Elizabeth Noble was born in Buckinghamshire, but she lived in Toronto for several years. She now lives in New York and Surrey with her husband and two daughters. She studied English at Oxford University and after graduating embarked on a career in publishing before taking up writing full time. Elizabeth worked for several large publishing houses before having the children and when they were at nursery school, she began her career in writing, starting with her first novel The Reading Group. She is the author of numerous novels and researches her novels by activities such as abseiling 100 foot off of a viaduct, learning how to gamble, and she even danced on stage in a Las Vegas show.
The Girl Next Door – 2010
It turns out that the kind and generous Nancy may have made a few enemies, starting with her boss at the diner where she was a part-time waitress, and even the publisher of the Eagle-Examiner. Carter’s investigation of this seemingly simple story soon has him in big trouble with his full-time editor and sometime girlfriend, Tina Thompson, not to mention the rest of his bosses at the paper, but he can’t let it go. The story is just too good, and it keeps getting better, but will his nose for trouble finally take him too far?
The Way We Were – 2010
Susannah and Rob were childhood sweethearts, but as with most early love affairs, they broke up, moved on and then found themselves in very different places and not entirely happy – but then, who is? A chance meeting between them sends shockwaves through their lives. What happens when your first love makes a surprise appearance? Is fate telling you it’s time for a second chance or should you simply walk away and let the past become ancient history? Susannah and Rob just aren’t able to forget the way they were and the world is about to realise the consequences of their reunion.
The Girl Next Door – 2009
For Eve Gallagher, home is miles away in England since she and her husband relocated to an apartment building on New York’s Upper East Side. Life isn’t remotely coming up roses. Violet has lived in the building for decades, but she’s always kept herself apart, until Eve’s loneliness touches her heart and friendship blossoms. Jason Kramer in Apartment 6A is no longer sure he loves his wife, but he’s head-over-heels for Rachael Schulman in 6B. Meeting Emily Mikanowski from 3A turns Trip Grayling’s world upside down. It’s love at first sight, but he needs help from Charlotte, the shy romance addict in 2A, if he’s going to win the girl.
Dreams come true, hearts are broken and no-one is left unchanged when the secrets and desires hidden behind closed doors are finally brought into the light.
The Friendship Test – 2006
They say the friends you make at college are with you for life, and for Tamsin, Reagan, Sarah and Freddie that certainly seems to be the case. With student life stretching ahead of them, they bonded years ago over too many bottles of wine and great gossip; ill-fated love affairs and essay deadlines were the only clouds on their horizon. Although the four women have little in common, this seems to make them greater friends, and they swear they’ll always be there for one another, but twenty years is a long time to keep a promise. When tragedy plays a hand, their friendship is put to the ultimate test. Can they put their troubles and differences aside and remember the simple joy of their younger selves? After all, friends should always come first, shouldn’t they?