July 2014 Indie Next List
“Jess is a single mom working two jobs to support her kids -- Nicky, her goth-like teenage stepson, and Tanzie, her math whiz daughter - who are both struggling to find their way in the world. Ed is a tech millionaire facing charges of insider trading, whose vacation home Jess happens to clean. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Tanzie throws this unlikely group together, sending them on a hellish, hilarious road trip littered with mishaps, misunderstandings, and moments of clarity. The bestselling author of Me Before You offers another unforgettable tale reminding readers that families and love stories both come in all shapes and sizes.”
— Anderson McKean, Page & Palette, Fairhope, AL
One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Me Before You"
American audiences have fallen in love with Jojo Moyes. Ever since she debuted Stateside she has captivated readers and reviewers alike, and hit the "New York Times" bestseller list with the word-of-mouth sensation "Me Before You." Now, with "One Plus One," she's written another contemporary opposites-attract love story.
Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can't afford to pay for. That's Jess's life in a nutshell--until an unexpected knight in shining armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess's knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose vacation home she happens to clean. But Ed has big problems of his own, and driving the dysfunctional family to the Math Olympiad feels like his first unselfish act in ages . . . maybe ever.
"One Plus One" is Jojo Moyes at her astounding best. You'll laugh, you'll weep, and when you flip the last page, you'll want to start all over again.
About the Author
Jojo Moyes is the internationally bestselling author of "Me Before You," "The Girl You Left Behind," "The Last Letter from Your Lover," "Silver Bay, "and" The Ship of Brides." She is married to Charles Arthur, technology editor of "The Guardian," and lives with their three children on a farm in Essex, England.