Amanda has always obsessively crafted short stories and scribbled notes for potential books, but it wasn’t until she was forty that she began writing full time.

The latest book - Official Amazon No.1 Hot New Release and overall No.1 Chart-Topping Kindle Bestseller - Released 9th January 2024

Very Very Lucky

A life-affirming story from multi-million copy bestselling author Amanda Prowse

A heartwarming tale about how it’s never too late to follow your dreams and find your way back to happiness.

With kids to look after, an ailing mother and a neglected husband, life is full for Emma Fountain—too full, she realises, when she wakes up in IKEA after falling asleep in one of the show beds. Only her crazy, funny best friend Roz keeps her sane. But when Roz climbs in through her bathroom window one day to deliver terrible news, Emma’s belief that she can find a way around any obstacle crumbles in the face of a problem she just can’t fix.

For recently widowed Thurston, life without his beloved wife of sixty-two years has lost all its joy and sense of purpose. That is until he finds himself driving his niece to work one day and meets Emma, whose busy days are the opposite of his own. As Thurston is drawn into the whirlwind of Emma’s chaotic life, and as his calming influence starts to bring her troubles into perspective, an unlikely friendship grows.

In a world where grief is the price we pay for love, can two very different people realise that the little things in life are precious, that love is all around us, and that, even after all, they might still be very, very lucky?

Download 'Very Very Lucky' now... - Kindle UK

From the bestselling author of:

'To Love and be Loved',

'Waiting to Begin',

'The Girl in the Corner',

'The Day She Came Back',

'My Husband's Wife' and 

'The Light in the Hallway'

Amanda's Next Title

Swimming to Lundy

Publication Day

Out 6th August 2024

A poignant and inspiring story from million-copy bestselling author Amanda Prowse about how it’s never too late to follow your dreams and find your way back to happiness.

Tawrie Gunn feels stuck. She’s spent her whole life in the same seaside town with her beloved Nana and grief-stricken mum, all of them still reeling in different ways from the tragic loss of Tawrie’s dad at sea. Desperate for a change, she challenges herself to take up wild swimming—every morning, no excuses, from March till September.

Daring to take the plunge with the ‘Peacock Swimmers’, Tawrie feels alive in a way she’s never known. Suddenly it seems she might be able to step outside her comfort zone after all and let life surprise her—perhaps even dream of a future beyond the shores of Ilfracombe? Especially when, one day, she spots a man in a pink linen shirt who seems as eager for a new start as she does.

But it turns out taking risks on land is a little different from wading into the sea. Can Tawrie face her fears head-on and find her way to happiness? She knows it’s never too late to pursue your hopes and dreams, but it might be easier said than done…

Visit the UK Kindle store to Pre-order 'Swimming to Lundy':  Swimming to Lundy - UK Kindle Store



While the impact of some author's books can fade or become predictable over time, the editorial team at Lake Union, Amanda's brilliant publishers hae unanimously agreed that Amanda's thirty-first novel, 'Swimming to Lundy' is her best book yet.  

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