Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Accident is out in March 2019 from Pan Macmillan!
The Accident is the fourth novel from Gail Schimmel, following on from Marriage Vows (2008), Whatever Happened to the Cowley Twins? (2013) and The Park (2017).
Exclusive Books Book Club members (book clubs registered with an Exclusive Books store) who buy The Accident in store stand a chance to win a R5000 Exclusive Books voucher for your club! Ask a bookseller for details.
The book will be launched at Love Books in Melville, on Thursday, 7 March 2019. Schimmel will be in discussion with writer and editor Kate Sidley.
About the book
Twenty-six years is a long time not to be alive.
Since The Accident that ruined her life, Catherine has lived on autopilot, going through the motions of work and motherhood without being fully present. Trying to fill the gap, her adult daughter, Julia, is looking for love in all the wrong places, and wreaking havoc on the lives that she touches along the way.
Just what will it take to shock Catherine back into life?
‘You’re going to want to talk about this novel with a friend.’
– Paige Nick, author of Unpresidented and Dutch Courage
‘Fans of Lisa Jewell and Marian Keyes will love The Accident. I couldn’t put it down.’
– Pamela Power, author of Things Unseen and Delilah Now Trending