you wanting to learn more.’ Liz Trenow, author of The Forgotten Seamstress

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"I was completely enthralled, wholly swept up in the characters, the glamour, and the fascinating story of these iconic women. An utter treat from beginning to end – readers far and wide will fall under its spell." - Jenny Ashcroft

"Simply stunning. I really can’t stop thinking about these two women now. This will be HUGE!" - Louise Beech

"An intoxicating mix of glamour, scandal and fascinating insight into the lives of two of the twentieth century’s most iconic women – and the man they both loved." - Tammy Cohen

"Surprising and devastating… perfect historical fiction." - Hazel Gaynor

"A deep dive into glitz, glamour and heartbreak. Gill Paul’s emotionally turbulent, amazing novels never disappoint." - Karen Harper

"Glamorous and highly seductive, this compelling story explores the lives of two complex, powerful women complete with all their talents and flaws." - Dinah Jefferies

"The novel brilliantly evokes the world of the jet-set, rich and famous of the sixties so well I felt I was living it all alongside them." - Kathleen McGurl

"I can't rave highly enough about this book – it's my favourite Gill Paul novel to date. A dazzling yet moving portrait of two very different iconic women, it's brilliantly researched, compellingly told and completely fascinating. I just loved it." - Tracy Rees

"Addictive and so well-researched. I read it in a day." - Kate Riordan

"Beautiful, tender, and humane storytelling." - Kate Thompson

"An intriguing behind-the-scenes look at the rivalry between two of the world’s most glamorous women." - Stephanie Thornton

"A truly compelling story… This is the best of historical fiction – leaving you wanting to learn more." - Liz Trenow

"A delectable novel about the lives and romantic rivalry of two female icons - such a juicy page-turner!" - Kris Waldherr


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Paperback Editions

July 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Second Marriage
Author(s): Gill Paul
ISBN: 0-00-836625-X / 978-0-00-836625-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Avon
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August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Second Marriage
Author(s): Gill Paul
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August 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Second Marriage
Author(s): Gill Paul
Publisher: Avon
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August 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Second Marriage
Author(s): Gill Paul
Publisher: Avon
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Second Marriage: From the internationally bestselling author of The Secret Wife comes a new sweeping and gripping historical romance fiction read for 2020
Author(s): Gill Paul
Publisher: Avon
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU