The House Swap
Island house off coast of Maine, with private beach, sea views and the occasional farmyard animal, seeks super swanky Central London penthouse overlooking Holland Park, complete with concierge service and spurned ex-lovers…
When thirty-somethings Cassie and James find each other on a home swap website, it feels meant to be. City hotshot James needs a bolthole after a relationship goes sour and Cassie needs to leave the comfort of her little island to research her new book.
Soon, James is living in Cassie’s cute but ramshackle beachside cottage, and Cassie’s living in James’s luxurious London apartment. It’s the perfect solution.
Except James didn’t imagine he’d be sharing his home with eleven chickens and three alpacas, not to mention the unusually friendly neighbours, who seem to find any excuse to drop by. And Cassie is less than impressed when James’s ex-girlfriend turns up at his door, demanding to know where he’s gone.
The more Cassie and James talk, the more the tension between them mounts. But as the insults fly so do the sparks, and when the time finally comes to swap back, Cassie and James find they aren’t quite ready to give each other up.
But there’s more than just distance between them – and when Cassie makes a surprising discovery, the pair are forced to confront their feelings and decide what kind of life they really want.
An utterly heart-warming love story that will make you laugh and cry, fans of The Flatshare, The Hating Game and movies like The Holiday will fall head over heels for The House Swap.
What readers are saying about The House Swap:
‘I really loved this book. It’s funny, endearing, sweet, and just makes you feel good. It’s the kind of book you can read and smile… isn’t that what we all need right now? Something comforting and fun. I can’t wait to read more by Jo Lovett!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I loved this book. I read it all in one sitting, I could not put it down… The characters are so relatable and lovable. I felt everything they were feeling… The writing was so amazing you really do feel everything. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘This was a super cute book!… incredibly fun… kept me hooked the entire time!’ Brinns Books
‘I absolutely adored The House Swap… A delightful, warm hug of a book. I loved it… Perfect comfort reading.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars
‘Such an adorable read… I loved every second… you can’t help but smile while you read this book.’ NetGalley reviewer
‘A fun Rom-com with heart. Fun and sexy… had me hanging on every word!’ Goodreads reviewer
‘An unexpected delight. I smiled my whole way through reading it.’ @EricasLittleLibrary
‘I absolutely loved this… A definite to add to your reading list.’ NetGalley reviewer
‘A light breezy read that is a welcome relief from the heavy atmosphere of reality.’ Book Reads by Prairie Girl
‘Just loved it!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘The whole time I was reading this book, I was thinking “I wish I had an extra copy to give to my mum to read too”. It was just so cute!’ Goodreads reviewer
‘Hilarious!’ Goodreads reviewer
‘I absolutely loved this… A definite to add to your reading list.’ Goodreads reviewer