Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Alex is a thirty-year-old art gallery assistant and hopelessly in love with her boss, Brad. Then, an incident at the gallery means they have to spend a few days at Brad's country house. This is Alex's opportunity to impress but nothing seems to go the way she planned. A surprise guest and a Christmas party help Alex to discover what she really, really wants. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.
1. A bad start to a birthday; 2. A bit about my peculiar family; 3. Life should be like a colourful vase; 4. Talking isn't always easy; 5. The wrong pictures; 6. Hill View House; 7. Alone with Brad; 8. Christopher comes to stay; 9. Wishes don't always come true; 10. Alone without Brad; 11. Alex Faye - Children's writer; 12. The two Bs (Barry and Brad); 13. Coloured white; 14. Happy Christmas.