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Win 1 of 10 copies of ‘The Two Week Wait’ book by Sarah Rayner (out on 1 March 2012)

From the author of the Top 10 bestseller, One Moment, One Morning comes…. The Two Week Wait by Sarah Rayner To be published by Picador on 1st March, RRP £12.99 Paperback Original.

For your chance to win one of 10 copies of this novel, answer the simple question below in our dedicated competition page The question is: ‘Where did the author Sarah Rayner grow up?’ The deadline to enter is 10th April 2012. We cannot accept entries by email. You can only enter by filling the online form here

Sarah Rayner’s novel, One Moment, One Morning was published in 2010 to critical and commercial acclaim and became a hugely successful word- of- mouth bestseller with sales of over 200,000 copies. A writer with a gift for conveying raw emotions and the intricacies and subtleties of relationships between family and friends, Sarah’s follow-up, The Two Week Wait is another moving page-turner about two very different women each yearning for the same thing: a child of their own.

After a health-scare, Brighton-based Lou is forced to confront the fact her time to have a baby is running out. She can’t imagine a future without children, but her partner, Sofia, doesn’t seem to feel the same way, and she’s not sure if she could go it alone. Meanwhile up in Yorkshire, Cath is longing to start a family with her husband, Rich. No one would be happier to have a child than Rich, but Cath is infertile. Little aware their fates are intimately linked, could these two strangers help one another out?

A story about hope, love, family and the joy and resilience of friendship, The Two Week Wait sees Cath and Lou battle prejudice and fear, question who they are as women and ultimately find their purpose in life.

About Sarah Rayner:

Sarah Rayner grew up in Richmond, London in a literary household – her mother is the children’s author and illustrator, Mary Rayner of the ‘pig books’ fame and the original illustrator for Dick King-Smith’s ‘The Sheep Pig’. She studied English Language and Literature at Leeds University before doing an MA at York University. After her studies, Sarah worked as an advertising copywriter for various companies including Saatchi & Saatchi before becoming a full-time writer. She has been President of the Soho Vicious Circle Reading Group since 1999 and now lives in Brighton with her partner, Tom.

Photo credit: credit-John Knight

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