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Take a sneak-peek at Linda Green’s heartbreaking new novel, One Moment

One Moment

A moving story about two strangers who change each other’s lives, from the million copy bestselling author, Linda Green.


Finn and Kaz are about to meet for the first time…
Ten-year-old Finn, a quirky, sensitive boy who talks a lot and only eats at cafes with a 5-star hygiene rating, is having a tough time at school and home.
Outspoken Kaz, 59, who has an acerbic sense of humour and a heart of gold, is working at the café when Finn and his mum come in.
They don’t know it yet, but the second time they meet will be a moment which changes both of their lives forever . . .


Chosen as a BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick. You can listen to Linda Green chatting to Jo Whiley about One Moment here!

Click here to read the first chapter! 

One Moment

 *Find out what readers are saying about One Moment *

‘I loved every single heartbreaking word. REALLY well done.’ Louise Jensen, author of The Family 

‘Heart-rending and packed with emotion – a thought-provoking read.’ Rosanna Ley, author of The Lemon Tree Hotel

‘You’ll want to savour every single word of this beautifully written and thought provoking novel… an absolute winner.’ Mike Gayle, author of  Half a World Away

‘Up there with the very best. I sobbed big fat tears and at one point I was inconsolable. Truly a classic of our time.’

‘WOW! I’ve read hundreds of books and never has one touched me like this one.’

‘Oh, how I loved this book. It had me in the depths of sadness and the heights of joy. Beautifully written. This is one story that will stay with me.’

‘This book is just beautiful. I loved every page. I’d go so far as to say, one of the best books I’ve ever read.’

‘Linda Green is an incredibly talented author and this book is crafted in such a special and clever way. I absolutely LOVED IT!

‘A wonderfully written book which is heart-breakingly sad but uplifting at the same time’

‘One of the most uplifting yet heart-breaking novels you will ever read.’

‘The tears are running down my face having just finished this book in less than 24 hrs.’

‘The quality of writing is honestly mind blowing.’