The Bonds are seemingly a tight family unit.


Until one fateful summer, when the temptations of lust and love come for them all... 


Tiger mum, Anna, who gave up her career to build a home in leafy Chiswick, west London, is shocked to the core when she discovers that her husband of 20 years is having an affair. Her daughter meanwhile is is transforming into a tricky teen chopping at the apron strings.


Then Jack walks into their lives. Sophie’s first boyfriend is a breath of fresh air for the whole family, and Anna gradually discovers new purpose for herself.


But when more deceit creeps in, tensions soar, and Anna is propelled through a tangled web of secrets and lies towards a devastating climax. 

Only Human, an intelligent , elegantly-written, tale of love & betrayal, is the third novel by the winner of the 2016 People's Book Prize for Fiction.

'Just wonderful - I think I've found another of my books of the year.' Being Anne, Romantic Novelists' Association Media Star of the Year 2019


'A stunning family drama that many people will relate to and others will hope to never encounter.' Netgalley advance reviewer


'Beautifully-written with intrigue, genuine emotions and family life dealing with friends, fidelity and secrets. This story was outstanding.' Netgalley


'WOW! So much going on, so many shocks! I really could not put it down.' Susie Kelly


Publication date: September 8th 2020 


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