The Man From Perfect

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'A funny and sweet summer read.' Heat
'The new Marian Keyes' Company

In life - and love - be careful what you wish for . . .

After her experiences with ex-boyfriend Rob the Slob, Ella Holt has abandoned hope of ever finding the right man. So when she answers 50 questions on her perfect man in a glossy magazine, she has no idea that her responses will be used by a new state-of-the-art dating agency to find her perfect match.

Naturally, Ella scoffs at the very notion of a 'perfect man', until the man from the Perfect Agency, James Master, arrives on her doorstep. Not only is he gorgeous, but spontaneous trips to Paris, declarations of love and gourmet sex all become part of her daily routine. However, as 'romance fatigue' sets in, Ella's suspicions about the consequences of her answers begin to mount. And when Rob starts to change his slobbish ways to win her back, she remembers that she asked for a man who will do anything to keep her . . . and let no one stand in his way.

A smart, funny love story about why getting what you want isn't always a happy ending

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About the author

Andrea Semple's writing has appeared in the Guardian and Independent and numerous magazines, and lives in Leeds with her boyfriend, fellow author Matt Haig. She is also the author of The Ex-Factor and The Make-Up Girl.
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Publisher
Piatkus
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Published on
Mar 6, 2014
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9780349402079
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Fantasy
Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
Fiction / Women
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This content is DRM protected.
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