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Alexandra Potter (born 1970) is a British author of romantic comedies.

Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, Potter was educated at Liverpool University, where she received an honours degree in English Literature and Film Studies.
In 1993, at the age of 23, Potter moved to London to be the editor of a puzzle magazine. In her spare time, she wrote articles for British glossies such as ELLE, Company, More!, and Cosmopolitan. Five years later, she moved to Australia, where she worked for the Australian Vogue and Cleo Magazine.
In 1999, Potter began work on her first novel, What's New, Pussycat?. She signed a deal with literary agent Stephanie Cabot. Within days of handing in her finished manuscript, a bidding war broke out between several publishers. Potter ended up signing a two-book deal, and Pussycat was published in April 2000.
Potter has written 11 novels. Her books have been published in both the UK (including the Commonwealth) and the US and have been translated and sold in 21 territories, including France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Brazil, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia, China, Croatia and Serbia. Her novel Me and Mr. Darcy won Best New Fiction at The Jane Austen Regency World Awards in May 2008.
Potter has sold the film rights to several of her novels, including You're The One I Don't Want and Calling Romeo.
Her latest book, The Love Detective was published in January 2014.

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"Be Careful What You Wish For"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340899618

'I wish I could get a seat on the tube... I hadn't eaten that entire bagof Maltesers... I could meet a man whose hobbies include washing up and monogamy...'Heather Hamilton is always wishing for things. Not just big stuff - like world peace or for a date with Brad Pitt - but little, everyday wishes, made without thinking. With her luck, she knows they'll never come true...Until one day she buys some heather from a gypsy.

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"Calling Romeo"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340993835

What is the worst thing that could happen to you on Valentine's Day? Getting stood up by your long-term boyfriend? Having to spend the evening alone? Being drenched by an idiot driving a sportscar? When all three happen to Juliet on the same night, she reckons her love life can't get any worse. But it's actually about to get a whole lot more complicated...Because the driver of the sportscar is revealed to be her arch business rival. She knows she should stay away. Except it's not that easy.

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"Do you Come Here Often?"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340993828

What becomes of the broken-hearted?
Grace was just a teenager when Jimi broke her heart. But now she's moved on and is happy with her perfect fiance Spencer. Even if it's been a while since he mentioned actually getting married.

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"Don't You Forget About Me"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9781444755800

After a bad break up, doesn't every girl want the same things?

* For her ex-boyfriend to stay single forever...
* Or maybe emigrate, to a remote, uninhabited island?
* Better still, that she'd never met him in the first place!

But what if one of those wishes came true?

Tess is heartbroken when Seb breaks up with her and can't help blaming herself. If only she'd done things differently. If only she could make right all her regrets... But she can't. It's over. She has to forget about him. Drunk and upset on New Year's Eve she wishes she'd never met him.

But when she wakes up to discover this dream has come true, she realises she has a chance. To do it all over again. And to get it right this time...

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"Going La La"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340993842

What do you when your boyfriend tells you he wants space? You give him six thousand miles of it... Frankie's life is falling apart. In less than a week she's gone from having everything - a great job, lovely flat and gorgeous Hugh - to having nothing at all. Devastated, dumped and on the dole, she packs her bags and flies to Los Angeles to stay with an old friend. Her goal? To sort out her life and get over Hugh. She does not, repeat not, go to LA to fall head over heels for an American photographer called Reilly and to run away to Las Vegas. But what happens when Hugh wants her back? Who will she choose? And is it really true that whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas? Alexandra Potter's deliciously funny romantic comedy is for every girl who has ever dreamt of running away to Hollywood... or just wished she could reach for the stars.

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"Love Detective"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9781444787474

'In a way, I'm a bit of a love detective. Because what's a greater mystery than love?'Meet Ruby Miller. A writer who makes happy-ever-afters happen. Until she discovers her fiance is a lying cheat and loses her faith in love. So when her sister invites her on a beach holiday to Goa to forget about him, Ruby jumps on a plane . . . and into an extraordinary adventure.Stolen bags, a runaway sister and a handsome American stranger sweep Ruby into a magical mystery tour across India. Amid fortresses and fortune tellers, and a whirlwind of weddings, she uncovers fascinating stories of love, lost and found.But as the mysteries deepen, secrets are revealed that turn Ruby's life upside down. And what started as a journey to find her sister, becomes a journey to find herself - and love - again.

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"Me and Mr Darcy"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340923740

Hes every womans fantasy After a string of nightmare relationships, Emily Albright has decided shes had it with modern-day men. Shed rather pour herself a glass of wine, curl up with Pride and Prejudice and step into a time where men were dashing, devoted and honourable, strode across fields in breeches, their damp shirts clinging to their chests, and werent into internet porn. So when her best friend invites her to Mexico for a week of margaritas and men, Emily decides to book a guided tour of Jane Austen country instead.

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"What's New, Pussycat?"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340993859

What would you do if your boyfriend proposed?
- Say yes and throw your arms around him
- Text everyone with your good news
- Take out a subscription to Brides magazine
Delilah does none of the above. Instead she packs her bags and heads to London in search of a new life, and a new man. Only she meets two. Charlie, the sexy media mogul and Sam, best friend and confidante.Everything seems perfect. Thrown into a whirlwind of glamorous parties, five-star restaurants and designer penthouses, Delilah couldn't be happier. After all, it's a million miles away from her old life. And her old self. Which is exactly what she wanted.
Isn't it?

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"Who's That Girl? (Paperback)"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340954119

If only you knew then what you know now... Imagine if you could go back ten years and meet your younger self - would you recognise her? And what advice would you give? Wear sunscreen! Back away from those PVC trousers? DON'T give that idiot your phone number? Lemon juice won't bleach your hair - it just attracts wasps... He's the one - don't let him go! For Charlotte Merryweather, there's no need to imagine. She's about to find out for real. With surprising consequences...

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"Who’s That Girl?"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340954126

If only you knew then what you know now... Imagine if you could go back ten years and meet your younger self - would you recognise her? And what advice would you give? Wear sunscreen! Back away from those PVC trousers? DON'T give that idiot your phone number? Lemon juice won't bleach your hair - it just attracts wasps... He's the one - don't let him go! For Charlotte Merryweather, there's no need to imagine. She's about to find out for real. With surprising consequences...

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"You're the One That I Don't Want"

Автор(и): Alexandra Potter
ISBN: 9780340954140

How do you know he's The One? Are you getting butterflies just thinking about him? Have you dreamt of marrying him? Do you just know? When Lucy meets Nate in Venice, she knows instantly he's The One. And, caught up in the whirlwind of first love, they kiss under the Bridge of Sighs at sunset. Which -- according to legend -- will tie them together forever. But ten years later, they've completely lost contact. That is, until Lucy moves to New York and the legend brings them back together. Again. And again. And again. But what if Nate isn't The One? How is she going to get rid of him? Because forever could be a very long time...A funny, magical romantic comedy about how finding The One doesn't always have to mean happily ever after.

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