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The Night That Changed Everything

The Night That Changed Everything


Rebecca is the only girl she knows who didn't cry at the end of Titanic. Ben is the only man he knows who did. Rebecca’s untidy but Ben doesn’t mind picking up her pieces. Ben is laid back by Rebecca keeps him on his toes. They're a perfect match.

Nothing can come between them. Or so they think.

When a throwaway comment reveals a secret from the past, their love story is rewritten.

Can they recover from the night that changed everything? And how do you forgive when you can’t forget?

The Night That Changed Everything is a funny, feel-good and bittersweet story, told in alternate chapters by Laura Tait and Jimmy Rice.


  • I absolutely loved it. Made me laugh and cry in equal measure.
    Phil Williams, BBC Radio 5 Live

About the authors

Laura Tait

Laura Tait is a 32-year-old writer for Shortlist and Stylist magazines. Laura writes as part of a duo with her friend Jimmy Rice, and The Best Thing That Never Happened to Me is their first book together. Jimmy and Laura met studying journalism at Sheffield University, so sitting in pubs talking about life and love is something they've been doing for the last ten years. Not much has changed since they started their first book, except they take their laptops to the pub and write it all down.

Follow Laura on Twitter @LauraAndJimmy.
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Jimmy Rice

Jimmy Rice was born in Grimsby in 1980 and now lives in London. He worked as a football reporter for seven years before writing The Best Thing That Never Happened To Me with Laura Tait.

Follow them on Twitter at @LauraAndJimmy. Jimmy also tweets @JimmyRiceWriter.
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