The Happy Hour

by Cressida McLaughlin

On Sale: 07/30/2024

The Happy Hour

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The Happy Hour

by Cressida McLaughlin

On Sale: 07/30/2024


About the Book

Can they fall in love, sixty minutes at a time?

'Cressida's characters are wonderful' Sarah Morgan

'Bursting with warmth' Kirsty Greenwood

'We couldn't put this down!' BELLA

'You'll devour this' Woman's Weekly

The deliciously captivating new standalone novel from the bestselling author of The Staycation and The Cornish Cream Tea series.

Jess is happy working in Greenwich market selling trinkets to well-heeled locals and excitable tourists.

Then one Sunday, Jess is thrown together with handsome, funny Ash, as they chase a pickpocket through the market, and before long they are making a habit of running into each other at the same time each week.

Jess starts to realize that their hour together is the brightest part of her life. But Ash isn’t telling her everything – can she discover the truth before it’s too late?

Readers LOVE The Happy Hour!

'I fell hard for this book… A summer must-read' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'A gorgeous romance' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'Absolutely beautiful … heartwarming and romantic' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'This is an amazing book!' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'I couldn’t put it down…' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'This has everything I want in a good read' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Critical Praise

Praise for The Happy Hour:

'This sweet romance is a real heart-thudder' HEAT

'Feel-good fiction at its finest … I simply loved it!' Hannah Doyle

'Sheer, unashamed romance … a story to break, and mend, your heart' People's Friend

'We couldn't put this down!' Bella

'A sweet, uplifting read' Closer

Praise for Cressida McLaughlin:

‘A gorgeous, sweep-you-off-your-feet slice of escapism’ RED magazine

‘Unashamedly romantic, funny and touching’ MY WEEKLY

‘Cressida's characters are wonderful’ Sarah Morgan

‘A sunny burst of escapist romance’ The Sun

‘The ideal summer escape’ Woman’s Weekly

‘Gorgeous…’ Woman

‘One of our favourite women’s fiction stars’ Heat

‘A warm and wonderful read’ Woman’s Own

‘The perfect summer treat; as sweet as a cream scone and just as moreish’ Cathy Bramley

‘Gorgeously romantic’ Rachael Lucas

‘Cressida's characters are wonderful. So warm and relatable… A delicious summer treat!’ Sarah Morgan


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008623746
  • ISBN 10: 0008623740
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 07/30/2024
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Romance / General
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Friendship
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Romance / Romantic Comedy
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
  • BISAC5 : FICTION / Sagas

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