The Lock In : The Laugh-Out-Loud Romcom Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction

SHORTLISTED for the 2022 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction AN OLD LOVE. A STUCK DOOR. AND THE MORNING AFTER THE NIGHT BEFORE . . . THE FUNNIEST ROM COM OF THE YEAR!COSMOPOLITAN’S BEST NEW GOOD BOOK TO READ’Joyful’ STYLIST’Hilarious’ WOMAN’The year’s most original romcom’ ELLE’Proper laugh-out-loud stuff’ FABULOUS MAGAZINE’Stuffed full of belly laughs and nostalgia’ RED’A dream read’ i_______They’d like to be going out. Instead they’re stuck in . . . Best friends Ellen and Alexa have always been close. Until one fateful morning when they get locked in their attic with hapless housemate Jack and Alexa’s date from the night before, Ben. With no way out, hangovers and the hours crawling by, it seems best friends can get too close for comfort. Especially when Ellen realises she already knows Ben – perhaps rather better than Alexa does . . . Fans of Dolly Alderton, Beth O’Leary and Mhairi McFarlane will LOVE this oh-so relatable tale of love, landlords and what can happen behind locked doors_______AS SEEN IN GRAZIASEE WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT THE LOCK IN:’This will have you both cringing and crying with laughter’ WOMAN’S WEEKLY’A funny, joyful hug of a book! ‘ Cressida McLaughlin’An immaculately plotted romcom’ i’A hilarious debut’ EVENING STANDARD’I LOVED this book . . . I highly recommend The Lock In’ CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER’Funny and compelling from page one’ LUCY VINE, author of Hot Mess’Beautifully written, warm and fun’ Laura Kay, author of The Split’I cannot recommend this book enough!’ 5***** READER REVIEW’Made me smile, laugh, cringe and inwardly cheer’ 5***** READER REVIEW