The Two Lives of Lydia Bird

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird

A gorgeously romantic love story for anyone who has ever thought ‘What If?’


What if you could live your great love story again?

'Fans of P.S. I Love You will adore this new romantic novel from Josie Silver' Cosmopolitan


Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They've been together for almost a decade, and are just about to get married. But then, on Lydia's 27th birthday, Freddie dies in a tragic accident.

Then something unbelievable happens. Lydia gets another chance at her old life with Freddie.

But what if there's someone in her new life who wants her to stay?

A gorgeously romantic love story for fans of PS I Love You and Me Before You, this novel will make you laugh, cry and remind you of what a wonderful gift it is to love and to be loved.


'A beautiful, emotional gift' Jodi Picoult

'Gorgeous' Marian Keyes

'Butterfly-inducing, laugh-out-loud funny' Paige Toon



'Original, emotional and utterly absorbing' Heidi Swain

***** 'I LOVE, LOVE, LOVED this book' Netgalley reader

'Lydia Bird is a character that will stay with me for a very long time' Emma Cooper

'Heartbreakingly beautiful, butterfly-inducing and laugh out loud funny - you've never read a love triangle like this before!' Paige Toon

***** 'Anyone who has been through the loss of someone will be able to relate to this. Heartbreaking, heartwarming, bittersweet, emotional... one of the best romantic reads of the year. Josie Silver has done it again and stolen another chunk of my heart' Netgalley reader

'Funny and moving and marvellous. Read with a box of tissues and a box of chocolates' Teresa Driscoll

***** 'I'm an emotional mess yet again. The story was just so heart felt, emotional and unputdownable and it will stay with me for a long time' Netgalley reader

'Josie has done it again! This is heart-breaking, heart-warming, and heart-felt... it broke me to pieces and built me right back up again. Beautiful. Generous. Hopeful' Laura Jane Williams

***** 'Well she's done it again.. Hooked, loved, adored' Netgalley reader

'A brave and clever novel...funny, wise and profoundly comforting' Keith Stuart

'Heart-breaking and hopeful - I loved Lydia Bird' Sarah Morgan


  • Fans of P.S. I Love You will adore this new romantic novel from Josie Silver

About the author

Josie Silver

Josie Silver is the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of One Day in December and the 'what if...?' love stories The Two Lives of Lydia Bird and One Night on the Island. She has been published in 34 languages (and counting) and has previously been featured in Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine Book Club. Josie is an unashamed romantic and lives with her husband, their two teenage sons, and an ever-growing cast of animals in a little town in the Midlands.
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