Seven Days of Us
Published:19 Oct 2017
‘One of the best books of the year’ Hello!The joyful, sharply observed and life-affirming Christmas story for fans of One Day. Also a Radio 2 Bookclub pick. It’s Christmas, and the Birch family is gathering for the first time in years.
Olivia, the eldest daughter, has returned from treating an epidemic abroad and must go into quarentine for seven days. Her mother has decided it’s the perfect opportunity to spend some ‘sepcial time’ together. Her youngest sister wholeheartedly disagrees.
Her father isn’t allowed an opinion. When no one can leave the house, seven days for the Birches feels like an eternity. Especially when they’re all harbouring secrets.
One of whom is about to come knocking at their door… ‘LOVED it! Warm and humane, funny and sad, with a great, twisty plot, Seven Days of Us is absolute pleasure reading from beginning to end. Francesca Hornak is a true talent.
Just gorgeous!’ Marian Keyes’I loved this comic drama . . .
the plot is genius . . .
and the results are hilarious and touching’ Daily Mail’Sharply observed by Hornak’s satirical eye, this has “Working Title film deal” written all over it’ Glamour’Francesca Hornak is hilariously funny with characters that jump off the page, grab you, and just won’t let go’ Rosamund Lupton, bestselling author of Sister ‘Expertly captures the joys and the tensions of spending any time with those who know you best. It thoroughly deserves to be this year’s big Christmas hit’ The i’Absorbing, insightful and immensely enjoyable’ Laura Barnett, bestselling author of The Versions of Us’Compassionate, witty and wise’ Saskia Sarginson, bestselling author of The Twins’I LOVED Seven Days of Us. The story swallowed me up.