Pub Date 03 Mar 2020
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Perfect for fans of Me Before You and One Day, this heart-breaking story of love, loss and life will have you questioning everything you thought you knew about destiny...
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Type-A Manhattan lawyer Dannie Kohan has been in possession of her meticulously crafted answer since she understood the question. On the day that she nails the most important job interview of her career and gets engaged to the perfect man, she's well on her way to fulfilling her life goals.
That night Dannie falls asleep only to wake up in a different apartment with a different ring on her finger, and in the company of a very different man. The TV is on in the background, and she can just make out the date. It's the same night - December 15th - but 2025, five years in the future.
It was just a dream, she tells herself when she wakes, but it felt so real... Determined to ignore the odd experience, she files it away in the back of her mind.
That is, until four and a half years later, when Dannie turns down a street and there, standing on the corner, is the man from her dream...
In Five Years is a love story, brimming with joy and heartbreak. But it is definitely not the love story you're expecting.
‘What a clever, beautiful, special book. The writing is stunning, the concept is so original - it just has everything going for it. I loved every page!’ - Beth O'Leary, author of Sunday Times bestseller The Flatshare
‘I read it in one late night. Very, very clever. And lovely. The end is EXACTLY what it should be’ - Anstey Harris, author of Richard & Judy Book Club pick The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton
‘I adored In Five Years, it’s so poignant and tender. It broke my heart, such an unusual idea executed brilliantly, I didn’t see that twist coming! I’m a sucker for great love stories, and this one is just lovely. A keeper on my shelf!’ - Josie Silver, author of One Day in December
‘In Five Years is as clever as it is moving, the rare read-in-one-sitting novel you won't forget’ - Chloe Benjamin, author of The Immortalists
‘Clever, compelling and always surprising. A wonderfully unique read’ - Heidi Swain, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Christmas Wish List
‘Smart, clever and achingly beautiful. Not many love stories surprise me, but this one did. I really loved it’ - Dani Atkins, bestselling author of Fractured