Solo by British author Jill Mansell is her standalone chick-lit f/m romantic comedy novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Landmark imprint.
This was originally published in 1992 by Bantam Books. The story stars a struggling artist in a tiny cottage near Bath, England, who meets a high-profile hotel owner at a posh party, and their ensuing series of “temporary” flings embroils the entire local community in a comedic web of deceit.
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Good intentions go awry in this irresistible page-turner from international bestseller author Jill Mansell
Outspoken Tessa Duvall lives in a tiny, cozy cottage near Bath, struggling as an artist and feeling she doesn’t really fit in with her posh friends. One fateful evening, she lets her best friend drag her to an elegant party, with every intention of sneaking out early. Then she encounters Ross Monahan, the high-profile hotel owner who, quite literally, charms the pants off Tessa.
She knows Ross and his wicked reputation may be nothing but a distraction, but soon, Tessa realizes that even a temporary fling can have permanent consequences… Could Ross actually be the best thing thats eve’r happened to her?
One fling follows another, and now the whole community is embroiled in a great big web of deceit, the untangling of which will charm you, amuse you, make you laugh and make you cry.