Unchained Melanie

Unchained Melanie

The perfect, light-hearted, feel-good romance to settle down with


Let bestselling author Judy Astley sweep you away with this uplifting, laugh-out-loud romance. Perfect for fans of Jenny Colgan, Milly Johnson and Trisha Ashley.

"Warm, funny, unerringly true to life" - Katie Fforde

"A light, enjoyable read you won't be able to resist warming to" - Daily Mail
"With sharp dialogue that will have you laughing out loud, and well drawn characters to boot, this is an enjoyable light read" - Sunday Mirror
"Really enjoyable...very amusing" -- ***** Reader review
"I loved it" -- ***** Reader review



When Melanie finds herself single again after years of being one half of a couple, her friends predict loneliness, frustration, disaster and her parents are convinced she's a failure in life.
But Melanie is overwhelmingly excited to be able to do her own thing - she plans a programme of behaving badly, after a lifetime of behaving properly.

With her daughter off to university and ex-husband Roger married off at last - to his lamentably young girlfriend - she has a Free House, and she intends to make the most of it.

But is the single life quite all it's cracked up to be?


  • A laugh-out-loud read
    Woman's Own

About the author

Judy Astley

Born In Lancashire, Judy Astley has lived for most of her life in Twickenham, and was a dress designer and painter before writing her first novel, Just for the Summer, in 1994.

She has two grown-up daughters and lives with her husband in Twickenham and Cornwall.

For more information on Judy Astley and her books, see her website at www.judyastley.com
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