Number one best-seller Jane Green - author of The Love Verb and Spellbound - examines the dynamics of family life and relationships in her novel The Patchwork Marriage . When he asked her to be his wife, he also wanted a mother for his children...When Andi marries Ethan she gets a ready-made family in the shape of his daughters Emily and Sophia. Unable to have a child of her own, and crazy in love with Ethan, she has a chance to make the perfect family. But teenager Emily's hostility leaves Andi feeling hated in her own home. And worse, Ethan, blinded by love for his daughter, cannot see that her behaviour is driving a wedge through their marriage. So when Andi and Ethan's world is rocked by an act of recklessness, Andi knows that their whole future is in doubt. Can Andi and Ethan heal the rift in their relationship? Can each of them find enough love to go around? And how strong can a patchwork marriage ever be? A heartbreaking tale of love and family, truly compelling. ( Closer ). Green is women's fiction royalty...a compelling family drama. ( Heat ). A compulsive and moving read. ( Good Housekeeping ). Jane Green's internationally best-selling novels, including The Other Woman , Jemima J. , Babyville , Girl Friday (published as Dune Road in the USA), Life Swap (Swapping Lives) , Spellbound (To Have and to Hold) , The Beach House , Second Chance , Straight Talking , Mr. Maybe , and Bookends , are moving and extremely relatable. The Patchwork Marriage is published as Another Piece of My Heart in the USA.
Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd
Published:21 June 2012
Genre:Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Jane Green is the Number One bestselling author of twelve novels: Straight Talking, Jemima J, Mr Maybe, Bookends, Babyville, Spellbound, The Other Woman, Life Swap, Second Chance, The Beach House, Girl Friday and The Love Verb. Jane and her husband live in Connecticut with their blended family of six children.