Only Love Can Hurt Like This

Only Love Can Hurt Like This

an unforgettable love story from the Sunday Times bestselling author

Summary

'Heartwarming and heartbreaking' Giovanna Fletcher
'Deep, emotional and powerful' Milly Johnson
'It swept me away' Beth O'Leary
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An instant Sunday Times bestseller.

Neither of them expected to fall in love. But sometimes life has other plans.


When Wren realises her fiancé is in love with someone else, she thinks her heart will never recover.

On the other side of the world, Anders lost his wife four years ago and is still struggling to move on.

Wren hopes that spending the summer with her dad and step-family on their farm in Indiana will help her to heal. There, amid the cornfields and fireflies, she and Anders cross paths and their worlds are turned upside-down again.

But Wren does not know that Anders is harbouring a secret, and if he acts on any feelings he has for Wren it will have serious fall-out for everyone.

Walking away would hurt Wren more than she can imagine. But, knowing the truth, how can she possibly stay?
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'This is a book that will have you swooning, crying, and turning the pages late into the night' Sophie Cousens

'Beautifully written. So immersive and with such depth of emotion' Jill Mansell

'This is going to be totally massive, because it has everything: family, love, secrets, sexy descriptions of brooding, hot men. . . just sublime' Laura Jane Williams

'A moving, remarkably romantic and emotional novel written by one of the only writers who can make me cry! Paige Toon continues to weave the most beautiful, deep stories, and Only Love Can Hurt Like This is her at her absolute best!' Lia Louis

'A word-perfect deep dive into the highs and lows of love' Heidi Swain

'Paige Toon is a genius and I highly recommend this gorgeous book' Lucy Vine

'A heart-wrenching story. . . I feel bereft to have finished it' Ali Harris

'Heart-wrenching and beautiful with a seismic plot twist' Zoë Folbigg

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Emotional, angsty, and utterly romantic. . .This story will have you wiping away tears one moment, and smiling dreamily the next' Mia Sheridan

'The author is known for writing gutwrenching novels, and hits the mark again with this wonderful tale' The Sun

‘A hot man with dark secrets, a sparky heroine, a gorgeous setting and slow-burn emotional fire. Whew. *Fans self*' Natasha Poliszczuk

'Compulsively page-turning, wildly romantic and beautifully heartbreaking. I stayed up all night and inhaled it in one big gulp. A totally brilliant read - I couldn't love it more' Emily Stone

'What a beautiful, lovely tearjerker of a book. This story will stay with me for a long time. . .' Lizzy Dent

'Toon urges us to risk everything, to never play it safe when it comes to the heart, and to know that caring is always, always, worth the cost' Caroline Leavitt

'Paige Toon's writing is emotional and riveting. Even while her novel was breaking my heart into tiny pieces, I could not put it down' Jill Santopolo

'Heartbreaking, gorgeous and unforgettable [...] Only Paige can write like this!' Dani Atkins

'This book is a delicious, slow burn love story that hit me in parts of my heart I didn't even know I had' Annabel Monaghan

About the author

Paige Toon

Paige Toon is the bestselling author of fifteen adult novels and three young adult titles, and her books have sold 2 million copies worldwide.

Paige writes sweeping, emotional love stories filled with incredible settings and characters you'll never forget. She tells nuanced stories with big, thought-provoking themes at their heart which leave you uplifted and believing in the power of love. You will laugh, cry and feel like you've become part of a new family.

She lives in Cambridgeshire with her husband and their two children.
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