Rumour Has It

Swedish title: Medan världen ser på

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 07-07-2021

Rumour Has ItNotting Hill meets Love & Anarchy

Anna Larsson

A romantic feelgood novel about the girl who went to Hollywood to get a contract signed, but instead signed on for an unforgettable romance with one of LA’s leading movie stars.

Sara enjoys her quiet life in the finance department at a small Stockholm publishing house, and after a turbulent time in her personal life she finally feels she is standing on solid ground. When she reluctantly agrees to go on a business trip to Hollywood to close a film deal with the publisher’s cash cow, Sara can never imagine how much her quiet life is about to change.

In the city of dreams, Sara meets the movie star John Williams, a famous actor with the whole world at his feet. Sara’s expectations of the man are low, he seems to be exactly as she imagined: arrogant, jaded and condescending. So much so that she can’t help but to tell him off at a business dinner, to her own surprise. The annoying evening takes an even more unexpected turn the next morning, when she finds herself in every tabloid as the actors new, secret love interest!

Just when the unwanted attention is starting to cool off, they meet again and John’s façade begins to fade as they get to know each other. But how are they supposed to explore each other and sort through the rush of emotions, with the entire world following their every move?

For readers who loved Robinne Lee’s The Idea of You and those who seek the intelligent humor of Marian Keyes, Anna Larsson’s warm, relatable and imaginative debut will light a spark of hope for unexpected and unforgettable true love. Taking place in Hollywood, Stockholm and Paris, the setting could not be more romantic making even your armchair travel dreams come true.

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