Lisa Faulkner

Meant to Be
  • Meant to Be

  • What happens when life doesn’t turn out as you expect?

    When Lisa Faulkner learned that she wouldn’t have biological children, her plans and expectations for her life were derailed. But, in the months and years that followed, she discovered that there was more than one way to build a family – and that there is a lot of joy to be found in life’s unexpected detours.

    In a raw and inspiring story of one woman’s journey through motherhood, family life and self-discovery, Lisa explores the many forms that family can take, and discovers the power of embracing your Plan B. For anyone who has ever found themselves facing the unexpected in life – whether that’s infertility, adoption, grief or any other personal challenge – this is an uplifting and honest account of finding love in unexpected places, and building your life on your own terms.

Lisa Faulkner is a bestselling cookery author, actor and TV presenter. Lisa’s first book was published in 2012 and was a Sunday Times bestseller, and she has subsequently written 3 other cookery books. Meant to Be is her first narrative title. Lisa is has been seen on some of the country’s favourite TV series including Spooks, Holby City and Eastenders, and can regularly been found cooking on shows like This Morning and Saturday Kitchen as well as presenting for Channel 4, The Food Network, Children’s BBC & Channel 5. Lisa lives in North London with her partner and daughter.