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The Lock In : The laugh-out-loud story of friends, flatmates and long-lost flings, EPUB eBook

The Lock In : The laugh-out-loud story of friends, flatmates and long-lost flings EPUB


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Do you fondly remember messaging your crush on MSN after school?
Miss those shoes that never recovered from the sticky floors of your hometown nightclub?
And can't stand your spare-room housemate after lockdown?!

Then escape with this year's most feel-good read!

'David Nicholls for millennials' i
'Made me smile, laugh, cringe and inwardly cheer' 5***** READER REVIEW
'Found myself wincing and laughing with familiarity'
Evening Standard, 'Best New Books in 2021'
'Funny and compelling from page one!'

Ellen and Alexa have survived hangovers, dodgy landlords and most of their twenties together.

But can they survive this?

One Saturday morning a flooded kitchen leads best friends Ellen and Alexa into their attic.

But when Ben - Alexa's date from the night before - walks in, the handle breaks, and all are trapped.

While Ellen nurses her hangover, she watches her best friend fall for this gorgeous stranger.

Only to come to the horrifying realisation that she knows him from somewhere.

Frantically searching her memories, Ellen wonders: is Ben really who she thinks he is?

And more importantly, what on earth is she going to do about it . . . ?

Fans of Beth O'Leary, Mhairi McFarlane and Dolly Alderton will LOVE this oh-so relatable tale of friendship, love, house-shares and what can happen behind locked doors . . .


'The Lock In is a dream read: an immaculately plotted romcom which vividly captures both late teenagehood and twentysomething houseshares' i

'I LOVED this book . . . I highly recommend The Lock In' CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER

'Beautifully written, warm and fun with a dose of early noughties nostalgia' Laura Kay, author of The Split

'I cannot recommend this book enough!' 5***** READER REVIEW

'A funny, joyful hug of a book! A nostalgic, pitch perfect ode to the awkwardness and hilarity of yearning teenage years and house sharing in your twenties' Cressida McLaughlin

'Immensely readable, witty and well-crafted . . . a very millennial tale of love, loneliness and friendship' i


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