What happens when your Prince Charming turns out not to be so charming after all? In To Have and To Hold, bestselling author Jane Green offers a sizzling, highly entertaining look at romantic relationships after we say I do. Alice knows she should be happy. A charming twenty-eight-year-old with a successful catering business, shes always dreamed of a rose-covered cottage in the English countryside, filled with children and animals and home-cooked meals. Her favorite attire is comfy jeans, her best manicure features garden dirt under the nails. But when her teenage crushthe wealthy, dashing man-about-town Joe Chamberswants to make her his bride, Alice is more than willing to play Cinderella to Joes prince. Never mind that he wants her to changea diet, ice-blond highlights, stilettos, snooty gallery openingsand that hes allergic to nature and kids. She tells herself shes happy to sacrifice for love, and besides, with Joes stunning good looks and high-profile career at a top financial firm, every woman in London wants to be in her shoes. But thats just the problem. Despite Alices efforts to be the perfect wife, Joe soon reveals a penchant for being hopelessly unfaithful. When a notorious indiscretion with a female colleague forces Joe to transfer to New York, Alices life turns upside down. As Joe continues to sneak around, and her best friends beau offers a tempting glimpse of what real love could be like, Alice must decide how much Cinderella she can take before her deepest desires win outand if she can summon up the courage to find real happiness on her own. Delicious, witty, and packed with sparkling sex appeal, To Have and To Hold is an unputdownable read that will have you rooting out loud for its endearing heroine. A #1 bestseller in Britain, this latest tale from the beloved, utterly winning Jane Green proves that the search for true love doesnt always end when someone dons a veil, and offers a lively, refreshing take on modern marriage.