DescriptionAfter her grandmother Arlette's death, Betty is finally ready to begin her life. She had forfeited university, parties, boyfriends, summer jobs-all the usual preoccupations of a woman her age-in order to care for Arlette. Now she's ready for whatever life throws at her, and, since the will included a beneficiary unknown to her who lives in the city, she heads there to find the mysterious woman... In 1920s London, Arlette is starting her new life in a time of postwar change. Beautiful and charismatic, she's drawn into a hedonistic world, but then tragedy strikes, and she flees back to her childhood home... When Betty's search leads her to a man-someone who meant the world to her grandmother-the secrets of Arlette's past may help Betty find her own way to happiness in the present... A rich detective story and a captivating look at London then and now, Before I Met You is an unforgettable novel about two very different women, separated by seventy years but united by big hearts and even bigger dreams.
August 07, 2018
6.5 X 1.1 X 5.4 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author
Lisa Jewell is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eighteen novels, including The Family Upstairs and Then She Was Gone, as well as Watching You and I Found You. Her novels have sold more than 4.5 million copies internationally, and her work has also been translated into twenty-five languages. Connect with her on Twitter @LisaJewellUK, on Instagram @LisaJewellUK, and on Facebook @LisaJewellOfficial.
Helen Duff studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, L'Ecole Philippe Gaulier, and the University of Cambridge. Based in London, she is a comedian, an actor, and the narrator of several audiobooks.