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At First Spite

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780349433752

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 20th February 2024

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Romance / Adult & Contemporary Romance

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One of the most romantic books I’ve ever read‘ ROSIE DANAN, bestselling author of The Roommate

There’s a fine line between love and hate . . .

When Athena’s fiancé ends their engagement, she has no choice but to move into the Spite House she recklessly bought him as a wedding gift. Which is a real problem, for many reasons: the house is only ten feet wide. Her ex’s home is literally attached to hers. And Dr. Matthew Vine the Freaking Third – the uptight, judgy jerk who convinced his younger brother to leave her – is living on her other side, only a four-foot alley away.

If she has to see Matthew every time she looks out her windows, she might as well have a little fun with the situation. By, say, playing erotic audiobooks at top volume with those windows open. Unfortunately, loathing Matthew proves more difficult than anticipated. He helps her move. He listens. And he’s kind of hot . . . ?

Matthew may not regret breaking up his brother’s engagement, but he does regret what it’s done to Athena. And now he’ll help her however he can. If that means enduring nightly steamy story hours, so be it. And if that means watching Athena through their windows a bit too often and caring about her a bit too much. . . . well, nothing can come of it. She’ll never forgive him. Even if she did, how could he ever tell his younger brother that he wants the very same woman he pushed him to leave?

Why fans love Olivia Dade ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐!

Charming, witty, and heartfelt‘ KYLIE SCOTT

Olivia Dade never fails to make me laugh, blush, and feel like I’m being wrapped in a warm blanket. Cannot recommend enough!’ KATEE ROBERT


Olivia Dade shows once again why she's a favourite. Charming, witty, and heartfelt, At First Spite is not to be missed!
Kylie Scott, New York Times bestselling author
Olivia Dade never fails to make me laugh, blush, and feel like I'm being wrapped in a warm blanket. Cannot recommend enough!
Katee Robert, New York Times bestselling author
At First Spite is one of the most romantic books I've ever read. True love exists on these pages in the form of beautiful, gentle care when it's needed most. Breathtakingly poignant. Warmly funny. With its delicious pastries, erotica book club, used bookstore complete with emotional support chicken, and surplus of kind, sexy residents, Harlot's Bay is my dream town. Olivia Dade gives us another remarkable, essential addition to the modern romance canon. A slow burn that delivers in spades
Rosie Danan, author of The Roommate