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    • ISBN:9781409133551
    • Publication date:18 Nov 2010

Heaven Can Wait

By Cally Taylor

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A fabulously warm, funny and romantic novel that will have you laughing and crying in equal measure.

A fabulously warm, funny and romantic novel that will have you laughing and crying in equal measure.

'What would I do without you, Lucy Brown?' he said, and kissed me softly. I held his face in my hands and kissed him back. I felt that life just couldn't get any more perfect. And I was right, it wouldn't.
By the end of the next day, I'd be dead.

Lucy is about to marry the man of her dreams - kind, handsome, funny Dan - when she breaks her neck the night before their wedding. Unable to accept a lifetime's separation from her soulmate, Lucy decides to become a ghost rather than go to heaven and be parted from Dan. But it turns out things aren't quite as easy as that. When Lucy discovers that Limbo is a grotty student-style house in North London she's less than thrilled. Especially after meeting her new flatmates: grumpy, cider-swilling EMO-kid Claire; and Brian, a train-spotter with a Thomas the Tank Engine duvet and a big BO problem. But Lucy has a more major problem on her hands - if she wants to become a ghost and be with Dan she has to complete an almost impossible task.

How the hell does a girl like Lucy find a girlfriend for the dorkiest man in England? IT geek Archie's only passions are multi-player computer games and his Grandma. But Lucy only has twenty-one days to find him love. And when she discovers that her so-called friend Anna is determined to make a move on the heart-broken, vulnerable Dan, the pressure is really on...

Biographical Notes

Cally Taylor lives in Bristol with her boyfriend and their ridiculously large DVD/book/music collection. She shares her 'study' with the washing machine and ironing board and writes her novels in any spare moments she can squeeze in between the day job and her social network addiction . She started writing fiction in 2005 and her short stories have won several awards and been published by a variety of women's magazines. Her debut novel Heaven Can Wait has been translated in 13 languages and was voted 'Debut Novel of the Year' by chicklitreviews.com and chicklitclub.com. Home for Christmas is her second novel.

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  • ISBN: 9781409103233
  • Publication date: 15 Oct 2009
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Orion
You'll find yourself laughing one minute and crying the next — CANDIS
This quirky and enjoyable ghost story is Cally Taylor's first novel after finishing as runner-up in Woman's Own's 2006 short story competition. **** (4 stars) — WOMAN'S OWN
Heaven Can Wait is, in all honesty, the best book I have read so far this year. I couldn't put it down, and quite frankly, have never read a book that made me literally laugh and cry all the way through. — Elle Symonds, TRASHIONISTA
The perfect blend of funny, smart and --sob -- pass the Kleenex, this might just be the best chicklit debut of the year. — DAILY RECORD
I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and found myself ploughing through it incredibly quickly because I just couldn't put it down¿ It's a great book to read, and one for the cold winter evenings to warm your heart. Brilliant. — CHICKLIT REVIEWS.COM
The only thing I didn't like about it was the fact that it had to end. This is a very strong debut and one that I highly, highly recommend. — CHICKLITCLUB
The story is told with a light touch and buckets of humour. Beware - once you have started it, you will not be able to put it down¿ This novel is a real treat to savour. — BOOKERSATZ
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