The Two of Us: A Novel

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Anyone can fall in love. But not everyone can stay there.

Fisher and Ivy have been an item for all of nineteen days. Both of them have been in relationships before, and this time around, they know something is different—that they are meant to be together. The fact that they know little else about each other is a minor detail.

But over the next year, in which their lives will change forever, Fisher and Ivy will discover that falling in love is one thing—and staying there is an entirely different story.

The Two of Us is a charming, honest, laugh-out-loud novel about life, love, and the importance of taking neither one for granted.
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About the author

Andy Jones lives in London with his wife and two little girls. During the day he works at an advertising agency; on weekends and horribly early in the mornings, he writes fiction. He is the author of The Two of Us and The Trouble with Henry and Zoe.

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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Apr 21, 2015
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9781501109522
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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A heart-warming and funny novel about love and the choices we make. How bad choices can lead to good things, and how life is never what you expect it to be. Perfect for fans of One Day and Me Before You, from the author of The Two of Us.
 
Henry and Zoe have more in common than they realise. For a start, they both have pasts they'd rather leave behind.
 
After jilting his childhood sweetheart on the eve of their wedding, Henry makes a break for London. He has no friends, no job, no home, no plan.
 
Zoe has great friends, two jobs, a new house, and a big scary plan. After a traumatic, life-changing event, she plans to leave London and spend a year travelling. Alone.
 
If Henry and Zoe had met one year ago, things might have worked out differently. But that s not the way life works. They meet seven months after their worlds have been turned upside down. And four months before Zoe is due to climb on a plane...
 
What readers said about Andy Jones's first novel, the bestselling The Two of Us:
 
‘Frank, funny and bittersweet,The Two of Us is a love story about what happens when a relationship looks all wrong but feels all right. This is a book with its heart firmly in the right place’ Louise Candlish
  
‘Touching, funny and real, Andy Jones’s novel about what happens after the love story had me laughing one minute and crying the next. I loved it’Jane Costello
 
‘At my age I am still amazed when a writer with the gift of the written word can make me care about a character so much that I can be reduced to tears one minute and laughing the next – but this author manages to do just that’ Sun
  
‘Honest, heartfelt and real, Jones has poured heart and soul into his words …The Two of Us is a beautiful read about love, friendship and life!’ The Love of a Good Book
 
‘A really good read and amazingly impressive from a debut author. Have some tissues ready but also be prepared to hold your breath and laugh your socks off’ Fabulous Book Fiend
  
‘It is a truly inspirational and emotional read, one which will stay with me for a long time and is definitely one of my top reads of 2015’ Compelling Reads
   
‘Like One Day and Me Before You, The Two of Us almost reads like a screenplay for a hit film and I would not be surprised if we see this on the big screen in a year or two.’ Hollikins, Goodreads
 
‘You'll have a lump in your throat more than once and you’ll shade more than one tear but it will also make you laugh and will warm your heart. An outstanding debut’Alba in Bookland
 
‘A damn fine book and has already barged its way into my top ten of the year so far and I don’t foresee it budging. Well done, Andy Jones’ Lisa Talks About…
 
‘A beautifully written story with a lot of emotions and adorable scenes’ Sky’s Book Corner
 
‘A lovely story, well written and tender, both heart-warming and heart-breaking. I haven’t read a book for a long time that made me feel happy and sad by the end’ Melanie Trevelyan, Goodreads
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This book is organized into five sections. Section I introduces the reader to the theories of risk management and describes the field's changing environment as well as the art of managing risks. Section II deals with threat assessment and its input to risk assessment; topics covered include the threat assessment method and an example of threat assessment. Section III focuses on operating system vulnerabilities and discusses application vulnerabilities; public domain vs. COTS; and connectivity and dependence. Section IV explains what risk assessment is and Section V explores qualitative vs. quantitative tools and types of risk assessment and concludes with an assessment of the future of risk management.

Corporate security professionals around the world will find this book a highly valuable source of information.

Presents material in an engaging, easy-to-follow manner that will appeal to both advanced INFOSEC career professionals and network administrators entering the information security professionAddresses the needs of both the individuals who are new to the subject as well as of experienced professionalsProvides insight into the factors that need to be considered and fully explains the numerous methods, processes and procedures of risk management
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A heart-warming and funny novel about love and the choices we make. How bad choices can lead to good things, and how life is never what you expect it to be. Perfect for fans of One Day and Me Before You, from the author of The Two of Us.
 
Henry and Zoe have more in common than they realise. For a start, they both have pasts they'd rather leave behind.
 
After jilting his childhood sweetheart on the eve of their wedding, Henry makes a break for London. He has no friends, no job, no home, no plan.
 
Zoe has great friends, two jobs, a new house, and a big scary plan. After a traumatic, life-changing event, she plans to leave London and spend a year travelling. Alone.
 
If Henry and Zoe had met one year ago, things might have worked out differently. But that s not the way life works. They meet seven months after their worlds have been turned upside down. And four months before Zoe is due to climb on a plane...
 
What readers said about Andy Jones's first novel, the bestselling The Two of Us:
 
‘Frank, funny and bittersweet,The Two of Us is a love story about what happens when a relationship looks all wrong but feels all right. This is a book with its heart firmly in the right place’ Louise Candlish
  
‘Touching, funny and real, Andy Jones’s novel about what happens after the love story had me laughing one minute and crying the next. I loved it’Jane Costello
 
‘At my age I am still amazed when a writer with the gift of the written word can make me care about a character so much that I can be reduced to tears one minute and laughing the next – but this author manages to do just that’ Sun
  
‘Honest, heartfelt and real, Jones has poured heart and soul into his words …The Two of Us is a beautiful read about love, friendship and life!’ The Love of a Good Book
 
‘A really good read and amazingly impressive from a debut author. Have some tissues ready but also be prepared to hold your breath and laugh your socks off’ Fabulous Book Fiend
  
‘It is a truly inspirational and emotional read, one which will stay with me for a long time and is definitely one of my top reads of 2015’ Compelling Reads
   
‘Like One Day and Me Before You, The Two of Us almost reads like a screenplay for a hit film and I would not be surprised if we see this on the big screen in a year or two.’ Hollikins, Goodreads
 
‘You'll have a lump in your throat more than once and you’ll shade more than one tear but it will also make you laugh and will warm your heart. An outstanding debut’Alba in Bookland
 
‘A damn fine book and has already barged its way into my top ten of the year so far and I don’t foresee it budging. Well done, Andy Jones’ Lisa Talks About…
 
‘A beautifully written story with a lot of emotions and adorable scenes’ Sky’s Book Corner
 
‘A lovely story, well written and tender, both heart-warming and heart-breaking. I haven’t read a book for a long time that made me feel happy and sad by the end’ Melanie Trevelyan, Goodreads
Risk Management for Computer Security provides IT professionals with an integrated plan to establish and implement a corporate risk assessment and management program. The book covers more than just the fundamental elements that make up a good risk program for computer security. It presents an integrated how-to approach to implementing a corporate program, complete with tested methods and processes, flowcharts, and checklists that can be used by the reader and immediately implemented into a computer and overall corporate security program. The challenges are many and this book will help professionals in meeting their challenges as we progress through the twenty-first century.

This book is organized into five sections. Section I introduces the reader to the theories of risk management and describes the field's changing environment as well as the art of managing risks. Section II deals with threat assessment and its input to risk assessment; topics covered include the threat assessment method and an example of threat assessment. Section III focuses on operating system vulnerabilities and discusses application vulnerabilities; public domain vs. COTS; and connectivity and dependence. Section IV explains what risk assessment is and Section V explores qualitative vs. quantitative tools and types of risk assessment and concludes with an assessment of the future of risk management.

Corporate security professionals around the world will find this book a highly valuable source of information.

Presents material in an engaging, easy-to-follow manner that will appeal to both advanced INFOSEC career professionals and network administrators entering the information security professionAddresses the needs of both the individuals who are new to the subject as well as of experienced professionalsProvides insight into the factors that need to be considered and fully explains the numerous methods, processes and procedures of risk management
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