Miss You: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Apr 4, 2017 - Fiction - 448 pages
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"If ever a couple was ‘meant to be,’ it’s Tess and Gus. This is such a witty, poignant, and uplifting story of two lives crisscrossing over the years, with near miss after near miss. . . . I couldn’t put it down."—Sophie Kinsella

A wryly romantic debut novel with echoes of One Day that asks, what if you just walked by the love of your life, but didn’t even know it?

"TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF YOUR LIFE." Tess can’t get the motto from her mother’s kitchen knickknack out of her head, even though she’s in Florence on an idyllic vacation before starting university in London.

Gus is also visiting Florence, on a holiday with his parents seven months after tragedy shattered their lives. Headed to medical school in London, he’s trying to be a dutiful son but longs to escape and discover who he really is.

A chance meeting brings these eighteen-year-olds together for a brief moment—the first of many times their paths will crisscross as time passes and their lives diverge from those they’d envisioned. Over the course of the next sixteen years, Tess and Gus will face very different challenges and choices. Separated by distance and circumstance, the possibility of these two connecting once more seems slight.

But while fate can separate two people, it can also bring them back together again. . . .

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User Review  - Twink - LibraryThing

Miss You is Kate Eberlen's absolutely wonderful debut novel. I loved the cover as it reminded me of a patchwork quilt. And then I looked a little closer at the pictures in the letters. It is two ... Read full review

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User Review  - whitreidtan - LibraryThing

Fate or chance? Does destiny exist or is everything random? Statistics can explain everything, right? Could you be happy with a number of different people or is there only "The One" for you? If there ... Read full review

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About the author (2017)

KATE EBERLEN grew up in a small town thirty miles from London and spent her childhood reading books and longing to escape. She studied classics at Oxford University before pursuing various jobs in publishing and as a teacher. Kate now lives on the south coast of England, but spends as much time she can in Italy, a country she loves and has visited many times. She is married with one son.

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