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David M. Barnett



David Barnett is an author and journalist based in West Yorkshire. After a career working for regional newspapers he embarked upon a freelance career writing features for most of the UK national press. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed Gideon Smith series of Victorian fantasies, published by Tor Books, and teaches journalism part-time at Leeds Trinity University. David was born in Wigan, Lancashire, in 1970 and is married to Claire, also a journalist. They have two children, Charlie and Alice.
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The Growing Pains of Jennifer Ebert, Aged 19 Going on 91

David M. Barnett
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David M. Barnett

This title was previously published in 2018 with the original title, 'The Lonely Hearts Cinema Club''The characters jump right off the page and into your heart.' Reader reviewNineteen-year-old Jennifer is regretting her hasty move into Sunset Promenade, an unusual retirement home taking in students to save money. Despite their differences in age, Jennifer and the older residents thrive and embark on a series of new adventures. But when Sunset Promenade is threatened with closure, cracks begin to show, and this quirky group of friends must work together to save their home.The Growing Pains of Jennifer Ebert, aged 19 going on 91 is a funny, warm and uplifting novel about the importance of friendship, the value of community, and how it's never too late to have the time of your life...Perfect for fans of Ruth Hogan, Mike Gayle, Jules Preston, Julie Cohen, Gail Honeyman and Nick Spalding. 'I loved every word of this book and would advise people take an afternoon off, find a comfy spot and lose yourself for a few hours in the world of Sunset Promenade.' Reader review'Brilliant page turner''this is a lovely book''a really good read''a wonderful story'******************* Read by David Thorpe(p) Orion Publishing Group 2018 A heartwarming comedy about unlikely friendships and community. Fans of The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth Hogan, The Man I Think I Know by Mike Gayle, The Map of Us by Jules Preston, Together by Julie Cohen, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, and Checking Out by Nick Spalding will love this.

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The Lonely Hearts Cinema Club

David M. Barnett
Authors:
David M. Barnett
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Calling Major Tom

David M. Barnett
Authors:
David M. Barnett

'I loved everything about it.' Goodreads 'This book made me laugh, cry, giggle and gasp.' Goodreads'One of my favourite books of the year. Charming and very sweet.' Goodreads ********************** Heartwarming eBook bestseller - the perfect read for anyone who enjoyed Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Together, A Man Called Ove and Matt Haig.**********************Forty-something Thomas is very happy to be on his own, far away from other people and their problems. But beneath his grumpy exterior lies a story and a sadness that is familiar to us all. And he's about to encounter a family who will change his view of the world... for good.**********************AS FEATURED IN THE GUARDIAN, THE FEEL-GOOD MUST-READ FOR 2018'Must read' Daily Express 'Utterly irresistible' Sunday Mirror'Funny, moving, sweetly life-affirming tale' Sunday Express **********************'Sheer joy.' Lucy Diamond'Exactly what everyone needs right now.' Rachel Lucas'I adored this book!' Ruth Hogan, The Keeper of Lost Things'A much-needed antidote for these worrying times.' Julie Cohen'A moving, funny, absorbing hot chocolate of a story.' Daniela Sacerdoti ********************** What other readers are saying about Calling Major Tom: 'Full and rich characters with all touching my heartstrings. Laughed and cried out loud.' Goodreads'Oh my goodness, I loved this book so much. It made me laugh and cry, then laugh and cry even more.' Goodreads'I loved this book. All the characters were lovable, charming and for some my heart broke into pieces.' Goodreads'This was a lovely read with brilliant characters. I loved Tom. Made me laugh and cry. A lovely pick me up read. I loved the ending too. 5*' Goodreads