Love Will Tear Us Apart

Sometimes a promise becomes a prison.

Fearing eternal singledom, childhood friends Kate and Paul make the age-old vow that if they don't find love by thirty, they will marry each other. Years later, with the deadline of their 30th birthdays approaching, the unlikely couple decide to keep their teenage promise.

Now, on the eve of their 10th wedding anniversary, they will discover that love between men and women is more complex, and more precarious, than they could ever have imagined. As Kate struggles with a secret that reaches far into their past, will the couple's vow become the very thing that threatens their future?

Love Will Tear Us Apart is a moving and heart-breaking exploration of modern love and friendship, from the bestselling author of Try Not to Breathe

About the author

Holly Seddon is a full-time writer, living slap bang in the middle of Amsterdam with her husband James and a house full of children and pets. Holly has written for newspapers, websites and magazines since her early 20s after growing up in the English countryside, obsessed with music and books. Love Will Tear Us Apart is being published on 7th June 2018 by Atlantic Books and is available for pre-order now. 

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Why We Like It

  • 'One of the most moving and involving books I have ever read... just perfect. I absolutely loved it' Gillian McAllister
  • 'Beautifully written, with an intricate yet perfectly constructed backstory, and characters I didn't want to leave. A must-read' Clare Mackintosh
  • A return to the big page from the masterful creator of Try Not to Breathe and Don't Close Your Eyes

Author

Holly Seddon is an author born in the United Kingdom. She has been writing for magazines, websites, and newspaprers since her early twenties. While growing up in the English countryside, she quickly became obsessed with books. Her first novel, Try Not to Breathe, was published in 2016 and quickly became a bestseller. Her second novel was Don't Close Your Eyes.

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