The Moment I Met You: A Novel (Paperback)

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An unmissable novel of love, disaster, heartbreak, and unexpected happy endings, by the bestselling British author of Maybe One Day.

“When I was twenty-six years old my world was literally turned upside down and inside out, like a coat pocket being excavated for loose change. It was terrible, and frightening, and it taught me a lot of things I never wanted to know.”

Elena Godwin has scrimped and saved for a relaxing dream holiday in Mexico with her handsome but laddish boyfriend Harry. Life has felt a bit less exciting than she’d imagined her twenties would be, and she's hoping the trip will add some sizzle. But on a gorgeous summer evening an earthquake strikes—shattering their peaceful vacation. The trauma changes Elena’s life forever.

Ten years later, Elena still can't forget the face of the stranger she met that night—the man who may have saved her life. When they’re suddenly and unexpectedly thrown back together again, Elena starts to uncover the truth around that fateful night, and question whether she should have lived her life differently in the years afterwards.

What if it’s not too late?

About the Author

Debbie Johnson is a radio and television personality, workshop leader, and businesswoman who has been helping others achieve better health, success, and happiness for over fifteen years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in education with a minor in elementary psychology and lives in Portland, Oregon.

Praise For…

“This gorgeous yet at times heartbreaking novel will challenge any stoic reader to remain dry eyed, whilst simultaneously reminding us to take nothing for granted, and to hold on tightly to everything we love.”
— Harlequin Junkies on Maybe One Day

“Beautifully written, full of gorgeous prose and killer one-liners. A laugh-cry lovely book from first page to last. What a lovely, lovely book this was!” 
— Milly Johnson

“This book will tug on your heartstrings ... It’s clever and wise, brimming with warmth and poignancy. For all of us who have ever harboured a ‘what might have been’ regret, this is a must-read.” 
— Carmel Harrington

“A heart-warming story about what happens to a young family after they’re derailed by a tragedy. There’s humour, tears and above all, hope. Bring tissues.” 
— Catherine Isaac

“Funny and poignant—a celebration of life and the enduring power of love.” 
— Carys Bray
Product Details
ISBN: 9780063003699
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: March 8th, 2022
Pages: 304
Language: English