Olivia Poulet and Laurence Dobiesz’s debut novel, 12 Hours to Say I Love You, has made Heat Magazine’s “Brilliant New Books” list in their Unmissables section!
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Whir, beep, click, breath. Whir, beep, click, breath.
Pippa Gallagher is rushed in to hospital following a traffic accident.
As Pippa lies unconscious, she is aware of fragments. The day she met Steve Gallagher, her best friend and the man who would become the love of her life. The heartbreak she felt tonight as she got into her car, her eyes blurry from tears.
Meanwhile Steve sits at her bedside, his eyes fixed on her pale, still face. He has no idea where his wife was going when she crashed. No clue as to why she became distracted behind the wheel. All he knows is that she is his world. And that he wasn’t there when she needed him most.
For the next twelve hours, Steve tells Pippa all the reasons he loves her.
But is it too late? Can Pippa find her way back to him?
Gripping, moving and beautifully observed, this is a love story told from both sides, with warmth, tenderness and heart.
Poulet and Dobiesz are writers and actors based in London. Married for six years, they have written together for radio and screen. #blessed, a comedy drama love story, was written by them for radio, and broadcast on BBC Radio 4.