I've Got Your Number
"Utterly charming . . . Put Sophie Kinsella's Number on speed dial."—USA Today
Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her "happily ever after" begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill, but in the panic that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces shakily around the lobby, she spots an abandoned phone in a trash can. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her ring. Perfect!
Well, perfect except that the phone's owner, businessman Sam Roxton, doesn't agree. He wants his phone back and doesn't appreciate Poppy reading his messages and wading into his personal life.
What ensues is a hilarious and unpredictable turn of events as Poppy and Sam increasingly upend each other's lives through emails and text messages. As Poppy juggles wedding preparations, mysterious phone calls, and hiding her left hand from Magnus and his parents, she soon realizes that she is in for the biggest surprise of her life.
"A rollicking page-turner . . . It's funny. It's clever. It twists and turns. . . . Sophie Kinsella has yet another winner."—Fort Worth Star-Telegram
"Fresh, fast-paced, and fiercely funny . . . Kinsella pens her most lovably neurotic protagonist yet. . . . A laugh-out-loud comic caper."—Publishers Weekly
"Poppy is easily as charming and daffy as shopaholic Rebecca Bloomwood."—Kirkus Reviews
"A screwball romance for the digital age."—The Star-Ledger
*Starred Review* Kinsella, author of the popular Shopaholic series, offers a charming stand-alone tale about how modern technology changes lives. Poppy Wyatt is beside herself when she loses her engagement ring and her cell phone in quick succession. When she finds a cell phone in a trash can at the hotel where she lost the ring, she seizes it, giving out the number so that people can contact her if they find the ring. It proves to be a company phone that belonged to the now former assistant of businessman Sam Roxton, who is none too pleased that Poppy has claimed it as her own. He reluctantly agrees to let her keep it until the ring is found as long as Poppy is willing to send him any business e-mails that come to the phone. It's not long before Poppy decides to answer several e-mails she thinks Sam is neglecting, while Sam points out a few issues in Poppy's seemingly perfect engagement. Readers will know that Poppy and Sam are destined to be together, but getting there is a delightful and exciting ride. One of Kinsella's best. --Kristine Huntley --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
PRAISE FOR SOPHIE KINSELLA
"[Kinsella] continues to tickle funny bones and touch hearts."—USA Today, on Twenties Girl
"Hilarious . . . a breezy blend of romantic comedy and cautionary fairy tale."—New York Post, on Remember Me?
"A fast, fun read that delves a little deeper."—The Plain Dealer, on The Undomestic Goddess
From the Hardcover edition. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.