Barefoot in the Dark, Paperback

Barefoot in the Dark Paperback

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This title is a modern twist on "Cinderella". Radio Wales DJ Jack Valentine finds a lost trainer on a station platform.

With echoes of Cinderella, he appeals on his show for its owner, Hope Shepherd, to come forward.

Hope handles publicity for a Cardiff based charity, Heartbeat.

Encouraged by colleagues to secure Jack Valentine to raise the profile of an upcoming fun run, she reluctantly heads for the studios.

The attraction between Hope and Jack is immediate but, bruised and battered by their recent divorces, they are reluctant to risk romance again.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 268 pages
  • Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Romance
  • ISBN: 9781905170371



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Although this starts out with the Cinderella story-line don't be put off by thinking this is just a re-hash of the same old fairy tale. It isn't. This is a lovely, touching and very funny take on what it is like to deal with love, lust and relationships when you have the bruised ego and insecurities, not to mention children of a divorcee. The two main characters, Hope and Jack are both realistic and so are believeable and the way it was written was both funny and yet poignant too. I loved it and would recommend it thoroughly. If you have never read any of LB-L's books before then this is a good place to start. You won't be disappointed. 'Virtual Strangers' and 'Straight on Till Morning' are also well worth looking out for too.

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