The Gods of Love: to save the world, she'll have to save herself . . .
By Nicola Mostyn
A warm, funny love story with a difference, this is truly a super-heroine story for the modern age.
'This book blew my mind. A super-smart comedy about love. Romantic, adventurous, magical, and very very funny. Mostyn has invented a whole new genre. All hail the new goddess of the romcom!' Emma Jane Unsworth, author of Animals
Meet Frida. Divorce lawyer, cynic and secret descendant of the immortal love god Eros. She's about to have a really bad day . . .
When a handsome but clearly delusional man named Dan bursts into Frida's office and insists that she is fated to save the world, she has him ejected faster than you can say 'prenup'.
But a creepy meeting, a demon or three and one attempted kidnapping later, Frida is beginning to face the inconvenient truth: Dan is in fact The Oracle, the gods of Greek mythology are real and Frida herself appears to be everyone's only hope.
The world is doomed.
Bridget Jones by way of Neil Gaiman, this smart and quirky story will change the way you look at love forever
Nicola was born in Manchester and has worked as a bookseller, copywriter, journalist and a columnist, most recently for the Big Issue.
Her tongue-in-cheek agony column Dear Kitty was nominated for Best New Blog in the Manchester Blog Awards and her short stories have appeared in The Flash (Social Disease) and Liverpool publication SevenStreets.
She has a Master's degree in English Literature and has spent more time immersed in the works of Philip Larkin than is strictly healthy.
Nicola's debut novel, The Gods of Love, will be published in February 2018 by Piatkus, an imprint of Little, Brown. She is represented by Susan Armstrong of C+W Agency.
She lives in Manchester with her partner.
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01 Feb 2018
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