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The Note
The Note: The book everyone's talking about by Zoë Folbigg

Love at first sight - based on the true story of one girl and her 'train man'...

One very ordinary day, Maya Flowers sees a new commuter board her train to London, and suddenly the day isn't ordinary at all. Maya knows immediately and irrevocably that he is The One.

Every day they go through the same routine; he with his head in a book and her dreaming of their happily-ever-after. But eventually, Maya plucks up the courage to give Train Man a note asking him out for a drink.

And so begins a story of sliding doors, missed opportunities and finding happiness where you least expect it. Based on the true story that everyone is talking about, The Note is an uplifting, life-affirming reminder that taking a chance can change everything...

Perfect for fans of David Nicholls' One Day, Jojo Moyes and Sophie Kinsella. The Note is a once-in-a-lifetime love story for hopeless romantics everywhere.

Head of Zeus, an Aria book * Romance
21 Sep 2017 * 368pp * £2.99 * 9781786698070
'Maya and James are appealing characters and I love the idea that all you really need is the courage to pursue someone'
Daily Mail
'Will melt the heart of even the most hardened cynic'
A life-affirming, uplifting reminder that taking a chance can change everything'
Woman's Weekly
'Full of wit and charm, Zoë Folbigg's debut novel is a heart-warming tale of the importance of taking a risk in life and love. You'll never see your commute in the same light again'
Ian Critchley, writer and reviewer
'Brighten up your boring journey to work with this super-cute book about what happens when you dare to take a chance on happiness'
'The laugh-out-loud, tears-in-your-coffee story of the consequences that unfolded from passing the note. 4*'
'Classic beach reading. It's light, romantic and a bit silly. But if you don't have a holiday planned, it also makes for ideal commute reading'
'Very good ... Fans of One Day would enjoy this book especially'
Being Unique Being a Reader
'A very sweet romantic read'
Karen Whittard, NetGalley
'As the story proceeded, I found myself following it with more urgency following the twists and dead ends willing things to come to a happy conclusion. Highly recommended'
Jenny Dunne, NetGalley
'An adorable story of love, friendship, taking risks and following your heart'
Bharti Chandnani, NetGalley
'This is such a well written and thought provoking read'
Sara Oxton, NetGalley
'An exciting read, one that you get so easily hooked on and cannot put down'
Jessica Bell, NetGalley
'Oh I needed to read a sweet romance and boy did I get one with Zoe Folbigg's semi-autobiographical debut'
Lisa Bentley, NetGalley
'Great characters, good writing and a few high spots and disappointments all add up to a really fabulous read, and one which I happily recommend'
Grace J Reviewerlady, NetGalley
'I loved the fashion description! I could really picture each of Maya's outfits each day!'
Judi Easley, NetGalley
'Such a sweet read, and you couldn't help but connect with Maya's character, her doubts, and her insta-love with her dream man'
Danielle Rose, NetGalley
Delightful romance story which also has the main character realizing that love is not the only thing she should take a chance on in life. Bonus that it is inspired by the author's own life, too'
Laura O'Neill, NetGalley
'I'd love to read more by Zoë Folbigg!'
Katherine Hayward, NetGalley
'If you're looking for a romantic story with some depth, this one is for you'
Jill Jemmett, NetGalley
Zoë Folbigg
Zoë Folbigg
Zoë Folbigg is a magazine journalist and digital editor, starting at Cosmopolitan in 2001 and since freelancing for titles including Glamour, Fabulous, Daily Mail, Healthy, LOOK, Top Santé, Mother & Baby, ELLE, Sunday Times Style and In 2008 she had a weekly column in Fabulous magazine documenting her year-long round-the-world trip with 'Train Man' – a man she had met on her daily commute. She since married Train Man and lives in Hertfordshire with him and their two young sons. Zoe is the author of The Note, The Postcard and The Distance. The Note was Amazon Prime's most downloaded book of 2018 and has sold over 200,000 copies.
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The Distance
The Postcard
The Night We Met