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Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781529412260

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‘Powerful and moving’ RACHEL EDWARDS

‘Outstanding’ SUSAN LEWIS

‘Original and powerful . . . You’ll love it’ LOUISE BEECH

Two families divided by hate
A love that will not die.

Sylvie and Donna travel on the same train to work each day but have never spoken. Their families are on different sides of the bitter Brexit divide, although the tensions and arguments at home give them much in common.

What they don’t know is that their eldest children, Rachid and Jodie, are about to meet for the first time and fall in love. Aware that neither family will approve, the teenagers vow to keep their romance a secret.

But as Sylvie’s family feel increasingly unwelcome in England, a desire for a better life threatens Rachid and Jodie’s relationship. Can their love unite their families – or will it end in tragedy?

‘A love story in a world full of prejudice and bias’ ANSTEY HARRIS

Romeo and Juliet in post-referendum Yorkshire’ SHELLEY HARRIS


‘Took my breath away. Beautiful, heartbreaking, devastating’ Louise Beech on One Moment

‘Heart-rending and packed with emotion’ Rosanna Ley on One Moment

‘I tore through it’ Shelley Harris on One Moment

‘A real page-turner’ Isabelle Grey on The Last Thing She Told Me

‘Stunning, such a unique premise and really well executed. I got papercuts trying to turn the pages faster!’ Jenny Blackhurst on After I’ve Gone

‘Authentic, absorbing and unputdownable’ Louise Jensen on After I’ve Gone

‘A tale of love, loss and sacrifice with the cleverest twist. Poignant and intriguing, unusual and lovely’ Milly Johnson on After I’ve Gone

‘A terrifyingly plausible story’ Sunday Mirror on While My Eyes Were Closed

‘Linda Green is bloody brilliant!’ Amanda Prowse on While My Eyes Were Closed

‘Clever and compelling’ Dorothy Koomson on While My Eyes Were Closed

‘A well-written, thoughtful read about when love is put to the greatest test’ Daily Mail on And Then It Happened

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Wow! I am so impressed by this book. It is outstanding . . . Fantastic characters, stunning story and the kind of poignancy that will make it stay with me for a very long time
Susan Lewis
Wow, Green's original and powerful novel had me in absolute bits. Sad, thought-provoking, funny and beautifully written. You'll love it. I did. So much
Louise Beech
A modern-day Alan Sillitoe: a love story in a world of prejudice and bias, told in the kind of authentic voices that we seldom hear
Anstey Harris
Yet again, Linda Green reaches the parts that other authors don't reach. Romeo and Juliet in post-referendum Yorkshire in a story thrumming with lived experience
Shelley Harris
This powerful and moving interracial love story reminds our Brexit-battered country why we must always choose hope over hate
Rachel Edwards