'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 quarantine for seven days. Her mother has decided it's the perfect opportunity to spend some 'special 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 which is about to come knocking at their door...
Rave reviews for Seven Days of Us:
'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' Marian Keyes
'I loved this comic drama...the plot is genius...and the results are hilarious and touching' Daily Mail
'One of the best family dramas you'll ever read' Best
'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
'Sharply observed by Hornak's satirical eye, this has "Working Title film deal" written all over it' Glamour
'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. It has all the makings of your classic rom-com, with characters that are both remarkable yet wonderfully relatable' The Unmumsy Mum
'Touching, funny, emotionally intelligent, Seven Days of Us is pure pleasure from beginning to end. It's stylishly written and totally engrossing. I really, really loved it' Adele Geras